CE Workshop | The Science on Yoga and Eating Disorders, Part 3

March 8, 2021

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The yoga tradition is chock full of tools and practices for students dealing with eating disorder challenges, but it’s not immediately clear which elements will help! This series introduces three leading experts in the field of yoga and eating disorder recovery and how to make your yoga classes a safe space that supports eating disorder prevention and recovery. Walk away with a menu of practical, evidence-based tools to help all students eat mindfully, cope with big emotions, and feel better in their bodies. Part 3 of this workshop features Dr. Catherine Cook-Cottone (IAYT).

About the Presenters

Chelsea Roff, C-IAYT, is the Founder and Director of Eat Breathe Thrive, a nonprofit organization that helps people overcome eating disorders. A yoga therapist, educator, and research collaborator, she has spent the better part of a decade working to make integrative health programs available to people with mental health challenges.

Dr. Catherine Cook-Cottone, IAYT, is a psychologist, yoga therapist, and professor at the University at Buffalo, SUNY. She has written eight books and over 75 research articles and chapters on embodiment, self-regulation, eating disorders, and trauma. She is co-founder of Yogis in Service. In 2018, she was awarded the American Psychological Association’s Citizen Psychologist Presidential Citation. She is co-editor in chief of Eating Disorders: Journal of Treatment and Prevention and author of Embodiment and the Treatment of Eating Disorders: The body as a Resource in Recovery (W.W. Norton).

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