Trainings & Workshops Descriptions
Yoga for Mental Health
This training is for Yoga Teachers, Teachers, Teachers Aids, Counselors. Yoga for Mental Health dives deep into Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, and Stress: the anatomy of each, how it affects the body and brain, and numerous holistic modalities (including yoga and the yoga philosophies). Holistic Modalities learned are:
- Emotional Freedom Technique
- Meditations (ones which work with Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, and Stress)
- Pranayama (Breath)
- Body Positivity
- Self Compassion
This course offers 22 hours of CEUs through Yoga Alliance
Mental Health Toolbox
The Mental Health Toolbox is a 6-week workshop which meets once a week for about 1.5 – 2 hours. In it, we look at:
Anatomy of Mental Health – The definitions, differences, and understanding of anxiety, depression, PTSD, and stress·
How it Affects the Body – Mental Health does affects the body and it can have long term affects. We delve into the anatomy of where and how it affects the body and how it can be reversed.
Differences between Teen Anxiety/Depression and Adult Anxiety/Depression – Looking at how they’re different from different ages ranges. Depression in Teens and Adults
The Brain & Body – Understanding how the brain works with anxiety, depression, PTSD, and stress how it affects the body, and the long term affects in can have.
Triggers – What triggers anxiety, depression, PTSD, and stress
Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT/Tapping) – EFT is using acupuncture points with your fingers to help relax the central nervous system.
Meditation – by using a mantra-based meditation helps the mind from racing, keeps you present, and calms the central nervous system,
Pranayama (breath) – There are two different breathing techniques learned to help simply relax the sympathetic nervous system
Chakra’s – how they’re affected in anxiety and the body,
Affirmations – Affirmations are a great way to change how you feel about yourself and your life,
Body Positivity and how you view your own body,
Self-Compassion, how to have it and how to keep it.
Level: novice/beginner class. No experience necessary.
Yoga for Mental Health – Nectar Yoga Studio, Phoenixville, PA – August 27 – 29
Mental Health Toolbox for Anxiety Master Class – Red Head Yoga, Mechanicsburg, PA – September 4th – 1pm – 3pm
Yoga for Mental Health Teacher Training – Online – September 12 – October 24
Yoga for Anxiety – Spirit Festival, Altoona, PA – October 23