Healing Trauma Through the Body

Foundations of Trauma Sensitive Yoga for Teachers & Healthcare Practitioners

Saturday, March 9, 2019 | 2:00pm – 6:00pm

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Learn how to apply Trauma Sensitive Yoga theory in your own yoga or therapeutic practice. This introductory training will prepare you to incorporate innovative Trauma Sensitive Yoga techniques into your existing practice as a yoga teacher or clinician, so that you can be more effective in working with clients who have experienced complex trauma or PTSD.

You will learn:

  • The theoretical underpinnings of Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY)

  • Current research on the efficacy of TCTSY

  • How and when to refer clients to a TCTSY practice

  • How to use trauma-sensitive language with your clients

  • Tips on how to incorporate trauma sensitivity into your work

  • How to work with vicarious trauma and exposure to trauma in the workplace

You will take home:

  • 3 TCTSY practice videos

  • Resource list with books, websites and additional training options

  • A written TCTSY sequence for your use

  • Handout with grounding exercises to use in your practice

Rates: $70 regular, $60 (Early Bird by February 9)

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Kelsey Gustafson, RYT 200, TCTSY-F, has been teaching yoga since 2009 and has over 1,000 hours of training in yoga and healing arts. She holds an advanced certification in Trauma Sensitive Yoga through the Trauma Center in Brookline Mass and is currently the only certified TCTSY practitioner in California. Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY) is an empirically validated, adjunctive clinical treatment for complex or treatment resistant PTSD. Developed at the Trauma Center, it has foundations in hatha yoga, neuroscience, trauma theory and attachment theory.