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Mastering the addictive Personality 11-17 October

with Carolyn Cowan

October 11-17, Mangalam, Tvååker, Sweden

Carolyn Cowan kommer till Sverige 11-17 oktober 2017 och undervisar alla tre moduler i Mastering the addictive personality.

Det här är en yrkesutbildning godkänd av Kundalini Yoga Teachers Association där du efter klarad examen certifieras.

Den här utbildningen är öppen för alla yogaformer och riktar sig till dig som vill arbeta med yoga terapeutiskt.

This teacher training is the only one of it’s kind:

The principle techniques taught in this programme can be applied to all yoga styles.

The training, which is 60 hours for one week, is certified by the Kundalini Yoga Teachers Association

Carolyn Cowan:

Carolyn is a multi-layered in her approach to recovery, spiritual practice and experience. She's done the journey through recovering from drugs, alcohol, gambling, cigarettes, sugar and sex. She's a Kundaliniyoga teacher and trainer in recovery, which in her own words affected her recovery hugely. She´S also a psychosexual & relationship therapist, a counsellor specialising in addiction recovery, trauma, pre & post-natal issues, the spiritual journey, female empowerment and sexual abuse recovery.

Recovery: A life worth living.


Questions & contact:

Camilla Assarsson e-mail: info [at]

phone: +46 702 24 28 97


Date: October, 11-17, 2017

Start (preliminary) 9:30 am october 11:th.

End (preliminary: 2:00 pm october17:th

Place: Yoga Mangalam

Klef 51, 430 10 Tvååker

Price: Early bird 1792 euro including food and accomodation (registration before 010817),regular price 2103 euro.


Included in the price is vegetarian food food and and accomodation at Mangalam Yoga facility in hostel style.

The food that's served is a combination of Ayurvedic and egetarian food, and ecological when possiblem. The meals are free from gluten and lactose, or there will be an option free from gluten and lactose.

If you live/stay nearby the facility you can choose to include only food in the education price. Then you pay 1625 euro early bird (registration before 010817), regular price 1936 euro. Use the discount code ONLYFOOD at registration.


The training is open to all yoga styles.

This education welcomes students wishing to participate for their own experience.


Module 1: We eill explore the 12 step and SMART recovery, trauma and the links to addictive behaviour. Different types of addictionm including substance & process addictions, "Chem Sex" and, the effects of addictions on the mind, body, hormones & emotions will be examined. The use of medications including anti-depressants and other prescription drugs will be explored plus there will be an owerview of the psychiatric issues involved in addiction and recovery.

Module 2: This module will focus on specific postures and their direct effects upon the body, mind and hormonal flow. We will explore the power of intention, the effects of pranayama & meditation, and the experience of mantra. The need for self-parenting, acceptance and boundaries in recovery will be a fundamental part. This module will focus on how to teach yoga to master the addictive personality in different setting including prisons, rehabs, gyms and dedicated yoga centres. We will explore the issues when working with clients who are in treatment and in harm minimisation centres.

Module 3: The third module will look at diet and detoxification including life without sugar and other stimuli including caffeine. We will discuss the importance of a spiritual practice, including replacing acting out with ceremony and ritual. THere will be a focus on healthy sexuality and intimacy. We will create a tool box for long-term recovery and relapse prevention. Part of the module will look at how to set up, run and publicise classes and groups and how to make the best use of social media.

Yoga, pranayama and meditation will be a core practise throughout the whole week.

Certification is based upon passing of an exam and attendance at all three modules.