Relax, Rejuvenate, & Reconnect

Overview

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.

 

Objectives

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)

DATE & TIME & LOCATION

Starts: February 8, 2020 - 10:00 AM

Ends:   February 8, 2020 - 6:00 PM

Private Villa - Napa, CA

RETREAT & WORKSHOP LEADERS

Diana Cantu-Reyna, RN

Indy Rishi Singh, YT

Mary McIlroy, PNP (IV skills workshop)

RATES

 

Early Bird $225 (before Feb 1)

Regular $250 (until Feb 7)

discount for CHO/UCSF nurses ($175/$200)

Venmo - @Diana-CR

***No Refund Policy- balance may be applied to future retreats***

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