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Rio Retreat Center Brain Spa is OPEN

The WHY of biofeedback has been incorporated into the Monday psycho-educational lecture. There has been a  big response with workshop participants using the brain spa,  mornings, evenings and during lunch breaks! The Brain, Heart, Body connection at RIO: CES  – Cranial Electro- Stimulation –  the  CES stimulates ALPHA WAVES, increases oxygen and blood flow to the brain HRC – Heart … Continue reading Rio Retreat Center Brain Spa is OPEN

New Focus on Childhood Trauma and Healing for Adults

I recently came across a blog written by ACEs Connection member Elizabeth Prewitt titled, “For the first time, SAMHSA’s annual children’s mental health event focuses on trauma.”  In the article, Ms. Prewitt writes, “It is both remarkable and natural that the theme of the 2018 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) May 10th Children’s Mental … Continue reading New Focus on Childhood Trauma and Healing for Adults

The Subtle Cues of Communication

“You cannot ‘not’ communicate.” In the world of communication theory, this is a common adage. Simply stated, it means that no matter how hard you try, it’s impossible to refrain from communicating to those around you. Since the majority of communication occurs through non-verbal cues that are transmitted both consciously and subconsciously, we are communicating … Continue reading The Subtle Cues of Communication

Rio Retreat Center Adds Equine Exeriential to Our Evening Activities!

Along with other evening activities including Yoga, Acupuncture, Tai Chi, Music, and 12 Step Groups, our Rio Retreat Center workshop participants now have the opportunity to take part in an Equine Experiential. Jean Collins-Stuckert, Executive Director at Rio, had a plan to add this next piece into Rio’s evening activities, “we have access to these … Continue reading Rio Retreat Center Adds Equine Exeriential to Our Evening Activities!

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