trauma sensitivity for yoga teachers

Understanding trauma for both yourself and your students and how to set yourself up for success in this area as a yoga teacher.

I am so glad you are here!  My name is Stephanie Wray and I am an artist of 29 years, a Board Certified Art Therapist, Trauma informed Expressive Arts Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor and a 500 hour yoga teacher. 

I created this course as a yoga teacher to assist yoga teachers in becoming more trauma informed in order to expand self awareness and to learn trama sensitive language, understand how trauma works in the body and how yoga can help. Using video, writing prompts, visual directives and a workbook you will have all the knowledge you need to be trauma-informed. 

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If you are looking for an informative, cohesive, and unique understanding of learning to incorporate language, safe settings, and ethical practices in relation to trauma sensitivity this course is for you. This course provides 15 hours of non-contact continuing education consisting of 8.5 hours of video training, a 47-page workbook and 10 worksheets, 1 to accompany each video. 

The course focus is trauma sensitivity for yoga teachers in order to be prepared for an understanding of trauma in both yourself and your students and how to set yourself up for success in this area as a yoga teacher. This is the introduction to understanding the basics of trauma and can prepare you for the more intensive 40-hour trauma informed yoga certification.

The videos not only expand upon the content from the workbook, but they also include experiential activities such as meditations, breathing exercises and art exercises to allow you to participate physically and reinforce the content along with worksheets to help bring together what you have learned in each video section.

A sample of topics covered include:

At the end of the course, you will receive a certificate of completion for the 16 hours of training.

Trauma Sensitivity for yoga teachers