Located in the middle of the Yachana Amazon Rainforest Reserve, the Lodge offers an amazing environment for Yoga and Meditation complemented with touristic visits, excursions and activities at the jungle.
Having been involved in the field of reproductive health and sexuality education for over a decade, Annie Laurie McRee’s experience has spanned from the front line to management behind the scenes to health research. Her work has included direct service provision and program administration in a federally funded family planning clinic, development of collaborative adolescent health programs, and independent health consulting at local and regional levels. Ms. McRee was previously the youth services director at Women’s Health in Boulder, Colorado, and she has brought her expertise in adolescent health to bear on her volunteer work with community-based organizations serving those affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, and HIV. Ms. McRee holds a B.A. in education from Millsaps College and an M.P.H. in health behavior and health education from the University of Michigan where she completed an interdisciplinary concentration in reproductive and women’s health. She is currently pursuing her doctorate in maternal and child health at the University of North Carolina.
Sarah A. Clock, Ph.D., has a research background in microbial genetics, molecular biology, and infectious diseases epidemiology. She has received a B.S. in microbiology from the University of Rochester, a Ph.D. in microbiology from Columbia University, and a fellowship in the Training in Interdisciplinary Research to Reduce Antimicrobial Resistance (TIRAR) program at Columbia University. She conducts applied research to determine patient risk factors and outcomes related to healthcare-associated infections, new treatment strategies for infections caused by multidrug-resistant bacteria, and interventions to decrease the prevalence of resistant strains in the hospital.
Jenny Epstein is a licensed professional counselor, a registered dance movement therapist, and a body-centered psychotherapist. She has worked with adolescents for more than a decade in a variety of settings. Her areas of specialization include social justice issues, trauma and its effects on the body, and work with groups. She was the founding director of Jewish Youth for Vision and Empowerment, a social justice leadership program for Boulder-area Jewish teens. She has worked clinically with international survivors of torture and teens in substance abuse treatment, and now works with adults with severe and persistent mental illnesses.
Welcome to the on-line home of The Soul’s Journey and TSJ Publications. Our soul’s journey takes us along many paths, through forests and deserts of experience, as we cross lifetimes on our quest for love, power, wisdom, peace and our true connection to the Source, our Buddha nature or the many other ways this Divine Essence is called. Your search has brought you here for a brief stay. At this site you will discover the works of Lawrence Edwards, PhD, BCN Senior Fellow, LMHC, a meditation teacher and transpersonal psychotherapist, as well as a medical school faculty member and board certified neuro-biofeedback clinician. For more information on Dr. Edwards’ clinical work please visit .
Michael T. Barta has a successful private practice working with eleven- to-eighteen-year-old youths, treating both academic and social/emotional issues. Dr. Barta has a Ph.D. in counseling psychology from the University of Northern Colorado, with a specific focus on adolescents.
Lauri Benblatt received her M.A. from New York University in art therapy, incorporating counseling studies. She is a practicing licensed psychotherapist in Colorado. Ms. Benblatt has been practicing for the past eleven years, working with adolescents, youth, and adults in both individual and group settings. She also provides family therapy as needed. Currently she has a private practice in Boulder County and provides contracted therapeutic services (individual/groups) through Compass House and has worked as the art therapist at the Denver Children’s Hospital in the Psychiatric Inpatient Unit with adolescents/children. Her past experience includes working in school/hospital settings as well as in private practice. In addition to ongoing therapy, Ms. Benblatt also provides crisis intervention. Areas of interest and expertise include trauma, PTSD, eating disorders, self-injurious behaviors, abuse, depression (including suicide ideation and/or attempts), self-esteem/personal empowerment, anger, anxiety, stress, bipolar disorder, borderline disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Writing a dissertation on yoga is not a very simple task, but it is also not a very hard one, depending on how easy it is for you to gain resource materials on the subject. There are lots of things that you can write about yoga, which will help you get the best marks so far. Besides that however, you also need to understand a few things about yoga as a practice.
There are different yoga positions that you can set on to help you get the best out of it. The benefits of yoga are incredible, keeping you alive and active, and important for the mind, body and spirit.
Amyn M. Amlani is an assistant professor on the faculty of the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of North Texas, where he has held an academic appointment since August 2005. He has also held an appointment of assistant professor at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center from January 2003 through August 2005. Dr. Amlani holds a B.A. degree in communication disorders from the University of the Pacific, an M.S. degree in audiology from Purdue University, and a Ph.D. degree in audiology from Michigan State University. Dr. Amlani is also a member of several professional organizations and has authored and coauthored papers related to hearing aids in the American Journal of Audiology, Audiology Today, Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, Journal of Speech-Language-Hearing Research, Trends in Amplification, The Hearing Journal, and Hearing Review. His research interests include hearing aid fitting and selection procedures, auditory perception in real-world environments, cognitive effects on hearing aid use and benefit, and economic and marketing trends within the hearing aid industry.
For beginners it is always important to make sure that you start off easy and slow with some of the easier yoga poses around so far. Most people tend to be overzealous and get carried away by the advanced poses, but as a beginner, it is important for you to understand that everyone starts from somewhere.
Just as is the case with any other exercise out there, always start slow and work your way up as you get to improve on your technique and your ability to hold up longer. With time you will be in a good position to not only get your way around the easy beginner poses, but if you are consistent and determined you will also be able to move on to the advanced poses and even get around yoga without having to be with an instructor. The following are some of the simple topics that you can present for your paper: