Lisa Danylchuk

Embodied Healing

What does twisting your body into poses named after animals have to do with trauma recovery? Everything. If you’ve ever wondered how yoga can inform trauma recovery and help us cope with extreme stress, this book is for you.

Author Lisa Danylchuk has taught yoga as a healing modality in schools, prisons, recovery centers, and to traumatized populations abroad in Kenya, Haiti, and Tibet. In Embodied Healing: Using Yoga to Recover from Trauma and Extreme Stress, she shares the foundation of her approach and offers simple ways to understand and apply the theoretical bridges between the fields of yoga and psychotherapy. She outlines core elements of trauma treatment, yoga philosophy, and effective healing approaches.

  • Learn how trauma theory and yoga philosophy interconnect.
  • Find out the healing foundations of yoga that are so easily hidden by our culture’s fixation on the external form.
  • Discover the role of the nervous system and how to cultivate balance through yoga.
  • Tap into sound advice on how to structure a trauma-informed yoga class.
  • Get insider tips on keeping yourself healthy as you do healing work!

How You Can Heal

When trauma overwhelms your life and you need positive change, this book is your guide.

How You Can Heal offers strength-based, practical tools for the trauma survivor who’s searching for support in their healing process. In this positive resource guide, readers will find action-oriented practices to help cope with and reduce the emotional overwhelm that many people experience in the wake of traumatic events.

This book is a wonderful partner for therapeutic work. Author Lisa Danylchuk offers an encouraging and gentle approach to healing. Founded in both trauma recovery and energy healing, How You Can Heal keeps the whole person in mind as it presents accessible ways to heal and support body, mind, emotions, and spirit.