Teaching Trauma-sensitive Yoga: A Practical Guide by Brendon AbramTeaching Trauma-sensitive Yoga: A Practical Guide by Brendon Abram

Teaching Trauma-sensitive Yoga: A Practical Guide

byBrendon Abram

Paperback | July 10, 2018

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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 30 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, is certified by the Trauma Centre in Boston to teach trauma sensitive yoga, and has taught yoga to United States Mi...
Title:Teaching Trauma-sensitive Yoga: A Practical GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 8.99 × 6.03 × 0.43 inPublished:July 10, 2018Publisher:North Atlantic BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1623172241

ISBN - 13:9781623172244

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Editorial Reviews

“Brendon’s clear, concise book zeroes in on some key aspects of how we can make yoga accessible to and useful for people who have experienced various forms of physical and psychological trauma. This is a key contribution to a growing field.”
—David Emerson, director of yoga services for the Justice Resource Institute and coauthor of Overcoming Trauma through Yoga