Lunch & Learn Recap: Restorative Yoga and Meditation for Spoonies

by | Mar 21, 2024 | Lunch & Learn

In the recent Lunch & Learn Recap focused on Restorative Yoga and Meditation for Spoonies, held on March 21, 2024, the Bateman Horne Center offered a wealth of information and resources for those seeking to improve their well-being through yoga and meditation, specifically tailored for individuals living with chronic illnesses. Volunteer presenter, Pat Harada Linfoot, with over 25 years of experience in teaching yoga and meditation, shared insights on how these practices serve as powerful tools for physical, psychological, and spiritual inquiry, emphasizing the importance of mercy, humor, and personal and community practices based on accountability, gratitude, compassion, and resilience. Participants were guided through modified restorative yoga and meditation practices, encouraging a deep connection with oneself through introspection and physical awareness. The session not only highlighted the therapeutic aspects of yoga and meditation but also offered practical tips and resources, including a month of free access to Pat’s virtual restorative yoga and meditation studio, thereby fostering a supportive community for those navigating the challenges of chronic illnesses. This recap serves as a valuable resource for individuals looking to incorporate restorative practices into their health regimen, underlining the Bateman Horne Center’s commitment to advancing research and support for those affected by Long Covid and other chronic conditions.

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