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Fever – An Important Ally for Growth and Healing
May 26 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm EDT
Join us for the fifth and final session of the Strengthening Immunity webinar series, featuring Anthroposophic Nursing and Therapeutic Eurythmy co-sponsored by the Foundation for Health Creation (FHC) and the Anthroposophic Health Association (AHA), Thursday, May 26th at 5:30pm PST/8:30pm EST.
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Jason Yates will bring Therapeutic Eurythmy movements to support the immune system. Eurythmy therapy developed out of eurythmy as an art. The therapist studies eurythmy for four to five years, then spends several years developing the art into a therapy. Eurythmy has for its vast vocabulary all the sounds of speech and music, all transformed into gesture. Eurythmy therapy is an active therapy done by the patient themselves once the exercises are learned from the therapist. Because eurythmy’s vocabulary is so large, the effects of eurythmy movement meet many needs, illness, developmental difficulties, physical and mental challenges. Those who practice eurythmy therapy find it stimulating, soothing and satisfying, and it gives a sense of agency in self-healing.
For more information, ATHENA’s website is www.therapeuticeurythmy.org.
Elizabeth Sustick, RN has been in the caregiving profession since 1970. Her post-graduate study in Anthroposophic Nursing included certification as an Anthropsophical Nurse Specialist, Rhythmical Einreibung Specialist and a Rhythmical Massage Therapists. Elizabeth had her own private nursing practice and has taught nurses and care-takers extensively, she’s also enjoyed co-working in the Medical Section, continuing to bring meaning and joy to the art and practice of Anthroposophic Nursing.
In 1997, Jason Yates received a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University before working internationally as a technology consultant, primarily in the field of virtual reality. He completed his eurythmy training in 2010 at Rudolf Steiner College in California. Following two years of performing in Europe and Asia, Jason completed his therapeutic eurythmy training in Germany before joining the Cascadia Society for Social Working, a Camphill community serving adults with special needs in North Vancouver, BC. He subsequently earned an MA in therapeutic eurythmy from Alanus University. Today he lives and works in Eugene, Oregon as a core faculty member and eurythmist for Waldorf Teacher Education Eugene. Jason also serves on several non-profit boards, lectures on Anthroposophical themes, and offers private therapeutic eurythmy sessions.