Yoga For PTSD

Through the healing power of awareness of our physical body via Svadyaya (self study) and Ishvara-Pranidhana (surrender) we can connect to our own innate healing power through postures, breath and meditation. We create a deep connection and union of mind, body and spirit to balance the energies and enhance our sense of well-being.

Increases oxygen to brain, stimulates vagus nerve, creates sense of calm.

Increases oxygen to brain, stimulates vagus nerve, creates sense of calm.

The psoas is directly linked to the Sympathetic nervous system. Releasing the psoas can help to bring us into the parasympathetic NS.

The psoas is directly linked to the Sympathetic nervous system. Releasing the psoas can help to bring us into the parasympathetic NS.

Stimulates the vagus nerve encouraging the parasympathetic nervous system and connects into our inner self.

Stimulates the vagus nerve encouraging the parasympathetic nervous system and connects into our inner self.

Creates a sense of connection to mind and body through the breath and increases oxygen uptake as well as carbon dioxide output

Creates a sense of connection to mind and body through the breath and increases oxygen uptake as well as carbon dioxide output

Using our right hand thumb to plug the right nostril, inhaling through the left, using our pinky and ring finger to to plug the left, exhaling through the right. Inhaling back through the right and then exhaling back through the left. This completes one full cycle. Creates balancing of energy and nervous system.

Using our right hand thumb to plug the right nostril, inhaling through the left, using our pinky and ring finger to to plug the left, exhaling through the right. Inhaling back through the right and then exhaling back through the left. This completes one full cycle. Creates balancing of energy and nervous system.

Creating a slight restriction through the back of the throat with the glottis, inhaling and exhaling through the noise. The sound should be slightly audible like a whisper. Creates a deep connection to the body and brings awareness into the now.

Creating a slight restriction through the back of the throat with the glottis, inhaling and exhaling through the noise. The sound should be slightly audible like a whisper. Creates a deep connection to the body and brings awareness into the now.