Yoga therapy may be defined as the application of yogic principles to a particular person with the objective of achieving a particular spiritual, psychological, or physiological goal. The means employed are comprised of intelligently conceived steps that include but are not limited to the components of Ashtanga Yoga, which includes the educational teachings of yama, niyama, asana, pranayama, pratyahara, dharana, dhyana, and samadhi. Also included are the application of meditation, textual study, spiritual or psychological counseling, chanting, imagery, prayer, and ritual to meet the needs of the individual. Yoga therapy respects individual differences in age, culture, religion, philosophy, occupation, and mental and physical health. The knowledgeable and competent yogin or yogini applies Yoga Therapy according to the period, the place, and the practitioner’s age, strength, and activities.
Trauma is the root of Stress, Anxiety, and Blockages. Using the Trauma Informed Method Nikki will use Yoga Therapy to focus on Physical and Emotional Trauma in the body. This program is designed for those who are looking to develop better self-care habits, combat stress, and anxiety. During this program expect to journal during every session. Inspired by the Paths of Yoga as well as the 8 Limbs of Yoga each client will have different experience. We will center our sessions around yoga, meditation, journaling, and open expressive dialogue. The yoga practice is a gentle yoga flow designed to leave room for open conversation.