• August 27–September 1, 2017
  • Sunday–Friday: 5 nights

Breath-Body-Mind Teacher Training, Level 1

For healthcare professionals, therapists, yoga teachers, school teachers, military, and disaster relief workers.

Breath-Body-Mind integrates ancient and modern trauma-sensitive techniques to rapidly balance stress-response systems for self-care and healing others. Developed by medical doctors Richard P. Brown and Patricia Gerbarg, Breath-Body-Mind has proven benefits for healthcare professionals, patients, military veterans, and survivors of mass disasters, including the Asia tsunami, 9/11, the Gulf oil spill, the Rwanda genocide, and slavery in Sudan.

Training and results include

  • Movement, breathing, meditation, practice-teaching, neurophysiology, research, and clinical issues
  • Unique techniques to calm central fear-processing networks and reduce physical/psychological symptoms of anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Modules on working in military settings and on working with children
  • Improved mental focus, energy, productivity, sleep, empathy, connectedness, and joy.

Breath-Body-Mind complements other mind-body programs, enhancing well-being, meditation, and transformation.

Note Tuition includes a manual and CD. Wear comfortable clothing for yoga and qigong.

Prerequisite Completion of one Breath-Body-Mind workshop and practicing the techniques, or permission of the instructor. Please e-mail Patricia Gerbarg at pgerbarg@aol.com for information about obtaining permission.

Required reading Richard P. Brown and Patricia Gerbarg, The Healing Power of the Breath: Simple Techniques to Reduce Stress and Anxiety, Enhance Concentration, and Balance Your Emotions (book and CD set, Shambala).

Required listening Respire-1 available from coherence.com. Must be purchased before attending this course.

Recommended reading Richard P. Brown and Patricia Gerbarg, Non-Drug Treatments for ADHD: New Options for Kids, Adults and Clinicians (Norton); Richard P. Brown, Patricia Gerbarg, and Phillip R. Muskin, How to Use Herbs, Nutrients, and Yoga in Mental Health Care (Norton).

Program at a Glance

Yoga Experience
None
Suitable For
Professionals
Program Theme
Complementary Health
Schedule
BBMTT-1172

Presenter(s)

Richard P. Brown, MD, is an associate clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University and a certified teacher of aikido, qigong, yoga, and meditation.

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Patricia L. Gerbarg, MD, assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at New York Medical College, researches the efficacy of mind-body practices for post-traumatic stress disorders and depression.

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Dehanna Rice-Inkles, RPP, CH, is a registered polarity practitioner and certified hypnotherapist with 20 years of experience teaching energy-based modalities...

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