Nityda Gessel, LCSW, E-RYT (500), Nityda is a licensed psychotherapist, registered yoga teacher, and trauma-informed yoga therapist residing in Austin, TX. Nityda is the founder of The Trauma-Conscious Yoga Institute℠ and the creator of The Trauma-Conscious Yoga Method℠, a healing modality that integrates trauma-informed yoga with somatic psychotherapy practices. Nityda has been teaching yoga since 2006- having taught in diverse settings from public yoga studios, to drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers, youth drop-in centers, schools, hospitals and community mental health clinics, Nityda is passionate about bringing yoga to communities and populations that are often overlooked and underserved.
Nityda’s dual licensure as both yoga professional and mental health professional inform her wider scope of practice and experience in supporting trauma survivors that is rare to find in a trauma-informed yoga teacher trainer. Nityda’s mission in developing The Trauma-Conscious Yoga Institute℠ is to make yoga more inclusive and accessible for trauma survivors within both clinical and non-clinical settings & to provide survivors with a safe, supportive space to reclaim their bodies and empower their own healing and trauma resolution.
Learn more about Nityda and her work by visiting www.traumaconsciousyoga.com
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