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Discover Your Body’s Power to Overcome Physical Pain

Thu, May 9 2019 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Categories: Adult Classes, Care
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***Class is full as of 4/23/2019. You may fill out the registration form if you wish to be on the waitlist.***


Recruit your body as an ally and reconnect to your body’s resources. Chronic pain is complex and individual and you can learn simple ways to shift the way your body feels towards balance and comfort as well as manage the related unnecessary suffering. Facilitators: Mattie (Martha) Whitney, LMFT and Sherylyn Pitt, LCSW, LCAS

As a group, we will read “Freedom from Pain: Discover Your Body’s Power to Overcome Physical Pain”* by Peter Levine and Maggie Phillips. We will practice the exercises in this book and go beyond. This class will be part discussion and highly experiential using focused breathing, felt sense, imagery and mindfulness.

We will meet 4 times on Thursday, May 2, 9, 16, 23 from 10:00 am to noon in room 1, CARE Building . Please register early on the form below.

*Book is required and scholarships are available (Indicate need for scholarship in form below).

Book: “Freedom from Pain: Discover Your Body’s Power to Overcome Physical Pain” by Peter Levine and Maggie Phillips

Scheduled book sections to read in advance of each class are as follows:

Meeting 1: Introduction, Chapter 1 and 2

Meeting 2: Chapter 3

Meeting 3: Chapter 4

Meeting 4: Chapter 7 (chapters 5 and 6 optional)

This is not a medical approach and we recommend that you have a relationship with a medical provider. It is important to have a multi-disciplinary team. For questions contact: Mattie at .


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