This workshop will help you learn the skills of self compassion so you can respond to difficult times in your life with kindness and care. A large and growing body of research suggests that self-compassion reduces anxiety and depression, enables us to develop healthy habits such as diet and exercise, and more satisfying personal relationships, makes us more resilient in the face of challenges, and improves overall wellbeing.
We will investigate how and why these simple practices can be powerful tools to balance the nervous system and calm the mind.
Along with experiential practices, the workshop will include easy to understand information on neurobiology and neuroscience, and how we can start to recognise and shift old patterns for better health and wellbeing.
Loretta Curtin is a mindfulness educator, yoga teacher and social entrepreneur. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Melbourne (Australia), and has completed specialised training in yoga therapy and mindfulness for chronic pain, trauma-sensitive yoga, yoga and neuroscience, restorative yoga, yoga and the polyvagal theory, Integrative Eye Movement Therapy, and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT). She has worked in the charity, not-for-profit, education & training, and corporate sectors in a variety of roles, and is the co-founder of one of Australia's most visible Social Enterprises, Good Cycles. Loretta's mindfulness practice is the foundation for her courage, compassion, creativity and commitment to social change.
Find out more www.lorettacurtin.com