Trauma Sensitive Yoga Training for Youth:  Fostering Resilience Through Yoga and Mindfulness

Trauma Sensitive Yoga Training for Youth: Fostering Resilience Through Yoga and Mindfulness

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Equilibrium Dance Academy
1802 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19145

Saturday, December 1st       9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday, December 2nd       8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Transformation Yoga Project is offering an in-depth training on December 1st and 2nd, 2018 for yoga teachers, social workers, school teachers, counselors, and interested yogis. This training is open to people interested in learning trauma-sensitive, mindfulness-based tools to share with young people that foster resilience, decrease stress, and increase emotional regulation. 

Are you interested in sharing trauma-sensitive practices with youth in classrooms, detention centers, behavioral health settings and alternate schools?

Colleen DeVirgiliis and Katy Kopnitsky will share their experience working with youth in detention, foster care, alternative schools, behavioral health settings, hospitals, and within the school system. This training will include an interactive lecture, discussion, experiential exercises, sample classes and practice instruction. 

Topics include:

  • What is yoga service
  • Developing self and cultural awareness and within yoga service
  • What is unresolved trauma, and how does it affect the body, mind and spirit 
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences and health outcomes 
  • Resiliency Theory
  • Logistics and best practices of working with youth in institutions
  • How to create a class that is trauma-sensitive
  • Mindfulness activities to increase focus and attention, decrease stress and increase social-emotional learning skills

Saturday, December 1, 9:00am - 5:00 pm
Sunday,  December 2,  8:00am -4:00 pm

Yoga Alliance CEUs: 15 Hours
Cost:   $325

 

 

Trauma-sensitive Yoga and Social Impact: Justice and Re-entry Training

Trauma-sensitive Yoga and Social Impact: Justice and Re-entry Training

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Trauma Sensitive Yoga for Justice, Reentry and Social Impact  

Studio 34
4522 Baltimore Avenue
Philadelphia, PA

Friday, February 8th         6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday, February 9th    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday, February 10th     9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost: $350

Transformation Yoga Project is offering an in-depth training on February 8-10th, 2019 for yoga teachers, social workers, counselors, and interested yogis. 

  • Are you interested in being of impact in the area of social justice?
  • Are you interested in sharing yoga within the justice system?
  • Are you working in these fields already and interested in how mindfulness-based trauma-sensitive yoga can support people living within these systems? 

Bri Murphy and Colleen DeVirgiliis of Transformation Yoga Project will share their experience working within the justice system in prisons, jails, detention centers and Reentry spaces. This workshop will include interactive lecture, group dialogue, experiential exercises and practice instruction. 

Special segments led by Oneika Mays, Director of Operations with Transformation Yoga Project and Liberation Yoga Project facilitator on privilege, language, inclusivity and loving-kindness meditation.

Other topics include:

  • What is yoga service
  • Developing self and cultural awareness within yoga service
  • What is unresolved trauma and how does yoga support the body, mind, spirit connection
  • Pillars and framework of trauma-sensitive yoga
  • Evidence supporting benefits of Trauma-sensitive Yoga in institutions
  • Accessibility and Inclusivity in-class facilitation
  • A brief overview of the history of mass incarceration
  • Best Practices for engagement and designing classes (asana, pranayama, and meditation) appropriate for trauma-sensitive yoga

15 Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Credits are available upon completion of the training.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

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.