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Chair Yoga for Emotional Health and Healing

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The Boston Center for Contemplative Practice

796 Beacon Street

Newton, MA 02459

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"In order to change, people need to become aware of their sensations and the way that their bodies interact with the world around them." - Bessel van der Kolk Our bodies hold physical memories of our experiences.

This program is designed to help clinicians learn chair yoga techniques to assist clients in developing a greater awareness and understanding of their physical, energetic, emotional and mind body. Clinicians will develop and refine the skills necessary to use yoga therapy in a professional setting with individuals experiencing anxiety, depression and trauma. Learning Objectives: - understand how depression, anxiety and trauma influence the physical, energetic, mental and emotional body - discover the relationship between the body, breath, mind and emotions to promote health and well-being - learn the principals for yoga as therapy in a clinical setting - learn chair based yoga practice for anxiety, depression and trauma. Application for continuing education credits for Social Workers and Licensed Mental Health Counselors has been submitted. Please contact us at for the status of the certification.

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Kate Graham, LMHC, C-IAYT Founder of Soulful Yoga Therapy Kate passionately believes in a full body approach to health and wellness. The "top down" nature of psychotherapy and the "bottom up" nature of yoga as therapy is a powerful combination for healing. Through yoga and psychotherapy, she feels that the integrated nature of the physical body, emotional body, mind body and spirit body can be honored. Kate is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and one of the most prominent Yoga Therapy practitioners in the Boston area. As the founder of Soulful Yoga Therapy, Kate specializes in psychotherapy and yoga therapy for those who experience anxiety, depression and trauma. She has been involved in research studies on yoga and mental health, and taught trauma sensitive yoga at the Brookline Trauma Center for five years, a program initiated by Dr. Bessel van der Kolk and David Emerson.


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