Breath, Body, Mind Teacher Training, Level 1
Cutting-Edge Solutions for PTSD
Train in one of the most effective approaches available for addressing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and the emotional impact caused by traumatic events.
Developed by medical doctors Richard P. Brown, MD, and Patricia Gerbarg, MD, the Breath, Body, Mind program integrates ancient and modern trauma-sensitive techniques to rapidly balance stress-response systems. Breath, Body, Mind has been used with proven benefits for health-care 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.
Dive deep into learning and practice in this engaging experiential training. You will learn:
- Movement, breathing, and meditation practices for your own self-care and to teach others for their own healing and empowerment
- Evidence-based support from neurophysiology research and clinical studies
- Unique techniques to calm central fear-processing networks and reduce physical and/or psychological symptoms of anxiety, depression, and PTSD
- How to work in military settings and with children.
As a result of this training, you will be able to offer tools that support emotional well-being—tools that lead to improved mental focus, energy, productivity, sleep, empathy, connectedness, and joy.
In addition, Breath, Body, Mind training complements other mind-body programs, enhancing transformation, the experience of meditation, and the development of stress resilience.
Expand your confidence and expertise by developing practical skills for reducing the symptoms of PTSD with a variety of populations who can benefit from a specialized approach.
Enhance your own self-care practices so you can maintain deep life-work balance and be most effective in skillfully meeting the needs of others.
Get inspired to add a new dimension to your professional life by expanding what you can offer and who can benefit from your new knowledge and experience.
Things to Know
Download a sample schedule.
Students must have completed one Breath, Body, Mind workshop and practice the techniques, or have permission of the instructor. Email Patricia Gerbarg at email@example.com for information about obtaining permission.
For health-care professionals, therapists, yoga teachers, schoolteachers, military members, and disaster-relief workers.
What to Wear
Wear comfortable clothing for yoga and qigong.
The Healing Power of the Breath: Simple Techniques to Reduce Stress and Anxiety, Enhance Concentration, and Balance Your Emotions (book and CD set, Shambala), by Richard P. Brown and Patricia Gerbarg
Required listening: Respire-1 CD and the 2 Bells & Chime For Hatha Yoga Practice mp3 at coherence.com
Non-Drug Treatments for ADHD: New Options for Kids, Adults and Clinicians, by Richard P. Brown and Patricia Gerbarg
How to Use Herbs, Nutrients, and Yoga in Mental Health Care, by Richard P. Brown, Patricia Gerbarg, and Phillip R. Muskin,
Tuition includes a manual.
Accommodations, meals, and campus activities rates, per person, for all program nights:
Standard single: from $875
Standard double: from $800
Traditional: from $950
Suite: from $1,650
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Exceptional meals are made from scratch to sate your taste buds, while energizing you and your learning.
Find balance and bliss.
Massage and other healing arts harmonize the mind, body and spirit, while integrating your experience.
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