October 2019 News & Events
A well informed community is empowered and able to make lasting change, and lead as advocates in their community. Our monthly News & Events page will keep you up to date of all the amazing community developments Grace Tree is making available in Bexar County and the surrounding areas like San Marcos and Austin.
Community Yoga Therapy Intern Program
Saturday Appointments Now Available
Grace Tree is honored and excited to announce a new addition to our Grace Tree Family, a Community Yoga Therapy Intern group. Our Yoga Therapy Interns are mentored by C-IAYT Yoga Therapists at Practice School of Yoga Therapy.
Monday-Saturday appointments available,
and accept HSA/FSA cards for our services.
Please refer to the posted material below to find out “What is Yoga Therapy?”
For information and scheduling appointments please email or call 210-334-9642. You can book appointments directly on our booking app link below.
What is Yoga Therapy?
Therapeutic, Adaptive and Trauma Informed Care
The Grace Tree Foundation has added to our family Soma Collective, a community specialized yoga therapeutic movement service in Bexar County. The specific regimens stated above use postures, breathing exercises, and relaxation techniques are delivered by a Yoga Therapy Interns. Yoga Therapy Intern cases are mentored by a C-IAYT Yoga Therapists from Practice School of Yoga Therapy in Austin, Texas. Soma Collective offers a sliding scale fee structure and services include: somatic, therapeutic, adaptive, and integrated trauma informed movement care.
Yoga Therapy and Somatics are systems of integrated health care movement modalities that refers to the adaptation and application of movement techniques and practices to help individuals facing health challenges at any level to manage their condition, reduce symptoms, restore balance, increase vitality, and improve attitude. It focuses on health and wellness at all levels of the person. Medical research shows that Yoga Therapy is among the most effective complementary therapies for several common ailments. Therapeutic and adaptive modality is highly effective at helping people reduce symptoms, restore movement, increase vitality, improve confidence, and increase their wellness to a new level.
Adverse Childhood Experiences
Join us in bring awareness to the ACE Study in our community. Being informed allows for more choices for those with high ACE scores, and understanding for everyone. Join us in several health and wellness conferences around the city and pick up your ACE handout with all the information you need about the ACE Study and the link to take the test. Email us for your copy.
The Gift of Trauma Sensitive Yoga
"Trauma experts say that virtually every person on the planet has experienced some degree and form of trauma in their lives. For some people, the degree of trauma in their lives has been truly shattering, while for others, the impact or severity of the trauma has been a lot milder. But we all carry trauma in our bodies and in our DNA. Increasingly, trauma therapists are turning to trauma sensitive yoga for its indisputable and remarkable effects on people struggling with the effects of trauma. There is a growing solid body of evidence that modified yoga; taught by specially trained individuals in a therapeutic context, is an amazing tool for healing and empowering people who have experienced trauma..."