Presented by Marcia Miller, E-RYT 500
The Center for Innovative Practices (CIP), WraparoundOhio and the Healthy Kids Learning Community teamed up with Marcia Miller (pictured below right) presenting a series of trainings involving Urban Zen Integrative Therapy (UZIT), Marcia provided UZIT overviews as well as basic strategies for alleviating stress, particularly stress brought on by trauma. Her webinar and trainings also focused as much on caregivers and clinicians as patients, notably at a time when the levels of burnout and turnover in the youth recovery field are experiencing a significant rise, especially among new highers unaccustomed to the overwhelming youth and families needs brought on by the opiate crisis.
A certified yoga therapist, has been teaching yoga for over 40 years, Marcia Miller, E-RYT 500, has taught all levels and types of students from new beginners to yoga teachers and everyone in between. In 2001 Marcia was one of the founders/owners of Yoga on High. She is one of a few Master Teacher Trainers for the UZIT Trainings and directs the year-long trainings in Columbus.
About Marcia Miller
Marcia Miller, E-RYT 500, and certified yoga therapist, has been teaching yoga for over 40 years and has taught all levels and types of students from new beginners to yoga teachers and everyone in between. In 2001 Marcia was one of the founders/owners of Yoga on High. She is one of a few Master Teacher Trainers for the UZIT Trainings and directs the year-long trainings in Columbus. She is also the Reiki Master and a curriculum advisor for UZIT National. She is on a community advisory board for the Center for Integrative Health and Wellness at the Ohio State University and offers UZIT modalities in Wexner Medical Center at the Ohio State University and to staff members at Kobacker House Hospice.
Marcia leads several types of yoga teacher trainings and she designed and taught the yoga protocol for two large Ohio State University research projects. One researched the effect of yoga on the immune system and the other on the benefits of yoga for women recovering from breast cancer.
Marcia is also a Reiki Master Teacher and teaches Reiki around the country as well as at Yoga on High. She uses reiki extensively in her classes and with private clients. She is also passionate about Nonviolent Communication (NVC) and is bringing NVC to the yoga community and yoga to the NVC community. In 2008 Marcia took the lead in founding the Yoga on High Foundation, a fund at the Columbus Foundation as a way to serve all populations of people in her community including low income kids, homeless veterans and populations traumatized by sexual violence.
Marcia recently had the privilege and joy to teach UZIT to hospice workers in S. Africa and continues to offer skill building in self-care to people in hard jobs who want to continue their lives of service. Her yoga training has been continuous as she has broadened her knowledge in areas of asana and meditation, anatomy and physiology, yoga for traumatized populations and therapeutic yoga.
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