Upcoming events

    • 20 Sep 2019
    • 6 Oct 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • Camphill Village Kimberton Hills, Pennsylvania
    • 8
    Register

    Part 1 Course for Nurses, Massage Therapists, Health Care Professionals, Parents and Caregivers
    Students will be introduced to the theory of rhythmical and life processes through instruction and practice, and will learn:

    • The qualities of rhythmical touch and how to provide them
    • The meaning of the warmth organism and its importance in therapy
    • Application of the rhythmical qualities in other nursing situations
    • Indications and contraindications of Rhythmical Einreibung
    • Rhythmical Einreibung of the back, legs and feet

    The learning process is experiential and imaginative, offering a living knowledge of Rhythmical Einreibung that participants can integrate into their health care practices and life situations.

    Pregnancy and some medical conditions are contraindications for receiving Rhythmical Einreibung in a practice setting. Before registering, please notify the course coordinators if you are pregnant or have a medical condition.

    Click here for the course flyer and a printable registration form, though online registration is encouraged.

    Course Faculty:
    Karen Moyer Alderfer, RN, BSN, ANS, RES/T, is an Anthroposophical Nurse Specialist and Teacher. She teaches RE in the United States.

    For more information about this course contact Karen at karen.alderfer@gmail.com or 610.310.7897.

    Meals, Transportation and Housing:
    A healthy snack will be provided; otherwise, participants are responsible for their own meals, transportation and housing.

    Cancellation Policy:
    Participants' cancellation requests must be received in writing (emailed and received, or postmarked) before August 20th, 2019 for a full refund, less a $50.00 administrative fee. Cancellation requests received in writing after August 20th, but before September 6th will receive a 50% refund, less a $50.00 administrative fee. Cancellation requests received after September 6th will not be eligible for a refund, though another person can be substituted for a $100.00 administrative fee. Telephone cancellations cannot be honored. Email cancellations will be promptly acknowledged by return email; until then, you cannot assume they have been received.

    *Current NAANA members receive a discount on registration as a benefit of membership. To register as a current NAANA member, you must be logged in to the website at the time of registering, otherwise the site is unable to recognize you as a member and will not display the proper category selections. To become a member, click here.


    • 27 Sep 2019
    • 13 Oct 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • Fellowship Community, Chestnut Ridge, New York
    • 5
    Register

    Rhythmical Einreinbungen according to Wegman/Hauschka
    Foundation Course Part 2A & 2B
    Rhythmical Einreibung is a nursing treatment that gently enlivens, warms an nurtures the whole human being through conscious application of qualities of touch and therapeutic oils.

    This RE Part 2A & 2B course is for nurses, therapists, care givers and parents.

    The course will include:

    • Rhythmical Einreibung of the Lying Back, Arm, Chest & Abdomen
    • Review of the RE of the Sitting Back, Calf, Knee, Thigh & Foot
    • Difference of Sitting Back & Lying Back
    • Polarity of Arms & Legs
    • Lightness/Levity & Heaviness/Gravity
    • Difference between RE & RMT
    • Review of Adult Learning Process
    • Review of RE Quality Criteria
    • Review of Threefold and Fourfold in Relation to RE
    • Applying Quality Criteria in Other Areas of Life
    • Therapeutic Substances

    RE FC Part 3 will be offered in the Winter/Spring 2020. A mentoring process is available to those who wish to complete the Foundation Course.

    Faculty:
    Janice Balaskas, RN, is an Anthroposophic Nurse Specialist, Rhythmical Einreibungen Specialist and Teacher and Rhythmical Massage Therapist. She teaches RE in the United States, Europe and Asia.

    Judith Brockway-Aventuro, RN, BSN, is an Anthroposophic Nurse Specialist, Rhythmical Einreinbungen Specialist and Teach and Rhythmical Massage Therapist. She teaches RE in the United States.

    Registration is limited to 12 participants.

    Cost of the Course:
    $595 for early registration, received on or before July 27, 2019
    $695 for registration after July 27, 2019
    Current NAANA members receive $25 discount on registration.
    In order to register as a NAANA member, you must be signed in to www.anthroposophicnursing.org. Payment is due at time of registration.

