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Why Yoga Can Be Triggering for Trauma Survivors

Your relationship to stillness affects your experience on the mat

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I’ve had a yoga practice for nearly 20 years. While there’s no readily apparent novelty in a middle-aged, white, female wellness practitioner doing some yoga, if you knew the story of my work, you might find it surprising.

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Laura Khoudari

Laura Khoudari

Trauma-informed personal trainer and author of Lifting Heavy Things.

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