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The Resilient Child Breath~Body~Mind for Emotional Regulation, Learning, and Well-Being

For educators without yoga training, health-care professionals, and yoga teachers.

Are you looking to make a difference in the lives of children? Take home a toolkit of proven practices to create a compassionate environment and relieve behavioral, social, and emotional disorders for children, including at-risk youth. Interweaving experiential and didactic sessions, this program is for everyone seeking to improve well-being for youth in K–12, military families, families with hospitalized children, and disaster survivors.

In this program, you learn to

  • Summarize scientific evidence that supports the use of specific breath practices in alleviating symptoms of stress, anxiety, depression, and PTSD
  • Discuss the effects of breath practices on emotion regulation
  • Utilize breathing and movement techniques to reduce your own stress
  • Identify breathing and movement techniques that are beneficial for children in classroom and after-school settings.

NoteTuition includes a manual and other materials.

Recommended reading Richard P. Brown and Patricia L. Gerbarg, The Healing Power of the Breath book and CD set; Richard P. Brown and Patricia L. Gerbarg, Non-Drug Treatments for ADHD: New Options for Kids, Adults, and Clinicians.

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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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Joy Bennett-Jennings, E-RYT 500, a certified yoga therapist, offers programs and trainings for mood regulation and is the founder of Joyful Breath Yoga...

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