TIMBo combines simple yoga-like movements, relaxation breathing, guided meditation, and a workbook-based approach to explore and better understand the impact of emotions such as fear, guilt, shame, and grief. Research has shown that upon completion of one full TIMBo program, participants’ symptoms of depression, anxiety, and (PTSD) are significantly lower. Not only this, but men and women score significantly higher on a measure of self-compassion after participation in the program as compared to before.
TIMBo facilitates personal growth that will help participants navigate life’s tensions through:
This program runs for sixteen weekly sessions, the first of which is an orientation. Total non-refundable cost of the program is $275 and includes the workbook.
Attendance policy: no more than three absences and no more than two consecutive absences.
Co-led by Emily Peterson and Sue Jones.
Program runs on TUESDAYS:
September 19th, 2017 through January 2nd, 2018
from 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Emily Peterson Bio: Emily is a certified 500-hour yoga instructor, Usui Reiki Master, and licensed TIMBo facilitator and lead trainer. Formerly a competitive athlete, she began practicing yoga to manage chronic pain from injuries more than 15 years ago. While yoga was instrumental in her physical healing, Emily also discovered the power of yoga for practicing mindful acceptance.
Emily's practice helped her learn to tolerate emotional discomfort and stop struggling to change the present moment, thus opening up space for healing. For Emily, yoga offered an important meditative practice and the experience of a safe connection to her body, which were transformative and led to personal healing from an eating disorder, depression, and trauma. Emily has facilitated TIMBo groups both online and in person and has been an integral part of the TIMBo training team for the last year.
Emily holds a B.A. in Applied Psychology from University of Illinois-Chicago, where she began studying Buddhism and mindfulness, which are central to her life and to yoga. For more information on healing and wellness through Reiki, Yoga, and TIMBo, visit emilypetersonwellness.com
Sue Jones Bio: Sue is founder and executive director of yogaHOPE, a nonprofit outreach organization dedicated to establishing rehabilitative yoga programs in residential facilities for underserved women. She has trained, inspired, and lead hundreds of volunteer yoga teachers, who have donated their time in substance abuse rehabilitation centers, domestic abuse safe houses, and homeless shelters for women.
Jones has been practicing yoga since 1997 and is a leading voice on the subject of mind-body practices for self-regulation and personal empowerment. A trained associate Baptiste yoga instructor, she combines her knowledge of Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga with her keen sense of intuition to craft classes that are cleansing, playful, and inspirational, and help her students to access a deeper understanding of themselves.
Sue Jones dedicates much of her time to researching the effects of yoga and mindfulness practices on survivors of trauma and those suffering from traumatic stress response. Her life and work have been profiled on CNN and in numerous publications, including Yoga Journal, the New York Times, Shape, and Whole Living.
All workshops are non-refundable.