15 hour Mindful Yoga Therapy Teacher Training for Yoga Teachers "Helping Veterans, (and all who have experienced trauma or live with PTSD) to find a calm and steady body/mind to continue productive and peaceful lives through the support of the mindful practices of yoga."
It's a full weekend: Friday night, Saturday and Sunday. April 7, 8, 9 Friday: 6pm to 8:30 pm Saturday: 9am to 5 pm Sunday: 9:30am to 3:30pm
The Mindful Yoga for Trauma Teacher Training Program covers:
Why yoga for trauma?
The Toolbox and its five practices: Asana, Pranayama, Yoga Nidra,
Meditation and Gratitude
Special considerations and specific techniques for working with veterans
Appropriateness and variations of asana
Understanding veteran culture
How to bring Mindful Yoga for Trauma into the world
12 week protocol
Mindful Yoga for Trauma is an empirically informed, clinically tested program comprised of five practices: Pranayama (breathing), Asana (postures connected with breath), Yoga Nidra, Meditation, and Gratitude. Each practice is a tool veterans can use to cope with Post Traumatic Stress, and together, they form a comprehensive system–a toolbox–that will carry Veterans into a life of strength and resilience.
Fifteen (15) hours of Yoga Alliance continuing education credits are available.
This training and it's protocol is successfully being used in other areas including: Veterans, and those who love and support them. Women suffering from abuse. Non military related PTSD and/or trauma. Eating disorders. Anxiety and panic disorders. Children and young adults with attention deficit behaviors. Drug and alcohol addiction and recovery. and more...
Cost: $395. You can pay on line, see below: (Securely accepts all credit cards, not just PayPal.) Or, mail a check to: Heartsong Yoga 264 North Main St, suite 5 East Longmeadow, MA 01028
Heartsong Yoga has a mission to support Veterans and their family members If you are a veteran, or know of someone who might benefit from yoga and meditation practices at our studio, please send us a message. We offer a FREE class once a month for Veterans, their family members and friends, and offer four free classes to any vet who asks.