Richard P Brown MD Returns to Teach Breath~Body~Mind Workshop for the 9/11 Community and the Public in NYC September 25-26
Integrative psychiatrist Richard P Brown returns to teach successful Breath~Body~Mind workshop for 9/11 responders and the public on behalf of the non-profit Serving Those Who Serve, dedicated to health and well being, September 24-25 in Manhattan, NY.
- New York, NY (1888PressRelease) September 16, 2010 - Richard P. Brown, MD, co-author of the award-winning book How to Use Herbs, Nutrients, and Yoga in Mental Health Care (WW Norton), and internationally renowned pioneer of CAM (Complementary and Alternative Medicine), will give a two-day Breath~Body~Mind workshop on Saturday and Sunday, September 25-26, 2010 at SUBUD, 230 W. 29th Street, New York, NY, for the 9/11 community, health professionals, caregivers/healers, and the general public. Assisted by Dr. Patricia Gerbarg, he will teach breath techniques with gentle movement and meditation to help stressed and traumatized people improve energy, sleep quality, stress resilience, and peace of mind. His work is a unique fusion of ancient and modern mind-body techniques derived from QiGong, yoga, Christian monks, Coherent Breathing, Open Focus meditation, and martial arts.
Dr. Brown's workshop is sponsored by Serving Those Who Serve, a non-profit all volunteer organization dedicated to the health and well being of those who served at Ground Zero, their families, and area residents. "While this workshop is open to all, we wish to reach out to those who may be especially affected by the anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks," comments Dr. Brown.
"Since 2007, Dr. Brown has been teaching this course with great success and benefits for members of the 9/11 community," comments STWS Executive Director Jose Mestre. "He has also taught these healing techniques for war veterans and others who have suffered from severe trauma and mass disasters. Most people report they would never have imagined something so simple could be so transformative and helpful."
A course fee of $75 is offered for the 9/11 Community; $200 for caregivers, health care practitioners, and yoga teachers; $150 for full-time students; and $300 for the general public. Scholarships are available. The proceeds assist STWS to continue to offer holistic healing programs for the 9/11 Community. Registration is at the stws.org web site. For more information call Nechemiah Bar-Yehuda at (212)531-3376, or Jose Mestre at (212)580-8043.
Dr. Brown is Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University in New York. A certified teacher of Aikido (4th Dan), Yoga, Qi Gong, and meditation, Dr. Brown developed a neurophysiological theory on the effects of yoga breath on the mind and body, particularly its benefits for stress, anxiety, depression, and trauma.
Dr. Brown is an expert on complementary and natural approaches to psychiatry, including the use of supplements such as SAM-e and Rhodiola rosea and mind-body practices. He co-authored The Rhodiola Revolution and Stop Depression Now. Dr. Brown maintains a practice in New York City.
How to Use Herbs, Nutrients, and Yoga in Mental Health Care, by Dr. Richard Brown, Dr. Patricia Gerbarg, and Dr. Philip Muskin covers all aspects of mental health as well as many medical conditions. Dr. Gerbarg is Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at New York Medical College; Dr. Muskin is Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Chief of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Brown and Dr. Gerbarg offer information, courses, and a free newsletter on their web site HaveAHealthyMind.com.
Media contact: WJ Carrel