In this conversation with yoga therapist Joe Simek and Breathing Deeply founder Brandt Passalacqua, Brandt discusses trauma-informed yoga and yoga therapy.
There are a lot of schools of thought about how to approach trauma through yoga and the more common one is a more passive, slower approach, allowing the practitioner to explore movement and breath while giving lots of natural cueing.
Although this technique can be really effective, there are other ways to approach trauma. Brandt shares with us what those other approaches are so we can go beyond what we most commonly know as ‘trauma-informed yoga’.
We’d love to know your thoughts on using yoga as a means to recover from trauma. Share your experiences as a teacher with us in the comments or over on our Instagram or Facebook page (linked below)!
Breathing Deeply is a Yoga Therapy and Meditation School, founded by lead teacher Brand Passalacqua in 2014. We hold online and in-person Yoga Therapy Foundations and IAYT accredited Advanced Programs and retreats along with Meditation Programs, mentor certifications and holistic weight loss with Being At Peace with Food.
Breathing Deeply is made up of an active and thriving community of yogis, caregivers, therapists, teachers, medical professionals, parents & children with the same intention—to serve others, lessen suffering, and co-create a new paradigm in wellness.
Welcome to episode 2 of the Breathing Deeply Yoga Therapy and Meditation Podcast! At Breathing Deeply we offer Yoga Therapy Foundations and IAYT Advanced teacher training programs. Inside these programs, we have weekly Q&A sessions with students and Breathing Deeply founder & lead teacher. Brandt Passalacqua. This episode has been taken from a live Q&A […]
Today’s episode is a recording taken directly from a live Q&A session with Breathy Deeply founder, Brant Passalacqua and students of our Yoga therapy foundations program. Brandt covers how a yoga therapy session usually flows, whether you need to specialize as a yoga therapist, the difference between depression and anxiety and how to approach mental […]
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