Oct 2019

Breath, Body & Mind Course

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Dr. Richard P. Brown and Dr. Patricia Gerbarg, pioneers of Integrative Mental Health, offer their ground-breaking Breath-Body-Mind training workshop at the Crowne Plaza, Belfast on 24th & 25th Oct 2019.

Designed to activate communication pathways between the mind and the body, raise energy levels, regulate mood, enhance performance, reduce inflammation, and help dissolve pain, this training is ideal for yoga teachers and practitioners, psychologists, therapists, nurses, doctors, school teachers, first responders, relief workers, NGOs, and administrators.

Participants will be guided through exercises based on voluntarily regulated breathing practices, including Coherent Breathing and Breath Moving. The gentle movements can be done standing or sitting. Drs Gerbarg and Brown offer a unique fusion of techniques drawn from yoga, qigong, meditation, martial arts, Open Focus Attention Training, and modern neuroscience.

This life-changing, 2-day course is available at the early bird rate of £98 which includes lunch & refreshments. The venue is the prestigious Crowne Plaza located in a stunning parkland setting 15 mins from Belfast city centre. You can also avail of the special, workshop inclusive, overnight rate of £210 and utilise the 4 star hotel’s swimming pool. You can also take in the famous Giants Ring, a Neolithic earthwork circle set in the middle of beautiful farmland, and the picturesque River Lagan Towpath which takes in riverside meadows and woodlands, all of which is within walking distance of the hotel and will contribute to what promises to be a relaxing, informative, and healing retreat.

About the Teachers:

Patricia L. Gerbarg, MD, assistant clinical professor in psychiatry, New York Medical College, graduate Harvard Medical School and Boston Psychoanalytic Institute, practices Integrative Psychiatry and serves on the APA CAIM task force and the American Botanical Council board. She researches mind-body practices for stress, anxiety, PTSD, and mass disasters. She and Dr. Richard P. Brown teach Breath-Body-Mind and co-authored Non-Drug Treatments for ADHD, The Healing Power of the Breath, and with Dr. Phillip Muskin How to Use Herbs, Nutrients, and Yoga in Mental Health, and Complementary and Integrative Treatments in Psychiatric Practice (American Psychiatric Association Publishing, 2017).

Richard P. Brown, MD, associate clinical professor in psychiatry at Columbia University, graduate of Columbia University Medical College and Cornell University Psychiatry Residency and Psychobiology/Psychopharmacology fellowship, lectures internationally and co-authored over 100 scientific articles, chapters and award-winning books. His neurophysiological theory, exploring effects of yoga breathing in treating anxiety, depression, PTSD and stress-related medical conditions, has been validated in clinical trials. A certified teacher of Aikido (4th Dan), yoga, Qigong, and meditation, he provides Breath-Body-Mind programs for healthcare professionals, yoga teachers, mass disaster survivors, first responders, veterans, school teachers, and patients with psychiatric and medical conditions.

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