Yoga Meeting: Prof. Gail Abrams

Professor Gail Abrams, a yoga/dance teacher and professor for years, made the time to meet with me over this weekend. She taught in a liberal arts college for 30 years and shared her deep knowledge on movement and the importance of movement through culture, history and time. Movement is highly indicative of the way weContinue reading “Yoga Meeting: Prof. Gail Abrams”

Yoga and Trauma

The exercise of yoga presents a platform for body-based intervention with trauma survivors. Yoga-based interventions incorporate physical movement and restorative action patterns into treatment. This strategy helps trauma survivors build internal strengths and resources in an embodied manner. It builds up the necessary mechanisms to cope with stressful situations through resilience and strength. Yoga isContinue reading “Yoga and Trauma”