Trauma informed Yoga therapy is the process of contributing to the healing of those impacted by traumatic life events by sharing healthy, body-based self-regulation strategies to empower them to live connected and safely embodied lives. Through the application of the philosophies and techniques of Yoga I support trauma survivors in their long-term stability, resilience and recovery.
I offer a variety of services aimed at making a difference in the world for trauma survivors. I would love to work with you. Take a look at my offerings and find the one that’s just right for you.
Trauma informed Yoga therapy contributes to the healing of those impacted by traumatic life events by establishing a therapeutic relationship rooted in the authentic sharing of body-based self-regulation strategies. The techniques and philosophies of Yoga support survivors in developing a sense of agency in their bodies in the present moment and in their lives and […]
Trauma sensitive yoga tools and techniques help clinicians to address trauma held in the body thus allowing them to support their clients in a more holistic manner. These techniques are simple, highly effective and can be easily integrated into the therapeutic milieu. VISION LAB LEARNING COLLECTIVE SPEAKING CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT
Trauma survivors often come to the practice of yoga on the recommendation of their health care providers, to cultivate, “the simple body awareness that makes it possible to gauge, slow down, and halt traumatic hyper-arousal, and to separate past from present ” (Rothschild, 2000). Fine Balance Trauma Informed Yoga classes are designed to meet the […]
Trauma informed Yoga therapy contributes to the healing of those impacted by traumatic life events. The therapeutic focus is the development of healthy, body-based self-regulation strategies to empower clients to live connected, resilient & safely embodied lives. Yoga therapy has been proven effective in conjunction with traditional psychiatry and psychotherapy to address a wide range […]
Trauma Center Trauma-Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY) is an empirically validated, adjunctive clinical treatment for complex trauma or chronic, treatment-resistant PTSD. Developed at the Trauma Center in Brookline, Massachusetts, TCTSY has foundations in Trauma Theory, Attachment Theory, and Neuroscience as well as Hatha Yoga practice with an emphasis on body-based yoga forms and breathing practices. Now recognized […]
“Nicole is a presenter with the consistent capacity to create and hold safe space for that necessary balance between learning and inquiry. She embodies a true professional in her field and communicates with clarity and purpose, so that students are able to understand and implement the tools she offers readily. Nicole asks the right questions, is a superb listener, and is unquestionably grounded in offering the highest level of training, often generously sharing from her own experience. She is an invaluable member of our teaching faculty and a huge asset to the yoga community overall.”
Christine Price-Clark, Program Director, Advanced Teacher Training – 300 Hour, Vancouver School of Yoga