Trauma Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY) Training

For mental health practitioners and yoga teachers

  • Introduction to trauma sensitive yoga (TCTSY) for mental health practitioners and yoga teachers

  • Workshops for organisations and service providers

  • Trauma sensitive yoga module for yoga teacher training programs

New trainings coming soon!

Please get in touch with any enquiries.

Participants will learn about trauma and chronic stress and explore the importance of working with the body in therapeutic practice as well as insights into making yoga sessions more trauma-informed. You will be introduced to the key theories and practices of TCTSY and gain practical ways in which to incorporate this practice and framework into your existing work, both therapeutically and in the context of yoga classes.

You will have the opportunity to experience a short TCTSY practice during the seminar and there will be time for questions and discussion. 

We will explore the following during the training:

choice-making

The importance of choice and using invitational language

interoception

Interoception and providing participants opportunities to connect to their bodies

present moment experience

Ways to encourage a present moment experience

research

Current research into TCTSY and the impacts on participants

About Trauma Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY)

TCTSY is underpinned by trauma theory, attachment theory and neuroscience and is based on central components of hatha yoga, where we practice a series of physical forms and movements to explore having a body and using our body as a resource. Participants are invited and empowered to choose what they want to do with their body while practicing breathing, moving, strengthening, stretching and resting in an accessible and non-judgmental environment. TCTSY aims to build participants’ experiences of empowerment and agency and cultivate a more positive relationship to one’s body.

Who is the training for?

This training is open to yoga teachers and mental health practitioners as well as mental health students who are interested in learning more about trauma and working with survivors or simply wish to expand their knowledge and skill-set.

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If you work in a different profession where you feel this knowledge would be beneficial, please get in touch to discuss the suitability of the training.
 

You can also get in touch to request a free 15 minute call to chat about this program and ask any questions you may have.

"I feel like I have more ownership of my body and feel more of a part of it."

Trauma Sensitive Yoga Participant

Expression of Interest in TCTSY Training