Trauma Sensitive Yoga Program

Dear Family ~ BLESSINGS!!!  I have been awarded a position in the renowned Trauma Center's "Trauma Sensitive Yoga Program".   Kalamazoo, MI ~ my childhood town, and where I live now ~ has experienced intense trauma: 1)  Kalamazoo has one of the highest infant mortality rates for Black babies;  2)  A shooter drove through town and killed several people in 2015;  3)  A driver drove over several cyclists ~ killing several people, including children, in 2015.  Due to these events, a team has been set up through The Resiliency Project and a grant gifted from the Kellogg Foundation to create a team of healers to be on call in the community.  I am one of 6 recipients of this grant!  YES!!!

The first part of this program is to be trained in trauma.  We have been on line studying all summer, reading,  and choosing our populations to work with.  The program is evidence based research (science) and practice (yoga).

Now here is my need:  Although this is a grant, the agreement is I have to pay for the classes and then Kellogg reimburses me.  I have paid for the first installment ~ the final payment is DUE, which is $2700 (includes materials).  AND THIS:  BECAUSE I AM REIMBURSED through the KELLOGG FOUNDATION, I WILL RETURN YOUR MONEY TO YOU!  I need only to cover the payment and materials.

My gift to YOU:  I would like to give a session to each person who helps me fulfill this INCREDIBLE GIFT of healing and education.  Whether you want me to return the money to you, or you gift it to me, my gift to YOU is a healing session ~ via live video or in person if possible.    I wish for as many people as possible to know the work I am doing.  This is reparations work ~ HEALING TRAUMA IS REPARATIONS WORK, and we have all been deeply wounded.

I am a certified yoga teacher of 28 years.  Hatha & Kundalini.
I am a certified perinatal counselor since 2013.
I am a certified herbalist since 2010.
I am a certified doula (DONA/ANCIENT SONG) since 2005.
I am a certified sound therapist 2017.

I am continuously learning and applying the BALM because trauma is stored in the body.  Trauma needs to be moved ~ with our permission.

Tuition is needed immediately ~ Class is the weekend of Sept. 8-9 in Boston.  My flight is booked and accommodations are already in place!

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