    Cancellation Policy:
    Participants' cancellation requests must be received in writing (emailed and received, or postmarked) before August 27, 2019 for a full refund, less a $50.00 administrative fee. Cancellation requests received in writing before September 15 will receive a 50% refund, less a $50 administrative fee. Cancellation requests after September 15 will not be eligible for a refund, but another person may be substituted for an additional $50.00 administrative fee. Telephone cancellations cannot be honored. Email cancellations will be promptly acknowledged by return email; until then, you cannot assume they have been received.

    Online registration is preferred, though if needed, this downloadable registration form can be printed, completed, and send with accompanying payment, made payable to "NAANA", to:
    NAANA 
    PO Box 44
    Copake, NY 12516
    *Please be sure to write on memo line "RE FC Part 2 CR 2019"

    Note: Pregnancy and some medical conditions are contraindications for recieving Rhythmical Einreibung in a practice setting. Before registering, please notify the course coordinators if you are pregnant or have a medical condition.

    For information and questions about the course, contact Janice at janicerosebalaskas@gmail.com, or 484.250.3529.

    For information about meals and shuttle service, contact Judith at judithbrockway@gmail.com, or 502.693.3258

    Participants are responsible for arranging their own meals, accommodations and travel. For more information about accommodations contact Threefold Educational Center through their website at www.threefold.org.

    • 10 Oct 2019
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • 14 Oct 2019
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • Camphill Village Copake, New York
    • 6
    Register

    Foundation Course RE Level 1 - Part 2
    Rhythmical Application of Oils
    An Anthroposophic Nursing gesture that enlivens, warms and nurtures the whole human being through the application of touch and therapeutic oils. RE Part 3 course will be offered in October 2020.
     

    For event flyer and printable registration form click here, although online registration is encouraged.

    Students will be introduced to the theory of rhythmical and life processes through instruction and practice, and will learn:

    • Rhythmical Einreibung of the arms, chest, abdomen and lying back
    • Review of Adult Learning Process 
    • Review of RE Quality Criteria 
    • Difference between RE & RMT 
    • Difference of Sitting Back & Lying Back 
    • Lightness/Levity & Heaviness/Gravity 
    • Polarity of Arms & Legs 
    • Three-fold & Four-fold assessment 
    • Applying QC in Other Areas of Life 
    • Therapeutic Substances

    The learning process is experiential and imaginative, imparting a living knowledge of RE that participants are able to readily integrate into their health care practices and life situations.

    Pregnancy and some medical conditions are contraindications for receiving Rhythmical Einreinbung in a practice setting; please notify the course coordinators if you are pregnant or have a medical condition.

    A mentoring process is available to those who wish to complete the Foundation Course.

    Cost of the Course:
    $595 for early registration ($570 with NAANA membership discount of $25)
    $695 for registration after August 1st, 2019
    In order to register as a NAANA member, you must be signed in to www.anthroposophicnursing.org. Payment is due at time of registration.

    Cancellation Policy:
    Participants' cancellation requests must be received in writing (emailed and received, or postmarked) before August 1, 2019 for a full refund, less a $50.00 administrative fee. Cancellation requests received in writing before August 15th will receive a 50% refund, less a $50 administrative fee. Cancellation requests after August 15th will not be eligible for a refund, but another person may be substituted for an additional $50.00 administrative fee. Telephone cancellations cannot be honored. Email cancellations will be promptly acknowledged by return email; until then, you cannot assume they have been received.

    Faculty:
    Anke Smeele RN, HN-BC, ANS, RET is a Specialist in Anthroposophic Nursing and Rhythmical Einreibungen. She makes RE methods from Edelgard Grosse-Brauchman and Anette Beiswenger/Eva-Marie Batschko the foundation of her teaching. She teaches both  Foundation and Specialist RE/RES Level courses, is teaching in the AN/ANS program at the IPMT in Chestnut Ridge, New York, and mentors students in these programs. Anke is a founding Board Member for the Anthroposophic Nursing Association (NAANA), and chair for NAANA’s Education Committee.

    Online registration is preferred, though printed and completed registration forms, mailed with accompanying payment, made payable to "NAANA" can be sent to:
    Lynn Hotaling
    876 Carlson Rd
    Craryville, NY 12521

    • 24 Oct 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • 28 Oct 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • Camphill Village Copake, New York
    • 6
    Register

    Specialist level course in Rhythmical Einreibungen Part 4 -
    Organs and Pentagram

    Rolf Heine will be guest teacher for two of the five days.

    The RES Part 4 course is for those who completed the Foundation Course in RE (prerequisite is completion of the required treatments reports and a recommendation from a RE Specialist).

    Certification at Specialist Level is for Registered Nurses only.

    This course also welcomes those who want to refresh their skills in RE. Specialist Level courses (Part 5 and Part 6) will be offered in due course.
    For event flyer and printable registration form click here, although online registration is encouraged.

    In this course students will review the Part Einreibungen and WBE, and learn through instruction, practice and student presentations, the following:

    • The Organ and Pentagram Einreibung
    • The Anthroposophic theory, anatomy, physiology, metals and planets for the organs
    • The RE forms used for Spleen, Liver, Heart, Kidney and Bladder Einreibung
    • The Quality Criteria for the Organ RE
    • The substances used for these treatments
    • How to apply the Quality Criteria in areas of professional practice
    • The indications and contraindications for the Organ and Petagram treatments
    • Advanced Treatment Reports with threefold and fourfold assessments
    • Introduction to RE research

    A mentoring process is available to those who wish to complete the program for Specialist in RE.

    Cost of the Course:
    $695 for early registration ($670 with NAANA-member discount of $25)
    $795 for registration after August 1st ($770 with NAANA membership)
    In order to register as a NAANA member, you must be signed in to www.anthroposophicnursing.org. Payment is due at time of registration.

    Meals, Accommodations and Travel:
    A healthy snack will be served in the morning and afternoon. Aside from this, meals, accommodations and travel are not included in course registration, and are the sole responsibility of registrants.

    Cancellation Policy:
    Participants' cancellation requests must be received in writing (emailed and received, or postmarked) before August 1, 2019 for a full refund, less a $50.00 administrative fee. Cancellation requests received in writing before August 15th will receive a 50% refund, less a $50 administrative fee. Cancellation requests after August 15th will not be eligible for a refund, but another person may be substituted for an additional $50.00 administrative fee. Telephone cancellations cannot be honored. Email cancellations will be promptly acknowledged by return email; until then, you cannot assume they have been received.

    Faculty:
    Rolf Heine RN is founder and director of the Academy for Anthroposophic Nursing at the Filderklinik, Germany. He is a Specialist in Anthroposophic Nursing, and teaches Foundation and Specialist Anthroposophic Nursing courses, Palliative care, External applications, and Rhythmical Einreibungen, in various Anthroposophic and conventional hospitals and settings. He teaches on an international level in the IPMT in several countries. Rolf has been the Coordinator for the International Forum for Anthroposophic Nursing (IFAN) since 2000; he has served as 
    President for the International Council of Anthroposophic Nursing Associations (ICANA) since 2014; he is involved in the International Coordination Anthroposophic Medicine (IKAM); and has held roles in several prominent Anthroposophic associations. Rolf is well known for developing the Nursing Gestures. Besides this, he is the author of important publications on Anthroposophic Nursing.

    Anke Smeele RN, HN-BC, ANS, RET, is a Board Certified Holistic Nurse, and a Specialist in Anthroposophic Nursing and Rhythmical Einreibungen. She makes RE methods from Edelgard Grosse-Brauchman and Anette Beiswenger/Eva-Marie Batschko the foundation of her teaching. She teaches RE/RES Level courses, is teaching in the AN/ANS program at the IPMT in Chestnut Ridge, New York, and mentors students in these programs. Anke is founding Board Member for the Anthroposophic Nursing Association (NAANA), and chair for NAANA’s Education Committee.

