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Gentle Yoga and Discussion for Traumatic Brain Injury Survivors & Caregivers

Gentle Yoga and Discussion for Traumatic Brain Injury Survivors & Caregivers

Wed 03/14/2018
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

West Tisbury Library

Contact: West Tisbury Library
Address: 1042 State Road
Phone: 508-693-3366
Email: [email protected]
Website: westtisburylibrary.org
Admission fee: Free
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Sponsors: West Tisbury Library
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The West Tisbury Library will offer a workshop in observance of “Mindful March,” which is brain injury awareness month. This workshop will be led by Emily LaPierre, certified LoveYourBrain Yoga Instructor. Are you a survivor of a traumatic brain injury? Are you or have you been a caregiver for someone with a traumatic brain injury? If so, this workshop is for you. Get tips and support to help improve and restore well being through yoga and meditation. This workshop introduces a gentle yoga flow to demonstrate poses and postures that are beneficial and safe.

Following the gentle yoga flow, Emily will facilitate a discussion session where participants will be welcomed to share their stories if they wish. The workshop will conclude with a short mindful activity and guided meditation.

This workshop is best suited for teens and adults. Sign up at the library is required: 508-693-3366. A brief survey will be sent upon sign-up so Emily can accommodate all participants. Please consult with your doctor prior to signing up to ensure participation is recommended. This event is free and open to the public.

Emily LaPierre is a certified LoveYourBrain Yoga Instructor for TBI survivors and caregivers. She is also a certified Children’s Yoga and Mindfulness Instructor through One Love Yoga.

From the LoveYourBrain website: “The LoveYourBrain Foundation is a non-profit organization that aims to improve the quality of life of people affected by TBI and raise awareness about the importance of brain health. LoveYourBrain was established by brothers, Kevin and Adam Pearce, after Kevin sustained a fatal traumatic brain injury while training for the 2010 Winter Olympics.” For more information about LoveYourBrain, please visit http://www.loveyourbrain.com/.

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