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The Rape Crisis Center CEU Series: Yoga for Mental Health Professionals

October 25, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

As a caregiver, it is imperative to attend to your own self care for higher performance, resilience, and service. To give from a place that you have. This workshop is designed to empower and educate Mental Health Professionals on Trauma Sensitive Yoga that offers a parallel process between patient and facilitator. Learn the benefits of yoga for Behavioral Health to not only extend to your patients but to offer yourself establishing a self care practice for the maintenance and recovery of your wellness. This workshop includes progressive relaxation techniques, neural somatic movement, mindfulness based stress reduction, and holistic methods derived from the Yoga practice.
Objectives: Participants will learn new techniques for sustainable self care practices to prevent compassion fatigue and burn out.
3 CEU credits for: LMFT, LPC, LCDC, Social Workers & Psychologists.
Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat and blanket. 
Melissa Aguirre is a Yoga Therapist, Certified Energy Medicine and MBSR Practitioner specializing in scientifically based holistic health practices and education. Her passion for serving those who serve has led to the creation of her mindfulness based yoga therapy programs that serve the military population along with multiple wellness workshops and classes in holistic healing to her national audience. Melissa is a wellness speaker and contributing author for yoga therapy case studies continuing to impact optimal patient care and sustainable lifestyle choice. Her school, MelMarie Yoga Academy, trains and certifies practitioners in adaptive and therapeutic yoga. Melissa works as a yoga therapist utilizing adaptive yoga in health prevention and maintenance teaching by appointment only for clients wishing to improve and enhance their health. Learn more at www.melmarieyoga.com
For more info contact Carmen Vasquez at 210.521.7273


October 25, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm


The Rape Crisis Center
4606 Centerview Ste. 200
San Antonio, TX 78228 United States
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