"...and I said to my body, softly- 'I want to be your friend.' It took a long breath and replied, 'I have been waiting my whole life for this.'"
- Nayyirah Waheed
Trauma-sensitive yoga provides the opportunity to find connection between seemingly disconnected pieces- allowing survivors to move beyond trying to find the words to articulate how they feel. The practice of trauma-sensitive yoga empowers survivors to tap into their inner resilience to heal.
"The past is over and done and has no power over me. I can begin to be free in this moment. Today's thoughts create my future- I am in charge. I now take my own power back. I am safe and I am free."
- Louise Hay
Guiding survivors to explore their bodies on their own terms, provides a foundation for an empowered body, mind and spirit.
"The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than or suffering."
- Ben Okri
Through a trauma-informed practice, survivors are invited to explore their bodies exactly as they are. There is nothing more powerful than finding the safety and freedom within.