Jennifer Slater

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Portland, Oregon


Jennifer Slater, MA, SEP

please look to the Integrative Somatic Therapies facebook page for lots of information.

I have a private practice in NE Portland and offer somatic therapy sessions as well as individual yoga therapy and nutrition heath. I also offer phone consults for professionals seeking to gain more understanding of the somatic markers of trauma.

A sliding scale is assessed determined by individual need starting at 85$ to a regular hourly rate of 150$ I do take insurance.

I look forward to working with you for better health and vitality.

Jennifer has been practicing yoga and holistic healing for as long as she can remember. Over the years she has explored the wisdom of yoga as therapy, alignment and therapeutics of Iyengar, and the power and breath of Ashtanga Vinyasa. Since 2000 she has been under the guidance of her primary teacher Tias Little and Prajna Yoga structuring her daily mental and asana practice to focus on wisdom of insight into alignment, restorative healing, conditioning of the nervous system, breath, and the fine line of listening to the body’s response of daily emotional and physical awareness. The key to this teaching is that the purpose of the yoga path is not to get outside of or away from one’s relationships in the world. She specializes in yoga therapeutics with an understanding that nervous system regulation is the key to unlocking held patterns in the body and mind to show hidden traumatic stress patterns. Jennifer has studied anatomy and physiology, cranial sacral therapy, somatic awareness, holistic nutrition therapy, trauma release for yoga therapy, and Zen meditation mindfulness training to create possibilities consciously and lovingly. Jennifer is a Somatic Experiencing® Practitioner, certified to work with trauma, stress, and its debilitating symptoms. She has a Masters degree in Somatic Psychology and also has training in Hakomi, Body Mind Centering, Mindfulness, Interpersonal Neurobiology and other body/mind disciplines. She encourages personal introspection, skillful action, and reflection, believing that what we cultivate on the mat is preparatory for how one is in our daily lives. “There’s no such thing as the perfect pose. A pose is never over, never done. And therein lies the true meaning of practice — to be at ease with the fact that a pose never arrives and it never ends, not until our last breath.”

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