Deane Juhan eloquently brings alive and makes accessible and intriguing the subjects of anatomy and physiology. These workshops allow us to develop new images and new language in order to more deeply understand the anatomical, physiological, and philosophical aspects of the body-mind.
These workshops are designed to address the particular needs and concerns of bodyworkers of all kinds: yoga teachers and students, pilates and movement instructors and students, and any one interested in understanding more about the body.
The Neurological, Physiological and Behavioral Responses to Chronic Stress and Anxiety (a Deeper Examination)
What is the “relaxation response” and the “stress response in our bodies and our minds?
- How do chronic stress and anxiety impact our sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems, metabolism, organ functions and muscular patterns?
- How can we use the “relaxation response” to counter chronic stress and anxiety and more mindfully regulate our physical, psychological and spiritual balance?
- What are the most useful focuses of meditation to facilitate this self-regulation?
This is a 2.5-hour Lecture