From Crisis to Connection: Katy Willis - Let's practice healing trauma, 2 exercises - Episode 36

from crisis to connection podcast Apr 27, 2019

In this episode I continue my interview with Katy Willis and we give you the chance to experience components of yoga for yourself. You just have to double cross your heart that you will save it for a time when you are not driving, operating heavy machinery, or other activities that require your undivided attention :-)


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If you haven't listened to Episode 35, please go back and listen so you can have foundational information on the practices she is going to share.


1. Kirtan Kriya 

Katy will be offering two free trial yoga classes on Trauma Recovery) for any women. The two trial classes are free to all women, not just women who have a btr subscription. The classes will be Saturday, April 27 and Saturday, May 4 @ 8 am MST.

She will start offering the Prana I Yoga Therapy course this fall in Logan, Utah at Addo Recovery. 

You can follow Katy here to learn more about her yoga classes online and in Utah: 

And, Katy's mentor, Sariah, offers online pre-recorded trauma yoga classes for $12/month 

Books to consider for further personal reading: 
The Body Keep the Score, by Bessel van der Kolk MD
Meditation as Medicine, by Dr. Dharma Singh Khalsa and Cameron Stauth
Hatha Yoga Illustrated, by Martin L. Kirk, Brooke Boon, et al.

The breath/brain article (…t9mVqrPJ48AZVt7-NGL9Y)

Eye focus/brain activation (

Katy's favorite Kundalini yoga website (
5. Instructions for basic Hatha yoga poses (

6. Mantra translation website (

Katy's Bio:
Katy Willis spends most of her time as a homeschooling mamma to her 4 energetic children. Katy and her husband, Mark, hope to add to their family through adoption. She graduated from BYU-Idaho with an Associate's degree in Nursing in 2005, as well as a Bachelor's degree in Music in 2006. Katy currently runs her own small business called Be Still Services. Her mission is to help support individuals physically, mentally/emotionally, and spiritually in the aftermath of trauma so they can be still and find Jesus Christ. Katy has retired from working on the cardiac floor; however, is using her nursing skills again, but this time in brain wellness as a Quantum Neuro Reset Therapy (QNRT) Practitioner. QNRT is part of an emerging branch of the medical field called Quantum Neurobiology. She trained with Sariah at BackPocket Yoga for her 200 hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training and Prana I course. Katy is a certified Karma Kids Yoga instructor. Additionally, she has studied with Felice at Tree of Life for Kundalini Yoga. She dreams of opening a brain wellness center in Northern Utah some day. Jesus Christ has been her rock through healing from betrayal trauma after her husband's relapse with pornography addiction, as well as during high-risk pregnancies, miscarriages, and navigating through the world of adoption.

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