Shake Off the Shame

Shake Off the Shame Teleseminar

Comment(s) January 23, 2015

Shake Off the Shame Teleseminar “I bring to the table a passionate belief that my clients do not have to remain trapped or confronted daily by the thoughts or behaviors that result from abuse. Through my own journey of recovery from sexual abuse, I have gained insight and understanding about what it takes to overcome […]Read More

creating physical and emotional boundaries in yoga - shedding light on the yoga flip chip

Creating Physical and Emotional Boundaries in Yoga Teleseminar

Comment(s) January 5, 2015

Creating Physical and Emotional Boundaries in Yoga Teleseminar In this live interview, “Creating Physical and Emotional Boundaries in Yoga Teleseminar” The Breathe Network spoke with Nina Jackson, the creator of the Yoga Flip-Chip and Alexis Marbach, a trauma-informed yoga instructor and Flip Chip Ambassador, about the inspiration behind this innovative tool and its usefulness for enhancing both […]Read More

Expanding Our Reach - Internships with The Breathe Network

Expanding Our Reach – Internship

Comment(s) March 3, 2016

Expanding Our Reach – Internship with The Breathe Network We are expanding our reach and seek an intern to help us grow our network, reach a wider audience through strategic marketing and ensure that survivors of sexual violence can access trauma-informed, sliding-scale, holistic healing arts practitioners. We are looking for a Marketing and Technical Support Intern to assist […]Read More

Working Affirmatively with LGBTQ Survivors of Sexual Violence

Working Affirmatively with LGBTQ Survivors of Sexual Violence Teleseminar

Comment(s) October 28, 2014

Working Affirmatively with LGBTQ Survivors of Sexual Violence Teleseminar “I believe in the inherent health, value, and resourcefulness of individuals and families, which guides my approach to work with clients. I am here to help you recognize and maximize those interpersonal and life skills that you already possess, while supporting you in the development of […]Read More

Reflections on Meditation and Trauma Part 2 - Curiosity and Choice

Reflections on Meditation and Trauma Part 2: Curiosity and Choice

Comment(s) October 16, 2014

 Reflections on Meditation and Trauma Part 2 – Curiosity and Choice “Feelings like disappointment, embarrassment, irritation, resentment, anger, jealousy, and fear, instead of being bad news, are actually very clear moments that teach us where it is that we’re holding back. They teach us to perk up and lean in when we feel we’d rather collapse […]Read More

Reflections on Meditation and Trauma Part 3 - Allowance, Patience and New Beginnings

Reflections on Meditation and Trauma Part 3: Allowance and Patience

Comment(s) October 20, 2014

 Reflections on Meditation and Trauma Part 3: Allowance and Patience “Pain is important: how we evade it, how we succumb to it, how we deal with it, how we transcend it.” ~Audre Lorde This is the 3rd and final installment of “Reflections on Meditation and Trauma” exploring insights on how the meditation practice can support and mirror […]Read More

Reflections on Meditation and Trauma: Trust Your Own Practice

Reflections on Meditation and Trauma Part 1: Trust Your Own Practice

Comment(s) October 15, 2014

Reflections on Meditation and Trauma Part 1: Trust Your Own Practice “You know you’re on the right path when your path dissolves in front of you and you start trusting yourself completely.” ~Jeff Foster In the summer of 2014, I won a contest for a free meditation retreat that, in my mind, promised to afford […]Read More

The Courage to Listen: Bearing Witness to Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

The Courage to Listen: Bearing Witness to Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

Comment(s) October 4, 2014

The Courage to Listen: Bearing Witness to Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse In our movement to end sexual violence and accommodate the complex and often life-long journey of healing that many survivors navigate, we have grappled with the chasm between the intense, lived experiences of survivors and the perspectives of outsiders looking in on something […]Read More

Secondary Survivor: A Personal Journey of Advocacy & Embodiment - Guest Post by Lara Veon

Secondary Survivor: A Personal Journey of Advocacy & Embodiment – Guest Post by Lara Veon

Comment(s) September 30, 2014

Secondary Survivor: A Personal Journey of Advocacy & Embodiment – Guest Post by Lara Veon Sexual assault advocacy in our society is changing a little each day. While the steps forward are much smaller than we’d like, more police departments, hospitals and courtrooms are trauma-informed than ever before. There are organizations like The Breathe Network helping […]Read More

Innovative Tools to Empower Students on the Yoga Mat - Guest Post by Alexis Marbach

Innovative Tools to Empower Students on the Yoga Mat

Comment(s) September 24, 2014

Innovative Tools to Empower Students on the Yoga Mat Introduction by Molly Boeder Harris The first time I was adjusted inappropriately in a yoga class I froze and held my breath. I wanted to run out but I felt so embarrassed that I stayed and simply wept my way through savasana (corpse pose). Unfortunately, but not […]Read More

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