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WHAT ARE THE DETAILS?

 

Location:

QLI

1074, 6404 N 70th Plaza

Omaha, NE 68104


Dates:  

Friday, December 7th 12:30pm - 5:30pm* 

Saturday, December 8th 9am - 5pm 

Sunday, December 9th 8am - 1pm

*Kevin Pearce will offer a keynote address in the evening alongside a gathering for networking  

$385 USD

Payment (non-refundable) due in full 1 week after acceptance

 

WHAT TO EXPECT?

  • Receive the comprehensive LoveYourBrain Yoga Health Professionals Training Manual (+150 pages)

  • Learn the strengths and weaknesses of research evaluating the feasibility and impact of yoga and meditation for TBI rehabilitation

  • Learn how to design a research study (e.g., identify valid and reliable measures, submit an IRB, collect data) to assess impact of a yoga-based intervention at your clinical facility

  • Learn core principles about yoga philosophy and yoga therapy

  • Receive hands-on experience learning gentle yoga modifications, effective sequencing, and fundamental teaching tips to meet the unique needs of this population

  • Learn simple meditation practices and pranayama techniques to improve attention control and calm the nervous system that can be integrated in clinical practice

  • Practice and learn chair yoga techniques for patients with mobility limitations

  • Learn the science of yoga nidra and how it can be applied to the TBI population to address sleep and mental health concerns

  • Learn the LYB 6-week FUNdamentals series, which incorporates TBI-focused yoga and meditation best practices, class themes to foster resilience and compassion, and facilitated discussion (*To offer the LYB FUNdamentals series curriculum requires a signed contract with a rehabilitation facility or yoga studio)

  • Build conversation facilitation skills to support the discussion component of the FUNdamentals series, a unique feature of our program

  • Both practice and teach parts of the FUNdamental series to make the experience as applied as possible

  • Develop connections to the broader LoveYourBrain community and movement to shift the culture around TBI healing and brain health

  • Receive a certificate of completion (also requires completing an assessment and watching The Crash Reel documentary)

Who is this training for? Health professionals with training and/or a strong interest in brain injury. If you are interested in your clinical facility becoming a Clinical Affiliate, please see our requirements and apply

What is the cost? $385 and agreeing to be involved in our fundraiser, MindfulMarch, during Brain Injury Awareness Month. 100% of funds raised go directly to LoveYourBrain’s programs.