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Annual Institute on Addiction Studies - Presenter


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Yoga for Wellness & Recovery workshop at the 59th Annual Institute on Addiction Studies More information and registration here: http://www.addictionstudies.ca/

Part I – Interactive Presentation: Through theory and demonstration, participants will learn about yoga, mindfulness and meditation for mental health and addiction recovery. The benefits of utilizing the mind-body connection will be addressed; including as a relapse prevention tool and a positive addition to a well-rounded, sustainable health plan. Tying together specialized trainings and lived-experience, Evonne will provide take away-tools and share her personal journey. 

Part II - Yoga for Wellness & Recovery: Focusing on the relationship between mood management and the mind-body connection, sessions offer a combination of breathing, mindfulness, movement, music and meditation. The physical, mental, emotional and spiritual benefits of a yoga practice will be explored. For all levels: beginners to regular practitioners. Improving the mental, psychological and cognitive well-being in both adults and adolescents, yoga is gaining popularity as part of an effective treatment plan for various conditions and disorders, including stress, anxiety, depression, trauma and addiction. 

Earlier Event: May 9
Yoga for Mental Health Week