Teaching Trauma-sensitive Yoga: A Practical Guide

byBrendon AbramForeword byMark Stephens Afterword byMargaret A. Howard

July 10, 2018|
Teaching Trauma-sensitive Yoga: A Practical Guide by Brendon Abram
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A practical, hands-on, experienced-based guide from a military veteran turned yoga teacher

Brendon Abram combines his first-hand experience with PTSD in the field and years of teaching to offer this practical guide to bringing trauma-sensitive yoga to both clinical and studio settings. Drawing on his work with military veterans, first responders, and survivors of domestic and sexual abuse, he emphasizes the importance of respecting the uniqueness of every individual and demonstrates how to use the foundational principles of yoga to create a safe experience. Abram explains that basic principles of yoga bring power to the practice and that breath, mindful movement, focused awareness, and acceptance of present-moment experience form the foundation of any yoga offering.
BRENDON ABRAM is a thirty-year veteran of the Canadian Forces who served with the United Nations in El Salvador and NATO in Bosnia. A Yoga Alliance registered EYT (experienced yoga teacher), he has trained with David Emerson, completed forty hours of training with the Trauma Center in Boston to teach trauma sensitive yoga, and has...
Title:Teaching Trauma-sensitive Yoga: A Practical Guide
Product dimensions:144 pages, 8.94 X 6.04 X 0.32 in
Shipping dimensions:144 pages, 8.94 X 6.04 X 0.32 in
Published:July 10, 2018
Publisher:North Atlantic Books
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781623172244

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