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Sacred Cycle

A Lifetime of Healing

Trauma from sexual abuse and assault gets stored in the body, manifesting as physical, mental, and emotional stress over a lifetime. Many survivors do not realize they are a survivor until they leave for college, birth a baby, or the house is finally quiet after teenagers leave for college. They may experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), severe anxiety, recurring gynecological, gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, and sexual health problems for decades after the traumatic event occurred - not forgetting the financial recurring challenges due to the cost of healthcare.

Recovery is the process of releasing this trauma. In recovery, a survivor re-learns to feel at home in her body, reconnect with her emotions and reclaim calm. Working with professionals and peers allows a survivor to address her experience of the world and plan for the long-term. Nature gives space to process trauma. Through physical activity outdoors, she can focus on her body and work with the impacts of trauma. The challenge of mountain biking, along with community support, empowers a survivor on the path to healing.

Mission Statement

Sacred Cycle is healing our community by empowering survivors of sexual abuse and sexual assault, through therapy and cycling; creating a sacred cycle of recovery.

Healing Support Systems

Sacred Cycle Programming encompasses three support systems which support the healing process. They include:

  1. Traditional therapy: In-depth trauma treatment with a licensed counselor to develop an individualized plan for lasting relief. Therapy available on a sliding scale.
  2. Cycling gear and guidance: Personal coaching and a survivors’ cycling group to reap the benefits of being outdoors and in the present. Coaching, bicycle (mountain, road & cruiser options), and equipment are free for use during the duration of the program.
  3. Community: An online platform to connect with coaches, therapists and survivors, volunteer opportunities and more.
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BE PART OF A POSITIVE CYCLE OF HEALING FOR SURVIVORS

Family and friends are critical in helping survivors live full, happy lives. Knowing exactly how to be that support can be tricky. Many people feel it’s not OK to discuss traumatizing events or don’t know the best way to be ‘there’ for a survivor when clearly in need.
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