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Trauma Informed Yoga Course

Our new 5-week Trauma Informed Yoga course support participants with a history of trauma and/or symptoms of anxiety, depression, grief, to experience a sense of agency and control over their bodies.

Website

Where

22 Gwilliam Dr, Perth WA, AU 6163

Type of Event

  • Course

Yoga Styles

Levels

When

Jul 23 to
Aug 20
2020
13:00 pmto14:00 pm

Price

$250

Full Description

Trauma is stored in the body. After a traumatic experience, the nervous system can respond to triggering situations as though the traumatic experience is happening all over again. This can lead to a sense of disconnection from the body in order to cope. Yoga can offer a potent way to befriend, and regain a sense of safety in, your body. Yoga offers an empowering path towards healing; it can help you reclaim a sense of steadiness and ease.

Facilitated by clinical psychologist Chloe Thornton-Hick, who has experience in supporting clients with a history of trauma across both the private and public sector, these small classes will have a maximum of 10 participants and offer a safe, supportive space for participants to develop psychological skills whilst practicing yoga. Participants in our Trauma Informed Yoga course will not be expected to discuss their histories and those under a GP Mental Health Care are able to claim a Medicare rebate. A useful adjunct to individual psychotherapy, this course is informed by the internationally recognised best practice principles of Trauma Centre Trauma-Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY).