The Ufafa Valley near iXopo KwaZulu Natal is a rural area consisting of about 10 villages and appr 8000 people affected by HIV and AIDS and poverty, including orphaned children and their caregivers.
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TRE® stands for Tension & Trauma Releasing Exercises. Developed by Dr David Berceli, TRE® is a self-help technique that deliberately activates our bodies’ instinctive tremor mechanism in a safe and controlled way. Session by session, these tremors help to release the build up of muscular tension patterns acumulated in our body during stressful and traumatic […]
October 2016 – Dr Melanie Salmon, Desiree English and team On 10 October, we began a 6 week TRE® group with 53 Ladies from Benteheuwel, in the urban war-zone area of the Cape Flats near Cape Town.
After four months of TRE®, we asked our trainees to share their experience and this is what they said:
All our trainees are excited about their own experience with TRE® and found it to be of great benefit.
Woza Moya is a community-based NGO located in the Ofafa Valley of rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
TRE® Provider Tonja Blom, now residing in the Western Cape, started her certification training in 2014 in Durban.
This is a collection of videos related to TRE® in the recovery from combat stress and trauma related to military service.
The unconscious und uncontrolled yet natural survival reactions we experience in a traumatic situation are supposed to be temporary and the body should be allowed to return to its natural relaxed state. That is what we expect and what seems to happen: anger calms down, fear is diminished, the broken bone is healed but still […]