Yoga in Health Care Podcast
I recently interviewed an Occupational Therapist who specializes in Yoga Therapy and Ayurvedic Wellness Counseling, Mandy Lubas, OTR/L, AWC, RYT. She shares how it has helped her with her personal health care and in her health care practice. We will be co-hosting the “Holistic OT Yoga & Meditation Retreat” September 29 & 30 in St. Paul, MN or live online video. We would love to have you join us!
New American OT Association Class on Complementary and Integrative Health
I am so grateful to have just completed creating the new course for the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), “OT with Complementary Health Approaches and Integrative Health.” If you are an occupational therapist interested in Integrative Medicine you will enjoy this course! It took me six months, in between teaching and client sessions, to create this webinar that will be available on their website as a downloadable class for the next five years. I had a wonderful experience working closely with their education director. I hope you enjoy it! Go Here to take the class. OT with Complementary Health Approaches and Integrative Health Presenter: Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L, BCTMB, ARCB Earn .15…
Congratulations to the New Graduate of the Holistic Healing Program!
Congratulations to Jill Tessman, MSW, LICSW, who completed my 2 Year Holistic Healing Certificate Program on a beautiful spring day today! Jill completed a 132 hour training on Holistic/Integrative Health Care that I created to provide information on the most commonly used modalities in this area. She learned about many topics for self care and how to guide and provide care to those she serves. The topics are based on the approaches I use most often with my clients that have statistically significant research behind them. She has already been applying what she has learned in her life and already benefitting from it with more sense of calm and peace.…
Occupational Therapists Complete The Power of the Mind in Healing Class
I just finished up teaching the “Power of the Mind in Healing” class. We met for four Saturdays in February. I had the pleasure of teaching two occupational therapists who have been practicing for nearly 20 years. In fact, they were in the graduating class right after me at St. Kate’s. We covered topics on the foundations of Holistic/Integrative Health Care, the Mind-Body-Spirit, meditation, relaxation, spirituality, and intuition. They loved it! Here they are practicing muscle energy testing. This is different than testing muscle strength. It assesses the body’s wisdom about if something is good for you or not, and can answer “yes” and “no” questions. Examples of what they…