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    Basics Classes on Proper Body Alignment

    Basics Classes on Proper Body Alignment

    Functional fitness exercises train your muscles to help you do everyday activities safely and efficiently. These courses help to understand proper alignment. 

    Belly Dancing

    Belly Dancing

    Belly dancing is a solo dance emphasizing movements of the belly.


    SGT York's Fitness Academy

    SGT York's Fitness Academy

    Functional fitness exercises train your muscles to help you do everyday activities safely and efficiently.

    Report Activity for Coaching Course

    Report Activity for Coaching Course

    This course is for participants to report areas that they covered as part of the coaching course.

    Required: Health and Wellness Coaching Course section all. 

    Required: explore the other areas and report here. 

    Optional: continue to explore and practice as much as you want. 

    Understanding and Managing your LIPID Panel

    Understanding and Managing your LIPID Panel

    Learn about your LIPID panel and what the numbers mean. 

    Understanding the Circle of Health

    Understanding the Circle of Health

    This section walks through the self-care components of the Circle of Health. 

    Introduction to Mindfulness

    Introduction to Mindfulness

    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

    iRest

    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.

    Mindful Eating

    Mindful Eating

    Mindfulness activities that help guide you through engaging in sensations within the body and mind while eating. 

    Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Resources

    Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Resources

    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.

    Mindfulness Practices for Everyday Activities

    Mindfulness Practices for Everyday Activities

    These courses allow you to practice mindfulness at any point in your day. 

    Battlefield Acupuncture

    Battlefield Acupuncture

    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

    Guided Imagery

    Guided Imagery

    Guided imagery is a focused practice that involves each of the five senses to ignite positive healing messages throughout the mind and body

    Guidelines for Better Sleep

    Guidelines for Better Sleep

    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.

    HeartMath® Resilience Advantage™ Course

    HeartMath® Resilience Advantage™ Course

    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.


    Hypnosis for Weight Management

    Hypnosis for Weight Management

    Hypnosis, also referred to as hypnotherapy or hypnotic suggestion, is a trance-like state in which you have heightened focus and concentration.

    Learning to Cook Healthy

    Learning to Cook Healthy

    These are recorded sessions with a registered dietitian that is going over how to cook with keeping health and wellness in your stomach. 

    Nutritional Information

    Nutritional Information

    Nutrition the process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth

    Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR)

    Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR)

    Progressive muscle relaxation is based upon the simple practice of tensing, or tightening, one muscle group at a time followed by a relaxation phase with release of the tension

    Self Massage for Tension and Stress Relief

    Self Massage for Tension and Stress Relief

    Massage is the manipulation of the body's soft tissues. Massage techniques are commonly applied with hands, fingers, elbows, knees, forearms, feet, or a device. The purpose of massage is generally for the treatment of body stress or pain.

    VISN 9 Basics in Clinical Hypnosis

    VISN 9 Basics in Clinical Hypnosis

    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.


    Qi Gung

    Qi Gung

    Qi Gong can be described as a mind-body-spirit practice that improves one's mental and physical health by integrating posture, movement, breathing technique, self-massage, sound, and focused intent.


    Tai Chi for Low Back Pain

    Tai Chi for Low Back Pain

    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 for Neck & Shoulders

    Tai Chi for Neck & 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. These series of postures is designed to benefit the neck and shoulders. 

    Tai Chi for Restoration

    Tai Chi for Restoration

    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.

    Restorative Yoga

    Restorative Yoga

    Restorative yoga is a passive, meditative form of yoga that allows you to focus on your breath while releasing tension in your body. Unlike other forms of yoga, restorative yoga requires you to hold asanas or poses for an extended length of time, typically 5 minutes or more.

    Yin Yoga

    Yin Yoga

    Yin Yoga is slow-paced style of yoga as exercise with asanas (postures) that are held for longer periods of time than in other styles.

    Diaphragmatic Breathing with Dr. Graham

    Diaphragmatic Breathing with Dr. Graham

    Diaphragmatic Breathing is an exercising technique to help strengthen your diaphragm and fill your lungs with air more efficiently.

    Ashtanga Yoga

    Ashtanga Yoga

    Ashtanga Yoga is is a highly structured vinyasa-style class. There are five Ashtanga asana series and each series is built on one another.

    Chair Yoga Classes

    Chair Yoga Classes

    Chair yoga is a general term for practices that modify yoga poses so they can be done while seated in a chair. 

    Flow Yoga

    Flow Yoga

    Yoga Flow can generally be defined as a yoga class that incorporates energetic movement through a series of asanas (yoga postures), by which the student experiences a sense of fluid physical motion.

    Gentle Flow Yoga Classes

    Gentle Flow Yoga Classes

    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.

    Strengthen Your Core in 30 Minutes

    Strengthen Your Core in 30 Minutes

    Mat Pilates and Yoga Strength create long lean muscle 

    Yoga Sequence for Low Back Pain

    Yoga Sequence for Low Back Pain

    A daily warm-up designed to mobilize and stabilize the core through all of it's natural movements.