Sensory-Enhanced Yoga ®for Self-Regulation & Trauma Healing
2-Day Workshop for Yoga Instructors, Yoga Therapists, and Health Professionals:
Learn how to incorporate evidence-based, trauma- sensitive yoga techniques into your clinical practice to promote healing from combat stress, PTSD, anxiety, and related autonomic nervous system disorders. Designed especially for OTs, other allied health & mental health professionals, and yoga therapists.
This is an approved continuing education course for several professions; please inquire for details.
A detailed 133-page manual is included in the tuition!
Help your clients meet the following goals:
► Effectively manage stress before it leads to emotional dysregulation and/or inappropriate behaviors.
► Decrease hyper-vigilance and overreaction to sensory input (e.g. visual, crowds, touch, noise, movement).
►Improve quality of sleep and energy level to support wellness and enhance daily productivity.
►Decrease intrusive thoughts by learning to become present through breath and body awareness.
►Enhance sense of self-worth & personal empowerment.
Sensory-Enhanced Yoga® applies techniques from sensory-based OT practices and recent findings from the fields of neurobiology and trauma psychology to address core symptoms of PTSD and quality of life factors. Participants are also taught how to create a “safe container” for clients, in which healing can occur. Includes experiential teaching labs; detailed 133-page manual; & modifications for chair use.
Lynn Stoller, M.S., OTR/L, C-IAYT, RYT500/ E-RYT 200 Lynn developed the Sensory-Enhanced Yoga program, which evolved from her role as the Associate Investigator and co-author of the highly successful randomized/controlled Iraq yoga study, “Effect of Sensory-Enhanced Yoga on Symptoms of Combat Stress in Deployed Military Personnel.” (Stoller et al., Jan/Feb 2012 AJOT). Lynn was an influential faculty member of two pioneering veteran/military yoga organizations (Yoga Warriors 2008-2011, Warriors at East 2011-2016). Lynn is also an occupational therapist at Cotting School in Lexington, MA and teaches therapeutic yoga classes for veterans in the Boston area. she is the founding President of the Sensory-Enhanced Yoga institute and has a book due out this summer on the topic.
Lucy Lomax, C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, C- iRest, C-WAE
Lucy is a Certified Yoga Therapist, Experienced Yoga Teacher, Certified iRest® Meditation Teacher, Certified Warriors at Ease Teacher, Cancer Exercise Specialist, and Yoga for Amputees Master Teacher Trainer. Lucy has 19 years of yoga teaching experience and is a trainer for both entry and advanced level yoga teachers. She teaches public classes, workshops, retreats, and private yoga therapy sessions. Her teaching focuses on trauma- sensitive yoga and meditation, and adaptive yoga for injuries, illnesses, special conditions, and recovery. Lucy also serves as Director of Business Development for the Retreat Center of Maryland.
The registration link below is for Health Professionals.
See link above to register as a Yoga Instructor.