Upcoming Programs:

BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP on TRAUMA HEALING IN THE YOGA ZONE.

FREE TO SUBSCRIBERS OF MY E-NEWSLETTER.


JAN. 17: CHAPTERS 5 & 6: APPLICATIONS OF THE NITYA APPROACH TO THERAPY.

JAN. 31: CHAPTERS 7 & 8: NITYA YOGA NIDRA AND MEDITATION.

PLEASE READ THE RELEVANT CHAPTERS OF THE BOOK PRIOR TO ATTENDING. You can purchase it from the publisher at: https://www.handspringpublishing.com/product/trauma-healing-in-the-yoga-zone/

BOOK REVIEW: "You did a great job!" Dr. Stephen Porges, developer of Polyvagal Theory.

SUBSCRIBE TO MY NEWSLETTER AND ATTEND THE BOOK DISCUSSIONS AT NO CHARGE, OR SEND PAYMENT OF $20 FOR THE BOOK DISCUSSIONS TO PAYPAL, (DIRECT LINK BELOW).I WILL THEN SEND YOU THE LINK TO THE DISCUSSIONS.

8-week CE COURSE:
Integrating Yoga with Polyvagal Theory: An Adjunct Treatment for PTSD, Depression, and Anxiety begins Feb. 11,  2022.

REGISTER BELOW, AND ON PAYMENT PAGE.

This course provides a clinical foundation for integrating trauma-sensitive yoga with polyvagal theory,  neuroscience research, and somatic psychotherapy, to improve mental health outcomes. The teachings are appropriate for healthcare  and yoga professionals and coaches, as well as the general public. 

This is an 8-week, live, online zoom course meeting Thursday evenings, 6-8 P.M. Mountain (MT), beginning February 10, 2022, plus a weekly practicum with a partner, at your convenience. The teachings are appropriate for healthcare and yoga professionals and coaches, as well as the general public.

REVIEW OF COURSE:
"All I can say is, it is truly a gift you are offering us. I can honestly say that your information, when communicated via Zoom, is professional, calm, and packed with everything we signed up for and more." C.R., Australia

WHY TAKE THE COURSE?

*Integrate the neuroscience advances, such as Polyvagal Theory, interpersonal neurobiology, and neuroplasticity, into your work and life.
*Learn to teach a nervous-system informed, trauma-sensitive chair yoga sequence.
*Offer the benefits of the yogic 3-part deep breath, alternate nostril breathing, brahmari, the bee breath, and padadhirasana, the breath balancing pose, to your students/clients. 
* Learn to administer the four stages of a trauma-sensitive yoga deep relaxation, the yogic sleep.
*Master Keying your interventions to your students/ clients' current nervous system state.

RECEIVE PROFESSIONAL CEs!  23 CEs will be available to Yoga Therapists, Internationally; U.S. Psychologists, Social Workers, and Health and Wellness Coaches, and in California, to LCSW, LPCC (LICENSED CLINICAL PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS), LEP (LICENSED EDUCATIONAL PROFESSIONAL), LMFT PRACTITIONERS, AND LICENSED NURSES.

Course includes class recordings and a private Facebook page for Joann's students, for networking and ongoing learning. Please email Joann with any questions: [email protected]

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
At the end of the program, you will be better able to:

Name 2 ways that somatic approaches increase the effectiveness of psychotherapy.

Describe three components of autonomic nervous system dysregulation.

Name three anatomical landmarks through which the vagus nerve runs in the body

Describe three major tenets of classical yoga Apply three principles of trauma-healing in teaching trauma-sensitive chair yoga.

Describe three benefits of mat and chair-based hatha yoga poses for psychotherapy clients. Name three behaviors in the therapy office that could impact clients' neuroception of safety.

Teach the basic three-part deep breath as a psychological intervention in the trauma therapy session. Describe the difference between "top-down" and "bottom-up" precessing.

Use the appropriate yogic breathing technique for a traumatized client in a psychotherapy session. Use two new skills in bringing breathing practices into the psychotherapy session.

Describe two physiological underpinnings of yoga nidra (deep relaxation). Describe four stages of yoga nidra practices for trauma survivors.

Use two methods of meditation in psychotherapy sessions. Identify three symptoms in a client diagnosed with PTSD which could be improved with polyvagally-informed yogic interventions.

Create a treatment plan which incorporates polyvagally-informed yoga.

REGISTRATION:
$375, if payment is received, or postmarked, by 11:59 p.m., Thursday, FEB. 3, 2022. $425 thereafter.* (There is an additional CE fee of $60 ONLY FOR CEs OBTAINED FROM THE SPIRITUAL COMPETENCY ACADEMY. No extra fee for CEs for Yoga Therapists, or NASW CEs for Social Workers.)

$200 for course audit. Full participation; no CEs.

Refunds, minus a $50 processing fee, is available until 11:59 p.m., JAN. 27, 2022.

PAY through Paypal, on the website payments page,
or by check, make payment out to Joann Lutz.  Please mail checks to: Joann Lutz, 108 Black Birch Trail, Florence, MA., USA 01062.

Please complete the registration form, below. Include your name, address, email address, phone number, and if you want CEs (if so, designate profession).   

Contact me for information about partial scholarships, and with any other questions:: [email protected]

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