Mindfulness-Based Yoga Therapy For Oncology Care

May 17 – 19, 2019
Fri 6-9 p.m, Sat 8 a.m.-6 p.m, Sun 9 a.m-5 p.m.

University of Florida Health 
Shands Hopsital Criser Cancer Resource Center, Gainesville, Florida

This 20-hour continuing education course for yoga therapists and experienced teachers (200 hrs +) focuses on development of the skills and competencies necessary to support anyone at any stage of their journey with cancer. In this mindfulness-based professional training participants will explore:

• The philosophy and practice of mindfulness as a tool for reducing suffering 
• Cancer, its main treatments and side-effects 
• The mental, emotional, and psycho-social impact of a cancer diagnosis 
• The limitations and precautions of working with this population 
• Current research and developments in the field of yoga and mindfulness-based interventions for oncology care 
• Experience developing and delivering a mindfulness-based yoga intervention for oncology care. Learning will occur through lectures, discussion, demonstration, experiential practice, and role-play. 

Participants will have the opportunity to develop and deliver a mindfulness-based therapeutic yoga intervention for oncology care and receive instructor feedback.

TUITION: $395 or $365 if paid by May 3rd, 2019
Register Here!

“Mindfulness Yoga and Meditation for Cancer Care: Empowering People with Inner Resources for Healing” with Tammy Bernard and Sharen Lock

October 4 – 6, 2019
Fri 6-9p.m, Sat 9:00a.m. – 6:00p.m., Sunday 9:00a.m. – 5:00p.m.

The Lotus Pond Center for Health and Wellbeing, Tampa, FL
Develop the skills and confidence to support anyone at any stage of their journey with cancer. In this 18-hour program, you will learn how to use the tools of mindfulness yoga and meditation to create safe and effective practices for people living with cancer. This training can also be applied to working with people who have other chronic health conditions. 

In this workshop, you will:
– Explore the philosophy and practice of mindfulness as a resource for reducing suffering.
– Understand how mindfulness yoga and meditation practices can benefit people living with cancer.
– Learn about cancer, its main treatments, and side effects.
– Learn about the mental, emotional, and psychosocial impact of a cancer diagnosis.
– Understand the limitations and precautions of working with a special population.
– Gain experience developing and delivering a mindfulness practice for cancer care

“This weekend has been very inspiring – I feel as though I am making the first and vital step on the therapeutic Yoga path. I will also be able to integrate many of these gentle, mindful practices in my regular classes. Thank-you so much for this transformative experience!”

“One of the best training experiences I have had. Thank-you for the wonderful resources and practices and from sharing from the heart.”

18 credit hours (Includes course materials, additional handouts and audio resources)
Workshops are non-refubdable

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