Any holistic health Nurses involved with yoga

  1. i have been involved with yoga practice for severals years now. I am a LPN and will be going back to school for my RN. Are there any holistic health nurse practioners who are engaged in yoga therapy? This is one area I would like to combine my nursing career with. hope all is well with everyone.
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  3. by   TxGrad2009
    Wow. This is an old thread with no response. This is exactly what I would like to do, if anybody has experience with this. Hopefully somebody has some information to share now in 2010.
  4. by   mh356
    I am looking to do something like that--yoga with neurosurgery and neurology patients but have not found much information.
  5. by   the yoga nurse
    hi all,

    yoga and nursing is alive and well. i have created a new field in nursing called...yoga nursing. i use it in clinical practice and private practice as a teacher, coach and trainer and teach other nurses how to marry yoga and nursing together.
    you can learn more by visiting my website www.yoganurse.com you can write to me too and i will be glad to help you.

    hope to hear from you with any comments.
  6. by   HealthyNurse
    Quote from the yoga nurse
    hi all,

    yoga and nursing is alive and well. i have created a new field in nursing called...yoga nursing. i use it in clinical practice and private practice as a teacher, coach and trainer and teach other nurses how to marry yoga and nursing together.
    you can learn more by visiting my website www.yoganurse.com you can write to me too and i will be glad to help you.

    hope to hear from you with any comments.
    hi yoga nurse! i visited your website and there is a lot of great information. however, it's not really clear how to become a yoga nurse through your program. where do you do the teacher trainings? what is the cost and what is included? how are your students using their certification? thanks for any info!
  7. by   the yoga nurse
    hi,

    thanks for your message! i am redoing my website and all of the info will be up on it. but here is something i copied and pasted here to give you the big pic.

    hope this helps. write to me through my website contact us page if you want and i will add you to my list to advise on the next program in june 2011.
    new four night program at kripalu june 2011! stay tuned for more info soon.

    wow! congratulations to the first fifteen yoga nurses who took my training at kripalu!

    15 gifted females and one male nurse who mega launched yoga nursing usa. the pioneers in the field, coming from the ne, se and as far as new mexico. look for news coming soon about each of them on my new website and blog.
    introduction to yoga nursing: the art of caring

    yoga nursing was officially launched september 17, 2010 at the magical kripalu center for health and yoga, in beloved massachusetts, usa. here is the scoop on the training. stay tuned for the next ones sprouting up around the country. here is the blurb from the fall 2010 kripalu catalogue and on their website when the program is happening. oh and it is a happening oh my!
    with vandita kate marchesiello, the ultra yoga teacher expert mentor and maintains the highest regard at kripalu and internationally. vandita heads up the kripalu yoga teacher association and was a major contributor to the program and its’ success. vandita, you are my yoga mama, sista, friend, dream program partner.

    for caregivers and healing professionals alike. previous yoga experience is not required.
    yoga nursing is an exciting new movement in holistic health care and yoga therapy, a complementary approach to health and wellness that combines the riches of kripalu yoga methodology with traditional western nursing practice. it is a simple, effective, and heartfelt system that helps relieve pain and suffering for clients while also reducing exhaustion, stress, and burnout for caregivers. http://www.kripalu.org/presenter/v00...nette_tersigni
    in this unique workshop, you will learn to

    • acquire the fundamental knowledge and skills of yoga nursing
    • present the core yogic concepts of proper breathing, gentle stretching, deep relaxation, and self-inquiry to clients
    • identify clients’ challenges and goals
    • plan and implement a course of treatment and evaluate its outcome and benefits
    • apply yoga nursing methodology in groups and direct client care
    • practice holistic yoga nursing for yourself as a self-care tool.

    yoga nursing can be offered in a variety of settings as an adjunct therapy for all areas of health care. this weekend, you will enjoy the social support of peers as you learn to enhance the life force of both patient and caregiver.
    ce credits
    this program is eligible for :

    • credits for nurses (rn), social workers, physical therapists, massage therapists, yoga teachers. how many credits? 10. yeah 10 big ones. get vacation and education, have a great time and get inspired hugely!


    hope this helps to answer your questions.

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