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Paul Denniston

Paul Denniston

Paul Denniston
created Grief Yoga and has studied grief and trauma with top leaders in that field, including William Worden and Peter Levine. He also worked and studied with yoga masters Gurmukh and Seane Corn. Paul has taught the techniques and exercises of Grief Yoga to thousands of therapists, counselors, and health care professionals to use with their clients in the United States, England, and Australia.

Releasing Pain, Healing Grief and Remembering with Love

Dec 08 - 10, 2017 Begins in 3 months
with David Kessler & Paul Denniston

Many people in grief dread the holidays after a loss. Join grief expert David Kessler and grief yoga teacher Paul Denniston for a weekend of healing. You can discover how pain may be inevitable after loss, but suffering is optional. The heart aches, the body remembers, and the mind can get lost in all the guilt, what ifs, and regrets. Using many different techniques, you can learn how to deal with yearning, sadness, and to imagine a life beyond loss. David and Paul teach therapists ways to help clients find peace in loss and learn how to live again.



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