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Mindfulness, The Brain and Horses

Posted on Aug 15, 2012 in Equine Assisted Learning, Equine Assisted Psychotherapy | Comments Off

Mindfulness, The Brain and Horses

MINDFULNESS   Being  MINDFUL is to be aware and attentive, showing careful attention. But, to what extent can MINDFULNESS be applied? To an extent that can change lives. Mindfulness practice is an effective tool for stress management and overall wellness that benefits emotional and physical health and relationships. It can be described as attention-based training that helps a person to become more open and aware of the present moment, of their thoughts, feelings and emotions, and it happens without judgement. Mindfulness practice stems from Buddhist tradition, but has found it’s way...

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Equine Assisted Mindfulness This Saturday

Posted on May 17, 2012 in Equine Assisted Learning, Events | Comments Off

Equine Assisted Mindfulness This Saturday

Spend the day among green pastures and beautiful equines to learn more about mindfulness and the ability to tune in to the present moment and quiet the mind. Horses are constantly attuned to their environment and their behavior is based on the moment. Engaging in activities with horses allows for self-reflection, body awareness, mind-body alignment. Ideal for anyone who would like to acquire some valuable tools to help with STRESS REDUCTION AND INNER CLARITY. In partnership with the Mind Body Awareness Project of Nashville and Integrative Life Center. Saturday, May 19th 9am – 5pm The...

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The Horse and Your Authentic Self

Posted on Feb 10, 2012 in Equine Assisted Learning, Equine Assisted Psychotherapy | Comments Off

The Horse and Your Authentic Self

“I’ve been on this planet for more than half a century and I have yet to see a human being invent a version of themselves that’s superior to the original,” writes Wyatt Webb in his book, It’s Not About the Horse.  Webb has been a therapist, horseman and leader in equine assisted psychotherapy programs for over 20 years. He goes on to say, “And, much like the horse, humans don’t like phonies, either.” He’s referring to our humanistic response of presenting ourselves how we want others to see us while hiding our true emotions, a result of fear, pain, self-doubt or an...

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EAL/EAP Demonstration

Posted on Dec 1, 2011 in Equine Assisted Learning, Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, Events, News | Comments Off

EAL/EAP Demonstration

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“Success Within” A Great Success!

Posted on Nov 5, 2011 in Equine Assisted Learning, Events, News | Comments Off

“Success Within” A Great Success!

Lisa Wysocky’s “Success Within” was a great success!  It was a beautiful October day in Leiper’s Fork, TN where a group of 19 gathered for discussion on goal setting, leadership, creativity, relationships; and then it was hands-on with the horses.  Poco and Bunny, our two mares, showed us what we can learn from herd behavior and what we can discover about ourselves.  These two are very much the opposite of each other. Poco is a highly secure and intelligent horse who is the Alpha. Bunny, while a smart and willing horse, shows a lot of insecurity and needs a...

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