Trauma Release Exercises with Melissa Turnock

1:19 Introduction to Melissa Turnock

2:35 Neurogenic Tremor

  • Returns NS to parasympathetic state
  • Richmond Heath of Melbourne brought TRE to Australia
  • Developed by David Berceli

4:35 TRE definition

  • Trauma Release Exercise
  • Developed in war-torn countries and places that experienced natural disasters. It is a mammalian response to trauma and stress.
  • Natural, involuntary tremors which release tension/tiredness in the muscles.
  • Tremors start in the adductors

9:32 TRE in a yoga class

  • Yoga asanas for 30 minutes
  • Tremoring – 15-20 minutes
  • Svasana – at least 15 minutes
  • Emphasis on breath throughout

12:50 Benefits to students of TRE

  • Sleep better
  • More alert
  • Opens spiritual/emotional state
  • Anxiety lessens
  • Helps injuries

17:45 Teach regulation and integration in class

Looking for irregular breathing, eye contact, engage in conversation, stop and start tremors so students know they are in control.

Contacts:

Email: mel@pittwaterpilates.com.au

Website: www.pittwaterpilates.com.au

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