Yoga: From the Past to the Future
Awakened Body 30-Hr Certificate Program
Tibetan Book of the Dead
Livia Shapiro is a mama, long time yoga practitioner and teacher, somatic psychotherapist and author. She writes on the intersection of yoga, somatics, and psychology, offering a fresh and sane voice to the emergent trends within the fields of yoga and wellness. Livia is the author of The Somatic Therapy Workbook: stress-relieving exercises for strengthening the mind-body connection and sparking emotional and physical healing, released in December 2020. Her article Yoga-Based Body Psychotherapy is published in the International Journal of Body Psychotherapy and is a tool for weaving yoga and psychotherapy into a seamless psychotherapeutic model. Having practiced and taught yoga for over two decades, Livia encourages people to grow their ranges of motion and emotion through steady asana practice, somatic education, and body-centered mentorship. Known for her sincerity, directness and humor, her teachings illuminate the spiritual path as deeply human and body-centric. As a Somatic Psychotherapist Livia works holistically, helping women reorient and repair their nervous systems to live more vibrantly and powerfully.