BELOW WE PROVIDE SOME VIDEOS FROM LEADING WORLD FIGURES WHO ARE SPEARHEADING BODY, MIND AND LIFESTYLE MEDICINE TODAY
PROF. JON KABAT-ZINN
VIDEO: JON KABAT-ZINN - THE HEALING POWER OF MINDFULNESS
Jon Kabat-Zinn is an American professor emeritus of medicine and the creator of the Stress Reduction Clinic and the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and is the author of numerous books including Full Catastrophe Living, Arriving at Your Own Door, and Coming to Our Senses.
Here, Professor Kabat-Zinn presents a wonderfully accessible presentations about mindfulness, what it is, how it works and how it can impact our lives.
PROF. LORIMER MOSELY
VIDEO: PROF. LORIMER MOSELY - BODY IN MIND - THE ROLE OF THE BRAIN IN CHRONIC PAIN
Professor Lorimer Moseley, Professor of Clinical Neurosciences & Chair in Physiotherapy, University of South Australia, presents a highly enjoyable (and at times very funny) lecture on: What role does the brain play in chronic and complex pain?; How does the brain change when pain persists?; Can you influence the amount of pain you feel?; Why does someone who has lost a limb still feel pain? Can the pain be treated?; What are the broader implications of the research in developing better treatments for people in pain?
VIDEO: PROF. LORIMER MOSELY - GETTING A GRIP ON PAIN AND THE BRAIN
Clinical neuroscientist and physiotherapist Prof. Lorimer Moseley is the leader of the Sansom Institute for Health Research Body in Mind research group. His team conducts novel research into chronic pain, and has shed tremendous light as to how the brain produces pain, and why pain really is in your head, but not in the way you might think. He also considers questions such as what pain is, why we have it and why it often does not go away.
A thoroughly enjoyable and educational presentation, mixed in with some wonderful Australian humour!
PROF. PAUL GILBERT
VIDEO: COMPASSION WITH PROFESSOR PAUL GILBERT
Professor Paul Raymond Gilbert OBE is a British clinical psychologist and the founder of compassion focused therapy, compassionate mind training and author of numerous books, inlcuding The Compassionate Mind: A New Approach to Life's Challenges and Overcoming Depression
Here, Professor Gilbert offers an enlivening exploration of the science of compassion, and how when we put this into practice to create happier lives for both ourselves and others around us.
DE PETER LEVINE
VIDEO: PETER LEVINE – WORKING WITH STRESS AND HEALING TRAUMA
Peter A. Levine Ph. D. is the creator of Somatic Experiencing® and is the director of The Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute. He holds doctorate degrees in both Medical Biophysics and Psychology and is the author of many bestselling books, including Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma, In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness, and Freedom from Pain: Discover Your Body's Power to Overcome Physical Pain.
In this video, Dr. Levine gives an easy to follow and understand presentation on stress and trauma, how it affects the body, and how body/somatic awareness and connection to body can be the key to helping to unlock and heal from trauma in a safe, gentle and nurturing way.
DR. KRISTIN NEFF
DR GABOR MATE
VIDEO: WHEN THE BODY SAYS NO - CARING FOR OURSELVES WHILE CARING FOR OTHERS
Gabor Maté CM is a Hungarian-Canadian physician and author of, "When The Body Says No", a best-selling book that has been translated into more than twelve languages on five continents.
"Stress is ubiquitous these days — it plays a role in the workplace, in the home, and virtually everywhere that people interact. It can take a heavy toll on individuals unless it is recognized and managed effectively and insightfully. This is even more true for parents, family members and caregivers of individuals with neuro-behavioural disorders such as FASD, and if left unchecked, accumulated stress goes on to undermine immunity, disrupts the body's physiological milieu and can prepare the ground for a multitude chronic diseases and conditions."
VIDEO: WHEN THE BODY SAYS NO
Here, Dr. Gabor Maté presents an in-depth analysis of vicarious trauma – including the definitions, myths, and realities of trauma and vicarious trauma, as well as the sources and triggers for stress, its physiology, and methods as to how to release it.
VIDEO: HOW STRESS CAN CAUSE DISEASE
In this video, renowned physician, Dr. Gabor Maté talks about how hidden stress from childhood and beyond can impact on one's overall health and even evoke diseases such as cancer and multiple sclerosis.
DR. LISSA RANKIN
VIDEO: DR. LISSA RANKIN - MIND OVER MEDICINE
Dr. Lissa Rankin is doctor, writer, artist, mother, speaker, teacher, lover, and founder of the Whole Health Medicine Institute, which is like Medical School 2.0 for doctors, health care providers, therapists, coaches, and healers who are passionate about Whole Health and inspired to learn how consciousness affects physical health. She is a New York Times bestselling author of The Daily Flame, Mind Over Medicine, The Fear Cure, and The Anatomy of a Calling.
Here, Lissa Rankin talks about the power of mind over medicine, and how illness, injury, and trauma, but also loss, disappointment, disillusionment, and heartbreak can be a potent catalyst for healing, growth and moving forward.
VIDEO: DR. LISSA RANKIN - MEDICINE
Here, Dr. Lissa Rankin presents the research which led her to discover that our bodies have natural self-repair mechanisms that can be activated or disabled based on thoughts, beliefs, and feelings that originate in the mind.
DR. BESSEL VAN DER KOLK
VIDEO: 2014 MERLE JOHNSON CONFERENCE - BESSEL VAN DER KOLK: THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE
Bessel van der Kolk, M.D. is a leading psychiatrist, author, researcher and educator in the fields of post-traumatic stress. Van der Kolkis the author of The New York Times best seller, The Body Keeps the Score. He has also published over 150 peer reviewed scientific articles.[and his books include: Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Psychological Trauma, and Traumatic Stress (along with Alexander C. McFarlane and Lars Weisaeth).
Here, van der Kolk discusses what goes on in the body when there is unresolved stress and trauma and how, by learning to tune in with our bodies, and using embodied mindfulness, an indvidual is able to create new experiences that are able to overwrite the past trauma, so that one is able to move forward in life, rathter than being 'stuck' in the past experience.
YOGA ALLIANCE ADVANCED CLASSES
VIDEOS: ADVANCED CLASSES CONCERNING YOGA AND AYURVEDA
Below we include a number of videos for advanced students with respect to learning more about Yoga Therapy, Yoga and Ayurveda.