Do you like to pick stuff up and set it down? Have you noticed the emotional benefits of moving your body in new and challenging ways? In Trauma-informed Weight Lifting, Jess (she/her) and her guest Mariah Rooney (she/her), talk weight lifting and how building strength not only builds resilience but helps resolve past trauma. Trauma-informed weight lifting is asking each of us to be curious, to be mindful, and to be open to new ways of healing old wounds.
Mariah, MSW, LICSW, RYT, is the co-founder of Trauma-informed Weight Lifting. Trauma-informed Weight Lifting is a program of the Center for Trauma and Embodiment at JRI. They work to make weightlifting fitness spaces and fitness and health professionals, trauma informed, inclusive, and responsive to all bodies, experiences and identities. They do this through their training program, conducting innovative research. And developing weightlifting programs to support healing and resilience building.
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Produced by Jessica Warpula Schultz
Music by Jason A. Schultz
Edited by Jessica Warpula Schultz