Vivian-Raquel Dayan is a senior in the undergraduate program at Eugene Lang College, The New School. She is interested in studying the correlation between the mind, brain, and the imagination. Additionally, Vivian-Raquel is interested in how they all react to one another, and how the mind, brain, and imagination’s relationship changes once one has gone through a traumatic experience. Vivian-Raquel is majoring in psychology and minoring in fiction-writing, and plans on going to graduate school to further her education in psychology.

Sarah is a fourth year undergraduate student studying psychology and dance at The New School. She is interested in mind to body and body to mind processing in people with trauma exposure. Sarah teaches trauma sensitive yoga to female survivors of domestic and sexual assault, where she combines her knowledge of physiology from her dance and yoga background with her study of psychology and trauma. In addition to working with adults, Sarah teaches developmental movement to infants 3 weeks to 3 years old. Sarah brings a deep interest in innate movement patterns and spinal development to her study of the psychophysiology of trauma.