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"15 million Americans include some form of Yoga in their fitness regimen - twice as many as did 5 years ago." Time Magazine

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Most of us would like less stress in our lives, a better ability to focus, improved health, and fitness routine that we truly enjoy. Yoga provides all of these benefits with a system of exercises that can be adapted to any age or level of fitness.

 Yoga for a Healthy Mind and Body 

May 27th, 2016

9:00am - 4:00pm 

“This program has been approved for 5.5 general contact hour(s) of continuing education credit by the National Association of Social Workers—Louisiana Chapter as authorized by the Louisiana State Board of Social Work Examiners.” 

 Social workers are the most significant source of mental health counseling in the U.S. As secondary witnesses of other people’s trauma social workers are at high risk to develop secondary traumatic stress (STS). STS may challenge the social worker’s ability to provide services and maintain personal and professional relationships; the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics addresses this possible vulnerability by mandating social workers to maintain their own physical and psychological health in order to fulfill their responsibilities to clients and themselves. Research provides evidence to suggest that yoga can be used as an effective intervention for a variety of problems associated descriptive features characteristic of individuals affected by STS.

 What you will learn:

After covering the history of yoga and its physiological affects you will learn how conscious breathing and focus can open the door to yoga’s many benefits improving physical and mental health.

 OBJECTIVES

·         Learn causes and effects of stress on one’s health

·         Learn strategies to manage stress, such as stretches and breathing exercises.

·         Learn about the connection between mental points of view and how that affects stress levels and consequently physical well-being.

 Presenters:

 Martha Novoa, Ph.D., LMSW, Reiki master

Dr. Novoa has 15 years of experience as an energy practitioner. Dr. Novoa has explored and researched many techniques, implementing them creatively to empower others to move past physical and emotional limitations.

 Elena Keegan is a Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT 500) and Integrative Life Coach.  She is a member of the Yoga Alliance and holds additional certifications in Pre-natal yoga, Cardiac Yoga for heart patients and Flexibility Training.  She has been teaching yoga for over 18 years for all ages from 3 year olds in Montessori to high school students and from corporate employees to seniors.  She owns Baton Rouge Yoga Company which provides on-site employee yoga/stress management sessions for local businesses and conferences. 

 REGISTRATION

 To register send check or money order to:

 Martha Novoa

9354 Corsica Ave.

Baton Rouge, LA 70810 

Please include your name as you would like it to appear on the certificate of attendance and e-mail with your payment.

Please bring a yoga mat and dress comfortably. Be ready to practice some yoga and breathing exercises. 

Class will be held at:

 The American Red Cross

4655 Sherwood Common Blvd.

Baton Rouge, La 70816  

 Tuition: $100.00 per person

             $130.00 at the door

 Feel free to contact me for questions at 225-939-2761 or by e-mail: chrge1@aol.com

 

Martha Novoa, Ph.D., LMSW, Reiki Master.

 

 

October 28th 12:00- 1:00 pm 

Lunch and Learn at IBM Baton Rouge Office

Stress Management, Mindfulness and Yoga

 

Elena will be presenting a talk "Stress Management from the Inside Out" for the Family Court of Baton Rouge on April 22, 2013 at 1:15.

 

Elena Keegan will be giving Yoga Consultations at the Dillard's Mall of Louisiana location on Saturday, January 12 from 1:30 to 3:00.

 

Elena Keegan will be conducting a Lunch and Learn talk to all State employees at the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance on Wednesday, June 11th from 12:00 to 1:00.
For more information, please contact Agnes Bickham, Human Resources Director at 225-922-1035.

 

Join Baton Rouge Yoga Company at the Blue Cross Blue Shield Wellness Day - January 21 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m..

 

Our areas of expertise include:

  • Yoga for Health
  • Yoga Therapy
  • Corporate Yoga
  • Yoga for Stress
  • Yoga Workshops
  • Yoga Props
  • Yoga Retreats
  • Wellness Workshop Series
  • Time Management Workshops
  • Relaxation/Breath Workshop
  • Nutrition For Stress Workshop
  • Nutrition/Food Plans
  • Private Yoga Lessons
  • Private Results Coaching

Want more information on changing your life? Call us at 555-555-5555