AdvertisementMindful Yoga for Cancer and Chronic Health Conditions
with Tammy Bernard & Sharen Lock
at the Lotus Pond Center for Yoga & Health, Tampa, FL
January 27 & 28, 2024
*All participants must complete the 2hr introduction to this course offered live via Zoom at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, October 10, 2023 OR the online recording available through the Lotus Pond in late October.
Saturday 10:00 – 6:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 – 6:00 pm
TUITION: $320 (price includes the 2hr introductory class)
16 total credit hours
During this 16-hour training you will learn how to use mindful yoga and meditative awareness to support individuals living with cancer and/or other chronic health conditions. Participants will gain experience creating safe and accessible practices for emotional and physical wellbeing.
In this training, you will:
- Explore the philosophy, research and practice of mindfulness as a neuroscientific approach for reducing suffering.
- Learn about cancer, its main treatments, and side effects.
- Understand the mental, emotional, and psychosocial impact of living with chronic health conditions
-Develop greater sensitivity to the special considerations for working with this population.
- Gain confidence teaching mindfulness practices to those with chronic health conditions.
"This weekend has been very inspiring – I feel as though I am making the first and vital step on the therapeutic Yoga path. I will also be able to integrate many of these gentle, mindful practices in my regular classes. Thank-you so much for this transformative experience!”
"One of the best training experiences I have had. Thank-you for the wonderful resources and practices and from sharing from the heart."
About your Teachers:
Tammy Bernard, Med. C-IAYT
Tammy has been working as a Yoga Therapist & Integrative Therapies
practitioner at UF Health Shands Hospital since 2009. Through relaxation
therapy, mindfulness meditation, and gentle movement, she encourages
individuals to explore the inner landscape of body, mind and heart as
a pathway to self-regulation and self-compassion. In addition to working at the
bedside, Tammy provides mindfulness-based trainings and classes for
healthcare workers and the community.
Sharen Lock, MS, C-IAYT
Sharen has been working as a Yoga Therapist & Patient Wellness Coordinator at
Moffitt Cancer Center since 2009. Her role is supporting patients and caregivers
in finding greater ease in their body and mind through yoga therapy, meditation,
mindfulness, and relaxation therapies. She enjoys making these mind-body
therapies simple and accessible so that anyone can participate.
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
Lotus Pond Center for Yoga and Health, 6201 Lynn Rd, Tampa, FL 33625-5618, United States,Citrus Park, Florida