A Fundraising Day
Saturday 14th October, Wellington
Atmabhava from Yoga in Prisons Trust will lead us in an exploration of the chakras and their relationship to your daily life experiences, health and mental perceptions. A day of hatha Yoga, meditation and sound Yoga with a chakra focus. A short talk will also be given by Adhyatma about Yoga in Prisons Trust
Time: 10am – 3.30pm
Bring: Yoga mat, blanket and/or cushion. Please also bring a plate, cup, utensils and food for a shared vegetarian lunch.
Note: the Marion St parking building is out of action due to earthquake issues, there are two nearby smaller Wilson carparks on Cuba St or Ghuznee St.
IYTA NZ Wellington/Lower North Island Branch
TRAUMA SENSITIVE YOGA TEACHER TRAINING DAY
Sept 30th 2017 at Antidote, Christchurch.
9am – 5pm. $145 (incl. morning and afternoon tea)
In this FULL day training workshop you will :
- Participate in a trauma sensitive yoga class
- Understand how yoga impacts on the neurobiology and physiology of trauma
- Discover a new way to understand the nervous system
- Explore the The Zone of Tolerance and its relationship to working with clients in trauma recovery
- Emotional disregulation – recognition and management of disregulation in both yourself and your clients via working with breath and physical practice.
- Discover which yoga practices are soothing and which practices are more likely to trigger reactions in a trauma sensitive yoga class
- Explore how language , the teaching environment and you can impact on a safe environment for clients in trauma recovery
- How to start a trauma sensitive class in diverse settings and how TSYA can assist you
Who Should Attend: Yoga Teachers – this workshop assumes that the attendees are qualified yoga teachers who are interested in trauma sensitive yoga. Participants will receive a certificate of attendance to this one day workshop.
What You Will Gain:
- Connection to a growing network of yoga teachers who are interested in progressing and promoting the benefits of trauma sensitive yoga
- Guidelines to adjust your current yoga classes so that they are trauma sensitive
- Step by step support on how to establish a specific trauma sensitive yoga class
- Knowledge to identify and work with trauma reactions that may arise in class
Here Are What Participants Are Saying About The Training:
- “Clear, supportive teachings, Opportunities to experience teachings in the body. Enjoyed the learnings and felt very happy about doing the course.”
- “Absolutely fantastic workshop! I have been waiting for years for the world of psychology and yoga to integrate and I couldn’t have suggested such a workshop run by any other teachers.”
- “Practical, experiential and inspiring.”
- “Informative, interactive and experiential way to develop professional knowledge.”
- “Knowledgeable and experienced facilitators made this one day workshop informative, useful and inspiring. I feel encouraged to apply these simple yet profound techniques with my students.”‘
BACKGROUND ON THE FACILITATORS:
Shirley Hicks is a practising somatic psychotherapist and yoga teacher, with a private clinic based in the Gold Coast at Varsity Lakes. Shirley has a real interest in how the body carries unresolved life events and how through “talk therapies” the body is often missed. With over 22 years clinical experience she has refined the way in which she supports clients to involve their body in the healing process, drawing on the work of Judith Herman, Babette Rothschild, Peter Levine and Bessel van der Kolk . She supports body based programs with the Mental Illness Fellowship of Qld and is also a trainer with the Blue Knot Foundation, an organisation committed to supporting survivors of childhood trauma.
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