Care for Body Image and Soul Just Part of Program at 2018 iaedp™ Symposium

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During this year’s conference, held March 22 – 25 at the Omni at ChampionsGate in Orlando, Florida, participants once again will attend the most comprehensive, creative and innovative educational program available in the field. And this year, professionals also can look forward to yoga, walks and jogging in a therapeutic setting conducted bright and early before each conference day begins.

Understanding the body and soul is at the core of the 2018 iaedp™ Symposium, hosting hundreds of professionals in the field of eating disorders. This becomes clear through the poster and keynote presentations, the more than 70 exhibitors and the extracurricular program.

During this year’s conference, held March 22 – 25 at the Omni at ChampionsGate in Orlando, Florida, participants once again will attend the most comprehensive, creative and innovative educational program available in the field. And this year, professionals also can look forward to yoga, walks and jogging in a therapeutic setting conducted bright and early before each conference day begins.

The schedule offers activity on each day of the four-day conference:
Thursday March 22    
6:00 a.m. Mindfulness Based Yoga with Beverly Price, CEDRD-S, C-IAYT        
Join us in this dynamic, mindful-yoga flow experience.

Friday, March 23
6:00 a.m. Morning Refresh/Strength Walk with Megan A. Kniskern MS, RD, CEDRD                                
Take in the beauty of sunny Florida with a fast-paced 45-minute strength building morning walk.

6:00 a.m. Safe Space Yoga with Maria Sorbara Mora MS, CEDRD, C-IAYT    
Bring your body and your curiosity onto the mat and experience yoga from the inside out.

Saturday, March 24            
6:00 a.m. Morning Yoga with Megan A. Kniskern MS, RD, CEDRD    
Begin your day and the conference with 45 minutes of intention setting yoga practice for all levels.

6:00 a.m. Morning Jog with Lewis Jones, PsyD.    
Energize your morning with a casual, friendly run through the picturesque Omni Resort.

Sunday, March 25            

6:30 a.m. Gentle Yoga with Elisa Mott Jones, EdS, NCC, E-RYT500, RMHCI    
Enjoy a gentle 45-minute yoga class with an emphasis on meditation in motion and energizing breath work to start your day!

About the iaedp™ Foundation: Since 1985, the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals has provided education and training standards to an international and multidisciplinary group of various healthcare treatment providers and helping professions. The Presidents Council provides support to the organization and its mission and includes: Center for Change; Center for Hope of the Sierras; Eating Recovery Center; Laureate Eating Disorders Program; La Ventana Treatment Programs; McCallum Place Eating Disorder Centers; Monte Nido & Affiliates; Pine Grove Women's Center; Remuda Ranch at the Meadows; Rogers Behavioral Health; Rosewood Centers for Eating Disorders; Selah House; The Renfrew Center; Timberline Knolls; and Veritas Collaborative.            

The iaedp™ Foundation proudly announces the supporting sponsors for the 2018 iaedp™ Symposium:
Silver and Event Sponsor: Avalon Hills
Bronze Sponsor: Breathe Life Healing Centers
Bronze Sponsor: Montecatini Eating Disorder Treatment Centers
Bronze Sponsor: Fairwinds Treatment Center
Bronze Sponsor: Pine Grove’s Women’s Center

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