Free Intro - Trauma Sensitive Yoga - small sessions for women (Embody)

What might it feel like to breathe easily again, and to feel comfortable in your body, after experiences of complex trauma?
Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY) is an adjunct therapy for complex trauma or treatment-resistant PTSD caused by neglect, emotional or physical abuse, sexual assault, systems of oppression, or other violence— in other words: for trauma that happens within human relationships.
TCTSY can help improve:

 A sense of calm, safety, well-being, and self-control
 Emotional and physical flexibility
 Connection with and kindness towards your body
 The ability to make choices and take action

In this free presentation for women*, you'll learn about some of the causes and common symptoms of complex trauma, and about the particular ways that TCTSY addresses those symptoms. You'll also have an opportunity to experience a short chair-based TCTSY practice, appropriate for people of all abilities. For those who want to work more with TCTSY, there will be a chance to register for a five-week small-group class for women, offered on a sliding scale basis beginning the week after the presentation.
TCTSY was developed at the Trauma Center of the Justice Resource Institute by David Emerson (author of Overcoming Trauma with Yoga) in collaboration with Dr. Bessel van der Kolk (author of The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, mind, and body in the healing of trauma), and other clinicians, yoga teachers, and people living with complex trauma.