Based on extensive research, this training combines movement and breathing techniques to relieve stress and improve mood, mental focus, and heart and lung function. The benefits have been enjoyed by health-care practitioners, yoga teachers, military veterans, individuals with anxiety, depression, PTSD, ADD, cancer, lung problems, toxic exposures, and victims of terrorism, war, and natural disasters. Many people who have practiced Breath~Body~
The workshop is approved for 10.5 Continuing Education credits for social workers, psychologists, and certified counselors (NBCC). For registration and more information call (800)741-7353 or go to www.kripalu.org. A link to the Brown/Gerbarg course is at www.kripalu.org/
Dr. Brown is Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University in New York. He gives over 200 medical lectures every year, including full-day courses for the American Psychiatric Association and other professional groups, as well as workshops for non-profits such as Serving Those Who Serve in New York City. He is a certified teacher of Aikido (4th Dan), Yoga, Qi Gong, and meditation. His workshops have helped thousands of people deal with everyday stress and enabled survivors of trauma and mass disasters to recover their health and well-being.
Dr. Gerbarg is an Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychiatry at New York Medical College. She graduated from Harvard Medical School and the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. In addition to her clinical practice, she lectures, writes, provides consultations, and facilitates the development of research projects on the health benefits of mind-body practices.
Dr. Brown and Dr. Gerbarg are co-authors of the award-winning How to Use Herbs, Nutrients, and Yoga in Mental Health Care (WW Norton) with Philip Muskin, MD, and The Rhodiola Revolution (Rodale). Their new books are the 2013 Nautilus Gold Medal award-winning Non-Drug Treatments for ADHD: New Options for Kids, Adults, & Clinicians(WW Norton) and Nautilus Silver Medal award-winning The Healing Power of the Breath, with a CD, (Shambhala).
The presenters have an Internet site at HaveAHealthyMind.com with mental health information about combining standard and complementary treatments, their research, other resources, and a free newsletter.