Trauma Sensitive Yoga w/ Kierstin Graham

Episode 22 August 28, 2022 00:26:57
Trauma Sensitive Yoga w/ Kierstin Graham
Direct Impact
Trauma Sensitive Yoga w/ Kierstin Graham

Aug 28 2022 | 00:26:57

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Hosted By

Andrea Epting

Show Notes

Direct Impact with Andrea Epting

Licensed Professional Counselor, Masters Addiction Counselor, and Certified Sex Therapist



Episode Summary 

Our passions sometimes give purposes to our pasts. Direct Impact Nation, join us as we welcome Kiersten Graham, a trauma informed yoga teacher. Kiersten explains the importance of the mind and body connection and seeks to provide a safe space for individuals to discover what is going on in their bodies, without fear of judgment. In this episode, we discuss the importance of blending movement with mental health awareness. Direct Impact Nation, help us normalize the mind being an active part of movement and exercise through this week's podcast episode. 

 

Episode Outline: We talk about trauma informed yoga, recovery, normalizing mental health, and the mind and body connection. 

  1. Negative Biases and the Inner critic 
  2. Perfectionism
  3. Body Image and Eating Disorders
  4. Trauma Sensitive yoga emphasizes no expectations on the person walking in
    1. Ex.) You do not have to be happy in class
    2. Personalized practice and noticing your bodies cues
    3. Balance of support during the practice and empowerment
  5. Common humanity
  6. The Window of Tolerance
    1. Outside of the window of tolerance our body tells us we are unsafe and we react.

 

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Find Andrea at her practice, and check out her upcoming workshops!

Resolve Strategies, Inc. https://www.resolvestrategiesinc.com/staff

 

Find Kiersten on instagram @dualityrising.

 

Listen to the episode we mentioned, Our Passions Give Purpose to our Past: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/direct-impact/id1584866018?i=1000574455004

 

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