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What is the cost?

90 minutes for $165 or 3 sessions for $375 special 3 pack

200 hour Teacher Training $3,495.00

Body Approach to Healing

Trauma Wise Yoga offers a framework to assess where a person is “stuck” in the fight, flight or freeze responses, and provides yoga teachers with tools to resolve these fixated physiological states through yoga and somatic awareness. It provides effective languaging and hands-on skills appropriate to a variety of healing professions that include yoga into their sessions.


Trauma Wise Yoga Teacher Trainings:
You can learn Trauma Wise Yoga in 20223-24 through my 200 hour teacher training. Qualifies for Yoga Alliance certification and registration. Every other Sunday for about 8 months with bi-weekly sessions for 6 hours/month. Cost $3,495 early bird $150 off before September 24, 2023

All Foundations of Devalila Yoga 200 hour Training Plus:

  • Trauma Wise Yoga Methodology
  • Trauma Wise Yoga Classroom Techniques
  • Trauma Wise Yoga Language Use
  • Trauma Wise Yoga Hands-On Assisting
  • Understanding the Nervous System
  • Practical Applications for Polyvagal Theory
  • Cultivating Healthy Boundaries
  • Nuturing Resilience and Resources
  • Art of Questions and Curiosity
  • Trauma Wise Private Sessions
  • Class Sequencing for Trauma and Special Needs

SOMATIC EXPERIENCING® with the addition of Yoga and Bodywork to release PTSD symptoms. I call it Trauma Wise Yoga!

There is gentle, caring, and effective help now for PTSD, stress disorders, and trauma. Somatic Experiencing® is a psycho-biological and "body-centered" approach with focus on experiencing sensations in little amounts at a time, and restoring stuck or twarted physiological responses to past traumas. It is not just "talk therapy" yet we do talk. You do not have to re-tell any memories if you do not want to.


Call Stephanie Pappas 908-310-9666 in the Frenchtown, NJ and Washington Crossing, PA for an introductory phone consultation. In person sessions are $165 for 90 minutes or 3 sessions for $375 (sometimes longer if needed), Your situation and payment options will be considered during our phone consultation 908-310-9666.

Stephanie has worked in the bodywork field for over 30 years. She is a licensed massage therapist in NJ and PA, a yoga teacher/trainer, and author of many books on yoga. Stephanie can integrate Somatic Experiencing® trauma resolution with bodywork and yoga, but each session is unique. We collaborate to completely honor your needs.

Visit the Somatic Experiencing® Trauma Institute Web site here for more information
Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute Web Site


"I wanted to let you know that I'm doing great and feeling amazing. I'm incredibly motivated and feel like my old self. My focus is back and things are starting to move forward again. Thank-you so much. You've helped me regain my life back. I will never forget this experience.
I called Stephanie to make a Somatic experiencing trauma therapy appointment, and within the first few minutes of our conversation, I felt someone finally understood what I was experiencing. She took her time with me on the phone and really listened.  I had my first session. Her kind and inviting personality, along with the nature-like setting, made me feel instantly relaxed and at ease.
The one thing I noticed with Stephanie that was different than the other talk therapists was that she never tried to make me ‘think’ differently about my experience. I felt completely safe to explain exactly how I felt.
My first session with her was very profound... read more here
" I feel more clear and energized  since I saw you. Decided not to go to parents for Father's Day. I called instead and it was rather difficult. However, I felt centered, remained calm, held my ground and was not rocked by my dad's uncooperative behavior. Also,... " - Love, C.M. read more here...

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