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Why Yoga and Mindfulness? The Science Behind Their Effectiveness for Lawyers [Webinar]

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Join us to find out positive benefits of yoga and mindfulness for lawyers from Dr. Tracey Meyers with this recent installment of Webinars for Busy Lawyers.

 

Discover the science that illuminates how these ancient practices can significantly enhance lawyers’ mental, emotional, and physical well-being. This session is designed for lawyers who have been curious about yoga and mindfulness and/or seeking a deeper understanding of why yoga and mindfulness have stood the test of time and continue to gain popularity in our modern world and can support them professionally and personally.

KEY HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Historical Wisdom Meets Modern Science: Learn about the origins of yoga and mindfulness and how contemporary research validates their benefits.
  • The Mind-Body Connection: Unravel the intricate ways in which yoga and mindfulness can harmonize our mental states with physical health.
  • Neuroscience Insights: Delve into the neuroscientific findings that reveal how these practices remodel our brain structures and neural pathways.
  • Stress Reduction Techniques: Gain practical knowledge on how yoga and mindfulness can be potent tools for managing stress and anxiety.
  • Holistic Health: Understand how integrating these practices into your daily routine can lead to improved overall health and longevity.
  • Real-life Applications: How to apply the principles of yoga and mindfulness to your life for maximum benefit.

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • The psychological effects of regular yoga and mindfulness practice.
  • Physiological changes that occur in the body in response to these practices.
  • Strategies for incorporating yoga and mindfulness into your daily schedule.
  • How these practices can lead to better sleep, improved concentration, and a stronger immune system.

Additionally, hear from Jarrod Matteson, a Partner at DLA Piper, who will share his experience on how yoga, mindfulness, and breathing work has made him a more effective attorney and better equipped to manage the high-pressured legal environment.

Q&A from the live program is included in the recording.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION SLIDES.

 

 

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ABOUT THE EXPERTs

Tracey Meyers, PsyD, Staff Clinician, LCL MADr. Tracey Meyers, Psy.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of Massachusetts, certified yoga instructor and yoga therapist. She joined LCL MA in August of 2020 following her work for the State of Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services where she spent over 15 years working in inpatient and outpatient mental health settings. Tracey has a strong commitment to integrative medicine for mental health and wellness and leads mindfulness and yoga programs for groups, individuals, and professionals in the workplace. Read more about Tracey here.

 

Jarrod F. Matteson is a seasoned attorney specializing in commercial real estate law.  He joined the global law firm DLA Piper in 2007 and has been a Partner there since 2016. Jarrod has extensive experience representing landlords, tenants, borrowers, and real estate operators in various complex commercial leasing, finance, acquisition, and joint venture transactions. As a member of the Massachusetts Bar since 2004, his educational background includes a Juris Doctor from Northeastern University School of Law, complemented by a Master of Arts in Mathematics from the University of Maryland and a Bachelor of Arts with distinction in Mathematics from Boston University.

Beyond law, Jarrod is a certified YOGABODY Breathing Coach and a member of the International Enneagram Association. He recently received a Certificate of Completion in Psychedelic Therapies and Integration from Psychedelics Today’s Vital Program and is recognized as a dedicated preparation and integration coach, leveraging the Enneagram for inner work and self-discovery.  Jarrod began his meditation practice in 1999 prior to attending law school and has worked with a variety of meditation and mindfulness teachings and techniques over the past 25 years. Currently, he is in a Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training program with Mindfulness Exercises.

He is also a presenter with Prasada, a Philadelphia-based Corporate Wellness company that provides wholebeing education and practices to the legal industry. In addition, Jarrod is a sought-after Breathwork facilitator for retreats with The Infinite Center, an organization offering transpersonal breathwork to support self-discovery.

Read more about Jarrod here.

 

   Free & Confidential Consultations:

Lawyers, law students, and judges in Massachusetts can discuss concerns with a licensed therapist, law practice advisor, or both. Find more on scheduling here.

 

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