Warrior Pose Yoga

Yoga for trauma survivors, athletes, and all humans

Yoga For Trauma Survivors

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“The world breaks every one and afterward many are strong at the broken places.”

-Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell To Arms

Any life experience has the potential to alter us–and whether that alteration will be an adaptive response or a breakdown depends largely on what we do in the face of it.  I am a traumatized person in the midst of a breakdown, determined to transform myself and my world for the better in the face of adversity.

Any yoga might be yoga for trauma recovery–but our chances of success are better when a practice is designed with our particular challenges in mind.

I am a seasoned, deeply intentional teacher with an intimate understanding of trauma response.  I understand all the ways a public class can be triggering for traumatized people and create a context of security.  We de-mystify and de-stigmatize the mechanics of our symptoms and work to soothe our overburdened nervous systems.

This work is not therapy, rather it’s a complementary supportive practice.  Depending on the needs of my clients, we can work one on one or in small groups to grow stronger together.

Yoga For Athletes

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If you want yoga to enhance your athletic performance, it’s advantageous to have a teacher able to specifically tailor a  practice with that goal in mind.

When serving athletes, I assess the mechanics of your sport and the demands of your training cycles.  I design practice to enhance mobility appropriate to your sport–the goal is optimal, not maximal mobility.  We use yoga to actively recover and/or appropriately cross train depending on your circumstances.  I respect that yoga isn’t your primary athletic endeavor but a complement to it.  I totally understand–I’m an athlete myself.