This complement to the Yoga Outreach Core Training™ is for those interested in examining the social issues that give rise to and result from trauma. In this program participants will learn about bringing yoga to specific populations, the importance of a trauma informed approach to the teacher/student relationship and how yoga can be an expression of activism. Participants will explore:
- Polyvagal theory
- Spiritual Bypassing
- Yoga as Activism
- Yoga & Sexual Assault
- A Trauma Informed Approach to the Teacher/Student Relationship
- Yoga & Eating Disorders
- Yoga for Neurodivergent Folx
- Practical Approaches to Addressing Cultural Appropriation: Sanskrit Appreciation & Pronunciation for Yoga Teachers
- Peer Group Learning
Each module is richly supported with current readings and recordings from thought leaders in the fields of trauma theory, Yoga, and social activism.
We highly recommend that you attend this training synchronously (in real time) as it is not designed to be taken asynchronously (watching a recording after the live session). If you cannot attend live, recordings will be provided.
In order to receive a certificate of completion for this training, attendees must complete all of the sessions and reflection questions within 14 days of the last day of the training to receive a certificate of completion.
There is no pre-requisite for this course however we recommend that participants have taken the Yoga Outreach Core Training™ and/or have a foundation in trauma-informed yoga theory and techniques.