PTSD Trauma Informed 25HR Yoga Teacher Training - Empowered U
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An introduction to trauma informed yoga for yoga teachers. This course will give participants insight and ability to increase trauma awareness in their current offerings.
In this course we will explore trauma theory through the lens of western psychological treatment and the ways in which yoga and eastern medicine intersect with this approach.
Discussion and analysis of ways in which yoga can provide support and how our language, teaching methodologies, traditions and perceptions can be shifted to become more inclusive.
We will explore recent discoveries in trauma theory which validate yoga and other mindfulness practices and contraindicated certain others.
Required Reading:
Overcoming Trauma through Yoga by: David Emerson
Learning Outcomes:
Participants will be familiar with the evolution of trauma theory and the current approach/best practices for working with trauma
Participants will become familiar with trauma informed teaching tools such as trauma informed language, physical contact, boundary awareness and how to create a safer more inclusive environment for those living with PTSD
Participants will gain a basic understanding of the physiology of the nervous system and how it relates to trauma
Course Includes:
Interactive classes including discussion, asana and theory
Course materials with room for notes provided at beginning of first class
25 CEUs with Yoga Alliance
25 elective credits towards Empowered Yoga 300 HR advanced teacher training and 1000HR Yoga Therapy
Friday June 1st,  6:30 – 9pm, Saturday June 2nd & Sunday June 3rd, 9:00am – 6:00pm
Investment: $500
Instructor: Tiffany Rose

A deposit is required to hold your spot. Deposits are not refundable. Cancelations up to 30 days prior to the event may be issued a credit with Empowered Yoga to be used towards a different program. Unfortunately we are unable to issue a credit or refund the deposit within 30 days of the event. Certificates of completion may be issued upon the successful completion of the requirements above. Once a certificate is issued students may be eligible to register with the Yoga Alliance as an RYT. For more info, contact us at

  • June 1, 2018 - June 3, 2018
    6:30 pm - 6:00 pm


Suite 201, 1524 91st SW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6X 1M5