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CE Workshop | Yoga for Grief

October 19, 2022, 2pm ET

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About This Workshop

Grief is a natural emotion that needs to run its course, and as a teacher you can use yoga to provide support to your students who are grieving. In this session, you’ll learn five different ways to help these students, both in group classes and in one-on-one sessions. We'll discuss topics like:

  • How to hold space for grief
  • Ways to help reduce stress associated with grief
  • Addressing the fatigue grief can cause
  • Providing a “yoga break” for times when grief is overwhelming
  • Helping students “move though” grief through gentle movements that can release held emotions

This session will include discussion, practice, and time for Q&A.


About the Presenters

Barrie Risman is an internationally recognized yoga teacher, public speaker, and author. Her best-selling book, Evolving Your Yoga: Ten Principles for Enlightened Practice, is a guide for teachers and continuing students to deepen, expand, and integrate the benefits of yoga in their lives. Widely regarded as a teacher's teacher, she's the creator of online classes, courses, and trainings that fuel the inner journey of yogis around the globe.

Nina Zolotow specializes in teaching yoga for stress, anxiety, insomnia, and depression as well as yoga for healthy aging. Editor in Chief of the Yoga for Healthy Aging blog, she is the author of Yoga for Times of Change: Practices and Meditations for Stress, Anxiety, Grief, and Life’s Transitions. She is also the co-author of Yoga for Healthy Aging: A Guide to Lifelong Well-Being, Yoga: The Poetry of the Body, and Moving Toward Balance.


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