Written by Heidi E. Spear
Training in Meditation and Stress-Reduction Techniques

Training in Meditation and Stress-Reduction Techniques

The UWC has expanded our meditation and stress-reduction offerings with a new online course called: Training in Meditation and Stress-Reduction Techniques. The course meets for one hour each week for four weeks. It is a combination of lecture and experience. Beginners and experienced meditators are all welcome. If you know that stress, anxiety, or feeling stuck play a role in your life, then this training will give you tools to feel more at ease, clearer on next steps, and motivated with a sense of joy toward thriving. By the end of the training you will have learned:

• Different types of meditation, so you can choose those that work best for you

• Quick stress-relieving techniques to use anytime throughout the day

• Breathing practices to help create a sense of calm in the moment and create a stronger foundation for resilience going forward

• Scientific explanations for what’s happening in the body so your mind can wrap around the profound benefits

• Tips for incorporating this into your life in seamless ways

• And more

You will have plenty of time to practice these techniques with the group and on your own. In addition, the experience of being with a group during a course based in compassion, mindfulness, and stress-reduction produces calming effects. Empower yourself with these important life skills and be able to enjoy life from the simplest pleasures to making your bigger dreams come true.

 

This course will be offered virtually via Zoom beginning on Tuesday, March 23 , 2021 at 7:00 PM EST and will continue every Tuesday at the same time on March 30, April 6, and April 13.

If interested, click the link to register. Space is limited!  https://bit.ly/3qZ9tZQ

 

Heidi Spear, MA, ABD, is an author, workshop presenter, Reiki master, and Kripalu-trained yoga and meditation teacher who has been on the Kripalu R&R faculty since 2008. Heidi served as the relaxation specialist at The UltraWellness Center and has taught meditation and creative workshops to individuals and groups of more than 600 people at retreat centers and businesses across the country, including for tech companies in Silicon Valley, and abroad. She holds master’s degrees in comparative literature and performing arts from New York University and Washington University in St. Louis, and she has worked and studied at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London. Her latest books published by Simon & Schuster are My Pocket Chakra Healing and Ayurveda Made Easy; she has been featured online in publications such as Yoga Journal and MindBodyGreen; and her popular meditation CD, Universe, is available for download. For more information and to sign up for her newsletter please visit www.HeidiSpear.com

 

Sudha Lundeen has been working in the Healing Arts for over 30 years as Registered Nurse, Meditation and Stress Management Specialist, Ayurvedic Lifestyle Coach, workshop leader, Yoga Teacher Trainer and Yoga Therapist. She works with patients to create a personalized stress management plan. Sudha’s personal experience with breast cancer combined with 10 years in clinical nursing lends a sensitivity and broad knowledge base to her teaching style that is described as welcoming, humorous and healing.

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