BodyWise Foundation does this in 3 Ways:
Trauma-informed yoga classes
Helping individuals overcome trauma with access to free, trauma-informed yoga classes
Providing financial assistance to individuals with demonstrated need who volunteer with under-represented communities
Providing trauma-informed yoga teacher trainings (TIYTT) and professional trainings to those on the front lines.
What's trauma and how does it impact someone?
We define trauma as any experience that is overwhelming for the system.
What are body based modalities and how do they help heal trauma?
We define body based modalities as any physical movement practice or body awareness practice.
Learn More About Overcoming Trauma Through The Body
Clinical research studies reveal how trauma, and its resulting stress, impacts individuals body and brain. Fortunately, these studies are also demonstrating how to treat trauma using body-based modalities.
Trauma-Informed Yoga Classes Lead
To Significant Decreases in PTSD Symptoms
Trauma-informed yoga provides tools
for people to deal with emotional scars
How childhood trauma affects
health across a lifetime
More About the Foundation
Body Wise Foundation is a Baltimore-based nonprofit with a vision of trauma-informed yoga to trauma survivors in 25 major cities in the United States.