New Workshop Created by Madeleine M. Castellanos, MD Offers Promising Results for Women Feeling Cut-Off From Their Sensuality

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On October 15th 2011, Madeleine M. Castellanos, MD presents a new workshop to help women gain an understanding as well as mastery of their own bodies by focusing on movement for re-establishing mind-body connection.

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Because emotions can remain trapped within the body, block the experience of pleasure, and also cause disease processes, learning to open up these centers with movement can transform one's life.

Women increasingly are feeling disconnected from their bodies with the demands of our fast-paced society and increased dependence on electronic communication. Madeleine M. Castellanos, MD - psychiatrist and sex-therapist has witnessed the disconnect between mind and body in her practice with couples and individuals and states, "There seems to be a growing detachment from one's body, and therefore one's sensuality and ability to feel which presents as an inability to experience sexual pleasure and vitality that is crucial for personal happiness and successful relationships." In order to address this need, Dr. Castellanos has partnered with internationally-known dance therapist Patricia Capello to develop an all-day workshop specifically for women to teach them how to find their way back to their own bodies.

Combining instruction about the brain's plasticity and the factors that contribute to a mind-body disconnect, along with guided active movement, this workshop provides a different perspective from similar ones offered on the same topic. In this workshop, Dr. Castellanos shares her expertise in medicine and gives insight from both a biological and psychological viewpoint, while also describing the neurobiology behind re-establishing this connection. This is intertwined with actual movement with live, hands-on instruction for awakening of what Dr. Castellanos refers to as "the sacred feminine."

The workshop, which will be held in New York City on Saturday, Oct. 15th from 9am-5pm, promises to bring together discoveries from brain-science and modern medicine, as well as vibrational medicine and energy centers of the body. Because emotions can remain trapped within the body, block the experience of pleasure, and also cause disease processes, learning to open up these centers with movement can transform one's life. Advanced registration is required for this workshop. Please see Reclaim Your Sexuality - Workshop for more info and registration.

Madeleine M. Castellanos, MD is a psychiatrist specializing in sex therapy with couples and individuals. She is committed to helping others learn about their own sexuality and how to achieve physical and emotional balance in their sex lives. In addition to being an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, she has dedicated her private practice to the specialty of sex therapy and sexology for those couples and individuals wanting to address any difficulties they have in the area of sexuality, or enhance their sex life and their experience of sex. She is a member of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, the Society for Sex Therapy and Research, and the International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health. She can be reached at Reclaim Your Sexuality.com.

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