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Thursday, November 5 • 10:00am - 5:15pm
Transforming Personal Patterns through Narrative Yoga Therapy

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Whether we see ourselves as the “golden child” or the “black sheep,” the stories we live and tell ourselves impact who we are, and how we relate to the world. They shape our mental, emotional, and physical patterns, how rigid or flexible we are, how weak or empowered we feel, and how aggressive or gentle we respond to our life situations. This daylong Master Class will introduce a unique method to uncover the patterns and polarities in an individual’s personal narratives through a creative approach that combines visual storytelling and embodied experiences. Participants will be introduced to Narrative Yoga Therapy and the practice of Yoga Nidra, an ancient form of conscious relaxation that fosters recognition of deep energy patterns through creative awareness and visualization. The combined practice of Yoga Nidra and visual storytelling can aid clients in navigating through their inner narratives and energy patterns in a calm, relaxed state. Come experience Narrative Yoga Therapy for yourself, and learn how to help others transform with it!

Eligible for 6.0 Credits: ATCB, NBCC; ASWB, APA, MFT, Nursing; SWNYS Pending


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Amy Jacobs, PhD, ATR-BC, LICDC, RYT

Amy Jacobs, PhD, ATR-BC, LICDC, RYT, is a professor of art therapy and counseling at Ursuline College, Pepper Pike, Ohio. She has been an art therapist since 1976, specializing in loss, trauma, and addiction, and has given presentations in Canada, England, India, and Sri Lanka. Areas of interest include Gestalt art therapy, integrating yoga therapy with art therapy, and counseling, art, and spirituality. Amy is a painter whose work has been... Read More →
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Megan Seaman

Wonder Yoga
Megan Seaman, PhD, NCC, RYT, is an assistant professor in the clinical mental health counseling program at Molloy College, Rockville Centre, NY. Since 2006, she has been working with children, adolescents, and families by supporting self-awareness and promoting interdependent and harmonious connections. Megan's research interests include lifespan family issues and social system influences on development. Additionally, she is a registered... Read More →


Thursday November 5, 2015 10:00am - 5:15pm
Balance Arts Center 34 West 28th Street, 3rd floor (between Broadway and 6th Avenue)