Tag Archives: trauma

The Children You Save

A few years ago, after hearing news of another mass shooting, I sat with the principal of the rural elementary school where I worked as a counselor, feeling sad and discouraged. Then he said something I’ve never forgotten: “The children … Continue reading

Posted in Mental Health, Trauma | Tagged , ,

New Hope for Dealing with Tension & Trauma, Part 2

Read Part One Words Are Not Enough: Yoga & Meditation As we discussed last time, recovery from trauma is both a mental/emotional process and a physical process. Key to the latter is deactivating the somatic cues that trigger the troubling … Continue reading

Posted in Stress, Trauma, Workshops | Tagged , , , , ,

New Hope for Dealing with Tension & Trauma

Have you ever been so nervous or scared, your body was literally shaking? That shaking is called neurogenic tremoring – an innate release system that nearly all mammals are born with and seems to be a key component in how … Continue reading

Posted in Stress, Trauma, Workshops | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

What to Tell Your Child About the Colorado Theater Shooting?

What do you tell a child when a horrific event like the Colorado theater shooting happens? Many parents are asking, just as the host of AM Northwest asked Lynea during her recent appearance on the program. (You can watch the … Continue reading

Posted in Families, Mental Health, Trauma | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

New Yoga Calm Workshops – Working with Trauma; Wellness & Environmental Ed.

We’ve just been updating our schedule of upcoming Yoga Calm workshops, and wanted to let you know about a couple new offerings in particular: Listening to the Body: Yoga Calm for Trauma and A Sustainable Future: Wellness and Environmental Education. … Continue reading

Posted in Workshops | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,