#2 Friday, May 13, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
#3 Friday, June 3, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
#4 Friday, June 17, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
Make some space for greater ease and well-being to sustain your work and to support greater personal and professional resilience. Take a break from your work to recharge with a gentle yoga and breathing class to support your wellness and stability as a helping professional.
This virtual beginner class is suitable for all participants and will involve easily accessible yoga-inspired movements and guided breath practices.
What to have: Come as you are and participate as you are able. You can do this beside your desk.
Certified Trauma Sensitive Yoga Faculty: Shenise Nicole Henderson MBA, MSS, LCSW
Shenise Nicole Henderson MBA, MSS, LCSW, has been in the field of social work for 16 plus years and has dedicated her work to trauma informed care and practice with children, adults, families and communities through psychotherapy practice, consultation, advocacy and training. Ms. Henderson works very closely with the foster care system helping to implement trauma informed practice within organizations through continued clinical work and training of foster parents and professionals. Ms. Henderson also directly supports children and families on the road to permanency working to directly reduce the impact of intergenerational trauma and secondary traumatic stress on the caregivers. Along with her clinical and therapeutic work, Shenise developed a love for yoga and holds a certification in trauma sensitive yoga. She teaches yoga in a professional studio, and in various schools/recreational centers within the School District of Philadelphia. Shenise is running coordinator of an active running group for minority women in the Mt. Airy neighborhood of the City of Philadelphia.
Are you eligible for one of these sessions for your worksite? Contact DJackson@healthfederation.org to find out.
This program is funded in part by the Philadelphia Department of Public Health
This Resiliency Series is specially offered for community members and organizations who through their work are First Responders or are involved with those affected by the Substance Use Crisis in Philadelphia. The stress of caring for others can affect our bodies and minds. This free virtual series is here to support our workplaces and community and is open to anyone.
To learn about Secondary Traumatic Stress and work to increase awareness and to take steps to reduce the prevalence, don't miss your visit to the new website (sign up for announcements on the Events Page):