Equine-imity: Stress Reduction and Emotional Self-Regulation in the Company of Horses

Equine-imity: Stress Reduction and Emotional Self-Regulation in the Company of Horses

by MD Beverley Kane

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Overview

Do you wonder what it means to be "healthy as a horse"? Equine-imity teaches you how to create horse-human relationships that will improve your health by reducing stress and bridling emotions that behave like runaway horses.

Based on the classes and private sessions Dr. Kane conducts in the Stanford University Health Improvement Program, Equine-imity uses techniques from qigong, tai chi, yoga, Reiki, and nature-based therapy that have medically proven health benefits.

Can't quiet your mind for sitting meditation? Equine-imity teaches moving meditations that fully engage your mind and body. Simple activities such as meeting, grooming, and leading horses are taught as meditations.

Don't know how to meet a horse? This book provides resources for finding equine programs and private individuals with horses in your area.

Equine-imity is written especially for non-equestrians and non-meditators. Whether you have a horse or have never even touched one before, whether you practice meditation or not, in Equine-imity you will discover:

· Horses as teachers of physical, emotional, and spiritual health

· Appreciation of the human body as beautiful in every size and shape

· Applied principles from exercise physiology, sports medicine, natural horsemanship, and equine-assisted therapy

· Seven easy-to-follow medical qigong exercises

· The Stanford four-phase Equine-imity somatic horsemanship program, proven to reduce stress

· Resources for how to locate horses near your home or workplace

Our bodies are our temples and horses lead us to the altar.

Beverley Kane, MD, is Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine and an integrative medicine physician in the Stanford Division of Primary Care and Population Health, Palo Alto, California.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780578751153
Publisher: Horsensei Equine-Assisted Learning & THerapy
Publication date: 03/27/2021
Pages: 318
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.86(d)

About the Author

Beverley Kane, MD, is Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Stanford. She is Program Director for Equine-imity and Stanford Medicine and Horsemanship. She is also the course director and instructor for Stanford Medical Tai Chi, which includes the practice of both tai ji and qigong. Dr. Kane was previously Board Certified in Tai Chi for Energy by the Tai Chi for Health Institute. She is a Certified Horsemanship Association Level 1 riding instructor. Her private practice website is Horsensei Equine-Assisted Learning & THerapy (HEALTH) http://www.horsensei.com. She lives on the San Francisco Peninsula with her husband, Ruben, and cats, Kushami and Shénah.

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