In resisting our nervous system rhythm, we forget our innate ability to process stress and trauma. Instead we trap stress and trauma within our bodies and effectively recreate pain from the past over and over. We create a type of internal suffering that affects mind, body and soul. Peter Levine says, “Trauma is perhaps the…
when we attempt to heal through outside modalities without firstly following the wisdom of our own nervous system rhythm, the benefits of these modalities are largely lost
I didn’t grow up learning how to manage my energy, how to clear energy blockages, ground into my body, how to hold energetic boundaries, how to have flowing energy and vitality. As a “sensitive” child, what I did learn was how to take on others energy and emotions, that is to say take others energy and emotions into my body and confuse it for my own.
Yoga came to me in that sweet way a mother holds her newborn, and for the first time in years I felt something different.