Trauma Conscious Yoga Class at Yoga Dimensions in Newtown on Saturday, March 26 from 4:30 to 6:00 pm Benefits The Women's Center
Trauma Conscious Yoga is a combination of active asanas, pranayama and deep relaxation to assist in mitigating the fight-or-flight response that many trauma survivors experience. This style of yoga can bring an awareness and connection back to the physical body in a pace that is most comfortable for the student. The intention and focus of this class is to empower the student in their own ability to self-regulate, calm the nervous system and begin to connect back to their physical, emotional and mental well-being.
Jill Lord has been a Fitness Professional for over 15 years. She teaches a variety of fitness classes, including Mat Pilates and Pilates Apparatus, Barre, Total Body Conditioning, and Indoor Cycling. She started practicing yoga in high school and continued her yoga journey through college. Jill earned her first yoga certification with YogaFit and AFAA and then went on to earn her 200 hours of training from Lotus Garden Yoga School in Connecticut. Her specialty is in Core Yoga as well as Restorative Yoga. She is a Level 2 Reiki Practitioner certified as a hand and foot reflexologist, is also an Aromatherapist, and has embarked on her 13-month journey in a Shamanic studies program. Jill's style of teaching is a fusion of different modalities of breath work, tapping, reflexology, self administered Reiki, and healing hand mudras as well as asana. so the practitioner (student) can pick and choose what feels organic and authentic in their practice.
Yoga Dimensions is located at 87 South Main Street in Newtown.