Monday, October 27, 2014

Author and International Yoga Instructor Tommy Rosen to Speak at Pasadena Recovery Center


Pasadena, CA, November 5th 2014

Pasadena Recovery Center is pleased to welcome international yoga instructor and author of “Recovery 2.0: Move Beyond Addiction and Upgrade Your Life,” Tommy Rosen to their groundbreaking speaker series on Wednesday November 5th at 12pm. Rosen is a refreshing pioneer in the recovery and yoga movement who has helped countless individuals find relief from their attachments to substances across the board; alcohol, drugs, pot, coffee, gambling, sex, caffeine, cigarettes, hoarding and beyond. Rosen has spent the last two decades immersed in yoga, recovery and wellness. He holds advanced certifications in both Hatha and Kundalini Yoga and has more than 23 years of recovery from acute drug addiction.
 
As a leader in the burgeoning field of Yoga and Recovery, Rosen has assisted others to holistically heal from addictions of all kinds. He teaches regularly at yoga conferences and festivals, including Wanderlust, Hanuman and Sun Valley to name a few.  He is the host of the Recovery 2.0 Online Conferences, a groundbreaking conference series of over 35 hours of inspiring talks from experts that will help you overcome addiction and thrive in recovery. He also teaches annually at Esalen, Omega and Kripalu. Rosen has been undoubtedly dedicated to yoga & recovery for over 23 years and is proof that these steps really do work.

Mackenzie Phillips, the Treatment and Recovery Advocate at Pasadena Recovery Center will be introducing Tommy Rosen, and following the talk there will be an opportunity for the audience to ask questions, as well as have their purchased books signed.
 
"We are honored to have Tommy Rosen as our featured guest for this month's speaker series," said Phillips. "We know he will provide an insightful, and unforgettable presentation that will truly resonate with the Pasadena Recovery Center community."
 
Pasadena Recovery Center Speaker Series hosts amazing authors, entrepreneurs, celebrities, and experts to talk about their personal experiences with addiction and the way it has affected both themselves and the people around them.
 
TOMMY ROSEN is a yoga teacher and addiction recovery expert who has spent the last two decades immersed in yoga, recovery and wellness. He holds advanced certifications in both Hatha and Kundalini Yoga and has more than 22 years of recovery from acute drug addiction. Tommy is a pioneer in the burgeoning field of Yoga and Recovery, assisting others to holistically heal from addictions of all kinds. He teaches regularly at yoga conferences and festivals, including Wanderlust, Hanuman and Sun Valley to name a few. He is the host of the Recovery 2.0 Online Conferences, a groundbreaking conference series of over 35 hours of inspiring talks from experts that will help you overcome addiction and thrive in recovery. He also teaches annually at Esalen, Omega and Kripalu. Tommy and his wife, noted yoga instructor Kia Miller, live in Venice, California.
 
 
PASADENA RECOVERY CENTER: Located in the charming historic district of Pasadena, the Pasadena Recovery Center was co-founded in 2000 by renowned psychiatrist Dr. Lee Bloom, his daughter Alison Triessl, and his son Michael Bloom. The 98-bed drug and alcohol treatment center is nationally known for its 12-step based comprehensive treatment program and highly skilled, licensed and certified staff. Pasadena Recovery Center is dedicated to providing compassionate, comprehensive care to those suffering from chemical dependency and is proud to offer lifesaving and life-changing treatment at an affordable cost. The Pasadena Recovery Center’s goal is to reintroduce sober individuals into society with the skills necessary to lead meaningful, productive lives.




Friday, September 12, 2014

Noah Levine World Renowned Author and Addiction Specialist to Speak at Pasadena Recovery Center


Pasadena Recovery Center is pleased to welcome renowned author and founder of 
“Against The Stream Buddhist Meditation Society,” Noah Levine to their groundbreaking
speaker series on Wednesday September 17th at 12pm. He is one of the leading 
speakers on the topic of drug addiction and has changed the face of AA. Levine is not
your average addiction counselor, taking the ideologies of the 12-Steps and uniquely
combining them with Buddhist practices, along with the tattoo covered, punk rock
lifestyle, holding meetings in revered underground music venues such as The Gilman in
San Francisco.

