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This is an eight week course that deepens your practice and enhances your skills in mindfulness. These skills broken down and built to help you build a mindful practice that is sustainable and effective. Each module builds on one another that enables you to successfully build a non-judgmental, compassionate practice. These modules are built based on the book "A Clinician's Guide to Teaching Mindfulness" by Dr. Christine Wolf and Dr. Greg Serpa.
iRest is a simple and accessible form of meditation designed for modern day living. iRest has brought whole new levels of healing, wholeness and well-being into my life. A very empowering tool with life changing results! This model is developed through the teachings of Dr. Richard Miller taught through our readings.
Mindfulness is a way of learning to pay attention to anythingthat is going on in our lives. This awareness allows a greater sense of connection to one’s life both inwardly and outwardly. In summary mindfulness is a way of life-a basic human quality of living our lives with awareness to the present moment.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Training (MBSR) pioneered by Jon Kabat Zinn in 1979 at the University of Massachusettsisan eight-week programthathas a vast body of researchbehind it. Itteaches mindfulness meditation and awareness practices which have been shown todecrease stress and improve well-being for peoplewith a wide range of concerns.Some of the practices include gentle body movement exercisesto strengthen the body and release muscular tension. Thisprogram offers the opportunity to experience the evidence-based eight-week curriculum that helps you to use your innerresources and abilities to respond more effectively to stress, pain and illness.
More than 40 years of research supports MBSR’s effectiveness in working with variouskinds of stress; includingimproving our ability to manage psychologicaldistress such as depression, anxiety, fatigue, insomnia as well as decreasingsuffering from medical conditions such as chronicpain, high blood pressure, heartdisease, headachesand more. This program also offers support for preventive care and overall wellness.
If you feel inspired to live a more present-centered lifestyle then the MBSR course is for you. No prior mindfulness experience is required to participate in this class only your interest and motivationare required.
The purpose of this course is to train physicians and healthcare providers the technique of battlefield acupuncture (BFA). BFA is a single, limited ear acupuncture technique developed as an effective pain relief with minimal adverse effects. BFA is a rapid, safe, portable, accessible method for pain relief and is deployable in all medical environments. BFA does not replace standard medical care for war-related injuries but offers an alternative for pain relief for acute or chronic conditions that may reduce the need for opioid medications. The outcome of this training is to promote optimal care delivery to Veterans by providing safe alternatives in the management of pain
Sleep is a naturally recurring state of mind and body, characterized by altered consciousness, relatively inhibited sensory activity, reduced muscle activity and inhibition of nearly all voluntary muscles during rapid eye movement sleep, and reduced interactions with surroundings.
Still in Development
The Resilience Advantage course teaches practical day-to-day applications that elevate our life experience, adding heart qualities of care, courage, focus, gratitude, dignity and kindness. These same tools provide much needed emotional and mental strength required when facing defeat, resignation, fear, anxiety, frustration and others of today’s challenges.
An eight-week skill based clinical hypnotherapy education program designed to support the VHA clinician within a healthcare team who works with patients from various services. The Basic Hypnotherapy Skills Course is solely online and meets the basic requirements of the American Society for Clinical Hypnosis for beginning level training. This knowledge-based course teaches clinicians brief, but effective evidenced based hypnotherapy interventions that can be integrated with other modalities.
The course is presented in a way that motivates leaners, maintains their attention, is relevant to their professional goals, and includes hands-on experiences to apply the skills there are learning. The training sessions are broken down into short, engaging 20-minute segments, provide exercises that appeal to a variety of learning styles and follow-up with 1.5 hour live webinars.
Tai chi is a series of gentle physical exercises and stretches. Each posture flows into the next without pause, ensuring that your body is in constant motion. Tai chi is sometimes described as meditation in motion because it promotes serenity through gentle movements — connecting the mind and body. These series of postures is designed to benefit the lower back.
Tai chi is a series of gentle physical exercises and stretches. Each posture flows into the next without pause, ensuring that your body is in constant motion. Tai chi is sometimes described as meditation in motion because it promotes serenity through gentle movements — connecting the mind and body. These series of postures is designed to benefit the neck and shoulders.
Tai chi is a series of gentle physical exercises and stretches. Each posture flows into the next without pause, ensuring that your body is in constant motion. Tai chi is sometimes described as meditation in motion because it promotes serenity through gentle movements — connecting the mind and body.
Gentle means not to force, and having said that, gentle yoga refers to the practice of yoga poses in a sequence which forms a gradual flow into the deeper aspect of the stretch to either gain flexibility, to recover from injury, for stress management and weight management, to reduce chronic conditions, and to go deeper with the connection of the breath and the body.