Elaine Corwin

Professor, Director of Collegiate Recovery

Elaine Corwin

Meditation

Corning Community College

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PRESENTATION:

Meditation as a Pathway for Enhancing Recovery : Accessible, High Impact, Low Cost

Receive highlights of the latest research on positive effects of meditation on recovery and the health and wellbeing of all (decreasing pain, anxiety, anger, depression, cravings, increasing compassion and purpose etc.) Practice a variety of evidence based, accessible meditation techniques that can be easily can be easily integrated into a variety of recovery pathways and populations (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction -MBSR, Lovingkindness/Compassion Meditation and Medical Meditation.) Leave with ideas for potential application personally and professionally.

BIOGRAPHY:

Elaine Corwin, M.S. in Health Education, is a national health and wellness consultant, educator and inspirational speaker with over 30 years of experience integrative health and wellness curriculum design, stress management and psychoneuroimmunology. As a professor of health and wellness at Corning Community College she teaches classes in Meditation, Guided Imagery for Health Enhancement, Nourishing Mind, Body Spirit, Journaling for Health and Wellness, Life Coaching for Health and Wellness and Stress Management. Elaine's enthusiasm, passion and joyfulness emanates in her approach to health counseling and consultation. During her current tenure as professor of health education at Corning Community College she has received her colleges Excellence in Teaching Award and the New York State Chancellors Award for Excellence in Teaching. As an Internationally Certified Recovery Coach & Trainer she is passionately involved in helping bring people and communities together to focus on recovery and healing, especially in times of such widespread opioid use. CCC was awarded a NYS OASAS grant to open two Collegiate Recovery Centers where the focus is on creating recovery communities and bringing more integrative healing modalities into recovery. Meditation, yoga, creative arts & healing, wilderness therapy and all part of the multiple paths of healing offered to inspire people in recovery to have more joy, hope and healing!