Lisa Greenbaum - TH6GRE
Yoga is not the new cure for chronic pain and this session is not intended to help heal your pain. However, Yogic interventions may change your perception of how pain is experienced in the body. Learn daily self-care practices to reduce symptoms of pain and how to identify ways in which we may be unconsciously triggering or intensifying physical and/or emotional pain from samskaras, negative habits, or unresolved trauma.
THURSDAY MARCH 28
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (2 HRS)BOOK SESSION
Lisa Greenbaum - SA1GRE
We all have our stories, and for some people they involve traumatic chapters of abuse or neglect. Somatically, we store these experiences in our body and tissues, and many of the movements of a typical Yoga practice—such as backbends and hip openers—can unexpectedly trigger these repressed memories and emotions. Join Lisa to learn why, in a trauma-informed practice, we must be cognizant of the space, the poses, our adjustments and, most importantly, our language. Through understanding these concepts, you can work towards creating a safe and open environment for healing and release in your students and clients. This workshop shares the latest scientific research on trauma, including the polyvagal theory and the social nervous system, and combines it with Eastern traditional methods of Yoga to provide a trauma-informed Yoga practice that anyone can do.
SATURDAY MARCH 30
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM (2 HRS)BOOK SESSION
Lisa Greenbaum - SU3GRE
There is an emerging concept in the study of healing from trauma: post-traumatic growth. The idea is that despite and also because of the trauma experienced, there is an opportunity to move beyond healing, to experience a sense of connection, and even joy, that wasn’t available before the trauma. Learn to embrace this empowerment of self that comes from within, where we can honor and accept our whole selves and allow our inner light to shine brightly. Until processed, trauma will linger in our body as chronic tension and stress. In this workshop we will discuss and practice daily self-care techniques for both ourselves and our clients to move out of the shadows and into the light.
SUNDAY MARCH 31
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (2 HRS)BOOK SESSION