Crossroads Counseling also offers Therapeutic Yoga Treatment that is facilitated by Debbie Hunt, LPC, a licensed professional counselor with extensive training in Therapeutic Yoga techniques.
Yoga based interventions have been shown to have a multitude of benefits including:
- regulating the nervous system
- improving sleep
- increasing stress tolerance
- improving overall health and well-being.
Therapeutic Yoga has been shown to be effective in treating anxiety, depression, childhood trauma, ADHD, caregiver fatigue, and general stress. Debbie has received certificates for completing specialized training in Trauma-Sensitive Yoga, as well. There are options for chair-based practice or mat-based practice, making yoga accessible for everyone.
Therapeutic yoga uses techniques such as:
- deep breathing
- progressive muscle relaxation
- Meditation and mindfulness practices
- gentle yoga poses.