WE BELIEVE IN THE HEALING POTENTIAL OF WEIGHT LIFTING FOR THOSE WHO HAVE EXPERIENCEDTRAUMA.
We facilitate training for fitness and health professionals, conduct original research, and provide education & resources for lifters, coaches, physical therapists, mental health professionals and the weight lifting community.
We host in-depth trainings for coaches, trainers, and other healthcare professionals on the science behind trauma and weight lifting.Learn more
We are collaborating with researchers to study the healing capacities of weight lifting for trauma impacted individuals and communities.Learn more
Our education efforts center around providing resources, language, and tools for anyone interested in being more trauma informed.Learn more
TRAUMA INFORMED WEIGHT LIFTING IS:
An embodied practice and intervention that is informed by the latest in neuroscience, physiology and trauma research. It seeks to transform weight lifting in an effort to both promote and facilitate healing for trauma-impacted individuals and communities.
Trauma Informed Weight Lifting is a non-profit program of the Center for Trauma and Embodiment at JRI. We’re working to make weight lifting and fitness spaces & professionals trauma-informed, inclusive, and responsive to all bodies, experiences and identities. We do this through our training program, conducting innovative research and developing weight lifting programs to support healing and resilience-building.
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Trauma Informed Weight Lifting
Denver | Boston
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