As the author of multiple best selling books and positions as a Buddhist teacher,
addiction counselor, and leader of the punk-rock scene, Levine will prove to be an
informative speaker that cannot be missed. Levine is the first to apply the Four Noble
Truths and Eight-Fold Path of Buddhism to a process of treating addiction, starting an
international movement, and creating a small sect of Buddhism in the process. With a
love of Motor-head T-shirts, punk-rock music and chain link wallets, Levine truly brings
a new age feel to recovery.

Mackenzie Phillips, the Treatment and Recovery Advocate at Pasadena Recovery
Center will be introducing Noah Levine, and following the talk there will be an
opportunity for the audience to ask questions, as well as have their purchased books
signed.

"We are honored to have Noah Levine as our featured guest for this month's speaker
series," said Phillips. "We know he will provide a fun, hip, and memorable presentation
that will truly resonate with the Pasadena Recovery Center community."

Pasadena Recovery Center Speaker Series hosts amazing authors, entrepreneurs, celebrities, and experts to talk about their personal experiences with addiction and the way it has affected both themselves and the people around them.
NOAH LEVINE is the founder of the “Against The Stream Buddhist Meditation Society” with centers in Los Angeles and San Francisco and over 20 affiliated groups in North America and Europe. He teaches meditation groups, gives workshops and leads retreats internationally. Noah has created a process of addiction recovery based on the teachings of the Buddha called Refuge Recovery. He is the author of “Dharma Punx”, “Against the Stream”, “Heart of the Revolution” and “Refuge Recovery.”
PASADENA RECOVERY CENTER: Located in the charming historic district of Pasadena, the Pasadena Recovery Center was co-founded in 2000 by renowned psychiatrist Dr. Lee Bloom, his daughter Alison Triessl, and his son Michael Bloom. The 98-bed drug and alcohol treatment center is nationally known for its 12-step based comprehensive treatment program and highly skilled, licensed and certified staff. Pasadena Recovery Center is dedicated to providing compassionate, comprehensive care to those suffering from chemical dependency and is proud to offer lifesaving and life-changing treatment at an affordable cost. The Pasadena Recovery Center’s goal is to reintroduce sober individuals into society with the skills necessary to lead meaningful, productive lives.

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation To Sponsor Recovery 2.0 Global Online Conference

CENTER CITY, Minn.April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, the nation's largest nonprofit addiction treatment provider, will sponsor the "Recovery 2.0" free online conference May 3-7. The web-based event will present one-on-one, in-depth conversations between yoga teacher and addiction recovery expert Tommy Rosen and a wide variety of recovery and wellness specialists.
"The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is pleased to partner with one of the most energetic and thoughtful advocates for embracing lifelong recovery, Tommy Rosen," said Nick Motu, vice president of Marketing and Communications for the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation. "Tommy's 'Recovery 2.0' is an innovative recovery platform, and we know that presenters Jerry MoeBuster Ross andFred Holmquist from our organization will enhance his excellent program."
"The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation's support of Recovery 2.0 reflects our strong commitment to holistic hope, healing and health," continued Motu.
He noted that in addition to the distinguished speakers from the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, the event will feature other luminaries from the field of recovery, as well as spiritual leaders and yoga teachers. There are six speakers per day, and the event is available for free to anyone in the world.
"The recent merger that created the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation brought together two amazing institutions that have been at the cutting edge of addiction treatment for a long time," Recovery 2.0's founder Tommy Rosen stated. "Their desire to partner with us is a dream come true for the whole Recovery 2.0 team and movement. It is a powerful demonstration of their faith in sustainable, holistic approaches to primary recovery and continuing care for those who struggle with addiction of all kinds."
FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF SPEAKERS AND TO REGISTER FOR THE FREE TO ATTEND RECOVERY 2.0 CONFERENCEhttp://recovery2point0.com/hazelden
About Recovery 2.0
Recovery 2.0 is pioneering a holistic approach to recovery and helping to change lives by providing deeply moving talks that will inspire people to approach their own recovery path in a more comprehensive manner. No other conference offers so many varying perspectives and approaches to recovery and delivers them into the hands of the people who need them across the globe.
About the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation
The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation helps people reclaim their lives from the disease of addiction. It is the nation's largest nonprofit treatment provider, with a legacy that began in 1949 and includes the 1982 founding of the Betty Ford Center. With 15 sites in CaliforniaMinnesotaOregonIllinoisNew YorkFloridaMassachusettsColorado and Texas, the Foundation offers prevention and recovery solutions nationwide and across the entire continuum of care for youth and adults. It includes the largest recovery publishing house in the country, a fully-accredited graduate school of addiction studies, an addiction research center, an education arm for medical professionals and a unique children's program, and is the nation's leader in advocacy and policy for treatment and recovery. Learn more at www.hazeldenbettyford.org.
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Friday, March 28, 2014

