Breath-Body-Mind Stress Resilience Program for Ukrainians and Their Healthcare Providers

February 14, 2023
  • Free Online Breath-Body-Mind for Ukrainians with Ukrainian Translation
  • Stress Resilience Program for all Ukrainians and their Healthcare Providers
  • Dr. Richard P. Brown, Dr. Patricia Gerbarg, and Jyoti Jo Manuel
  • Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at 17:00-20:15 Kyiv, Ukraine time;

10:00 AM – 1:15 PM EDT; 3:00 PM-6:15 PM GMT


Join international experts to experience natural healing methods for recovery from disasters. In this free live online stress and trauma relief program, learn unique evidence-based mind-body practices to strengthen the ability to withstand high levels of stress, sharpen mental focus, overcome fatigue, reduce physical pain, and support recovery from trauma. Healthcare workers also need methods to restore and maintain their own mental and physical health so that they can continue taking care of their families, their patients, and their communities.

17:00-17:50 (Ukraine) | 10:00-10:50 am EDT Dr. Richard Brown teaches simple, gentle, but powerful movement and breath practices that quickly relieve stress, tension, and anxiety. These can be done sitting, standing, or lying down, even by people with physical injuries.

17:50-18:00 | 10:50-11:00 am EDT 10-minute break

18:00-18:40 | 11:00-11:40 am EDT Jyoti Jo Manuel, founder of Special Yoga for Children with Special Needs, demonstrates practices for helping children affected by stress and trauma.

18:40-18:50 | 11:40-11:50 am EDT 10-minute break

18:50-19:50 | 11:50-12:50 pm EDT Dr. Gerbarg gives a lecture with slides and video clips on the scientific basis for Breath-Body-Mind (BBM) practices, clinical research on using BBM for survivors of trauma and war, and examples of how BBM helps children.

19:50-19:55 | 12:50-12:55 pm EDT 5-minute break

19:55-20:15 | 12:55-1:15 pm EDT Dr. Brown and Dr. Gerbarg continue discussion, Q & A with those who can stay.

This program with Ukrainian translation will be recorded and made available to everyone who registers. It is offered for all Ukrainians and their healthcare providers, caregivers, and teachers.

Organizations, NGOs, government workers, and others who are helping Ukrainians are also welcome to come.

For more than 20 years, Dr. Brown and Dr. Gerbarg, co-founders of Breath-Body-Mind, have provided disaster relief programs internationally. See and

Richard P. Brown, MD, Associate Professor in Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Patricia Gerbarg, MD, Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychiatry, New York Medical College

This program is sponsored by Breath-Body-Mind Foundation
a non-profit 501(c)3