This new book, by Brendon Abram, is a practical, hands-on, experienced-based guide from a military veteran turned Yoga teacher. Abram studied with David Emerson (Trauma Center, Boston) and Daniel Libby (Veterans Yoga Project).
Brendon Abram combines his first-hand experience with PTSD in the field and years of teaching to offer this practical guide to bringing trauma-sensitive Yoga to both clinical and studio settings. Drawing on his work with military veterans, first responders, and survivors of domestic and sexual abuse, he emphasizes the importance of respecting the uniqueness of every individual and demonstrates how to use the foundational principles of yoga to create a safe experience. Abram explains that basic principles of Yoga bring power to the practice and that breath, mindful movement, focused awareness, and acceptance of present-moment experience form the foundation of any Yoga offering. Includes a foreword by Mark Stephens, author of Teaching Yoga.
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