Fear grabs our attention, taking over our bodies and minds. This is because fear evolved to warn us of potential threats and to spur us into protecting ourselves from those threats.
However, not all fear enters consciousness. Sometimes fear keeps us safe by operating in the background.
Trauma impacts the body in a myriad of ways. It also leaves us cut off from our bodies. Healing trauma requires that we work directly with our bodies. Jungian analyst and authentic movement teacher, Tina Stromsted, shares her wisdom about this process.