"Take Back Your Body" Yoga

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Since GVES is not currently able to offer our trauma informed yoga classes we will be offering virtual meditation sessions instead, Take Back Your Breath Meditation.

Sessions will be offered Tuesday, April 14th and Tuesday, April 28th from 5-6 pm EST. The meditation will be guided by our community partner and yoga instructor, Liz Jordon.

It is open to any Lehigh student, faculty, or staff member, as well as any friends and family they are sheltering in place with.

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Trauma-informed yoga is a research proven way to help survivors of sexual trauma deal with their trauma symptoms. It is a combination of focused breathing and mindfulness skills, as well as healing poses. Trauma-informed yoga is an opportunity to learn how to work with your own discomforts. It is a judgement free zone where every participant is able to go at their own pace and skill level. The practice is not meant to be a high cardio or strength testing workout, it focuses on grounding, breathing, and mindfulness with comfortable, stretching poses.

Our instructor, Liz Jordon, is certified in trauma-informed practice. The instructor does not leave her own mat and will never touch participants to adjust their pose throughout the practice. It is a space where your body is entirely yours.

Students, faculty, and staff of all gender identities at all levels of healing after a trauma are welcome and can benefit from trauma-informed yoga.


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All spring 2020 sessions have been canceled as of 3/13/2020


Spring 2020 Sessions will be held on the following Tuesdays from 5:00-6:00 pm:

January 21st in University Center 303

February 4th in Williams Hall 070

February 18th in University Center 303

March 3rd in University Center 303

March 17th in University Center 303 - CANCELED

March 31st in University Center 303 - CANCELED

April 14th in University Center 303 - CANCELED

April 28th in University Center 303 - CANCELED