262020Mar
Mindful Yoga & Meditation at Home

Mindful Yoga & Meditation at Home

Destress and be well at home with this ”Mindful Movement Yoga Flow (60 minutes)” by Occupational Therapist, Ellen Schaefer, M.S. OTR/L, RYT200. Follow along to this seated “Chair Yoga (25 minutes)” that can be done if standing strength or mobility are an issue, or you need a break while sitting at a desk or working…

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252020Mar
Is the Coronavirus a Wake-Up Call?

Is the Coronavirus a Wake-Up Call?

By Dan Eisner I think we are starting to listen now.  God, The Universe, Mother Earth (whatever language works best for you) has been trying to warn, but we haven’t been listening. These warnings have been coming in the form of horrific world events on increasing frequency and devastation. Unjust wars, 9/11, mass shootings, hate…

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242020Mar
OTs Guest Speak about Complementary & Integrative Health at Ithaca College

OTs Guest Speak about Complementary & Integrative Health at Ithaca College

Michelle Bradshaw, D.C., OTR/L teaches a Complementary Health & OT course at Ithaca College. It is an elective course that we hope one day will be required in all occupational therapy programs. The course explores complementary health approaches and integrative health (CHAIH) within the current healthcare environment. Students discover and clarify their personal health perspectives…

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192020Mar
Raise Your Vibration Daily Meditations – March 23-27

Raise Your Vibration Daily Meditations – March 23-27

Be supported with your self-care by Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L to raise your vibration to joy and peace, and support your immune system, in light of fear and worry around COVID-19 and social distancing. Please join her and like-minded folks for five days – March 23-27 at 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Central Time via live online…

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172020Mar
Holistic OT Group Coaching with Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L – March 24

Holistic OT Group Coaching with Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L – March 24

Are you an OT who would like to learn more about how to utilize OT and Integrative Health? Emmy Vadnais, OTR/LMarch 24, 2020 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Central TimeLive Online VideoRegister Here Free for full members of the Holistic OT Community (become a member here)$25 for non-membersCEUs are not available for group coaching. Please submit…

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132020Mar
Keep Calm & Call a Holistic OT

Keep Calm & Call a Holistic OT

With the spread of the pandemic Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) we want to offer ways to be informed and help you manage fear, worry, and stay well. Get up to date information and learn about COVID-19 from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Refresher: What is a Holistic OT? An occupational therapist (OT)…

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292020Feb
OT with Integrative Health at AOTA Conference 2020

OT with Integrative Health at AOTA Conference 2020

March 10 Update: AOTA Cancels Annual Conference & Expo in Boston“AOTA has made the difficult but necessary decision to cancel the 2020 Annual Conference & Expo and all pre-Conference events, scheduled for March 25-29 in Boston, due to the continued rapid spread of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).” Original Post begins here: This year’s conference is…

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282020Feb
Reiki at AOTA Conference

Reiki at AOTA Conference

Rebecca Austill-Clausen, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA, Reiki AOTA speaker and founder of Complementary Health Works, Inc. will be offering Reiki training at the American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference for the 6th year in a row. The conference is held March 26 – 29, 2020 in Boston, MA. Reiki, A Complementary Health Modality used with OT,…

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212020Feb
Acupressure and Your Health

Acupressure and Your Health

Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L interviews thought leaders and health care practitioners about integrative health, wellness, prevention, spirituality, and consciousness.  Acupressure and Your Health Marilyn Zurwaski, OTR/L and Carroll Noel-Mozer, OTR/L were interviewed by Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L about “Acupressure and Your Health” on the Healing Connections Podcast episode 19 on 2/17/20. Marilyn Zurwaski is the Co-President for…

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312020Jan
Getting Started with Your Holistic OT Practice

Getting Started with Your Holistic OT Practice

Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L shares the number one question she receives about getting started with a Holistic OT Practice in this one-minute video. She shares more answers to questions and tips in this 20-minute video available to full members at the members only page (become a member here). Are you interested in or already practicing OT…

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