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Yoga for Grief Relief with Antonio Sausys

December  5, 2014
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


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Antonio Sausys
Antonio Sausys

Yoga for Grief Relief with Antonio Sausys

When the holiday season approaches and darkness overshadows the light, the pressure for belonging increases, the absence of our dear ones become more apparent, and grief surfaces in our hearts and bodies.

This lecture will provide an introduction to a few techniques to promote the transformation of grief. Participants will learn about the physical symptoms of grief, its psycho-neuro-immunological bases, and a set of simple yoga exercises to address them- while aiding the psychological transformation of grief into a resource for personal growth.

Antonio Sausys (BA in psychology, MA in body-oriented psychotherapy) is a somatic health practitioner and yoga instructor specializing in one-on-one yoga therapy for people with chronic and acute medical conditions, as well as emotional imbalance. He studied with yoga masters and teachers such as Indra Devi, Swami Shankaradevananda, and Larry Payne. Sausys and has continued his professional development with training in foot reflexology, Swedish therapeutic massage, the de-griefing process, and Reiki. He teaches and lectures at UC Berkeley, CIIS, and Kripalu. Sausys is a member of the World Yoga Council; the International Association of Yoga Therapy; has hosted the TV program YogiViews; and is the founder and executive director of Yoga for Health, the International Yoga Therapy Conference.

Friday, December 5, 2014
CIIS Main Building
$15/$20 at the door

Saturday and Sunday
December 6-7, 2014
CIIS Main Building
$245/$265/$285 (when one price tier sells out, that tier is closed)
*The retreat includes Friday's lecture
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13 CEs are available (MFT, LCSW, RN)
This course is also available to CIIS students for one unit of academic credit.

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California Institute of Integral Studies, 1453 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103


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Somatic Psychology Program

Somatic Psychology Program

The Somatic Psychology concentration at California Institute of Integral Studies is one of three accredited academic programs in the United States that prepares students to use both conventional and body-oriented approaches to psychotherapy. Students participate in a vibrant academic community where learning includes both didactic and experiential practices leading to the ability to work with clients holistically and effectively. After completing the program and other Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) requirements for licensure, graduates are prepared to do counseling psychology in both private practice and agency settings.