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Survivor Empowerment & Healing

Yoga as Healing 

UCD CARE offers Yoga as Healing every Fall and Spring quarters. This is an 8-week long program for survivors of sexual assault aimed at empowering survivors and helping them reconnect their mind and body through the practice of yoga. Yoga as Healing is open to UC Davis students, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Survivors of all genders are welcomed, no prior yoga experience is necessary, and CARE provides all the materials, including yoga mats and props. Like all CARE services, participation in the program is free of charge. 

yogaThe program includes:

  • Weekly themes
  • Art 
  • Restorative postures
  • Trauma-informed yoga instruction by a licensed yoga teacher
  • Guided activities
  • Journaling
  • Positive affirmations



If you have questions about Yoga as Healing or would like to be considered for the program, contact Jacquelynn Lira at (530)752-3299 or