Yoga for Anxiety and Depression
October 17-18, 2015
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Recent research shows that yoga provides both immediate and long lasting benefits for the mind and the body, and in particular, for managing the symptoms of anxiety and/or depression. This class combines the principles of yoga as a complement to traditional treatments of medication and
psychotherapy. Participants will apply knowledge in practice to increase energy, cultivate calmness, improve mental clarity and provide emotional stability in patients, clients and students.
Learn to apply scientific knowledge with the art of yoga to see immediate benefits for patients, clients, and students.
Who Should Attend?
This workshop is specifically designed for Yoga teachers, nurses, and health care providers who care for patients or clients with anxiety and/or depression in the practice setting, and those in the Yoga Therapy Training program. No yoga experience necessary.
This course awards 12 hours of contact hour credits to interns in the Yoga Therapy Training program and those seeking YA CEUs. For those seeing IAYT Grandparenting certification, this course counts towards 12 hours in Competency 2.3 Psychology & Mental Health.
This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the American Holistic Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center‘s Commission on Accreditation. Approved to award 12 CNE through 08/17/2017. Approval for contact hours through the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) is based on an assessment of the educational merit of this program and does not constitute endorsement of the use of any specific modality in the care of clients.
Location: TriYoga Boston, 60 Prospect St., Waltham, MA
Early bird pricing before Sept 1, 2105: $220
Group discount rate: $215 per person
(3 or more people from 1 organization)
Lorraine (Lorrie) Jacobsohn RN, MSN (Masters of Science in Nursing), PMHCNS-BC (Psychiatric and Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist – Board Certified), Advanced Practice Holistic Nurse, E-RYT 500, TriYoga Teacher Basics—L2, Co-Director of TriYoga Boston Therapeutic Yoga Teacher Training. Lorrie is a Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist with expertise in Trauma, Sudden Bereavement, Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence. Lorrie teaches several courses in the 500 Hour Therapeutic Teacher Training program, and oversees nursing programs within the Therapeutic Yoga curriculum