Calling all yoga teachers, yoga therapists
& health professionals!
Sensory-Enhanced Yoga (R) for Self-Regulation and Trauma Healing
Saturday-Sunday, September 15-16, 2018
8 am - 6 pm daily
Blueberry Gardens Healing Center, 237 Ashton Rd., Ashton, MD 20861
Tuition: $435
Registration: (Deadline Aug. 31)

Learn how to incorporate evidence-based trauma-sensitive yoga techniques into your yoga classes or clinical practice to promote healing from combat stress, PTSD, anxiety, and related autonomic nervous system disorders. Sensory-Enhanced Yoga ® applies techniques from sensory-based OT practices and recent findings from the fields of neurobiology and trauma psychology to address core symptoms of PTSD and quality of life factors. Participants are also taught how to create a “safe container” for clients in which healing can occur. Approved continuing ed course for several professions. Includes experiential teaching labs; detailed 133-page manual; and modifications for chair use. Registration deadline: August 31. Trainers Trisha Barry and Lucy Lomax. Questions: or 339.225.0084.
Details you need to know

  • Lodging: A group rate of $99 (plus tax) per room per night is available at the Double-Tree by Hilton Hotel Laurel, 15101 Sweitzer Lane, Laurel, MD 20707. Hotel reservations must be confirmed by September 1. Be sure to tell them the exact nights you’ll be staying, because they will charge you $50 for any nights you don’t use from Friday through Monday if you don’t clarify in advance what nights you’ll be there. Click here for the hotel website or call (301)77- 5300. Use the group code YGR.
  • Transportation: A free shuttle will run between the hotel and the event venue each day.
  • Meals: The group rate at the hotel includes a hot breakfast. Lunch is on your own, but you’ll be given a list of options when you register. Snacks and beverages will be provided. 
Meet the trainers
Trisha Barry
Trisha Barry , MFA, E-RYT200, C-iRest, C-WAE
Trisha is an E-RYT200 Yoga Alliance certified instructor with specialty certifications in iRest ® , Warriors at Ease, and Yoga Warriors, and thus brings a remarkable depth of expertise to her trauma-sensitive yoga work. From 2012-2014, Trisha led and assisted with trauma-sensitive (adaptive) yoga classes for the Exalted Warrior Foundation at Yogani Studio and at the Poly Trauma Unit and Assisted Living Facility at James A. Haley VA Hospital. She also led classes for veterans through Team Red, White & Blue (at Yogani Studio). In the fall of 2014, Trisha initiated and currently manages an open-to-the-public (by donation) ongoing iRest ® program at St. Bartholomew’s Cathedral in Manhattan.
Lucy Lomax
Lucy Lomax , C-IAYT, E-RYT500, C-iRest, C-WAE
Lucy is a Certified Yoga Therapist, Experienced Yoga Teacher, Certified iRest ® Meditation Teacher, Certified Warriors at Ease Teacher, Cancer Exercise Specialist, and Yoga for Amputees Master Teacher Trainer. Lucy has 19 years of yoga teaching experience and is a trainer for both entry and advanced level yoga teachers. She teaches public classes, workshops, retreats, and private yoga therapy sessions. Her teaching focuses on trauma-sensitive yoga and meditation, and adaptive yoga for injuries, illnesses, special conditions and recovery. Lucy also serves as Director of Business Development for Retreat Center of Maryland.