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Workshop: Exploring the “hows” & “whys” behind our thoughts, feeling and actions and ways to create a happier life
July 27, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm| 4000 rupees
YOGA & PSYCHOLOGY
Mind-Body-Behavior: Exploring the “hows” & “whys” behind our thoughts, feeling and actions and ways to create a happier life
Join us for an interactive discussion between the psychological approach of CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy) and the life science of Yoga. This workshop aims to uncover the parallels and differences between their understandings of how/why we think, feel and behave, and more importantly how we can change these to create wellness.
This workshop is designed to empower you with knowledge, viewpoints and practical tools (from CBT and Yoga) to improve the quality of your lives, relationships and work environment. Activities include discussion, asana/pranayama class, practical exercises, mindfulness and question/answer sessions.
Explore and uncover ways to a happier, more empowered YOU.
Suitable for all (ages 18+).
Workshop is in English. Workshop will be held at Isha Center in Sanepa.
About the mediators:
Renee Gerritzen is a licensed mental health practitioner from the Netherlands. After five years in the field of forensic psychiatry, helping rehabilitate criminal offenders into society, Renee came to Nepal to work with TPO. At TPO she supervised and trained social workers and counselors in the field, as well as designed and implemented psychosocial programs. She now works in private practice offering the approach of CBT to individual clients, couples and groups. A gifted psychotherapist, she is known for her warmth, effectiveness and dedication to her clients’ wellness.
Yogatara (Lisa A. Gautschi) is a transpersonal psychologist who combines the tools of yoga and creative expression in her role of therapist for those who come to heal from physical illnesses as well as psychological unease. Originally from the U.S., raised in France, and living in Nepal for the past 17 years, YogaTara draws on her personal journey of healing and her spiritual path of Yoga and Sannyas to assist those who come to work with her. Inspired by continued explorations into psychotherapy, YogaTara is known for her warmth, insight and and gentle approach.