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Join Dr. Lynda Klau who will introduce you to Conscious Breathing: Learning to Free the Breath and Voice.
Part One: An Experience
Unlike most bodily functions, the act of breathing is automatic, and yet it can also be regulated with conscious intention. The work is synergistic because the breath develops the voice and the voice develops the breath. It is influenced by Carl Stough’s “Breathing Coordination.” Lynda will demonstrate this work with Connie Lawrence and Kirke Olson as her students and then you will be able to participate.
Part Two: A Discussion
We will discuss the benefits of Conscious Breathing and how these relate to major concepts in IPNB. For example, how it causes a shift in our autonomic system from sympathetic to parasympathetic activity, facilitates vertical integration, and interfaces with Dr. Stephen Porges’ Polyvagal Theory.
By the end of our time together, you will be able to appreciate the use of Conscious Breathing whether you are a clinician, an educator, a parent, or a child.
Listen and be introduced to a unique tool for embodiment and transformation!
Lynda Klau, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist, coach and speaker. Through her company Life Unlimited: The Center for Human Possibility she guides individuals and businesses FROM FEAR to FREEDOM.
Dr. Klau hosted an online seminar with Dan Siegel, MD in NYC for five years in IPNB and hosts an IPNB peer study group. She is a graduate of the first international seminar in Conversational Leadership with David Whyte and team. She is an Advisory Board member for The Krame Center for Contemplative Studies and Mindful Living. Dr. Klau is the V.P. and Membership chair of GAINS (Global Association for Interpersonal Neurobiology. You can reach Dr. Klau at +1 212 595 7373, Lynda@drlyndaklau.com or visit her website http://www.DrLyndaKlau.com/
Kirke Olson, Psy.D. is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist and a New Hampshire Licensed Clinical Psychologist. He is author of: The Invisible Classroom: Relationships, Neuroscience, and Mindfulness in Schools published by W. W. Norton & Company in 2014. Dr. Olson is Secretary of GAINS (Global Association for Interpersonal Neurobiology Studies), co-owner of The Positivity Company, a graduate of the first international class on Positive Psychology and Authentic Happiness led by Martin Seligman, Ph.D. and the first “interpersonal neurobiology intensive” with Dan Siegel, MD. He can be reached at KirkeOlson@mac.com and his web site is www.ThePositivityCompany.com .
Connie Lawrence, LISW, CP is a clinical social worker, board certified psychodramatist, founder of the Cleveland Psychodrama Institute. She is a trauma therapist at the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center where she has developed Recovery in Motion and Women Rising for incarcerated women recovering from trauma and addiction. Connie is a former member of the board of directors of the Global Association for Interpersonal Neurobiology Studies (GAINS), editor of the e-newsletter, and incorporates neurobiology in her work. Connie can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.