RECOVERY 2.0 GLOBAL ONLINE CONFERENCE ANNOUNCES SPEAKERS







FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Georgette Faris
Email: Georgette@valerieallenpr.com
Phone:  818-427-3141
Website: http://recovery2point0.com




RECOVERY 2.O ANNOUNCES LINE UP OF 25 STELLAR SPEAKERS FOR GLOBAL ONLINE ADDICTION CONFERENCE

World Leaders in Recovery, Spirituality, Yoga and Meditation to Discuss Holistic Approaches to Addiction Pandemic

Santa Monica, CA – March 12th 2014: Celebrated yogi and addiction recovery expert, Tommy Rosen, announced today an extraordinary line up of 25 speakers for Recovery 2.0: Beyond Addiction, a transformative online addiction and recovery conference being held from May 3 through May 7, 2014. The third annual conference showcases the varied perspectives and wisdom of thought-leaders in the field of addiction recovery and personal transformation via free streaming video interviews.

Over the course of 5 days, Recovery 2.0 will present one-on-one, in depth conversations hosted by Tommy Rosen with luminaries not just from the field of recovery but also from spiritual leaders, yoga masters and personal development experts. Speakers include bestselling author Dr. Gabor Mate, spiritual leader Ram Dass, Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation National Director of Children’s Programs Jerry Moe, Grammy nominated chant artist Krishna Das, best- selling author and spiritual leader Radhanath Swami, star of the television program The Guru in You Yogi Cameron, CEO of The Tapping Solution Nick Ortner, founder of The Daily Love Mastin Kipp, director at Hazelden’s Renewal Center Fred Holmquist, meditation expert Gurucharan Khalsa, PhD, and many more.

Recovery 2.0 is pioneering a holistic approach to recovery and helping to change lives by providing deeply moving talks that will inspire people to approach their own recovery path in a more comprehensive manner.  No other conference offers so many varying perspectives and approaches to recovery and delivers them into the hands of the people who need them. The conference held in September 2013 brought in 25,000 participants from 100 countries and this year it is expected that over 50,000 individuals will be taking part in this recovery revolution.

“We don’t just want to survive addiction. We want to thrive in recovery,” said Tommy Rosen. “That’s what Recovery 2.0 is all about. Our speakers are world-class teachers who have lived their teachings.  This is like going to a University of the Recovery Arts. These are the things that have saved my life and made my recovery successful.”

For the first time Recovery 2.0 is offering 25 hours of continuing education credits for only $99 for MFTs, LPCCs, LEPs, and LCSWs. Recovery 2.0 meets the qualifications for 25 hours of continuing educations credits as required by the California Board of Behavioral Science.  You must purchase the conference download to obtain the CE credits.

This year, Recovery 2.0 is sponsored by the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation,
InTheRooms.com and Yoga of 12-Step Recovery Y12SR.  The conference is free to attend May 3-7 with an option to purchase a download of the entire conference for $99.

To register free and to get a full list of speakers, please visit http://recovery2point0.com 

ABOUT RECOVERY 2.0’s HOST TOMMY ROSEN:
Tommy Rosen is a yoga teacher, writer and addiction recovery expert with over 20 years of recovery from acute drug addiction and alcoholism.  He holds advanced certifications in both Hatha and Kundalini Yoga and is one of the pioneers in the burgeoning field of Yoga and Recovery. For the past twenty years he has been assisting others to holistically transcend addictions of all kinds.

Tommy teaches regularly at yoga conferences and festivals, including Wanderlust, Hanuman and The International Festival of Yoga in Rishikesh. He is the founder of Recovery 2.0: Beyond Addiction Conference and also teaches annually at Esalen, Omega and Kripalu. Tommy’s first book, Recovery 2.0: Overcoming Addiction and Thriving through Yoga, Meditation and the 12-Steps will be published by Hay House in October 2014. Tommy and his wife, noted yoga teacher Kia Miller, live in Venice, CA.



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