shining a trauma informed lens on yoga

Shining a Trauma-Informed Lens on Yoga: Savasana

Comment(s) July 12, 2015

Shining a Trauma-Informed Lens on Yoga: Savasana There are many reasons why someone who has survived trauma may have difficulty in yoga classes and may dramatically benefit from their teacher incorporating a trauma-informed lens into their instruction. In this video, Molly Boeder Harris focuses specifically on the challenges of Savasana (corpse pose) and how invoking […]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

Supporting Survivors of Military Sexual Trauma with Yoga

Supporting Survivors of Military Sexual Trauma with Yoga – Guest Post by Alexis Marbach

Comment(s) November 11, 2013

Supporting Survivors of Military Sexual Trauma with Yoga – Guest Post by Alexis Marbach Veteran’s Day is an annual call to pause and give gratitude for the individuals who serve our country. On this holiday we, as citizens, military families, and veterans often spend our time posting Facebook comments thanking people for their service, attending […]Read More

Zabie Khorakiwala Yoga for Healing The Breathe Network

Introducing Holistic Healing Arts at the National Sexual Assault Conference 2013 – Part 2

Comment(s) September 9, 2013

Introducing Holistic Healing Arts at the National Sexual Assault Conference 2013 – Part 2 This is Part 2 in our series Introducing Holistic Healing Arts at the National Sexual Assault Conference 2013 and we have included the full introduction to the conference and interview series below. If you have read the introduction you can skip […]Read More

Healing After Sexual Violence with Body-Inclusive & Trauma-Sensitive Therapies

Healing After Sexual Violence with Body-Inclusive & Trauma-Sensitive Therapies

Comment(s) September 2, 2013

Healing After Sexual Violence with Body-Inclusive & Trauma-Sensitive Therapies Increasing accessibility for survivors of sexual violence to discover and explore healing is essential in order to enhance the opportunities for survivors to return to, or begin to create, a life in which they can thrive. Bringing the body into the healing space, and importantly, making […]Read More

The Journey to Heal

The Journey to Heal: Understanding Trauma-Sensitive Yoga

Comment(s) January 5, 2013

The Journey to Heal: Understanding Trauma-Sensitive Yoga Two of  The Breathe Network practitioners, Alexis Marbach and Zabie Yamasaki, share their experiences and insights gained from attending the Justice Resource Institute’s Trauma Center’s trauma-sensitive yoga teacher training in this guest blog.  100 people. Five different continents. One mission: Transforming the lives of trauma survivors through the practice of yoga. […]Read More

the story behind the breathe network

The Story Behind The Breathe Network – Mommy Mystic Interview

Comment(s) August 2, 2012

The Story Behind The Breathe Network – Mommy Mystic Interview “Every trauma victim experiences a unique array of individual physical, emotional, psychological, and spiritual symptoms and I was really able to address all of them through these various healing arts modalities. Whether it was sleep disturbances and nightmares, tension or pain in a part of […]Read More

Erin Finck

Erin Finck

Comment(s) April 17, 2022

“Erin Finck has been practicing yoga for over 15 years. She is a certified TCTSY-F through the 300 hour Trauma Center – Trauma Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY) certification program. She has over 200 hours of Yoga Teacher Training, and additional training in addiction, mental health, criminal justice, stress relief, prenatal yoga, and the Yoga of 12 […]Read More