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Yoga for Mental Health Info Session and Sample Class

This sample class will outline the structure and content of the 4-part Yoga for Mental health workshop coming up this Fall. Students will gain insight into the connection between the physical practices of Yoga and how they can impact our mood. Class will also include an introduction to Yoga for Mental Health, a Q&A, a small interactive lecture and a short yoga practice to support psychological well-being.

Wednesday, July 3rd, 4:00-5:30pm.

Registration closes 24 hours before the class. Click on the class on the schedule below to enroll.

Details on the full course here: https://oceanandcrow.pike13.com/courses/205637

Nicole Marcia, MA, E-RYT 500, has taught therapeutic yoga classes and offered individual sessions to trauma survivors struggling with addiction, depression and anxiety since 2004. She also trains yoga teachers and clinicians in the trauma-sensitive yoga theory and techniques required to support trauma survivors in their healing, long-term stability and recovery. In 2009, she was awarded a master’s degree with a specialization in yoga therapy from Lesley University in Boston, MA. Since then, she has been employed by the Provincial Health Services Association at their Burnaby Centre for Mental Health and Addictions. She serves as the director of training at Yoga Outreach, is a faculty member at Ajna Yoga and the Vancouver School of Yoga and a curriculum developer and instructor the Langara College Continuing Studies. She teaches at Onsite, the treatment arm of North America’s first safe injection site and is a member of Bridge for Health and the Breathe Network which connects survivors of sexual violence with healing arts practitioners.