At Positive Mind Wellness, we offer alternative forms of yoga to enhance the health and well-being of our clients. Somatic therapy promotes healing of the body by focusing on the mind and body connection. It uses a combination of physical therapy and psychotherapy to achieve this. With our yoga therapy, we work on moving your body, practicing proper breathing techniques and meditation.

Benefits of Yoga Therapy and Somatics 

There are numerous benefits to somatics and yoga. These two methods of therapy can tackle a broad range of issues you may be experiencing, including:

  • Relaxation of the mind and body 
  • Relief from pain associated with chronic illness or pain
  • Increased memory and attention span
  • Higher energy levels, especially if you lack motivation or feel depressed 
  • Resolved emotions due to PTSD or trauma

Services We Offer

Creating a safe space for our clients to discuss the challenges in their lives is our top priority. By using somatic yoga therapy, we can use the basic principles of yoga to improve your health.

Our services include:


This includes a combination of focusing on the physical sensations a person feels in their body and discussing any issues they may be facing.

Yoga Therapy

Improve your mental and physical health through various breathing exercises, yoga poses, and guided meditation led by one of our skilled team of therapists. 

Personalized Sessions For You  

When you work with one of our professional therapists, we tailor each session according to your needs. We offer different forms of somatic therapy and yoga depending on what you prefer. In-person and virtual therapy sessions are also available.

Our sessions include:

Somatic (Yoga-Based) Psychotherapy

This type of therapy focuses on movement and releasing tension and stress throughout the body. Somatic (yoga-based) psychotherapy releases trauma stored in the body using specific yoga poses.

Somatic (Yoga-Based) Psychotherapy Assessment

Every client receives a comprehensive initial assessment to determine the best course of action. We’ll provide the right somatic yoga-based psychotherapy to help address your concerns and begin healing.

Individual (1:1) Online Yoga Session

If you’d like to reap the benefits of yoga but have a busy schedule, our individual online yoga sessions might be the perfect fit. One of our qualified yoga instructors will help alleviate to stress and return to a state of calmness.

In-person (Ottawa) 1:1 Yoga Session

At our Ottawa location, we offer in-person yoga sessions for all clients. With this type of yoga therapy, an experienced yoga instructor will promote relaxation using movement, meditation, and breathing exercises.

Group Yoga session

Our group yoga session helps to bring people together using movement and ideal breathing techniques. 

Techniques We Use   

At Positive Mind Wellness, we utilize a wide range of techniques for somatic experiencing therapy and yoga.

Yoga and Somatic Therapy includes a variety of techniques and forms, including:

We will practice the right techniques for breathing and meditation. We will also teach you the most common postures in yoga.

This method targets tension stored in the body and releases it in a way that relieves your muscles.

If you’re struggling with PTSD or having trouble moving forward from tough past experiences, this therapy can help during your healing process. It includes moving your eyes in a particular pattern to process traumatic events.

Using dance as a form of therapy promotes movement as a way to process your emotions and release them in a more positive manner.

People with chronic stress can greatly benefit from proper breathwork. This helps to release stress stored in the body when you use the right breathing techniques. 

Moving meditation relies on gentle movements of the body and focusing on the sensations you feel as you begin to move your body. 

If you’re concerned about the cost, you’ll be pleased to know that our prices are very competitive. Each session is economically priced to provide you with the best value.

Our Prices

Who is Somatics and Yoga Therapy for?

Somatics and yoga therapy are helpful in connecting the mind and body. It also helps to promote healing through talk therapy and movement. 

Those who can benefit from this form of therapy include those with:

  • Anxiety 
  • Depression
  • Stress 
  • Chronic pain
  • Injury prevention and recovery 
  • Sleep issues 
  • Issues with posture

Book Your Next Yoga Somatics Session in Ottawa

Discover the incredible healing power of somatics and yoga therapy. At Positive Mind Wellness, we provide personalized sessions including somatic psychotherapy to individual and group yoga. 

Call us to learn more about our discovery session. Here you’ll get to speak with a therapist and decide if you’d like to move ahead with our team.