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WEEK OF OCTOBER 26, 2019
Preparing for the Final Asana: End of Life Law, Medicine, Policy and What Yoga Offers.
at Rancho La Puerta, Tecate, Mexico
The following will be discussed:
pain and symptom management, hospice, palliative care, palliative sedation, forgoing food and fluid, forgoing treatment, psychotherapy facilitated with psychedelic medicine, aid in dying.
Being an Advocate for Yourself or a Loved One
Learn how to interface with the medical care team to ensure your or your loved one’s wishes are known and respected. What documents can be helpful, who should you appoint to speak for you if you lose the ability? What conversations should be had with the person who you choose to speak for you?
Can the final bit of the journey be coherent with the life that has gone before?
Is this important? What would that look like for you? Bring a creative component into this visioning through poetry, song, and art.
More information on Preparing for the Final Asana.
Also on Nov. 2nd: