Holistic OT Yoga & Meditation Retreat: Restoring Mind, Body & Soul for You and Your Clients


Instructors: Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L, BCTMB, ARCB and Mandy Lubas, OTR/L, RYT, AWC

September 29 & 30, 2017

Description of Retreat:

Join Emmy and Mandy for two days, in person or online video, of immersing yourself in yoga and meditation to develop and deepen your own self-care practices and skills that you can use with clients for mind, body, and soul health, wellness & prevention. This educational retreat is available to all health care practitioners.

  • Immerse yourself in yoga and meditation.
  • Develop holistic skills to help you and your clients in any setting.
  • Deepen your self-care practice for mind, body, and soul health, wellness and prevention. 
  • This educational retreat is available to all health care practitioners.
  • It is recommended that you have 6 months to a year of your own yoga practice.

REGISTER HERE – be sure to indicate if you will be attending in person or via online video

Location:
Emmy’s Home Studio
1294 Blair Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55104
USA

– OR –

Distant Learning via Online Video 

Local In-Person – Day 1 & 2: Early Bird – extended to August 15: $499, after Aug. 15: $599
Space limited to 10 guests only

  • Day 1 & 2: Join the retreat in person in St. Paul, MN
  • Continental breakfast, lunch, snacks and beverages provided
  • Day 2: Dinner (vegetarian and gluten-free options available)

Online Video Streaming – Day 1 & 2: Early Bird – extended to August 15: $399, after Aug.15 : $499
Student Rate: $299
Unlimited space for online guests

  • Day 1 & 2: Join the retreat from the comfort of your home or anywhere in the world!
  • Required: Working web camera, microphone, speakers, and reliable internet
  • Meals not included

Continuing Education: 12 Hours

This course meets the NBCOT requirement as a Professional Development Activity PDU ID #11 in the Certification Renewal Activities Chart here http://www.nbcot.org/chart.

A certificate of completion for 12 hours of continuing education will be given to you, upon successful completion of attendance and course evaluations, that can be submitted to your board for license renewal.

– SCHEDULE –

Day 1: Friday, September 29, 2017

8:30 – 9:00 Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 9:15 Welcome from Mandy & Emmy

9:15 – 10:30  Deepen Your Yoga Practice with the 8 Limbs (Mandy)

10:30 – 10:45 – BREAK –

10:45 – 12:00 The Art & Science of Meditation: The Fundamental Practice of Yoga Toward Samadhi (Emmy)

12:00 – 1:00 – LUNCH –

1:00 – 2:30 Yoga Therapy: Yoga for Health Conditions (Mandy)

2:30 – 2:45 – BREAK –

2:45 – 4:00 Spirituality Reflections: What is Spirituality and How Can it Impact Health & Healing? (Emmy)

4:00 – 4:30 Wrap-up for day


Day 2: Saturday, September 30, 2017

8:30 – 9:00 Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 9:15 Morning Yoga Practice (Mandy)

9:15 – 10:30 Intro to Ayurveda: Discovering your Body Constitution (Mandy)

10:30 – 10:45  – BREAK –

10:45 – 12:00 How to Listen to Your Intuition: Heart Wisdom for Health & Wellness (Emmy)

12:00 – 1:00 – LUNCH –

1:00 – 1:15 Yoga for Alerting, Calming and Sensory Integration (Mandy)

1:15 – 2:30 Sankalpa for Life Purpose (Dharma) (Mandy)

2:30 – 2:45 – BREAK –

2:45 – 4:00 Levels of Light & Consciousness: Chakra Assessment & Clearing (Emmy & Mandy)

4:00 – 4:30 Wrap-up 

6:00 – 8:00 p.m. – DINNER –

Please Bring: Journal, 10 foot yoga belt, yoga mat, small sacred or meaningful object


“Who looks outside dreams, who looks inside awakens.” Carl Jung

REGISTER HERE – be sure to indicate if you will be attending in person or online video

Learn more about Emmy

Learn more about Mandy

Contact Emmy with questions at emmy@emmyvadnais.com or 651-292-9938.