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India: New Ways of Healing During the Festival of Lights

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Join Learning Journeys for an educational immersion focusing on learning new methods to create a holistic approach to patient care as well as stress management tools for professional self-care.

Led by Kim Hall, Kimberly Hall, RN BS Administrator, Brighton Hospice Nevada, who shares vast professional knowledge and passion for teaching professionals’ new ways of working mindfully with patients and their families. India’s New Ways of Healing curriculum will teach professionals to move past cultural and socioeconomic, learning about healing in different cultures, and the acceptance of transition.

These powerful experiences can provide practitioners with knowledge of holistic approaches in patient care. The program will also heal the healer through restorative mindfulness, meditation, ayurveda and yoga, teaching new tools for stress management.

Exploring different cultural norms can aide the practitioner in attaching meaning to the experience when viewed from a new perspective, providing such a sacred level of care for self and others.

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Adventure Learning
Ancient Traditions
Birding and Wildlife
Bucket List Learning
Theater Arts
Unplugged Learning
Wellness and Spirituality
Wine and Spirits
Woman's Focused
Writing and Literature

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Explore an Interest
Pursue a Passion
Change My Life!

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What You Will Learn/Do

•Experience the Diwali Festival with a local family

•Akshardham Temple and Gandhi Museum in Delhi

•Visit to Taj Mahal and Agra Fort in Agra

•Boat ride on Ganges and participation in prayer in Varanasi

•Discussion on Hinduism and a visit to Kashi Mukti Bhawan in Varanasi

•Yoga sessions in Rishikesh

•Meet with an Ayurvedic doctor for discussion and a treatment

•Visit Ganga Prem Hospice in Rishikesh

•Local experience with a family in Haridwar

•Aarti Ceremony of Ganges in Rishikesh

Why This Program Is Unique

• Learning new ways of healing

• Personal transformation and restoration

• Experience traditions with a local family

How This Program Benefits The Local Community

We aim not only to provide you a once in lifetime glimpse of the country, but also to provide means of income to people from local communities. The experiences included employs marginalized and at-risk locals and trains them for a brighter tomorrow.

We will also be visiting NGOs , where the proceeds of income received are invested back into social programs to support them on their journey to a secure future. What better way to travel as well as give back to the society!

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• 8 Nights’ accommodation at following New Delhi- The Lalit New Delhi 3 nights Varanasi-Hotel Madin 2 nights Rishikesh-Hotel Divine Resort-3 nights All Meals: • 24 Meals: 08 breakfast, 08 lunch and 08 dinner - as per the itinerary Guide, Sightseeing & Local Assistance • English-speaking local tour guides in respective cities i.e Delhi, Agra, Varanasi and Rishikesh. • All entrance fees to sites and monuments as per the itinerary. • Learning Journeys Representative for assistance at airport transfers. • All currently applicable taxes Special Site events & Activities Diwali Celebration • Akshardham Temple and Gandhi Museum in Delhi • Visit to Taj Mahal and Agra Fort in Agra • Boat ride on Ganges and participation in prayer in Varanasi • Discussion on Hinduism and a visit to Kashi Mukti Bhawan in Varanasi • 3 Yoga sessions in Rishikesh • Visit Ganga Prem Hospice in Rishikesh • Aarti Ceremony of Ganges in Rishikesh LEARNING JOURNEYS CERTIFICATE OF LEARNING

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