Clinical Applications of Yoga and Mindfulness: A Workshop for Health Care Professionals

Friday May 10th, 1-3:30pm

Amy Archinal, Registered Yoga Teacher, Certified Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapist & Group Facilitator

Marie T. O’Neil, LCSW, Certified Mind-Body Medicine Practitioner, Registered Yoga Teacher

There is mounting evidence of the effectiveness of yoga and mindfulness in reducing stress, anxiety, and depression.  This workshop will provide an overview of the different styles of yoga and an exploration of how yoga and mindfulness can be used to increase self-awareness, emotional regulation, and self-acceptance.  We will also address how, as health and mental healthcare professionals, we can utilize body-centered practices to be more present and compassionate with those we are serving.  Participants will experience Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy and several mindfulness practices. Wear comfortable clothing for movement. The regenerative medicine austin tx can be defined as the process of replacing or “regenerating” human cells, organs, or tissues to restore normal function. It is a cutting edge innovation in the medical field with almost miraculous potential. Conventional treatments normally focus on managing the symptoms instead ofhealing the body. You can check over at this website for more about medical specialists. We’ve all heard the horror stories: the stories about people who have had rags, surgical tools, sponges and other objects left inside of them after an operation. Then there are those who go to the hospital, find out they need to have a limb amputated and then the wrong limb gets removed. These types of cases are rare but they do happen. Medical malpractice attorneys know how to handle such cases. They know that, as the patient, or the family of the patient, you are entitled to compensation for any damage caused by failed medical care. So if you’ve been a victim of medical malpractice, it’s important to find a good medical malpractice NYC Attorney ASK4SAM. We’ve all heard the horror stories: the stories about people who have had rags, surgical tools, sponges and other objects left inside of them after an operation. Then there are those who go to the hospital, find out they need to have a limb amputated and then the wrong limb gets removed. These types of cases are rare but they do happen. Medical malpractice attorneys know how to handle such cases. They know that, as the patient, or the family of the patient, you are entitled to compensation for any damage caused by failed medical care. So if you’ve been a victim of medical malpractice, it’s important to find a good malpractice attorney. When you visit the doctor or go to the hospital, you expect the best care possible. Unfortunately, doctors and surgeons are people too; and sometimes they make mistakes. If the mistake is something minor, you might not need to contact an attorney. If the medical malpractice causes you to become disabled, more ill than you were when you entered the doctor’s office or hospital, or if it has caused the death of one of your loved ones, then you definitely need a good attorney so that you may be compensated for everything entitled to you. Most people think that by hiring a medical malpractice attorney, you’re only looking to get rich. However, most people who win their malpractice cases, or receive a settlement, have to pay the attorney, they have to pay for their medical expenses caused by the malpractice, and they have to support themselves if they’re out of work due to their new injuries. All of those payouts can quickly drain any settlement a person may receive for malpractice reasons. It’s not a way to get rich. Instead, hiring a medical malpractice attorney and winning your case is vindication for the wrong that’s been done to you, and it will also teach the doctor or surgeon a lesson.

Who should attend: social workers, counselors, psychiatrists, nurses, physicians, teachers, and anyone in the health and mental healthcare profession.

This program is approved by Lakeside Hospice for 2.5 general hours as approved by the LABSWE.  No credit will be awarded for partial attendance.

Investment: $40 in advance; $45 after May 3; Spaces limited, early registration is recommended.  Student discount:  $10-$20 sliding scale (pay what you can in this range).  Discount payments made at studio – please email jessica@balanceyogawellness.com to reserve.
Click here to book online.  Bookings can be taken by check, credit card or cash at the studio.

For more information on workshop content contact Marie T. O’Neil at 504-444-4344

About the facilitators
Marie T. O’Neil, LCSW, is a Registered Yoga Teacher, Certified Mind-Body Medicine Practitioner, and Co-founder and Faculty of the Mind-Body Center of Louisiana.   She graduated from Hunter College School of Social Work in New York City in 1995. From 1999 – 2003 Marie lived and worked at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies in Barre, MA where she was introduced to Buddhist psychology and became interested in the integration of psychotherapy and mind-body approaches. From 2004 – 2007 Marie was the Program Director of Garrison Institute’s Wellness Program in Garrison, NY where she worked closely with meditation teacher Sharon Salzberg to design and implement a model using contemplative practices to transform vicarious trauma. In January, 2007 Marie moved to New Orleans; she co-founded the Mind-Body Center of Louisiana in 2008 and served as its Director through 2011. Marie is currently enrolled in the Institute of Meditation and Psychotherapy’s Certification Program, based in Newton and Barre, MA.  She has a private practice in New Orleans.

Amy Archinal is a visual artist, a certified Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapist and Group Facilitator and a Registered Yoga Teacher. Amy’s insightful teaching combines elements of Taoist and Hatha Yoga and is focused on mindful movement, creating freedom in the body and the breath.  Amy’s classes also help students to develop self presence. She seeks to honor the uniqueness of each student and considers it a deep honor to witness the unfolding of another.   Amy has studied Taoist Yoga, Hatha Yoga and Phoenix Rising Yoga. She specializes in gentle classes that focus on mindful movements, stress reduction and deepened self-presence.  In addition to her regularly scheduled classes at Balance Yoga & Wellness, Amy offers one-on-one Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy Sessions and runs Stress-to-Bliss group series.

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