A 3-Hour Training with Yariela Sequeira & Adrian Molina
February 2, 2024
PRESENTATION: This workshop on how to use yoga to prevent self-harm or self-injury is designed to provide participants with practical tools and techniques for managing difficult emotions and reducing the risk of self-harm. The workshop will focus on the role of yoga and mindfulness in promoting self-rescue, integration of parts through self-compassion, and supporting a healthy lifestyle through the 8 limbs of yoga, focusing on the practice of non-violence. Participants will learn how to use yoga as a means of self-care and self-compassion, and how to develop a personal practice that meets their unique needs and goals.
Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to:
- Describe the relationship between self-harm and emotional dysregulation;
- Apply self-awareness and self-compassion in managing difficult emotion;
- Describe how yoga can be used as a tool for developing self-awareness and self-compassion; and
- List the 8 limbs of yoga as well as a variety of yoga poses and breathing techniques that can be used to manage stress, anxiety, and other difficult emotions.
ABOUT THE PRESENTERS:
As a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC), Yariela Sequeira, has been facilitating personal expansion through workshops, community events, individual and group counseling sessions for a sum of 19+ years. She has supported families, single parents, forensic population, court ordered clients, the homeless, those experiencing addictions, as well as many in the community who seek individual counseling. Yariela also offers corporate trainings aside from different trauma informed workshops. Yariela integrates alternative healing modalities, alongside spirituality, and her intuitive gift to support the journey of adult individuals who want to connect and shift into a conscious version of themselves they claim and honor. Anger, anxiety, intimacy challenges, sexuality, depression, addictions, trauma, substance use & relationship dynamics, among others, are topics I have explored and redefined with clients. She has been in private practice for the past 5 years, serving different community members throughout the state. Prior to that, she worked as Lead Clinician for an in-patient substance use treatment facility for many years, serving the homeless with dual diagnoses. Additionally, she also worked for one of the state prisons, parents with dual diagnoses, with court ordered clients and students seeking different types of evaluations. She has many years of experience assessing individuals for various mental health conditions, including evaluations for immigration cases.
Adrian Molina is a highly respected yoga teacher, meditation teacher, reiki practitioner, community organizer, end of life doula, hospice volunteer, speaker, writer, massage therapist, and crisis counselor based in Miami Beach, Florida. He has devoted his life to creating connections between people and promoting the practice of yoga as a way to foster community and social change. In 2006, Adrian founded Warrior Flow in NYC, which was a unique approach to yoga that emphasized community over competition. The approach was friendly, non-hierarchical, and based on the needs of everyday life. Adrian saw the practice of yoga as a great way to keep the body and mind connected, but also recognized the importance of yoga at a social level. He started offering educational workshops, yoga teacher trainings, and international retreats to share his approach with others. Adrian has organized humanitarian trips to Cuba and Colombia and supports many different organizations around the world. Adrian worked full-time at a homeless shelter for women and children for an entire year, where he learned about the needs of those who are pushed aside in society. In 2019, he founded the Warrior Flow Foundation 501c3 in Miami Beach to bring trauma-informed yoga programs to hospitals, homeless shelters, schools, police stations, rehab centers, and more. He also volunteers at a local hospice, providing palliative care and companionship to those transitioning. He co-founded The Warrior Flow School in 2019, an online platform that provides trauma-informed, adaptive, and accessible yoga education worldwide. The Warrior Flow School 200hr signature Yoga training certification is the first of its kind and is helping caregivers cope with the demands of their jobs. Adrian has become an advocate for mental health after being diagnosed with depression and bipolar disorder 2 in 2016. Adrian is finishing a memoir dedicated to his mom. The memoir explores mental health, grief and loss and the innate resilience of every human being. Adrian lives in Miami Beach with his boyfriend and his two dogs, Lola and Buddha. He continues to be a beacon of hope and inspiration for his community and beyond.
REGISTRATION FEE: *NHADACA Members $30; *Non-Members $40; *NBCC included. For registration information contact: 603-225-7060 or firstname.lastname@example.org
3 Contact Hours Available
CRSW Performance Domains: 4
LADC/MLADC Categories of Competence: None
CPS Domains: 2, 4
NBCC: LICSW/L-MFT/LCMHC (Category 1) & Psychologist Category A
NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No 6754. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NHADACA is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.
PLEASE NOTE: Only one registrant per form. For multiple registrants you must register each one individually. Registration is not complete or guaranteed until payment is received. Payment by means other than credit card may slow down completion of registration. Checks and cash are still accepted, however, your registration will be placed on a pending list until payment is received. We strongly encourage payment by credit card for training of high demand topics. Thank you.
This training is financed under a contract with the State of NH, Department of Health and Human Services, with funds provided in part by the State of NH and/or such funding sources as were available or required, e.g., the United States Department of Health and Human Services.