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Yoga Instructors

Online – Yoga Alliance 24 non-contact Continuing Education hours
In person – Yoga Alliance 18 contact/ 5 non-contact Continuing Education hours
BCRPA Continuing Education Credits

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Yoga Outreach Core Training ™

Created to empower qualified yoga teachers with the skills to build trauma-informed and strengths focused classes in order to reach individuals who may be facing multiple barriers in their lives, such as violence, post-traumatic stress disorder, addictions, mental health challenges, and incarceration.

This training is valuable to teachers who work within all settings. You will learn how to make your classes much more accessible to your students by removing barriers you may not even realize were there.

We have used our 20+ years of experience in providing trauma-informed yoga programs across BC to create this training with the goal of increasing the access to supportive yoga programs for all individuals. All proceeds from this 18 hour training go right back into providing weekly yoga programs for our most vulnerable community members. Once completed, you will be eligible to become one of our amazing volunteers!

    How to build and teach a trauma-informed yoga class, including:

  • The effects of trauma and post-traumatic stress.
  • Creating a safe space for your students.
  • Using “invitational language” and “the language of inquiry.”
  • Understanding and managing potential triggers.
  • The teaching tools for self-regulation.
    • How to create a strengths-based practice for your students, including:

    • Definitions & key components.
    • Boundaries and self-care.
    • Equality, marginalization, and privilege.
        • About teaching in Service Yoga Settings, including:

        • What to expect: rapport, mandates, and responsibilities.
        • Opportunities for practicum, volunteer placement, and ongoing mentorship.

2019 Training Dates Online (8 weeks)

Date January 29th – March 26th, 2018

Price $360.00

2018 Training Dates Classroom (18 hours)

Date

October 26th – 28th, 2018

Location

Healing Movements Yoga Studio, Surrey BC

Price (CAD)

Tuition $360 | $310 if paid by October 5th

Date

November 16th – 18th, 2018

Location

TBD, Duncan BC

Price (CAD)

Tuition $360 | $310 if paid by October 26th

Date

November 23rd – 25th, 2018

Location

Twisted Willow Studio, Port Alberni BC

Price (CAD)

Tuition $360 | $310 if paid by November 2nd

Date

November 23 – 25, 2018

Location

The View Amenity Space | The Bloom Group, Vancouver BC *Wheel chair accessible

Price (CAD)

Tuition $360 | $310 if paid by November 2

Date

November 30 – December 2, 2018

Location

TBD | Salmon Arm, BC

Price (CAD)

Tuition $360 | $310 if paid by November 9

Date

December 7 – 9, 2018

Location

TBD | Invermere, BC

Price (CAD)

Tuition $360 | $310 if paid by November 16

“As a yoga instructor, I want to be aware of who might be coming to my class and what they may be dealing with. Yoga Outreach provides the language and education necessary to teach not only the general population but also those who may be dealing with trauma or other mental health issues. ”

Yoga Outreach Core Training™ Participant

“I feel I have learned how important it is to create a safe space for all students. My knowledge and awareness of trauma has increased, while my fear or uncertainty about working with special populations has definitely decreased.”

Yoga Outreach Core Training™ Participant

”I was amazed by how much I learned in the 2.5 days and how it has changed my language use in the classes that I teach. The whole team was extremely helpful, supportive and knowledgeable. Highly recommend this training for anyone wanting to better support their students.”  “I feel I have learned how important it is to create a safe space for all students. My knowledge and awareness of trauma has increased, while my fear or uncertainty about working with special populations has definitely decreased.”

Yoga Outreach Core Training™ Participant

”This training was very successful in meeting the learning objectives – very thorough information on PTSD, trauma-informed language and building capacity for confidence in delivering a trauma-informed class.”

Yoga Outreach Core Training™ Participant

Class Schedule & Learning Outcomes

Training Schedule
Friday 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Saturday 8:30am – 5:30pm
Sunday 8:30am – 5:30pm

Work-study Option for up to 50% off tuition
Work-study involves a trade in labour in exchange for up to 1/2 off the cost of the training. Please complete our online form. Applications must be completed 1 month prior to the training in order to allow adequate time to complete volunteer hours prior to attendance.

Refund Policy
Training tuition is refundable, less a 15% administration fee, up to 21 days prior to the training start date. Notice of cancellation must be received in writing via training@yogaoutreach.com to receive a refund. No refunds will be issued within the 21 days prior and fees is non-transferable.