Evonne Sullivan - TH6SUL
This session provides specific tools and practices for a variety of mental health challenges including: stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, ptsd and addiction. Participants will enjoy an engaging, interactive discussion and practice that will focus on accessing the mind-body connection for mental, emotional and physical health benefits. The mind and the body will be addressed as complements of each other, examining ways in which the body and breath can be used to modify states of stress, anxiety, low moods and depression. Take-away tools and information for implementation into daily life will be offered with a concentration on mental and emotional balance. Immersed in the yoga for healing world, Evonne shares her expertise, specialized trainings and lived-experience with participants through yoga, mindfulness and meditation. She combines professional and personal experience gathered through teaching and working in conjunction with mental health organizations, universities, healthcare and the recovery community.
THURSDAY APRIL 12
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (2 HRS)BOOK SESSION
Evonne Sullivan - FR2SUL
Improving the mental, psychological and cognitive well-being in both adults and adolescents, yoga is gaining popularity as part of an effective treatment plan for various conditions and disorders, including stress, anxiety, depression, trauma and addiction. This two-part session begins with an interactive presentation for participants to learn about yoga, mindfulness and meditation for mental health and addiction recovery. Discover the benefits of using the mind-body connection as Evonne presents how to use that connection as a relapse prevention tool as well as a positive addition to a well-rounded, sustainable health plan. Tying together specialized trainings and lived-experience, Evonne will provide take away-tools and share her personal journey. There will also be time for a group sharing and discussion on wellness and recovery. In the second half of the session, Evonne focuses on the relationship between mood management and the mind-body connection. She offers a combination of breathing, mindfulness, movement, music and meditation. The physical, mental, emotional and spiritual benefits of a yoga practice will be explored. For all levels: beginners to regular practitioners.
FRIDAY APRIL 13
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (2 HRS)BOOK SESSION