At Fine Balance Yoga we teach therapeutic yoga classes to trauma survivors, teaching them healthy self-regulation strategies to empower them to live connected and embodied lives. We also train yoga teachers and clinicians in the trauma-informed yoga theory and techniques required to support their clients in their healing, long-term stability and recovery.
Exercise as medicine—the use of group medical visits to promote physical activity and treat chronic moderate depression
The evidence that regular physical activity can treat depressive disorders is increasingly robust. However, motivating patients with depression to engage in physical activity can be challenging. Interdisciplinary group medical visits (GMVs) with an integrated physical activity component may be a novel means to support patients in becoming more active. Nicole Marcia of Fine Balance Yoga has been teaching therapeutic yoga in this study since it began.
Visit our website at www.finebalanceyoga.ca for further information about any of the above events, to book community classes, a workshop for trauma survivors or a training for clinicians and/or yoga teachers.
In gratitude, Nicole, Sarah & Marcia.