February 7 to March 28, 2022
1240 Gladstone Avenue
Dinner at 5:30pm, program at 6pm to 8pm
Free, for you ages 15 to 19
Put on by the Existence Project in partnership with Fernwood NRG

An Art-Based Workshop Series on the Nervous System and the Stories It Tells Us.

Back to the Body is an 8 week art-based program teaching participants how to navigate their nervous systems and trauma in a better way. This unique workshop teaches participants about their nervous systems, the impact of trauma, and how to move it out of their system in gentle and graceful ways through a wide variety of somatic tools and art practices.

Participants will leave with:

  1. An understanding of the nervous system and tools to work with it
  2. A better understanding of themselves and the impacts of their experiences
  3. A better self-perception
  4. Increased self-esteem

Topics Covered:

  • You Are Not Your Trauma
  • Creating Space Between You and the Trauma
  • What To Do When Your System is Overloaded
  • Emotions + Regulation
  • Self-Worth
  • Window of Tolerance as a Lifestyle
  • Triggers

Register via email: youthprograms@fernwoodnrg.ca, limited to 5 participants.