Trauma are overwhelming experiences that leave us feeling helpless. In a traumatic moment, the body is not a safe place to be and the connection between body and mind is interrupted. The more often a trauma occurs – for example in abusive relationships – the more severe the effects on the nervous system.
Trauma work means to re-establish the connection between the body and mind and to strengthen it. You need a guide for this work because we re-live the pain of trauma before we can release it. The release happens not only on a mental level but also emotionally and physically. The tools of yoga asana, pranayama (breathing techniques), free movement and Yoga Nidra are powerful for this type of inner work.
Most sessions will start with you sharing about a current situation / trigger that you would like to work on. I use systematic Yoga practices such as simple Asana (movements) and Pranayama (breathing techniques) to build a solid foundation for your healing. There is no Yoga experience required. I will teach you short Yoga capsules that you can take home. Yoga strengthens the connection between the body and mind. We experience the body as a safe place to be – this got lost during traumatic events, and healing starts right here.
If you remember traumatic event or abuse and you feel ready to work directly with the traumatic memories, I will guide you in this process. It is a process of painful remembering, releasing the stored emotions and of coming back into the present moment where we are safe. This work will incorporate embodied aspects such as movements, pillows and blankets, free movement.
Yoga Nidra is a guided mediation that works systematically with the body and the subconscious mind. You find a few generic Yoga Nidra on my Soundcloud. I will personalise a guided Yoga Nidra meditation for you. An audio recording will allow you to practice Yoga Nidra daily at home to support your healing journey.
Together we create more space within yourself for new life experiences.
I recommend that we work together over at least 5 sessions when we do this deep work. Email me to schedule a first consultation and to check my availability. In our first meeting we make a healing plan – determining what your goals are, what you would like to work on and where you need support. After the initial consultation, we aim for 4 follow up sessions before we re-assess your process.
First consultation | 1,5 hours | $115
Follow up sessions | 60-75 minutes | $ 75 each