Trauma Sensitive Yoga West Peacebuilding from Within
Foundational Training Outline
Create a safe and compassionate space to support wellness through learning, connection, and empowerment.
To develop participants trauma informed lens through:
Exploring the historical context of trauma being stored in the body
Unpacking the principles of trauma and neuroscience
Fostering capacity to offer invitational and inquiry based language
Navigating how to create a safe space
To provide a foundation for trauma-informed movement practice by:
Providing an embodied opportunity to practice in this modality
Offering space for opportunities for practice teach
Facilitating large and small group discussions around nuances of practice.
This is a 20 hour workshop with 15 contact hours. The additional hours are accumulated through recommended pre-course reading and homework assignments.
Theory, Principles & Practice:
Understanding Stress, Chronic Stress, and Trauma
Theoretical Underpinnings of TCTSY Trauma Theory
Neuroscience of Trauma
TCTSY Methodology: Domains of a TCTSY practice
Therapeutic Themes of TCTSY
Trauma Sensitive Breath
Practice and Discussions:
Space will be made for large and small group discussions and experiential exercises. There will also be time for small group practice-teach sessions to engage with the methodology
Participants can expect several opportunities to engage in a trauma sensitive yoga practice to support integration and embodiment of this modality.