Stress, the Nervous System and the Road to Resiliency @ Karma Teachers, Vancouver [11 October]

Stress, the Nervous System and the Road to Resiliency


257
11
October
20:00 - 21:45

 Facebook event page
Karma Teachers
45 West Hastings, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B1G4
Stress is something we all must deal with on a daily basis and isn't inherently harmful. What determines whether it becomes a problem for us is how our body is wired to respond and process it. The most defining factor in how well we manage our stress and how it affects our well being is our nervous system resiliency. When we have a resilient nervous system we can take in stress and our body knows how to process it. We are able to come out of the physiological arousal that stress initiates and we experience a sense of agency in our lives.

When our nervous system has a low level of resiliency to stress, we often feel overwhelmed and unable to be successful in navigating the world. If you think of your nervous system as a container, there is only a certain amount of room. When our system is unresilient it is very difficult for us to take in new stressors. Our container is already so full because we often do not come out of that stress physiology as our body no longer knows how to and our nervous system gets stuck in that state. We can't sleep, we feel anxious, we lack concentration, we procrastinate, we feel creatively blocked, we feel unmotivated, uninspired and rarely or not at all present. We often get sick, we struggle with digestive issues, our muscles and joints are tight and sore. We know we have more life force but we can't seem to access it and we are simply not thriving as we could be.

When we increase our capacity to take in stress by developing a more resilient nervous system we experience permanent change in the way we experience and engage with our lives. We feel a renewed sense of health and wellness. We feel capable. We feel more calm but more alive. As our nervous system capacity and resiliency grows, we find more ease in our ability to connect with ourselves and with others as our level of presence to our experiences shifts dramatically and we find we are able to be more successful in all our chosen endeavours.

Stress, the Nervous System and the Road to Resiliency will explore:
-What is the difference between stress and being «stressed out» from a nervous system perspective?
-What does nervous system resiliency mean?
-How does our nervous system cope with too much stress when it has a low level of resiliency?
-What causes our nervous system to become less resilient and why does this happen?
-When we lack nervous system resiliency how does stress and overwhelm affect our body and mind and manifest in our lives?�
-Why are some of us more or less resilient?
-How does nervous system resiliency develop in the first place? �
-What can we do to increase our nervous system resiliency and make permanent change to the way our nervous system responds to and processes stress so that we can feel more capable in our lives?

About Alyson:
Alyson Groll is a Lawyer turned Somatic Therapist trained in Somatic Experiencing©. Alyson has a profound relationship with Somatic Experiencing© as she discovered this unique and potent healing modality after a life long struggle with illness and much searching to find something that could help her to understand and resolve her emotional and health struggles. Somatic Experiencing© was the first healing modality that got to the real root of her illness by addressing the toxic stress and trauma that had built up in her nervous system causing chaos and manifesting as a variety of struggles. Her deep commitment to the work allowed her to fully recover and changed her entire experience of herself, her life and her engagement with others. Her gratitude for this work is beyond words. Alyson is deeply passionate about sharing her story and educating others about the profound effects of stress on the body and mind, and how Somatic Experiencing© creates the possibly for true deep healing and a profound change in the way we experience ourselves, our lives and the world around us. She sees individuals in private practice in Vancouver and via Zoom.

Sliding Scale of $20-$30. Cash or Credit. No Debit
Event is on ground floor with wheelchair access from front entrance (Please call front desk to have a volunteer open the door). Washroom is accessible although there is no safety railing)
For more information about Alyson: alysongroll.com
#stress #nervoussystem #somaticexperiencing #resilience #selfregulation #embodiment
Discussion
image
Only registered users may comment.
Pass a quick registration or authorization.

Upcoming events @ Karma Teachers:

Consciousness 101
Consciousness 101
Karma Teachers
Advanced Anatomy 20hr
Advanced Anatomy 20hr
Karma Teachers
Vancouver 3 Day Kids Yoga Teacher Training
Vancouver 3 Day Kids Yoga Teacher Training
Karma Teachers
Vancouver 3 Day Kids Yoga Teacher Training
Vancouver 3 Day Kids Yoga Teacher Training
Karma Teachers
300hr Advanced Yoga Teacher Training
300hr Advanced Yoga Teacher Training
Karma Teachers

The most anticipated events in Vancouver :

An Evening With Fleetwood Mac
An Evening With Fleetwood Mac
Rogers Arena
Russell Peters
Russell Peters
Rogers Arena
Arctic Monkeys with guests Mini Mansions
Arctic Monkeys with guests Mini Mansions
Pacific Coliseum
Drake & Migos - Vancouver
Drake & Migos - Vancouver
2 NIGHTS: Justin Timberlake - The Man Of The Woods Tour
2 NIGHTS: Justin Timberlake - The Man Of The Woods Tour
Rogers Arena
SOLD OUT: Tenacious D
SOLD OUT: Tenacious D
Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Japan Market - Christmas Fair
Japan Market - Christmas Fair
UBC Robson Square
2018 Weirdos Holiday Market
2018 Weirdos Holiday Market
Drake & Migos - Vancouver
Drake & Migos - Vancouver
Rogers Arena
Etsy Vancouver Market / Winter 2018
Etsy Vancouver Market / Winter 2018
Wesbrook Village