Transformation Yoga Project is offering an in depth workshop on February 21-23, 2020 for anyone interested in sharing mindfulness and embodied practices for individuals impacted by trauma, substance use disorder and mass incarceration.

Our workshop is open to all including social workers, counselors, clinicians, and yoga providers.

  • Are you interested in the impact trauma has on individuals and communities?
  • Are you interested in sharing practices with those impacted by behavioral health and/or substance use disorders?
  • Are you interested in yoga service, social justice or sharing embodied practices within the justice system?

Join the Transformation Yoga Project team, Bri Murphy, Nicole Breen and Colleen DeVirgiliis, who will share their experience working within recovery treatment centers, prisons, detention centers and reentry. This workshop will include interactive lecture, group dialogue, experiential exercises and practice instruction based on research, experience in the field and evidence based practices.

Other topics include:

  • Developing self and cultural awareness within yoga service
  • What is unresolved trauma and how does mindfulness support resilience
  • Pillars and framework of trauma sensitive yoga
  • Best practices for teaching asana, pranayama, meditation and mindfulness
  • Understanding addiction, options for treatment, and the treatment environments
  • Privilege, Accessibility and Inclusivity in class facilitation
  • Brief overview of the history of mass incarceration

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