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The Philosophy and Science of Wellbeing Masterclass - AIS Cohort


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Course Title: The Philosophy and Science of Well-being

Presenter: Marlysa Sullivan, MPT, C-IAYT

Format:  On-Demand, Self-Paced Course

Category: Professional and Continuing Education – Masterclass

Location: Online

Estimated Effort:  2 hours to complete (video lecture presentation lessons, final quiz)

Level:  Introductory

Credential: Certificate of Completion

CEUs: 2 CEUs (MUIH, NBHWC, Yoga Alliance)*

* MUIH awards CEUs based on the MUIH PCE Philosophy. Various other professional organizations and boards may accept this offering for continuing education requirements. Please verify with your respective relevant professional organization and email with questions.

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Masterclass Overview:

What is the importance of meaning in one's life to well-being and health? Research has utilized the concept of eudaimonia to discuss the effects of human flourishing including the impact of purpose, meaning, good social relationships, and personal development on health.

As a result of this enlightening Masterclass, you will be able to identify practices to improve eudaimonic well-being either for yourself or your clients.

Masterclass Full Description:

Research has utilized the concept of eudaimonia to discuss the effects of human flourishing including the impact of purpose, meaning, good social relationships, and personal development on health.

Eudaimonic well-being has been shown to have significant health effects along the biopsychosocial-spiritual continuum for various client populations. This course will help the healthcare professional explore the meaning of this important philosophical concept as well as its application for holistic client care. It will also serve individuals seeking to explore the importance of such ideas of meaning, purpose, social relationships and personal development to their well-being

Learning Objectives:

As a result of this Masterclass, you will be able to:

·        Practice and experiment reflecting on the virtue ethics and golden mean through a meditation exercise.

·        Infer the tradition of eudaimonia from a philosophical context.

·        Define the components of eudaimonic wellbeing in current research contexts, identifying the benefits of eudaimonic wellbeing for health and wellbeing in general and for specific client populations.

·        Identify practices to improve eudaimonic wellbeing, either for yourself or your clients.

Who should participate:

Yoga therapists, acupuncturists, health coaches, health policymakers, health researchers and scholars, functional medicine practitioners, NDs, nutritionists, NTPs, physical therapists, psychologists, physicians, nurses, other allied healthcare professionals.  All other interested individuals seeking to incorporate eudaimonic wellbeing practices into your own life.  

Recommended pre-requisites:  None

Registration Fee(s): $99

AIS Members are eligible for a 10% Preferred Partnership Tuition Discount.  Email to verify your affiliation for the promo code.

Note:  Only one discount may be used at a time.

What you will get:

·        Total 2 hours of interactive instructional video lectures
·        PowerPoint presentation PDF for download
·        Practitioner handout(s) for use in clinical practice
·        Lifetime access to the course content for review & application
·        Certificate of Completion (upon successful achievement of program assessments)

*CEUs should be verified with the individual professional organization(s) for which you are seeking continuing education credit.

Presenter Bio:

Marlysa Sullivan is a physical therapist and yoga therapist. She is an assistant professor in integrative health sciences and yoga therapy at Maryland University of Integrative Health. Her research has focused on theoretical papers discussing the explanatory framework for yoga therapy, yoga therapy and polyvagal theory, and working with populations such as dementia, musculoskeletal conditions, neurological conditions. She is involved with the global consortium for yoga therapy and collaborates with yoga therapists across the world in areas of research and clinical practice.

Offering Details:

*Only one discount may be used at a time.

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