This special two-hour presentation is geared specifically for those trained in UZIT. Join Marcia and Lori for more details on using our modalities in classes with people who are addicted.
Marcia Miller, E-RYT 500 and a certified Yoga Therapist, has taught yoga to a wide variety of populations in her over 40 years of teaching, including homeless veterans, prisoners and women who have been sex-trafficked, many of whom had addictions. She is one of the founders and co-owners of Yoga on High, and one of a few Master Teachers for the Urban Zen Integrative Therapy (UZIT) program. She is a Reiki Master, teaching Reiki in Central Ohio and around the country and is the lead Reiki teacher for UZIT on a national level. She has also been fostering conversations about death, finding that the opioid crisis has affected those conversations in painful yet powerful ways.
Lori Bower, M.Ed, E-RYT 500, is an Urban Zen Integrative Therapist and Reiki Master Teacher. Lori is also an instructor at the Center for Integrative Health and Wellness at the Ohio State University, with Mindfulness in Motion, a mindfulness-based intervention that was developed, researched and validated at the OSU College of Medicine and teaches at Yoga on High. As a Reiki Master Teacher, she provides training to healthcare providers and those working in the allied health professions. Lori is a Senior Teacher and Mentor for UZIT and is an annual presenter at the Addiction Studies Institute at OSU. She implemented UZIT programs for Columbus Springs Dublin and Columbus Springs East, two hospitals focused on mental health and addiction. She also developed and is director of the UZIT Program for the Ronald McDonald House at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.