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Serenity Studies
Massage Therapy & Yoga
Continuing Education

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Cariann Stafford, LPN, LMBT 5093
NCBTMB Approved Provider #1001053

Yoga, Meditation & Breathwork for Self-Care
Approved for 4 continuing education hours through NCBTMB in self-care.  Course ID: 70321217
Approved for 4 continuing education hours through YA in Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle & Ethics
 (see below)

Use this self-care class as a springboard into or a recommitment of practices that can help achieve, maintain and improve your ability to care for others.

We'll combine movement practices (yoga) with breathing exercises (pranayama) and meditation in this wonderful self-care class. Design your own self-care plan with the stretches, breathing practices and meditations that resonate most with you.

Approved for 4 continuing education hours in self-care through NCBTMB and 4 continuing education hours through YA in the YPLE category.

AGENDA (rough estimate)

*Introductions ~5 minutes

*Yoga practice- will focus mostly on range of motion of upper body, but also includes gentle stretching for the whole body. Accessible to all. ~75 minutes

*Break ~20 minutes (a good time to have a meal/snack)

*Walking Meditation- this can be inside and/or outside. It’s up to you! ~20 minutes

*Break ~10 minutes

*Breathwork, Color Meditation w/breathwork ~15 minutes

*Mandala creation with chosen color ~35 minutes

*Break/finish mandalas ~10 minutes

*Mantra Mandala meditation with breathwork ~15 minutes

*Bringing it all together & designing your own self-care plan ~35 minutes

WHAT TO BRING

*Yoga mat. If you don't have one, we have plenty for you to use.

*Snacks/breakfast/lunch and water/drink

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

*Eating- it's best to refrain from eating a large meal for 60-90 minutes prior to our yoga practice at the beginning of class.

*Due to potential chemical sensitivities of your classmates, please refrain from wearing perfumes or oils to class.

CLASS DATES

Please note that if there are no registrations 2 weeks prior to each class start date, the class will be removed from the schedule. 

Wednesday 6/19/24 1:30 PM

Friday 9/27/24 8:30 AM

COST

$125

HOW TO SIGN UP: click HERE

CANCELLATION POLICY

Things come up that may bring about a need to change your class date. We ask that at least 2 weeks' notice is given if you need to make a class date change; and we'll do the same if a class needs to be rescheduled.

There are no refunds, but we'll always reschedule your class to another date for those last-minute family emergencies or illness.

ACCOMMODATIONS

This class may be held on the 2nd floor of our studio and there are 23 steps to reach this floor. Please let us know if steps are not accessible to you and we'll arrange to move the class to the bottom floor.

QUESTIONS

email: cariannstafford@live.com

phone: 336-324-5516

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Mindful Business Mastery Part 1:
Integrating Meditation, Mandalas & Mind Mapping

4 CE- IN SELF CARE
Course ID: CE400045

Embark on a transformative journey with this Continuing Education class that's not just about credits, but about cultivating a thriving mind-body connection. In this dynamic course, you'll dive into the art of meditation and breathwork, exploring various techniques that will leave you feeling rejuvenated and centered.

Picture this: a space where you can unwind, recalibrate, and ignite a sense of clarity that extends far beyond the classroom. You'll be guided through meditation practices, breathwork and creativity exercises, ensuring you find the perfect fit for your unique self.

But it doesn't stop there—brace yourself for a mind-mapping adventure! Learn how to chart your thoughts, dreams, and ambitions, creating a visual roadmap to success. This class isn't just about professional development; it's a holistic approach to self-discovery and empowerment.

So, whether you're looking to earn those coveted CE credits or craving a personal reset, join us on this uplifting journey. Unleash the potential within, find focus, and set the stage for success in both your business and personal pursuits. Get ready to breathe, meditate, and map your way to a brighter, more balanced future!

Objective: Learn how to harness the power of meditation to enhance focus and creativity, decision-making, and overall success in business and personal life

 

Learning Outcomes:
Participants will develop a solid understanding of meditation techniques, mind mapping and their application in a business and personal context. They will be equipped with tools to enhance focus and creativity, leading to improved business and life planning.

AGENDA 

*Introductions 

*Benefits of meditation 

*Meditation Techniques & Practices (Breath Awareness, Focused Attention, Body Scan & Loving-Kindness Meditations and Igniting Your Creative Spark Visualization)

*Building a Strong Foundation (Intention-setting exercise, Clarity & Intention-setting meditation)

*The Brain, Creativity Exercise (30 circles)

*Mind-mapping & Mandalas- structures and functions

*Bringing it all together & mind-mapping your business goals, intentions, ideas and/or plans 

10-minute breaks will be approximately after 50 minutes of instruction but may be slightly before or after that depending on the flow of the class.

Part 1-1: Introduction to Meditation for Business Success

 

•           Explain the benefits of meditation for stress reduction, focus, and creativity

•           Introduce participants to various meditation techniques

•           Help participants understand how meditation aligns with business goals

 

 

Part 1-2: Building a Strong Foundation

 

•           Teach mindfulness basics: breath awareness, body scan, and grounding techniques.

•           Discuss the importance of setting clear business intentions.

•           Guide participants through a meditation session focusing on clarity and intention-setting.                                         Guided Meditation: Clarity and Intention Setting for Business Success

 

 

Part 1-3: Enhancing Creativity and Innovation

 

  • Discuss how meditation can boost creativity and problem-solving skills.

  • Teach techniques for cultivating a receptive mind during meditation.

  • Lead participants in a creative visualization meditation to stimulate new ideas: Visualization Meditation: Igniting Your Creative Spark

 

Part 1-4: Putting it all together: Mind Map Mandala

 

  • Discuss Mind Mapping, Mandalas and Mind Mapping Mandalas

  • How to create

  • Hands on activity: Create your Mind Map Mandala for your business goals

 

WHAT TO BRING

*Yoga mat. If you don't have one, we have plenty for you to use.

*Snacks/breakfast/lunch and water/drink

CLASS DATES

Please note that if there are no registrations 2 weeks prior to each class start date, the class will be removed from the schedule. 

  • Friday 9/27/24 1:30 PM

COST

$130

HOW TO SIGN UPclick HERE

CANCELLATION POLICY

Things come up that may bring about a need to change your class date. We ask that at least 2 weeks notice is given if you need to make a class date change; and we'll do the same if a class needs to be rescheduled.

There are no refunds, but we'll always reschedule your class to another date for those last-minute family emergencies or illness.

 

ACCOMMODATIONS & SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

This class may be held on the 2nd floor of our studio and there are 23 steps to reach this floor. Please let us know if steps are not accessible to you and we'll arrange to move the class to the bottom floor.

Due to potential chemical sensitivities of your classmates, please refrain from wearing perfumes or oils to class.

PLEASE NOTE: Although the class content is focused on business-related goals, the CE awarded will be under the self-care category.

QUESTIONS

alamancetherapeuticmassage.com

email: cariannstafford@live.com

phone: 336-324-5516

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