Mind-Body Therapies Bundle (Online)
Medical professionals are increasingly recognizing the benefits of alternative medicine and incorporating new therapies into their treatment plans, including energy medicine, meditation, mindfulness, and stress management techniques. This series includes the following topics:
There is increasing scientific evidence that human beings are comprised of a biofield, an energetic system that is highly integrated with the physical body, emotions, and the spiritual aspect of individuals. Because of this evidence, medical and health care professionals are increasingly incorporating methods of energy healing with modern health care methods. In this program, you'll explore the fundamentals of energy medicine.
Although there are many ways to meditate and many different forms of meditation, they all share a unifying characteristic: Each focuses on intentionally training a person's attention and concentration. Meditation practices have been used by cultures around the world for thousands of years. In this program, you'll explore the many meditation techniques that can be used to support the mind-body connection and promote healing and wellness.
Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention on the preset moment. When you are mindful, you observe your thoughts and feelings without judging them. Today, more and more healthcare practitioners are seeing the benefits of incorporating mindfulness in to their treatments and teaching others in all backgrounds about this valuable practice. In this program, you'll examine the many benefits of mindfulness for both your personal and professional life.
Stress is at epidemic levels in the world today. It affects every aspect of the body, mind, and spirit, resulting in a wide range of symptoms from headaches or stomach ailments to heart disease and death. Currently, as many as 90% of all visits to health-care providers in the United States are considered stress-related. In this program, you'll explore the physiological, social, and psychological impacts of stress and study modalities to get stress under control.
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40 Course Hours
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