Neuroscience, Mindfulness, and Modern Yoga for Transforming Trauma: Professional Skills Training
Jim Hopper, PhD, an independent consultant and clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School, has intensively studied the psychological and biological aspects of trauma and addiction and their treatment. A 25-year practitioner in the vipassana and…
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Dana Moore, MAR, MA, LPCC, is a therapist who uses elements of contemplative spirituality supported by neuroscience to treat psychological trauma. He is a founding member of the yoga program at the Trauma Center at…
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For therapists, physicians, yoga instructors, bodyworkers, researchers, and others who work with traumatized people.
This unique professional training examines the roots of trauma and post-traumatic addictions through the lenses of contemporary neuroscience and traditional Buddhist psychology. It focuses on similarities between Buddhist theory and neuroscience accounts of aversion and craving, demonstrating how both can be transformed by Buddhist meditation practices and yoga.
- The fundamentals of trauma theory
- Relevant parallels between neuroscience and Buddhist psychology regarding trauma and post-traumatic addiction
- Trauma-informed mindfulness and yoga skills
- Buddhist practices such as mindfulness and loving-kindness meditation, and how these may transform the brain.
Handouts are provided for every presentation, including step-by-step instructions for each practice. In addition, participants receive questionnaires, assessments, supporting publications, and instruction manuals electronically.
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn and practice trauma-informed meditation and yoga techniques that cultivate mindful embodiment, and transform habitual thoughts, emotions, and behaviors into openings for freedom, love, and happiness.
Note Visit www.jimhopper.com/kripalu for more information and recommended readings and viewing.
- 27.5 credits for Psychologists (PSY), $30 additional charge
- 28 credits for Massage and Body Workers (NCBTMB), $30 additional charge
- 27.5 credits for Athletic Trainers (BOC), $30 additional charge
- 25.5 credits for Nurses (NURS), $30 additional charge
- 27.5 credits for Social Workers (SW), $30 additional charge
- 28 credits for Yoga Alliance (YA), $30 additional charge
- room & meals pricing
9:00 am–5:00 pm, Monday–Friday
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Choice of Accommodations
Rates below reflect total housing costs for all program nights.
The dorms allow for 5–22 people per room, and offer simple bunk beds and nearby hall bathrooms.
- Standard Rooms
- $565 and up
These spare and peaceful rooms measure 8' x 12' and include a double or queen-size bed or platform twin beds.
- Standard Plus Rooms
- $860 and up
These quiet rooms are perfect for those who want a real retreat, and include simple décor, a double or queen-size bed, or twin beds.Learn More