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Using Yoga in Your Work

Using Yoga in Your Work™ Skills Training for Support Professionals
Are you interested in learning about the practical applications of yoga in your work with clients? Or perhaps you’d like to use yoga for self-care and stress reduction? Yoga Outreach has developed a training just for you!

Download Using Yoga for Your Work - Summary.pdf (296.19 KB)

Learning Objectives include:

  • Impacts of breathing practices on specific groups
  • Breathing practices for use in daily work
  • Impacts of mindfulness practices on specific groups
  • Mindfulness practices for use in daily work
  • Impacts of grounding and rhythmic movement on specific groups
  • Grounding and rhythmic movement practices in daily work
  • Practical aspects of incorporating practices into daily work

In either a half or full day format the curricula will provide you with the skills you need to incorporate breathing, mindfulness, grounding, and rhythmic movement into your work with both youth and adults, as well as in your own life. Backed by credible research into the benefits of mindfulness-based stress reduction techniques and trauma-informed teaching practices these workshops will provide you with a solid foundation to use these tools. Highly experiential this program will guide you through several simple yet powerful exercises that you will be able to utilize in your everyday work.

Book A Training
To find out more about this program or to book a training for your agency please email our Executive Director, Delanie Dyck

Poster for your Workplace
Download Using Yoga for Your Work - Office Poster.pdf (276.88 KB)

Program Testimonials

“This is a tool, that in our society, should be used by everyone.”

“I am excited about using some of the scripts with my clients next week!”

“So helpful – loved the practicality and experiential aspects as well as the theoretical groundwork. Good balance.”

“I just wanted to thank you again for coming and doing the session with us last week, it was perfect for our staff! And really helpful both in our work and also for our own self care.”

“Would have liked a whole day."  

"The language used made it easy to follow without sounding hokey or inauthentic.”

“Appreciated how learner centred the presentation was, and the openness to questions and comments.”

“I recognized the value of mindfulness for clients with trauma histories, the techniques are simple accessible, and they can be easily taught to clients in any situation!”


This training was developed with generous support from our local TELUS Community Board.

Funding for the facilitation of this training in the Lower Mainland has been generously provided by the First West Foundation.

Burnaby Youth Custody Centre
For as little as $15 a month, less than a drop in yoga class, you can ensure that youth and adults in mental health facilities, prison or youth custody, alcohol and drug treatment centers, women and children who have experienced violence, or adults suffering from early onset dementia, have access to the powerful and healing practices of yoga and meditation, providing a method to reclaim their minds and bodies, to self regulate, and to connect with people in their community.