Anissa Hudak will educate us today about how yoga therapy can help with the management and healing of PTSD and trauma related issues. Today we will be talking about the various subject matters.
In this interview, we will be talking about the following.
- What is the difference between yoga and yoga therapy?
- What is the science behind it? How does it work?
- How is yoga therapy different from other modalities?
- Who will yoga therapy help?
- How long does it take to see results?
- Is this done in a class setting or one-on-one session?
- How are you doing classes? How much do they cost?
- Are you a licensed therapist?
- What kind of training and credentials do you have?
- What is PTSD? How do people get it?
- Yoga Therapy
- Bereaved Parent
- Military Spouse
Anissa Hudak short bio
As a Yoga Therapist and the founder of the Trauma Healing Yoga Therapy Program, Anissa
works with women who have been sexually traumatized to help them heal their PTSD (and
other trauma related issues) with yoga therapy. As a 2x rape survivor, She intimately understand
the needs these women face, and helps them navigate their healing journeys.
Anissa Hudak long bio
Anissa’s life has been intertwined with PTSD/Trauma and the military. Not only is she the daughter
of a Vietnam Veteran, she was also married to an active duty member (and Iraq/Afghanistan
Veteran) for over 20 years. For 3 years, she volunteered at the Warrior Transition Battalion at Fort
Riley, Kansas providing yoga therapy, meditation, and other holistic treatments to the soldiers,
family members, and staff. After seeing others struggle, and having her own personal struggles with
trauma/PTSD, she was inspired to create the Trauma Healing Yoga Therapy Program.
As a Yoga Therapist and founder of the Trauma Healing Yoga Therapy Program, she guides others in
the use of effective, science based yoga therapy and other holistic techniques for the
management/healing of symptoms relating to PTSD and trauma for people who want to control
their PTSD – not allow it to control them.
Recently, she has focused her efforts to working with women who have been sexually traumatized
to help them heal their PTSD (and other trauma related issues) with yoga therapy. As a 2x rape
survivor, she intimately understand the needs these women face, and helps them navigate their
Anissa earned her 200 RYT, 500 RYT and was awarded her Certification in Yoga Therapy from the
International Association of Yoga Therapy. Additionally, she has completed a 120 Hour YogaFit
Warriors training and the MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction) online course through the
Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts
Medical School. Currently a student with the Phoenix Rising School of Yoga Therapy, Anissa is
learning another approach to utilizing yoga to help release trauma from the body. She works with
people with all types of physical conditions, but specializes in working with those suffering from
PTSD, TBI’s and all trauma-related issues and has been for over the past 5 years.
You can find or contact Anissa on the following social media platforms.
Originally from the NY/NJ area, currently located in Manhattan, KS