Brain Disorders and Yoga Seminar

Brain Disorders and Yoga Seminar

An intensive, two-day seminar for healthcare and yoga professionals.

Transformative Approaches to Supporting Meaningful Living

August 12 and 13, 2018
St. Michaels Harbour Inn, Marina & Spa

The word ‘yoga’ is derived from the Sanskrit word for ‘union’–meaning a united body, mind and soul. In modern medicine and neurology, we now know that the ultimate therapeutic approach is one built on an integrated mind, body and brain connection. No longer considered an alternative therapy, yoga is now recognized as a mainstream method of rehabilitation for a wide variety of conditions including:

  • neurological and neurodegenerative diseases
  • chronic pain
  • fibromyalgia
  • ADHD
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • multiple sclerosis
  • stroke
  • migraines
  • anxiety
  • depression

This unique workshop offers a full curriculum based on anatomy and chemistry of the brain and neurology of various diseases, combined with the ancient philosophies of yoga and the mind-body connection. Join us to learn practical strategies for using yoga postures, breathing and mindfulness to treat common brain disorders and create meaningful change in the lives of loved ones and caregivers.

This program has been approved for continuing education credits by the following boards: Yoga Alliance (ATRA) in the categories of Anatomy and Physiology (AP) and Techniques, Training and Practice (TTO); Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners. Participants will receive a certificate of completion for 11.75 hours of continuing education. Continuing education credit approval is pending for the following: Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (MPHTE); American Therapeutic Recreation Association (NCTRC); National Certification for Activity Professionals (NCCAP).

Schedule:
Click here to view the full schedule.

Registration Information:
To register please click here. Early registration discount available until July 15. Registration costs: Early Registration (until July 15) $405 Registration (after July 15) $450.

For more information call 410-552-3211.

Location:
St. Michaels Harbour Inn, Marina & Spa
101 N. Harbor Road, St. Michaels

Lodging:
Hotel rooms are available for $286.90. Please call the hotel directly at 410-745-9001, to make your reservation and payment. There is a block of rooms reserved under the name Integrace Copper Ridge until June 24.

About the Speaker:
Dr. Nicole Absar is the Medical Director of the Proxmire NeurocognitiveClinic. She is a diplomate in behavioral neurology and neuropsychiatry, and is board certified in psychiatry and neurology through theAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology. Using her years of experience in medicine and as a registered yoga teacher (E-RYT-200), Dr. Absar applies unique, truly integrative approaches in her practice. Dr. Absar uses yoga as a neurotherapy for many of her patients with neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders.



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