Everyone has a story to tell! Begin your memoir or personal narrative in this workshop designed for those who have a story idea, and for those who have started a story, got stuck and could use some constructive coaching and motivation to get back on track. Writing about your life can be a source of deep spiritual healing to overcome past negative experiences that may be holding you back from what you most desire. Telling our stories provides familial and historical documentation, written in our own words, to leave for future generations. This series of writer's workshops will help you find your story; guide to write a strong beginning and ending, and lead you through the development of your story outline. Constructive criticism and peer feedback will be part of the workshop process. There will be active writing practices in each session.
GRAY MATTERS: HOW TO TEACH YOGA TO SENIORS
This workshop is designed to enhance the skills of yoga teachers who want to learn how to work with people in aging bodies. Seniors, defined as people 60 years and older, comprise the largest population demographic in the U.S. They are living longer than many of their parents and have the desire to remain active and independent as they grow older. This workshop was designed and is regularly updated based on the latest developments in yoga therapy research and real yoga class experiences with seniors. Workshop topics include: how to design effective chair practices, restorative yoga, joint mobility and flexibility, hands-on assisting and enhancing psycho-spiritual wellness.
STARTING TODAY! REINVENT AND RENEW YOUR LIFE is an experiential workshop designed to help you discover and explore the innate talents and unique gifts only you can share with the world. A variety of practices and techniques will help you discover new ways of seeking inspiration and motivation for creating the life you want to live. It's never too late to start on a new path. Be daring and envision a renewed you.
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"One of the best decisions I made in my yoga career was to invest in the teacher certification in yoga therapeutics for seniors at Duke Integrative Medicine, where cutting-edge research to measure the efficacy of yoga in the treatment and management of acute and chronic disease takes place. Teaching yoga to seniors has been an extremely rewarding experience where the roles of teacher and student frequently reverse!"