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Nityda Gessel

The Trauma-Conscious Yoga Institute
Austin, Texas
Nityda Gessel, LCSW, E-RYT (500), TIYT is a licensed psychotherapist, registered yoga teacher, and trauma-informed yoga therapist residing in Austin, TX. Nityda is the founder of The Trauma-Conscious Yoga Institute℠ and the creator of The Trauma-Conscious Yoga Method℠, a healing modality that integrates trauma-informed yoga with somatic psychotherapy practices. Nityda has been teaching yoga since 2006- having taught in diverse settings from public yoga studios, to drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers, youth drop-in centers, schools, hospitals and community mental health clinics, Nityda is passionate about bringing yoga to communities that are often overlooked and underserved. Nityda’s dual licensure as both yoga professional and mental health professional inform her wider scope of practice and experience in supporting trauma survivors that is rare to find in a trauma-informed yoga teacher trainer. Nityda’s mission in developing The Trauma-Conscious Yoga Institute℠ is to make yoga more inclusive and accessible for trauma survivors within both clinical and non-clinical settings & to provide survivors with a safe, supportive space to reclaim their bodies and empower their own healing and trauma resolution. Education: Nityda earned her master's in clinical social work from Fordham University in 2013. Nityda was initially certified in yoga at the 200-hour level with Arianna Gallapher in Chesapeake, Virginia in 2006. Nityda went on to receive her 500 RYT with Shiva Rea in Venice Beach, California. Nityda is certified in trauma-informed yoga, prenatal yoga and restorative yoga. Nityda dedicates her life to supporting trauma survivors. Learn more about Nityda and her work by visiting www.traumaconsciousyoga.com.

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