Caregiver’s Course w Holistic Life Foundation
Sharon Salzberg and The Holistic Life Foundation offer an online video course exploring the immense resilience of the human spirit, and how to find greater balance when serving others. People who care for people play a vital role in our communities, whether in intimate family circles, larger social networks, or the wide array of helping professions in healthcare, education, social justice and more. Often it is caregivers who support the front lines of our society: helping those who face challenges on a daily basis. However, this support can come at a high personal cost, leading to frustration, exhaustion, and a fast track to burnout. However, this support can come at a high personal cost, leading to frustration, exhaustion, and a fast track to burnout. How do we balance the desire to help others with our own needs? How do we have compassion for ourselves as well as others?
In this new online course, take the time and space to recharge physically, mentally and emotionally. Learn a variety of practical tools for a uniquely personal balance of self-care:
• Meditation techniques for greater calm & clarity
• Recharging breathing practices to counteract daily depletion
• Learn to work with challenging emotions
• Reconnecting with deeper motivations
• Yoga practices to foster health and relaxation
• Working with equanimity for on-going balance
• Build deeper connections
With over nine hours of guided practice, teaching, and discussion videos led by Sharon and the Holistic Life Foundation founders, Andy, Atman and Ali, this course is a robust resource for anyone who cares for others. The course also features call and response chanting led by Lily Cushman. Filmed in 2017 on location at the Garrison Institute in Garrison, NY, the videos in this course will immerse you in a community of caregivers from all walks of life, enabling you to care for others is greater ease, joy and connection.