Trauma sensitive yoga teacher Sarah joins me form Vancouver to discuss her start in yoga as a sick teen and how a sexual assault led to an interest in the trauma informed approach to yoga. We look at the benefits of yoga for traumatised people, positive social aspects of yoga, self care how yoga isn’t trauma sensitive, opt out vs opt in, consent card, agency, the importance of relationship, tips for teachers of all kinds, what trauma responses look like, our “scope of practice”, our motivation for teaching, staying embodied with technology, quick win trauma tips, making yoga accessible for conservatives and being able to stay in the conversation.

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http://www.finebalanceyoga.ca/portfolio/sarah

http://www.traumasensitiveyoga.com/

http://www.yogaoutreach.com/

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