Explore emotional and physical trauma from a yogic perspective in this two‐day intensive designed for those who work with military veterans, emergency responders, abused children or adults, as well as those who have experienced their own trauma.
What you will learn:
The physiological and psychological effects of trauma & PTSD, with focus on the brain and neuroendocrine system
How trauma gets stored in the body and why body‐based practices work
Polyvagal theory, the significance of the vagus nerve in trauma, and the role that yoga plays in its ability to function well
The critical components of a trauma‐sensitive yoga class
Transformational language critical to working with this population
Why yoga’s gentle body‐based approach is particularly effective in releasing trauma through self‐guided movement and heightened inner awareness