In response to the unique needs during the COVID-19 pandemic, NAMI NJ has pivoted to bring on a special online series in order to help our diverse communities cope better, with evidence-based and trauma-informed educational material on a wide range of topics*. For more information on how to join a webinar, or to suggest a topic, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We are in it together!
*We have also brought some signature and homegrown programs online, visit our Program Webinars webpage for more information.
“Grateful & Present: 5 Tools to Help Make the Season Joyous!”
Wednesday, November 18 | 11 AM – 12 PM
Add some self-care tools to your toolbox this season! Join Melissa Fine, C-IAYT, 500RYT for this yoga therapy inspired webinar. Using a framework rooted in yoga philosophy, she will share practical and simple ways to help stay in the moment and find joy. Exploring the multiple layers of “self”, physical, energetic, mental, and intuitive, she will provide insight into how we can nourish all of ourselves to increase wellbeing and gratitude. Specific topics will include movement, breathing, meditation (it’s more accessible than you think!), seasonal eating, journaling and self-talk. Don’t Hibernate, Celebrate!
Melissa Fine is a Yoga Therapist, certified by the International Association of Yoga Therapists, as well as a 500 hour Registered Yoga Teacher. Melissa stepped on a yoga mat for the first time at the age of 43, and only because the teacher and studio owner was a dear friend. Within 6 months she became a regular practitioner and began to notice ways that she was changing, physically as well as emotionally and spiritually. The next step was to become a certified teacher, and then a series of events let her to begin the three year and 1,000-hour training to become a Yoga Therapist. Her background in social services and the hospitality industry blend with yoga therapy to offer vast experience with listening, problem solving, quick thinking as well as compassion and a desire to help others live their best lives. She lives in Lambertville NJ with her husband and 3 sons, and has a private practice right in town where she specializes in YT for stress and anxiety.
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“Understanding Psychotropic Medication”
“Nutrition and Mental Wellness”
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