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.
Overcoming Trauma through Yoga by: David Emerson
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
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
Friday June 23, 6 – 9pm, Saturday June 24 & Sunday June 25, 9:00am – 6:00pm
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 email@example.com
- Trauma Informed Yoga Training
June 23, 2017 - June 25, 2017
6:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Venue: Mosaic Centre