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Fri, Jan 06


Los Gatos

Trauma Informed Yoga teacher training (online and in person)

Learn how to work with yourself and others who have experienced Trauma using yoga and other mindful modalities.

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Trauma Informed Yoga teacher training (online and in person)
Trauma Informed Yoga teacher training (online and in person)

Time & Location

Jan 06, 2023, 1:00 PM PST – Jan 08, 2023, 5:00 PM PST

Los Gatos, 14107-H, Winchester Blvd, Los Gatos, CA 95032, USA

About the event

In this course, students are presented with both the western and eastern theories and modalities to support individuals who may have suffered emotional or physical trauma. From a physiological and psychological perspectives, students will learn how the human body responds during and after stressful or traumatic events. Students will learn and experience a variety of yogic approaches to help alleviate the symptoms of trauma as well as understanding the unique dynamics and challenges of this population. Included in the course will be information on how trauma effects the brain, body, nervous system and we will touch on the vagus nerve and poly vagal theory. Appropriate asanas, pranayama and dhyana practices for this audience will be demonstrated and be part of the practicum. A comprehensive manual will be included in this course and access to videos with additional material.

This course is appropriate for anyone who is teaching yoga or other mindful modalities, therapists or people who want to understand the impact of trauma and ways to use eastern and western modalities to support their ongoing classes, students, or patients.

This course is a part of the JOY of Yoga 300-Hour Teacher Training Core Curriculum, and also open to the public. If you are interested in pursuing a 300-hour certification, you can apply and register at any time and, once accepted, begin taking Electives, even before completing the Core Curriculum.

  • The Body Keeps Score by Bessel van der Kolk
  • An Unspoken Voice by Peter A. Levine


Friday, 1/6/23, 6-8 (online only)

Saturday, 1/7/23, 1-5:30 (online and in person)

Sunday, 1/8/23, 1-4:30 (online and in person)

This workshop will be conducted in-studio and online via Zoom. Password and instructions will be sent privately to registrants 30 minutes before workshop begins.

  • À La Carte* Cost: $350. Email Aurelia to register. *Eligible for 15 CEUs (continuing education units).
  • For students enrolled in the Core Curriculum for the current calendar year, pricing details can be found here.

We’re sorry, but we don’t offer refunds or account credit on workshops or trainings.

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