Foundations Program Graduate
Advanced Program Student
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor & Yoga Therapist
Location: Silver Spring, MD
Website: Laurice Counselling Services
As a licensed clinical professional counselor I have helped hundreds of people see themselves more clearly, develop healthy coping skills and make changes to their lives for the better.
Yet too often ‘talk therapy’ by itself is not enough. For people living with anxiety or the effects of trauma, talking is just the tip of the iceberg. For true balance to be restored, their somatic symptoms must be addressed. The Breathing Deeply Yoga Therapy teacher training has helped me take a broader look at my work with clients.
This program is different from others. The Breathing Deeply Yoga Therapy program dives into the deeper parts of what it is to be human. It offers a model that explores all the koshas.
This training has given me a deeper understanding of what my clients are going through, and the movement they might need to move forward to more healthy, balanced lives. Where other programs focused on the clinical, Breathing Deeply accounts for a more balanced consideration of mental and physical health.
It has given me fresh eyes, no longer only looking through the mental health lens I was originally trained with. I now also incorporate the lens of yoga in the work I do with clients.
We all get to that point when we need an infusion of new learning and fresh inspiration. For me, I found it in Breathing Deeply.
Welcome to episode 2 of the Breathing Deeply Yoga Therapy and Meditation Podcast! At Breathing Deeply we offer Yoga Therapy Foundations and IAYT Advanced teacher training programs. Inside these programs, we have weekly Q&A sessions with students and Breathing Deeply founder & lead teacher. Brandt Passalacqua. This episode has been taken from a live Q&A […]
Today’s episode is a recording taken directly from a live Q&A session with Breathy Deeply founder, Brant Passalacqua and students of our Yoga therapy foundations program. Brandt covers how a yoga therapy session usually flows, whether you need to specialize as a yoga therapist, the difference between depression and anxiety and how to approach mental […]
Although valuable on their own, combining the concepts of “Discipline and Surrender” can be important for the evolution of our meditation practice. In this episode, meditation teacher Brandt Passalacqua references the Yoga Sutra and the Yoga Spandakarika texts as he explains how discipline, or “the willingness to maintain the perspective we have found through practice,” […]