    For information about available accommodations, or for other questions, write to Anke Smeele at anke@camphillvillage.org or by phone at 518.610.3525.

    Note: Pregnancy and some medical conditions are contraindications for receiving Rhythmical Einreibung in a practice setting. Please notify the course coordinators if you are pregnant or have a medical condition.

    • 30 Oct 2019
    • 7:00 AM
    • 2 Nov 2019
    • 7:15 PM
    • Chestnut Ridge, New York
    Register

    "It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; 
    what is essential is invisible to the eye."
    ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery

    Renewing our abilities and lifelong commitment to learning as Anthroposophic Nurses, with a special focus on the heart

    Guest teachers: Rolf Heine and Branko Furst, MD

    Participation is limited to graduates of the NAANA Accredited Training Courses.

    Cost: $625 

    Register by July 15th to receive early-bird savings of $75.00
    Current NAANA members save $25! 
    To register as a NAANA member you must be logged in to www.AnthroposophicNursing.org.

    Course tuition includes three meals and two breaks per day. Participants are responsible for arranging their own transportation and housing.

    All participants planning to travel by air are encouraged to fly into Newark Liberty International Airport. Information regarding ground transportation can be found here on the Threefold Educational Center website. Coordinated ride-sharing is not being offered; participants are responsible for their own arrangements.

    A limited number of dorm rooms may be available in Holder House on the Threefold Educational Center campus, but availability will not be known until closer to fall. To see more information about Holder House, or to look into community home stay options click here
    Please note: The Home Stay list is provided as a courtesy. Householders are responsible for the information contained in the list ; the information has not been verified by Threefold. Householders and guests are responsible for all home stay arrangements. 

    Housing may also be available through the Fellowship Community. Inquiries should be directed to Kathi at the Foundation Office at 845.356.8494, ext 2, during weekdays between 11am and 4pm. 

    Faculty Biographies:
    Rolf Heine, RN - Rolf is founder and director of the Academy for Anthroposophic Nursing at the Filderklinik, Filderstadt, Germany. He is a Specialist in Anthroposophic Nursing and teaches Foundation and Specialist Anthroposophic Nursing courses, palliative care, external applications, and Rhythmical Einreibung in various Anthroposophic and conventional hospitals and settings. He teaches on an international level in the IPMT in several countries. Rolf has been the Coordinator for the International Forum for Anthroposophic Nursing (IFAN) since 2000; he has served as President for the International Council of ANthroposophic Nursing Associations (ICANA) since 2014; he is involved in the International Coordination of Anthroposophic Medicine (IKAM); and he has held roles in several prominent Anthroposophic associations. Rolf is well-known for developing the Nursing Gestures. Besides this he is also the author of important publications on Anthroposophic Nursing.

    Branko Furst, MD, FFARCSI - Branko is a graduate of the University of Ljubljana Medical School in Slovenia and he completed his residency in anesthesiology at the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth and at the Middlesex Hospitals in London, UK. The pursuit of an academic career took him to El Paso, Texas, where he joined the faculty at the Department of Anesthesiology at Texas Tech University Medical School. Currently he is Professor of Anesthesiology at Albany Medical College in Albany, New York, and he divides his time between clinical practice, research and resident teaching. His research interests include cardiovascular physiology and mechanisms of general anesthesia. He authored the book "The Heart and Circulation - An Integrative Model", currently in it's second edition (Springer-Nature), and soon to be published in German translation (Salumed Verlag, Berlin). He has lectured on the integrative model of circulation nationally and internationally.

    Cancellation Policy:
    Participants' cancellation requests must be received in writing (emailed and received, or postmarked) before August 29th, 2019 for a full refund, less a $100.00 administrative fee. Cancellation requests received in writing before October 1st will receive a 50% refund. Cancellation requests received on or after October 1st will not be eligible for any refund. Telephone cancellations cannot be honored. Email cancellations will be promptly acknowledged by return email; until then, you cannot assume they have been received.

    Questions? Write to the course coordinator, Elizabeth Sustick, at naanatraining@gmail.com with subject line "CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSE"

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