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Sun, Apr 24



The Body and Mind: Understanding how Trauma Affects the Nervous System

Symptoms resulting from trauma can impact one's physical body and nervous systems in different ways.

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The Body and Mind: Understanding how Trauma Affects the Nervous System
The Body and Mind: Understanding how Trauma Affects the Nervous System

Time & Location

Apr 24, 2022, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT


About the Event

Individuals who have experienced trauma, often experience trauma effects that extend to their autonomic nervous system and find themselves in a constant fear response recognized as fight-or-flight-or-freeze. It's important to acknowledge, process and manage emotions in order to be able to self-regulate. This workshop will help individuals understand emotions, by educating them on how their trauma affects their autonomic nervous system, while integrating the expressive arts.

About the Workshop:

This workshop will focus on the importance of understanding trauma and begin to unfold how it can affect our daily lives especially our body and mind directly. This workshop will focus on becoming more aware of your nervous system, and self-regulation. How traumatic stress energy is "stuck" and stored in the body, and how the mind and the body can work together. We will also be exploring the arts, mindfulness, and breathing exercise that can be used to reduced stress, and help with self-regulation.

This workshop will be facilitated by Brianna Joy in collaboration with Time of Butterflies.

About Facilitator:

Brianna Joy

Brianna Joy is an intuitive yoga guide, reiki practitioner, and wellness coach living in the Philadelphia area. Brianna has been practicing yoga + breathwork for over 8 years and teaching for the last 4 years. Her focus has been on releasing anxiety, fear, and worry while building confidence, peace, and joy in her practice with movement and breathwork. She was certified in Philadelphia, PA and has gained extended training from master teachers throughout the U.S. Brianna serves her clients through Distant Reiki as part of her coaching. Reiki is a form of energy healing to reduce stress and promote relaxation -- helps unblock chakras and welcomes energetic rebalancing.

Brianna had the vision to create a community that empowered wellness, awareness, and inclusivity to those that gravitated - by offering tools to support their wellness journey. EMPWR WELLNESS was birthed through personal exploration of healing using movement and breathwork – we have found ourselves on a mission to support the collective!

Please contact us with any questions you might have about the workshop.

With love,

TOB Management

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