• BRV Yoga (map)
  • 550 Kimberton Road
  • Phoenixville, PA, 19460
  • United States

Are you interested in learning how Mindfulness based trauma sensitive yoga can aid healing from unresolved trauma?

Transformation Yoga Project (TYP) is offering a special training for yoga teachers and practitioners, social workers, addiction counselors and mental health providers who are interested in learning how yoga can be an effective therapy for those impacted by trauma.


Through January 7, 2017: $125

After January 7, 2017: $150

In this Transformation Yoga Project Training, Blakey Elkhart RTY500, C-IAYT, and Brianne Murphy, RYT200 will discuss their experience working within the criminal justice system and the substance abuse treatment industry. Through sharing these stories and practical foundational techniques of trauma sensitivity, yoga instructors will learn tools to apply to teach trauma sensitive classes through our community partners, and meet Module 1 requirements to participate in advanced training for working in hospitals, treatment centers for substance abuse and mental health disorders as well as within the criminal justice system. The following topics will be covered: 

  • What is trauma, the various types of trauma, and how unresolved trauma manifests in the setting of a yoga class
  • How does trauma affect the mind, body and ability to confront the challenges in our lives? 
  • How to use Yoga and Mindfulness to heal the mind-body connection and provide tools to calm, focus and find personal strength, balance, and resiliency
  • What constitutes a trauma-sensitive Yoga and Mindfulness class
  • Skillful language and trauma sensitivity
  • Review of evidence supporting the effectiveness of yoga
  • Instruction in specific asana, pranayama and meditation practices that have been proven effective with individuals recovering from trauma

Event Location:

BRV Yoga

550 Kimberton Road

in Kimberton Shoppes

Kimberton/Phoenixville, PA 19460



Contact: Blakey Elkhart blakey@transformationyogaproject.org  (501) 574-8703

If you pay a registration fee and later find you must change your plans, you can either transfer your fee to a later Training or ask for a refund. Our policy is to refund the amount less an administrative fee of $25. If you have to cancel within twenty four (24) hours of Training or after Training has begun, we will refund one half of the total fee because our expenses accelerate dramatically. The more notice you provide, the more likely we can fill your spot. We appreciate your understanding.