2265 North Clybourn Avenue    Chicago, IL 60614    P: 773.296.6700     F: 773.296.1131

Mindful Practices For Surviving SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) or How To Cope With The Winter Blues-January 2015

Mindful Practices for Surviving SAD is an eight week program that explores the self and how it relates to the winter season. The natural world rests during winter while it rejuvenates for spring, the days darker and shorter to conserve the energy needed for the rest of the year. But while these are necessary attributes of the winter season, they cause side effects in many people.

Each session will build on the previous one, with the intention of reconnecting to ourselves and this season of life. Discover the purpose of winter in your own life, and learn how you can thrive during it. We’ll be teaching breathing techniques, affirmations, guided meditations, and gentle yoga movements to help offset the side effects of these dark winter days. You’ll even learn to find comfort throughout the stillness of the season.

Topics Will Include:
Motivation                 Overcoming Anxiety              Depression & Mood
Inner Listening          Accessing Energy                 Cultivating Contentment

Eight sessions at WholeHealth Chicago
2522 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago IL 60614

Wednesdays (6:30-8:30 pm), January 28-March 18

One session–$40
Four-session package–$140
Single eight-session payment–$265

For more information or to register, call (773) 296-6700 or email Renee at renee@wholehealthchicago.com.

 

Renee Zambo is a 450hr Yoga Instructor through Integrative Yoga Therapy. Renee began practicing yoga from a book when she was sixteen as a way to reduce stress, connect to her body and center her mind in high school.  The physical and mental benefits continued to prove themselves for the six years preceding her first Teacher Training Program in 2010. Renee continues to study Yoga Therapy and is very interested in helping others find how they can connect and heal their body, mind and spirit.

 

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1-3 pm Saturday, April 1

In this workshop you will:

  • Discover how biological and environmental factors shape the health of your gastrointestinal system.
  • Learn specific breathing techniques to reduce stress and feel more grounded in your body.
  • Practice yoga postures that soothe, detox, and ground the entire GI system.
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Thursday, April 6, 9:30-11:00 am
Would you like to find relief from pain and anxiety without medicine?
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Introduction to Healing Touch offers:
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-specific methods that can be administered to others and utilized for self care
-support for health and well being in body, mind, and spirit

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*April Lyme Academy: Restorative Yoga for Lyme Disease  
April 18th 5:30pm-7pm

Join WholeHealth Chicago’s Yoga Therapist Renee Zambo to learn breath work that combats brain fog as well as movements to reduce pain and tension. These gentle movements can be done seated, laying down, or even in your bed at home, and will leave you feeling lighter and more content.

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