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Author talks ‘Healing Trauma With Yoga’ book, free classes

If you’ve experienced any sort of trauma in your life, you might be able to heal your wounds with yoga.

Beth Shaw, Author, “Healing Trauma with Yoga,” shares how trauma victims can go from surviving to thriving with mind-body techniques.

Healing Trauma With Yoga,  is sold at Barnes & Noble, Books–A-Million, independent  bookstores, online and wherever books are sold.”

As our world grows smaller through technology, we can grow more distant and alone. Tragedy seems to present itself as pervasive and overwhelming, however armed with the many tools of yoga, we discover resiliency and hope.

Trauma is an emotional response to an event like an accident, school shooting, and violation of oneself, war, or natural disaster. Trauma is a subjective experience and represents a threat to personal safety physically, emotionally, or mentally. Trauma activates our Sympathetic Nervous System (SNS), which is necessary and important as a survival response. Trauma becomes a problem when it is chronic or so severe in perception that the SNS is never turned back off. When the sympathetic nervous system is continually activated, it rewires the nervous system and physical changes take place in the brain and the endocrine system that make healing more challenging. Chronic activation can turn into Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), a condition that can cause serious physical and mental illness. Whether or not a trauma becomes a chronic stress seems to be related to the intensity and severity of the incident and also to past trauma exposure. This book will explore these changes and just how trauma gets stored in the body as well as offer a trauma sensitive format of YOGAFIT as a body based program for healing.

The new Shaw book can be pre-ordered wherever books are sold—so please check your local bookstores and alsocheck for local listings for author signings and appearances of the author in December 2019 and in 2020.

Also, as stated on their website (, the YogaFit Channel on the Binge TV Network is currently FREE! Enjoy pre-recorded classes led by Beth Shaw and YogaFit’s expert staff of Master Trainers!

  1. Access the YogaFit Channel.
  2. Create an account or log in to an existing account.
  3. In the Search, enter YogaFit.
  4. Select your class and start BINGING on YogaFit!
    Additionally, YogaFit Founder and President, Beth Shaw, is teaching free live classes via Zoom to bring the transformative gift of yoga to all. Check YogaFit’s Facebook page weekly for the schedule and Zoom link. Please Like YogaFit’s page while you’re there!

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About the Author: Beth Shaw is the president and founder of YogaFit Training Systems. The leader in mind-body education, YogaFit has trained more than 200,000 fitness instructors on six continents. Shaw and her company have been showcased in numerous fitness magazines as well as Oprah’s O magazine, Time, More, Entrepreneur, Yoga Journal, LA Yoga, Glamour, Self and USA Today. She has also been featured on CNBC, CNN, NBC, CBS, E Style Channel, Showtime, and Donny Deutsch’s Big Idea.