What is TCTSY?

Online Schedule

Not wanting to talk about your past? With Trauma Sensitive Yoga, you don’t have to for healing to be effective. This unique form of yoga has been scientifically proven to reduce or eliminate symptoms of PTSD in trials done over a 20 week period. TCTSY is a body based approach to healing trauma,.

Studies have shown that the interoceptive regions of the brain are under-stimulated for those with trauma. After a TCTSY class, these regions show signs of increased activity.

TCTSY is based in choice. You decide how much or how little you would like to do. You can always sit out or just watch. Feel free to sample some of the classes in the link below.

4 Week Online Class

Message from Eric about the upcoming class

Begins Tuesday, July 21st
Ends Tuesday August 11th
2:30 – 3:15pm
Sign up here
(You’ll receive the link and protected password)

One time drop-ins are welcome.


you may choose to do the entire 5-week class.

Suggested Donations:
4 Week Class $40 (Sign up by July 17th to receive a 50% discount)
1 Time Drop In $15 (per class)
(some scholarships available)

We meet online through Zoom.  You are welcome to keep your camera off if you like.  Eric will remain after class ends for any question or comments you may have.

View free recorded Trauma Sensitive Yoga classes here 

Feel free to reach out to me any time.

Also, for those of you interested, I have also been offering free Integral Yoga on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons at 4pm through Zoom.  While this is not a specifically Trauma Sensitive Yoga class, there are elements of it that are, and any of you are most welcome to join me if you like.

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Classes are for freewill donation through Zoom. Please contact Eric for more information, and for the link and password.

Developed at the Center for Trauma and Embodiment, Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY) is scientifically shown to reduce or eliminate the symptoms of PTSD and complex trauma.  Developed in the United States, TCTSY is practiced by youth, children, and adults around the world.  TCTSY is available to everyone regardless of physical ability, gender identity, race, and ethnicity.

The goal of treatment of PTSD is to help people live in the present, without feeling or behaving according to irrelevant demands belonging to the past.  – Bessel van der Kolk

4 Themes of TCTSY

  1. Practice making choices
  2. Being in your body
  3. Finding rhythms
  4. Taking effective action

Use yoga to notice sensations in your body and to practice making choices that are useful to you.

No prior experience necessary.

Trauma sensitive yoga has been scientifically validated as an effective treatment for PTSD.  It is especially effective for complex trauma and treatment resistant PTSD.

Email for prerequisites.

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