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Relax, Rejuvenate, & Reconnect



Cultivating Self is designed for nurses, medical doctors and other healthcare professionals seeking to build a proficient practice of self-care to enrich their quality of life. This one day program provides time-tested techniques and tools that can help manage emotions, reduce stress, anxiety, exhaustion, and compassion fatigue and enhance physical, mental, spiritual and social well-being. 

Who Should Attend

The experience is designed for nurses, physicians, physicians in training (medical students, residents, fellows), osteopath practitioners, allied healthcare professionals and complementary and alternative medicine practitioners.



A. Gain a deeper understanding and practical insight into the knowledge of:

  • The science of meditation and its physiological effects - connection between body, mind, breath and self 

  • The basics of Yoga philosophy and the physiological benefits of easy, gentle yoga postures

  • Experience integrative healing modalities such as: Massage, Craniosacral Therapy, Acupuncture, Reiki, Acupressure, Traditional Chinese Medicine, and more (rotating practitioners)

  • Develop skills to improve neuroplasticity and apply positive psychology to the workplace and at home

  • The science of breath and how to use it as a tool to increase energy and reduce stress

  • Experience the healing power of a Sound Bath - resulting in a deactivation of the sympathetic nervous system 

  • Practice a form of art as therapy in a group setting

  • Group Circling to improve emotional intelligence and offer practical solutions to prevent and overcome healthcare provider burnout

  • IV Skills lab and introduction to vascular access with ultrasound


B. Gain mastery over these practices through interactive and fun exercises


C. Incorporate these practices and wisdom into a personalized daily self care routine for life-long benefits 


Health Benefits

Research has demonstrated that neuroplasticity meditation and the related practices of Ayurveda can have the following benefits:

  • Significantly reduces cortisol levels

  • Effectively relieve symptoms of depression and anxiety

  • Restore circadian rhythm for a healthy sleep pattern

  • Increase prolactin (the hormone associated with well-being)

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