Through a partnership with Wild Goose Yoga, The Refuge Center for Counseling will begin offering Christian Flow Yoga classes as part of the counseling experience at the Franklin location in mid-February.
Executive Director of The Refuge Center Amy Alexander believes The Refuge Center is among the first counseling centers in Middle Tennessee to begin offering this service at its site.
“At The Refuge Center, we always seek to provide therapies that align with our strategic vision and also with trauma-informed, evidence-based research,” Alexander said. “It has long been my vision to have yoga classes available at the center as part of the comprehensive care we provide.”
Work done by the Trauma Institute shows that yoga therapy and mindfulness practices provide significant treatment results for trauma survivors, helping them reconnect with their bodies in a safe way and improving their ability to identify and manage emotions.
The Refuge Center therapists will be able to refer clients to the new yoga classes as a supplement to their counseling.
Wild Goose Yoga instructor Keleah Anderson will conduct Christian Flow Yoga classes at The Refuge Center weekly on Thursdays from noon to 1 p.m. and on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. beginning March 2.
A suggested donation of $8-$10 to Wild Goose Yoga is encouraged per class.
For more information, visit refugecenter.org or call (615) 591-5262.