Bessel van der Kolk, MD

Trauma, Memory, and the Restoration of One's Self Live Workshop

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Kripalu November 1st - 3rd, 2024 Stockbridge, Massachusetts 01262, United States Stockbridge, Massachusetts
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Are you a health professional, therapist, yoga instructor or do you simply want to deepen your understanding of how trauma impacts the brain, mind, and body? The function of our brains is to take care of the housekeeping of the body. Trauma, however, changes the way the brain processes information and how the body engages with the world. It makes people afraid to know what they know and feel what they feel.

Immerse yourself in the latest science on healing trauma with best-selling author, psychiatrist, and cofounder of the Trauma Research Foundation (TRF) Bessel van der Kolk and somatic educator and TRF cofounder Licia Sky. This profound, two-day workshop will explain how trauma impacts the body.

Through embodied awareness practices, theater work, neurofeedback, and more, you will:

Therapies that work all start from a basic sense of calm and safety. The calmer we are, the more we can allow ourselves to know what we know and to feel what we feel.

Recommended reading Bessel van der Kolk, The Body Keeps the Score and Overcoming Trauma with Bessel van der Kolk

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