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Trauma & the Nervous System

Learn how your brain is wired to respond to danger, and how overwhelming experiences can cause us to get stuck in danger-response mode. This class will include some experiential activities to help you feel how to monitor and consciously affect your own nervous system. This class is appropriate for the public, yet also will have enough juicy information to be very relevant for practitioners of all types. $10-$20 sliding scale. Registration required. 

About the Instructors

Karin Wagner is a Certified Advanced Rolfer in Southeast Portland with 14 years of experience.. Her office is a few blocks from People's at 2732 SE 18th, near Clinton. Karin has a blackbelt in Ki Aikido. She loves the process of unlocking the puzzle of each person's healing process. For more information about Karin and about Rolfing, her website is

Mary Mizrahi is professionally trained in Feldenkrais & Body-Mind Centering. She has a hands-on practice in Osteopathic Manual Therapy & Structural Integration, on Belmont above the Tao of Tea. Learn more at

Earlier Event: July 19
People's Year 'Round Farmers' Market
Later Event: July 20
Member-Owner Yoga