Managing Pain with Mind-Body Therapies: Self-Care Modalities
Join The Mindfulness Center and our Sponsors in this ground-breaking event, as we work together to build an integrated community of mind-body medicine researchers and practitioners across healing modalities to promote health and self-healing. Join us for the Research Conference on Friday, April 17, featuring the most pre-eminent scientists and medical researchers in mind-body medicine, with Keynote speaker Dr. Sara Lazar, Massachusettes General Hospital. Join us on Saturday and Sunday, April 18-19, for workshops and master classes with the nation's leading teachers, to learn the practices and the current scientific research on Managing Pain with Mind-Body Therapies: Self-Care Modalities.
This ground-breaking public health initiative is designed to increase awareness of the science and practice of evidence-based self-care mind-body practices for health and well-being, emphasizing meditation, yoga, tai chi and qigong. Past events have featured pioneering
researchers and practitioners in the field of mind-body medicine
including Dr. Herbert Benson, Director Emeritus of the Benson-Henry
Institute for Mind-Body Medicine; John Schumacher, Founder and Director
of Unity Woods Yoga Center, and Congressman Tim Ryan author of “A
Mindful Nation.” This year, discover the evidence-basis for what is working to heal pain, and promote optimal living and well-being. Mind-Body Week, D.C. 2015 is brought to you by the nation's leading experts in mind-body science, who comprise the Scientific, Advisory and Planning Committees for this event.
Deborah Norris, Ph.D., Founder and Executive Director of The Mindfulness Center, is trained extensively in mind-body therapies, ranging from traditional medical and psychotherapeutic practices to holistic and integrative therapies and lifestyle practices.