Instructor: Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L
Meditation and Relaxation have many health benefits that can assist with managing and the reduction of pain, stress, anxiety, and increasing recovery time and disease prevention. In this course you will be guided through several relaxation and meditation scripts that can be used with your clients and for your self-care.
This is an Introductory Level Class that is available to Health Care Professionals and anyone who wants to learn these techniques for their own self-care and personal development or to help others. These courses will enhance any Health Care Professionals skills who would like to bring a Mind-Body-Spirit, Prevention, and Wellness approach to Healing. Excellent for Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Speech Therapists, Nurses, Physicians, Mental Health Practitioners, Massage Therapists, Yoga Practitioners, and any one caring for others.
Read The Power of Meditation by Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L, originally published on ADVANCE Magazine.
You will Learn:
- Several Meditations that can be used for Self Care and integrated into your personal and health care practice including how to induce the Relaxation Response and how to engage in Mindfulness as a Meditation and during Activities of Daily Living
- How Meditation and the Mind-Body-Spirit Connection can help with prevention, wellness, and disease recovery
- The Relaxation Response and how it can lower pain, stress, anxiety, and heal all the way to the genetic level
- How to increase your confidence with mind, body, spirit medicine
- How to deepen your own meditation practice for more peace and joy in your life
Continuing Education – 3 CEUs
Health Care Professionals will receive a Certificate of Completion that may be submitted to your professional board for professional development credits. A completed course evaluation is required within 30 days after taking the class to receive a Certificate of Completion. This course meets the NBCOT requirement as a Professional Development Activity PDU ID #11.
Testimonials from Previous Students
“You presented in a clear, concise manner, and tied the info into functional use as an OT nicely. Your voice was so soothing! Thank you.”
“This was an excellent class!”
“I am happy to let you know that I have been meditating on a regular for the last month and loving it. I have really been able to alleviate my stress. Thank you, Emmy!”
Distant Learning will meet via the internet or teleconference. You must have a working computer, high speed internet, web cam, microphone, and speakers. Once you have registered you will be instructed on how to connect. It really is easy!
Payment is due in full one week before the start of class. Refunds will not be given after the first class. You must attend each class to receive a Certificate of Completion. If you miss one class you will need to make it up with Emmy based on an hourly rate. If you miss more than one class in a series you will need to retake the entire level. Full refunds will be given if the entire class is cancelled by the instructor. Complaints can be handled with Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L.