Becoming Safely Embodied: A Skills-Based Group Using Yoga and Mindfulness to Help Heal Trauma
to Nov 9

Becoming Safely Embodied: A Skills-Based Group Using Yoga and Mindfulness to Help Heal Trauma

A group designed to help individuals develop skills for coping with past or current trauma. Over the course of 8 weeks, participants will explore topics of understanding triggers, self-soothing strategies, mindful movement, meditations, and choice, to assist in regulation of the nervous system and healthy ways of being in the world. Trauma informed yoga practices including asana, breath work, relaxation techniques, mudra & meditation will be woven into the group topics throughout the 8 weeks.

  • No yoga experience necessary                                                                                      
  • Participant is required to have an outside individual therapist                                      
  •  The Sessions will include yoga practice, please dress accordingly in clothes you are able to move and breath in.

When: Thursdays from 6:00pm-7:15 pm for 8-weeks, beginning on September 19, 2017.

Cost: $40 per group/week, can pay by week or in full for the 8 weeks

Insurance accepted: Anthem/BCBS, Aetna 

Payment: Cash or check

Location: So Hum Yoga and Wellness Bungalow: 1961 S. Humboldt St. Denver, CO 80210

This group is facilitated by Stacey Bramley, MA, LPC, TIYT and Kara Shaw, MSW, LCSW, TIYT. Please contact Stacey Bramley at 720-441-4745 for inquiries regarding self-pay and contact Kara Shaw at 720-668-1227 for inquires regarding the use of insurance.

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Yoga for Stress Reduction
6:00 PM18:00

Yoga for Stress Reduction

Yoga for Stress Reduction classes are designed to offer a nourishing space for those struggling with anxiety, trauma, and daily life stress to practice yoga. These classes are similar to any other gentle yoga class, while emphasizing the importance of choice, self-regulation, and embodiment. Under the guidance of a licensed therapist, this class will assist participants in attuning to sensations with mindful presence, developing centering and grounding techniques, and embodying a sense of strength and control.

Practices may include breath work, relaxation techniques, mudra, and meditation, woven into a grounding yoga sequence. No previous yoga experience necessary. Mats will be provided

Who: Women/Teens ages 16+

Cost: $16 per class, class packages available

Faciltator: Kara Shaw, LCSW, RYT

To enroll contact: Please contact Kara directly at 720-668-1227 or to see if this class may be a good fit for you. 

**Note: these classes are neither a workshop or group therapy. If you are looking for these modalities, please contact Kara to learn more about additional community resources available**


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Parent-Child Yoga
10:00 AM10:00

Parent-Child Yoga

Yoga and mindfulness practices provide a safe container to explore healthy connection, co-regulation, and self-nourishment.  In this workshop, parents and their children will learn a variety of yoga tools and techniques in a fun and playful atmosphere.  Through a combination of breathing, partner poses, relaxation, and movement, participants will:

  • Learn new ways to connect with your child

  • Develop a stress-management toolkit

  • Understand your child's nervous system (and your own!) and how to use yoga to promote self-regulation and co-regulation.

  • Learn energizing and relaxing breathing techniques

  • Develop nourishing morning and bedtime rituals incorporating yoga

  • Acquire resources to support your family yoga practice both on and off the mat

Who: Parents and children ages 5 and up

Where: 789 Sherman St. Suite 650

When: Saturday in March, 10:00am-12:00pm

Cost: $65 for each parent/child pair. Additional family members $15 each.

Facilitator: Kara Shaw, LCSW, Registered Yoga Teacher

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Couples Yoga
6:00 PM18:00

Couples Yoga

This playful, nurturing workshop is designed to help partners build trust, communication, joy, and intimacy through the practice of yoga. Using a combination of breathing, partner poses, relaxation, and soothing touch, participants will:                                                                      

  • Strengthen connection while enjoying all of the health and relaxation benefits of yoga

  • Learn a variety of individual and partner yoga practices that can easily be integrated into daily routines

  • Develop morning, bedtime, and reunion rituals incorporating yoga and mindfulness

  • Increase attunement and security between partners

Who: Committed couples from all walks of life

Where: 789 Sherman St. Suite 650

When: Friday February 10, 2017

Cost: $65 per pair

Facilitator: Kara Shaw, LCSW, Registered Yoga Teacher

To enroll contact: Kara at 720-668-1227 

**Absolutely no experience with yoga is necessary! Mats will be provided.

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