Opening the hips without destabilizing them is a tricky endeavor for all Yogis both “tight” and “flexible.” This workshop will teach you techniques for how to steadily strengthen and open your hips through fun prop work, unique pose variations and transitions, and more. You’ll leave this workshop both inspired and with a deeper understanding on how your pelvis work in Yoga and your daily life. All levels of experience welcome!
Sean Haleen (500 E-RYT) is a celebrated Hatha yoga teacher and practitioner. Sean has practiced and studied yoga asana and philosophy since 1997 and began teaching in 2007. He now lives north of San Francisco with his husband and dog. He teaches public classes in San Francisco and Oakland as well as various 200HR and 500HR teacher trainings and Joyful Alignment workshops at studios across the US. In 2017, Yoga Journal selected Sean as one of the next generation’s top Yoga teachers.
Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga Jen Baumgardner, MSW, LCSW, RYT-200, TCTSY-F
This group is designed for anyone who self-identifies as a woman having experienced trauma. Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY) is a SAMHSA approved, NREPP listed, evidenced based protocol for treating PTSD and Complex Trauma developed by leading researchers in the field of trauma and psychology. It is based on clinical trials performed at the Trauma Center at JRI in Brookline, Massachusetts by psychiatrist and leading trauma researcher Dr. Bessel van der Kolk and yoga teacher David Emerson.
TCTSY is an opportunity for you to be in complete control of your body in the present moment via yoga forms; you will be welcome to make choices and notice feelings in your body in a way that feels useful to you. Potential benefits include enhanced ability to make healthy choices in your life, feeling more at ease in your body, integration of physical and mental health, greater acceptance of yourself and your body, increased self-worth, and connection to self and others. For more information please visit www.pathwaystowellnessllc.com on the TCTSY tab.
Series Includes: – 20 – 30 minute intake interview
– Six hour-long Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga sessions
– Access to a 20-minute video for at home practice (after three sessions)
Pricing: $30 per class (cash discount)
Returning TCTSY students, who have completed a minimum of six session (of Jen’s), can attend the entire these classes for $22 per class (cash discount).
In some cases, health insurance may cover the cost of TCTSY. Inquire with Jen to see if your insurance may cover it.
Prerequisites: TCTSY is an adjunctive treatment to traditional therapy. Active participation in regular therapy is a requirement for class participation. If you would like assistance connecting with a therapist, Jen can help you with this during our intake interview.
Registration: The first step in registering is to contact Jen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 719-651-1934 to set up your complimentary 20-30 minute phone consultation. This consultation will be a place for you to ask questions about Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga, learn more about the series, and to determine if this series is a fit for you.