52021Feb
Reiki Works! Free Live Webinar – February 13

Reiki Works! Free Live Webinar – February 13

Reiki Works! Discover Your Natural Healing Ability and Explore Afterlife Communication  Would you like to reduce stress and restore a sense of calmness to your life, and imagine living without anxiety about the future? Our lives have been turned upside down during this past year of cataclysmic change. Do you wonder if you can ever…

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22020Dec
Chronic Pain Research

Chronic Pain Research

Do you and someone you care for both have pain? If so, we may be able to help! Drs. Arlene Schmid and Christine Fruhauf are testing a unique online intervention of gentle movement and education for pairs who experience chronic pain. The intervention includes 8 weeks of gentle movement and education (two sessions per week,…

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302019Sep
OT and Integrative Health May Lower Pain

OT and Integrative Health May Lower Pain

Most of us have or will experience physical pain in our lives. For many, pain is an everyday or chronic experience, but does it need to be? If you are looking for help that is natural and non-pharmacological that can be used instead of or in conjunction with drugs or surgery, here are options. Health…

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32019Sep
Integrative Health Can Lower Pain, Non-Pharmacologically

Integrative Health Can Lower Pain, Non-Pharmacologically

September is Pain Awareness Month There are many integrative health approaches that can help with lowering, managing, coping, and preventing pain – non-pharmacologically. Look for ways as we share how throughout the month.  Let us know how you use OT with integrative health to manage pain on social media with the hashtag #HolisticOTLowersPain and we may share…

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312019May
Mindfulness Meditation “Loving Yourself” Recording

Mindfulness Meditation “Loving Yourself” Recording

New Recording – Mindfulness Meditation “Loving Yourself” By Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L Listen Here Here’s a new 10-minute guided mindfulness meditation easily accessible on YouTube that you can listen to for your own self-care, play for clients, or a tool they can use in between sessions or after discharge. Read the researched benefits of meditation here.  * Do not…

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122019Apr
Yoga for Healing Neurological Conditions

Yoga for Healing Neurological Conditions

On the Healing Connections podcast Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L interviews thought leaders and health care practitioners about integrative health, wellness, prevention, spirituality, and consciousness. Dr. Arlene Schmid, PhD, OTR, FAOTA was interviewed by Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L about “Yoga for Healing Neurological Conditions” on the Healing Connections podcast episode 12 on 3/28/19. Arlene has been an occupational…

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242019Jan
Interactive Mindfulness Meditation Class February 2019

Interactive Mindfulness Meditation Class February 2019

Deepen your mindfulness practice with the “Interactive Mindfulness Meditation: Emotion & Healing Class.” Local & Distant Class Information Location: St. Paul, MN and Distant Learning Combined Dates & Time: February 2, 9, and 16, 2019 (9 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Central Time) Instructor: Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L Price: $399 REGISTER HERE Mindfulness Meditation & Guided Imagery are forms of healing…

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292018May
Strategies to Improve Occupational Performance and Reduce Pain

Strategies to Improve Occupational Performance and Reduce Pain

By Rachel Gottesman, OTR/L Occupational therapists are healthcare professionals who help their clients return to or improve upon their daily living skills. While the profession has been thought by many to only help people find jobs, occupational therapists can help people across many settings prevent injuries as well as provide strategies to promote a healthy…

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132016Sep
Integrative Health Class this Fall: “The Power of the Mind in Healing”

Integrative Health Class this Fall: “The Power of the Mind in Healing”

Do you want to learn foundational Integrative Health skills for your health care practice and for your own self care? The Power of the Mind in Healing class will give you foundational Integrative Health approaches to use for your own self care and in your practice. This course will enhance health care professionals’ skills who…

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