Creating Trauma-Sensitive Meditation Classes Teleseminar
Meditation and mindfulness practices can have tremendous benefits for trauma healing, including for sexual abuse survivors. However, for mind-body modalities, and particularly meditation, to benefit trauma survivors, they need to be taught and practiced in a way that takes the potential impact of trauma into account.
In this teleseminar, Creating Trauma-Sensitive Meditation Classes, Lisa Erickson provides an overview of trauma reactions, with a focus on the impact of sexual abuse and trauma, shares research on meditation and mindfulness, and how it can best benefit survivors. Lisa suggests tips for creating a trauma-sensitive meditation environment, gives examples of choice-based language and offers meditation options best suited to survivors of sexual violence. This teleseminar is appropriate and accessible for anyone who currently teaches meditation, is involved in mind/body modalities, or practices meditation and is interested in learning about its benefits for trauma survivors of all types.
About the Presenter: Lisa Erickson is a meditation instructor and energy worker specializing in women’s energetics – the unique attributes of women’s chakra and subtle body systems. She draws upon many different spiritual and energy healing traditions in her work, and has completed an apprenticeship program with internationally acclaimed healer and author Cyndi Dale. She is a certified mindfulness meditation instructor, and a second-degree black belt in Shotokan karate. She shares some of her work, including a free E-book on healing the subtle body wounds of sexual trauma, at her blog MommyMystic.com.
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