Just where you are – that’s the place to start.
Pema Chodron

Just where you are – that’s the place to start.
Pema Chodron

Why Yoga?

Traumatic experiences and/or a tendency toward chronic anxiety can actually “wire” your brain for danger, causing stress responses (such as feeling very escalated/on-edge or shutdown, fatigued and numb) to fire too quickly and frequently.  Yogic practices like movement, breathwork, grounding and meditation can actually help “rewire” your brain to access a state of safety and peace more often!

Yogic practices can:

Pam Nelson Tulsa Yoga Therapist
  • Build confidence, awareness, and a sense of empowerment
  • Help you learn to regulate your mood and regain control over your body and mind, even in difficult life situations
  • Help ease hypervigilance (that constant “on-edge” feeling)
  • Help prevent numbing/disconnecting to avoid uncomfortable emotions
  • Help develop clarity and present-minded thinking (vs. being stuck in worrying about the past or future)
  • Increase strength, flexibility, and provide relief from chronic muscle aches and pains caused by stress
  • Help with falling and staying asleep
  • Create an overall sense of calm and peace

Mind, body, and spirit

The benefits of Therapeutic Yoga

Learn more about the impacts of trauma and anxiety and how holistic therapy and Trauma-Informed Yoga helps.