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Trauma Informed 20-Hour Yoga Training

  • Luma Yoga 1010 Center Street Santa Cruz, CA, 95060 United States (map)

This 20-hr Yoga Alliance certified training covers the following essential information for teaching trauma informed yoga:

• Shock, developmental, complex, and collective trauma
• The stress response and the nervous system
• Somatic therapy tools for resourcing and discharge
• Yoga postures, breathing techniques, and mediations that support greater self-regulation
• Trauma informed cueing and sequencing
• Practice teaching
• Social Justice basics
• Self-awareness (how our personal life experiences inform our work)
• Vicarious trauma and Self-care

Learning Objectives include:

• Ability to recognize the important role of body-based interventions in trauma recovery
• Understand the body’s neurobiological response to threat and how to restore a sense of safety using mind-body modalities
• Learn specific mindful movement practices and means of integrating them into group and individual therapeutic work that will help clients cultivate greater self- regulation and affect tolerance
• Consider epidemiology of trauma and trauma healing as social justice

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