Yoga’s Role in Eating Disorder Recovery: Building Awareness, Integrating Opportunities for Change.

A Workshop for Yoga Instructors and Clinicians

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Have you ever wanted to use yoga in eating disorder treatment, or better understand how yoga can fit into your clinic?Cropped Tree of Hope
Do you want exposure to other ways for better supporting your students or clients who may struggle with negative body image or disordered eating?
This workshop is geared towards yoga instructors, clinic managers, and clinicians who are interested in developing their skills and awareness of yoga techniques helpful in managing negative body image, anxiety and depression symptoms, trauma and other co-existing conditions commonly found with eating disorders and disordered eating. This training will provide attendees with the foundational skills and confidence to aid their clients or students during treatment.
The Emily Program
5354 Parkdale Dr. Suite 200
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
Days of Training:
3-7 PM Friday, 10/27
9-3 PM Saturday, 10/28
9-2 PM Sunday, 10/29
$75 Friday only
$245 Saturday & Sunday
$ 295 All three days

Meet The Trainer:

View Lisa’s website here

Contact Lisa

homepage headshotLisa Diers

1000-hour Yoga Therapist Trainee

Lisa has extensive experience within the eating disorder treatment field and instructing body positive yoga. Her approach is thoughtful, resonating, adaptable. She especially focuses on inclusive and trauma sensitive approaches, nutritional and digestive integrations and specific instruction supporting the connection between body and mind. During her over 11-year tenure at The Emily Program, a national eating disorder treatment program, Lisa served as National Director of Nutrition and Yoga Services. Overseeing 70 nutrition staff, 25 yoga instructors, and 115 weekly yoga classes. She was instrumental in the development and integration of yoga into the program and the expansion of nutrition services, growing both programs to the largest in the eating disorder field. Lisa has published research, book chapters, and authored numerous articles. She facilitates nutrition and yoga trainings and speaks nationally on eating disorders, body image, and yoga therapy at conferences and workshops. She has served as a university guest instructor and adjunct faculty. Lisa is a blogger and YouTuber — focusing on nutrition, yoga, and overall wellness. Currently, she is enrolled in a 1,000-hour yoga therapy program and continues to conduct research to better understand how yoga and nutrition affect body image, health, and wellness.

Questions about this event: Contact Emily or call 651.379.6122