Yoga Teacher Training

Trauma Informed Teacher Training

with Tiffany Rose

A 25 hour introduction to trauma informed yoga for yoga teachers.
This course will give participants insight and ability to increase trauma awareness in their current offerings.
 
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 people living with the effects of 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.
Participants will gain a basic understanding of the physiology of the nervous system and how it relates to trauma.
This training is highly interactive and collaborative in nature, we brainstorm together and work on grounded options for making our imperfect settings and circumstances more accessible.
 
Course Includes:
Interactive classes including discussion, asana and theory
This training is ideal for studio teachers, studio owners, RYT200 and RYT500
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