Trauma-Informed WOrkshops

These works shops are open to anyone with a general interest and have been proven helpful to:

  • Yoga Teachers

  • Body workers

  • Mental Health Advocates &Providers

  • People who want to know more about the nervous system and its role in trauma

  • People interested in self-regulation and co-regulation

  • People who want to understand trauma and its effects

Module 1: Trauma-Informed

In this 2 hours workshop, we will cover:

  • Basics of a Trauma-Informed approach to yoga

  • Types of Trauma Common Responses to Trauma

  • 6 Guided Principles of Trauma-informed approach

  • Trauma-informed Yoga Principles

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Module 3: Dynamics of Breath

In this 2 hours workshop, we will cover:

  • History of Breathing Techniques

  • Effects of breath on Body

  • Breath as a resource

  • Trauma-informed Breathing Techniques

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Module 5: Resilience

In this 2 hours workshop, we will cover:

  • Regulation skills

  • 12 Principles of Trauma-Informed Growth

  • Indicators of dysregulation

  • Somatic Techniques for healing

  • Embodiment Practices for Resilience

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Module 2: Neuroscience

In this 2 hours workshop, we will cover:

  •  Neuroscience of Yoga

  • Triune Brain

  • How trauma affects the Brain

  • Polyvagal Theory

  • Why yoga for trauma recovery

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Module 4: Diversity & Inclusion

In this 2 hours workshop, we will cover:

  • Diversity in Western Yoga

  • History of Yoga in the West

  • Demographics

  • How to create inclusive spaces

  • Adaptive Yoga techniques

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Module 6: Best Practices

In this 2 hours workshop, we will cover:

  • Best practices for trauma-informed  yoga

  • Teaching to different populations

  • Creating trauma-informed classes

  • How to offer trauma-informed classes

  • Teaching through an anti-oppression lens

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