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Brain Power for Life: How Early Development Influences Your Life Course

  • 2 Apr 2024
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (PDT)


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Brain Power for Life: How Early Development Influences Your Life Course

Date: April 2nd, 2024

Time: 4 pm PT / 7 pm ET

Duration: 60 minutes

Speaker: Judy Romano, MD, FAAP, RYT, BLS

This webinar examines the relationship between early brain development and dementia prevention. The fundamentals of early brain development and child development have advanced in recent years through advances in neuroscience, molecular biology, and genomics allowing understanding of how early experiences are built into the human body and brain. The human brain is developed by a dance between genetic factors and the environment. The recognition of the effects of early stress that is toxic in nature resulting in physiologic disruption has been well studied and documented. These effects can result in disruptions of development for children and have negative effects on health throughout the lifespan.

Biology and experience are not destiny, however, and resilience is the antidote! High on the list of ways to develop and grow resilience are familiar to yoga practitioners and teachers - meditation and mindfulness practices, especially gratitude practices and the recognition of the importance of relationships. Adherence to overall personal wellness practices as described by the ARPF 4 Pillars provides the blueprint for the mitigation of the effects of stress on early development while supporting healthy resilience.

The 4 Pillars of Alzheimer’s Prevention

- Diet and Supplements

- Stress Management

- Exercise: Mental and Physical

- Spiritual Fitness

Approved for 1 Hour CE program for C-IAYT. Register and you'll automatically receive the recording.

What You Will Learn:

Understand the fundamentals of early brain development.

- Understand how the cumulative knowledge of early brain and child development is based on advances in neuroscience, molecular biology, and genomics.

- Understand how early experiences are built into our bodies and that significant adversity produces physiologic disruptions.

- Describe the role of resilience as it relates to development throughout the life span.

- Relate early brain development to dementia prevention.

Your Esteemed Speaker: Judy Romano, MD, FAAP, RYT, BLS

After serving the community for 30 years as a Pediatrician, Dr. Judy Romano is enjoying bringing yoga to the community in fresh and exciting ways. She is certified in Yoga Medicine which believes yoga is accessible to everyone, enhancing health and longevity. She is also a Certified Brain Longevity Specialist through the Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation. Dr. Judy’s classes blend knowledge of anatomy, movement, and the use of yoga as a therapeutic modality to meet each student where they are in the practice. Mindfulness and meditation practices along with the physical postures allow for a well-rounded experience for both mind and body.

Dr. Judy’s interest and expertise in early childhood brain development was reflected in her professional work at the local, state, and national levels. She was a national speaker for the American Academy of Pediatrics on the science of early brain development and continues to serve the Governor of Ohio on the Ohio Early Childhood Advisory Council. She is currently interested in how the principles of brain health are applicable across the lifespan and how research is ushering in a new paradigm for all ages.

Can't make it live? Don’t fret! Register and you’ll get exclusive access to the recording.

Why Join?

Our mission is to foster a thriving community where knowledge is shared, innovations are discussed, and every member uplifts the other. Be a part of this transformative journey and contribute to shaping the future of brain health!

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Grab Your Spot NOW! Let's journey together towards a brighter, brain-healthy future.

Join us and see what this webinar is all about. We’ve prepared an amazing program for you. Can’t participate in person? Sign up and you’ll receive the recording.

We are excited to be a resource to you and create this vibrant, collaborative community of uplifting one another. Thank you for taking part in this experience.

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