Upcoming Courses & Workshops

Creative Tea Holiday Workshop with Practice Staff . Sun, Dec 16, 2018 at 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us for this fun and creative 1.5 hour workshop with Madeline Mindich L.A.c and Lisa Bondy E-RYT-500-HR. We will warm up with some gentle movement and breathing to get creative juices flowing. Then we will briefly go over tips and tricks of the process of tea making and healing properties and power of herbs before creating our own unique tea blends. We will close with a little tea party celebration. Participants will leave with their own tin of tea and are welcome to create additional for $8.00 a tin.
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Hooping for the Soul with Alison Lerman Sat, Jan 5, 2019 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Connect with JOY!  Come find your flow and play in this yoga enhanced hula hoop experience.  This gentle class combines yoga & music, no experience necessary.
$20.00 for Northwell Employees (call for discount)
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Practice Transformation 200 Hour Vinyasa Winter/Spring 2019

Practice Transformation 200 Hour Vinyasa Winter/Spring 2019 with Lisa Bondy Fri, Jan 11, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Practice Transformation 200 Hour Vinyasa Winter/Spring 2019 with Lisa Bondy Sat, Jan 12, 2019 at 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Practice Transformation 200 Hour Vinyasa Winter/Spring 2019 with Lisa Bondy Sun, Jan 13, 2019 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Practice Transformation 200 Hour Vinyasa Winter/Spring 2019 with Lisa Bondy Next held on Wed, Jan 23, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
This enrollment runs from Wed Jan 23, 2019 - Wed Feb 13, 2019
Practice Transformation 200 Hour Vinyasa Winter/Spring 2019 with Lisa Bondy Fri, Feb 8, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Practice Transformation 200 Hour Vinyasa Winter/Spring 2019 with Lisa Bondy Sat, Feb 9, 2019 at 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Practice Transformation 200 Hour Vinyasa Winter/Spring 2019 with Lisa Bondy Sun, Feb 10, 2019 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Practice Transformation 200 Hour Vinyasa Winter/Spring 2019 with Lisa Bondy Next held on Wed, Feb 27, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
This enrollment runs from Wed Feb 27, 2019 - Wed Apr 10, 2019
Eight Limbs of YOGA with Lisa Bondy Sat, Jan 12, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

If you have ever wondered what this
practice is all about, here is your chance
to immerse yourself in the essential and
foundational philosophy of yoga.
Together you will explore and discuss the
eight limbs of yoga, focusing on their meaning
and application both traditionally and
in today’s world.
The Practice of Yoga is an ancient art and
science dedicated to the integration of
body, mind and spirit. Its objective is to lead
the practitioner to an awareness of wholeness
and connection to the individual self
as well as to all beings. 
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2018 REIKI LEVEL 1 FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS with Tina Conroy Sun, Jan 13, 2019 at 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Goal of the Program: The purpose of the program is to introduce students to Reiki Level 1 so they may use the skills to assist with self care and to enhance the patient care experience. Outcomes: Participants will be able to identify the Reiki precepts and hand positions, experience attunements and demonstrate a Reiki session on self and others. They will also be able to discuss the relationship of holistic nursing practice, including theories to Reiki and therapeutic presence. Participants who successfully complete Reiki 1 and practice for one month will be eligible to take Reiki Level 2.
Topics and Speakers: Introduction to Holistic Nursing-Marge Scharback, Deborah McElligott Reiki History, Indications, Precepts and principles-Tina Conroy, Marge Scharback Reiki Attunements, hand positions and treatment observations-Tina Conroy, Marge Scharback
WHEN: January 13, 2019 Sunday.  10:00 am to 4:30 pm WHERE: Center for Wellness & Integrative Medicine 1500 Old Northern Blvd, Roslyn, NY 11576 (516-858-3095) COST: $195 (Northwell employee rate $175-call 516-858-3095 to register for discount)
Contact Hours = 5.5  (pending approval for nurses) Non-Northwell Register at: www.northwell.edu/integrativemedicine (training & certifications choose Reiki 1) This continuing nursing education activity was submitted for approval to Northwell Institute for Nursing for contact hours.. To earn a contact hour certificate participants must stay for the entire program and complete and submit an online evaluation form Northwell Health - Institute for Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission On Accreditation.
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Girl Scout Camp with Practice Staff . Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Exercise routines come and go, but yoga endures the test of time.  Learn basic yoga, meditation and breathing techniques; then socialize as you complete a connected craft that reinforces all that you have learned.  Bring a friend to camp to share the experience and spread awareness of this healthy lifestyle!  (includes healthy, nut free snack)
Active wear required.  Bring a bottle of water.  Mats provided.
$40.00 per child 
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Yoga for Athletic Teen Boys with Missy Leder Next held on Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Mon Jan 21, 2019 - Tue Jan 22, 2019
Join Missy Leder for an hour of yoga to help teen boys ages 13-16 with the proper instruction which will teach body mechanics and will enhance body awareness. The athletes will learn how to breathe while challenging your body physically in order to prevent injury, gain strength, and be more balanced on and off the field.
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Envision 2019 with Tina Conroy Sun, Jan 27, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Instructor Tina Conroy, as she explores ways to manifest your desires, dreams an possibilities for the New Year. 
This workshop includes:
Manifestation Meditations
Vision Boards
Gentle yoga and body Movement
Empowerment Energy Circle
2 Free Group Classes when you sign up!
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Integrative Nurse Coaching with Debbie McElligot Thu, Jan 31, 2019 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Integrative Nurse Coaching: A Model for Self-Development, Health Promotion and Healing.
The purpose of the program is to introduce nurses to the new specialty of Nurse Coaching with an emphasis on self-assessment, self-reflection and self-care while learning the fundamentals of Nurse Coaching through lecture/discussions and experimental practices.
• Examine the Integrative Nurse Coach (INC) role for promoting healthy lifestyle behaviors.
• Analyze the steps in the Nursing Process and the Integrative Nurse Coach Process.
• Describe the Theory of Integrative Nurse Coaching (TINC) five components and its implications as a middle range theory for health and wellness.
• Describe the integration of the nurse coach model to enhance comprehensive patient and family teaching
• Review the Integrative Health and Wellness Assessment (IHWA) and Brief Action Planning (BAP).
• Use the IHWA and BAP in coaching sessions with peers
Integrative Nurse Coaching - $125.00
Northwell Employees - $100.00
Early Bird Rates. Please inquire.
Contact Hours=6.5
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Yoga for the Broken Hearted with Luisa Harsevak Kaur Sat, Feb 2, 2019 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This workshop addresses the physical, energetic, and spiritual, dimensions of healing the heart chakra. An opportunity to explore healing techniques to rebuild a strong nervous system and to process the many losses we experience in living in the world. Using Kundalini Kriya's, meditation and specific mantra and our capacity to expand our consciousness. We will nurture ourselves with transformative techniques to turn our sorrow and grief into inclusive loving wisdom.
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Restorative Yoga & Essential Oil & Acupuncture with Tina Conroy Madeline Mindich Sun, Feb 10, 2019 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Experience restorative yoga with the addition of therapeutic essential oils and acupuncture points to relieve the effects of chronic stress and promote wellness.  The combination of acupuncture and using props such as bolsters,blocks and blankets allows the body to release tension and the mind to be at ease. 
Sunday February 10, 2019 
$85.00 Enrollment
$75.00 Northwell Employees 
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Heart Healthy Living Program with Debbie McElligot Next held on Wed, Feb 13, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Wed Feb 13, 2019 - Wed Mar 20, 2019
Our Heart Healthy Living Program is a Cardiac wellness program available to individuals who have heart disease, risk factors for heart disease, or who have completed a cardiac rehabilitation program.
The program consists of six 90-minute weekly sessions in a group setting.
Using an integrative approach to heart health, sessions will include
- Nutrition counseling
- Stress Management
- Exercise training
- Mindfulness and movement practices
- Group coaching
- Support you in making positive changes in your overall lifestyle to reduce your risk for heart disease
- Improve your quality for life-physically, mentally, and spirtually
Fee $120.00
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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) with Lisa L. Langer Next held on Tue, Mar 12, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
This enrollment runs from Tue Mar 12, 2019 - Tue May 7, 2019
Mindfulness is a powerful way of promoting health,
reducing stress and living more fully in the present

The practice of mindfulness brings awareness of our
relationship to stress. By understanding our conditioned
patterns of reactivity, we can choose to develop
alternative ways of being with our difficulties and

The MBSR Course improves concentration and
attention, aids in relaxation, strengthens emotional
resilience and a sense of well-being.

Each session will build upon and strengthen tools from
the prior. Learn to:

  • Apply mindfulness meditation tools formally and informally.
  • Increase awareness of stress reactivity and develop stress responsiveness.
  • Release habits of behavior and thoughts that create tension and unhealthy living.
  • Cultivate mindful tools for greater joy, creativity and happiness.

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) - $520 ($420 for Northwell)

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