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Posted on November 20, 2016 at 9:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Interested in more information pertaining to Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga? Here is a great list to start:

Overcoming Trauma Through Yoga, David Emmerson

Trauma Senstive Yoga in Therapy, David Emmerson

The Body Keeps the Score, Bessel Van Der Kolk

Trauma and Recovery, Judith L Herman

Trauma Stewardship, Laura Van Dernoot Lipsky, and Connie Burk 

Why Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga?

Posted on October 10, 2016 at 12:40 AM Comments comments (0)

I began an amazing journey on a snowy early spring afternoon teaching yoga under a tarp to a group of at risk adolescent boys in a theraputic wilderness program based in Medford WI. We were bundled in our coats and boots around a fire as we started our first yoga class together. I must admit I didn't even feel the chill in the air as I was nervous and a bit fearful of how I could teach these boys. Would they participate? Would they hate it? Would it help them? I was in the mists of finishing ...

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