| LEADING RELAXATION,
AND YOGA NIDRA
T. Lusk, M.Ed., RYT
For Yoga & Meditation Teachers,
Mental Health Therapists
and Health Professionals
Saturday & Sunday,
October 23-24, 2010
9 a.m. -
($200 if paid by October 15)
relaxation (Savasana and Yoga Nidra) and guided imagery are fundamental
healing techniques. They are used effectively with yoga and in
medical and mental health settings. They take a person deep unto
themselves to a place of spirit and deep healing. Since they are
so powerful, it is critical that they are done correctly.
Attending this workshop will give you all the resources you need to
help your clients feel centered, make behavioral changes, heal
emotional and physical upsets, increase body awareness and enhance
relaxation. You'll experience the power of relaxation
In this workshop you will:
Please come back if you have already taken this workshop.
- Learn to use deep relaxation, guided imagery and yoga nidra to support health
and live life meaningfully
- Find out how to how to lead others and how to avoid dangerous pitfalls
- Gain confidence in leading others
- Expand your skills and build your repertoire of relaxation and imagery techniques
- Learn how to create the right atmosphere, use your voice effectively,
select the best music and more
- You will leave feeling relaxed and energized, with a plan in hand for transforming
everyday anxiety into awakened living
will build on what you've gained since new techniques will be shared.
All participants will receive a free copy of Stress Solutions Now,
Julie Lusk’s latest eBook. It’s an $18.95 value.
Julie Lusk is the author of Yoga Meditations and numerous relaxation
Go to http://WholesomeResources.com
for free information on stress relief
and her valuable resources.
I just wanted to drop you a note to thank you for an exceptional
weekend! I truly enjoyed our time together - you are a wonderful
teacher and shared a great deal of valuable information and great
tips. It was a pleasure to spend the weekend with such a wonderful
group of people, and I feel very fortunate to have been a part of it.
This weekend meant a great deal to me on both personal and professional
levels. Being with you and the other teachers made for such a rich
experience with everyone sharing interesting stories and insights.
You have given me marvelous tools that will profoundly deepen my
practice, and I look forward to passing on this knowledge to my
students - both young people and adult
Again, I want to thank you, Julie, for a very memorable weekend, and I hope our paths will cross again.
Julie T. Lusk, MEd,
RYT500, began teaching yoga in 1977 and has 25 years
experience in health care, higher education, and community organizing.
The arthor of Yoga Meditations:
Timeless Mind-Body Practices for Awakening; 30 Scripts for Relaxation,
Imagery, and Inner Healing, Volumes One & Two; Desktop Yoga;
Wholesome Relaxation CD; and Wholesome
Energizers CD; she
leads wellness seminars in
stress management and
mind-body techniques for groups and businesses. www.wholesomeresources.com
deep relaxation and guided
imagery experiences were all very powerful. I feel students
desperately need this aspect of yoga. I feel very inspired to use
I leaned in my yoga classes. Julie has a wonderfully relaxed and
soothing voice and down-to-earth and friendly approach to her
teaching. I leaned a lot and had fun doing it." -Yoga
"I gained clarification of different
relaxation, meditation, guided imagery and yoga nidra techniques. I
enjoyed the experiences and have clarity on the different levels of
relaxation and guidance through the koshas. It is heartwarming and
encouraging to learn that hospitals are using this work for patients."
-Yoga Teacher, Whitefield, NH
|Excerpt from Mind-Body Mastery:
Guided Imagery, Deep Relaxation and Meditation
an eBook by Julie Lusk, M.Ed.
and deeply is the perfect remedy to conquer stress.
The World Health Organization predicts that stress-related disorders
and psychological disorders will be the second leading cause of
disabilities in the world by 2020.
The good news is that we can each take action to prevent and/or cope
with stress. It’s time to take stress seriously and learn to do
things that really release stress and result in reducing muscular
tension, regulating blood pressure and even relieving pain.
Is rest and relaxation a
waste of time? Hardly!
Isaac Newton made his breakthrough
discovery on gravity while he was relaxing and
watching apples fall from trees.
had his “eureka” moment in the bath tub.
was asked how he discovered the atom. He said, “I didn’t discover
I meditated and it revealed itself.” Einstein
“Play is the best research.”
“Imagination is more important
Guided Relaxation is a
valuable tool for your stress relief toolbox. The secret
to gaining relaxed energy is to clear away the mental ruckus and
emotional debris to make room for clear thinking. One of the
easiest ways of doing this is through relaxing the muscular tension
held in the body by tensing and releasing muscle groups throughout your
body using a reliable technique known as progressive muscular
relaxation. Doing so not only releases physical tension, it also
teaches you the felt difference between tension and relaxation.
By knowing this, you can catch physical tension early on and before it
causes painful headaches, back problems and digestive trouble. A
calming effect for the body, mind, emotions and spirit is awakened as
Progressive muscle relaxation, conscious breathing, creative
visualization and guided imagery techniques are powerful techniques
that are often incorporated into guided relaxation exercises.
Guided relaxation will:
- Improve immunity
- Lower Stress
- Feel more refreshed; especially when you need
- Cellular rejuvenation and repair
- Better sleep
- More energy
- Greater mental clarity while reducing worry
- Increase creativity
- Enhance problem-solving and intuition
- Extra stamina and endurance
- More productivity
- Relieve pain
- Improve your outlook
- Better overall health
- And more!