posture, yoga, and trauma/stress recovery – blending psychology & spirituality

brunette woman in yoga pose trauma stress anxiety

trauma stress anxiety recovery through yoga & breathing In my practice as a Mental Health Counselor, I have observed how trauma, stress, and anxiety influence posture. As soon as a client walks into my office, I notice these concerns in their gait and expressions. Also, in my work at a yoga teacher, I encounter healthy … Read more

how yoga helps heal in trauma recovery

how yoga helps heal in trauma recovery

how yoga helps heal in trauma recovery Speaking from personal experience of her own journey as well as delving into the science of polyvagal theory, Jasmine explores how yoga can play a key role in healing PTSD. Trauma is complex and affects everyone differently. A big part of the after-effects of trauma can be feeling … Read more

yoga for trauma: why it works

yoga for trauma: why it works

a scientific insight to how yoga heals after traumatic experience It was a year into my ‘MA in Yoga Studies’ when I began to mentally grasp what my body had learned through yoga practice – that trauma is an embodied experience. In order to heal from it, the body must be involved in treatment. Yoga can … Read more

how yoga can help with PTSD

how yoga can help with PTSD

studies are revealing the effectiveness of yoga therapy in the treatment of PTSD Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a distressing, and sometimes incapacitating mental health condition. It affects approximately 8 percent of all adults in the US during their lifetime, and a large survey in England found that 3 in 100 adults are currently … Read more