December 2018

22Dec10:00 AM4:30 PMEvent CancelledEmbodying Joy: Practices for Creating Well-Being Through Qigong and Meditation -- CANCELLED10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Mingtong Gu, Qigong Master No pre-requisite

Event Details

Sliding Scale: $75 to $200. Code MT3D18.
5.5 CE credits available for $55 for psychologists and California licensed MFTs, LCSWs, LEPs, LPCCs, nurses, chiropractors, and acupuncturists.

Our inherent joy is like sunlight that is always shining within. This natural radiance is often obscured by passing clouds of emotion and thought. In this workshop, we will share practices and teachings from Buddhist and qigong traditions on how to uncover and reclaim our natural inner joy.

Practices will include movement, meditations and sound. You will learn various qigong movements that awaken joy through strengthening the endocrine and immune systems, thereby reducing stress, anxiety and depression by activating and balancing the energy body.

Young Adults (18-26) and Seniors (65+ with limited income) are invited to attend this day for $45.


Teachings are appropriate for health care professionals as well as the general public. Health care professionals will be able to incorporate the tools and practices offered in this program in ways beneficial to clients or patients. Continuing Education (CE) credit available. See below for attendance requirements and more information.

Learning Objectives for participating health care professionals-
Based on the content of this program, you will be able to:

  • Describe to clients or patients specific meditation techniques that may be practiced to cultivate joy;
  • Utilize specific movements that cultivate joy and well-being, as a means to manage stress;
  • Utilize sound meditations that cultivate joy, emotional balance and well-being;
  • Describe how qigong techniques strengthen the endocrine and immune systems, and reduce stress, anxiety and depression.

General Information

Online registration for our programs is available until 12 noon of the last business day prior to the day of the event (e.g. online registration for a Monday program ends at 12 noon on the prior Friday). There is an additional $5 fee for registering at the door. If you can’t attend an event you registered for, please see our Cancellation Policy.

 

Visit our Online Bulletin Board for Ride Sharing to find or offer a ride.

 

Volunteer/Work Exchange opportunities, as well as full or partial Scholarships, may be available for this program. For more information, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at volunteering@spiritrock.org.

 

Even if you have been to Spirit Rock before, please review our Non-Residential Programs FAQ for useful information about what to wear, what to bring, how to get here, and more.

Continuing Education

This program offers 5.5 CE credits for $55 for psychologists and California licensed MFTs, LCSWs, LEPs, LPCCs, nurses, chiropractors and acupuncturists. If you have a different license and are interested in CE credit, please check with your licensing board to see if credits from APA, BRN, or CAB approved providers are accepted.

 

Continuing Education credit is co-sponsored by Spirit Rock and the Spiritual Competency Resource Center.
The Spiritual Competency Resource Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Spiritual Competency Resource Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Spirit Rock is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP16905 for 5.5 contact hours.
The California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE credits for license renewal for programs from APA approved agencies.
The California Board of Chiropractic Examiners Code of Regulations 361(h)(2) provides that continuing education requirements may be met by taking continuing education courses by any California Healing Arts Board approved provider, including those approved by the BRN.
Spirit Rock is an approved Continuing Education Provider for the California Acupuncture Board, CAB #1425. This Category 2 course has been approved by the California Acupuncture Board for 5.5 hours of continuing education.

 

Please note: In order to qualify for CE credit, participants must attend the event in full: arrive and sign-in at the CE table within 15 minutes of the start of the program, stay until the end of the program, and sign out. Credit is awarded for instructional time only and does not include extended silent meditation, if offered. For more information about CE credit at Spirit Rock, please visit the CE Credit information page.

 

Cancellation Policy:
If you are unable to attend a program, or fulfill the attendance requirements for CE credit, you may offer your CE credit fee as a donation to Spirit Rock, or you may request a credit to be used towards a future non-residential program. If you would like a credit, you must cancel by 4:00pm at least two business days prior to the program. For more information, please see our Cancellation Policy for Non-Residential Programs.

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