IN A NUTSHELL

2 DAY COURSE

Dates: 3 - 4 Oct 2020

Venue: Chocolate Studios, London (Will be delivered remotely if necessary)

Groups: 10 max.

Fees: £330

TRAUMA-INFORMED

LEVEL 1

YOGA & MOVEMENT COURSE

THE FUNDAMENTALS OF TRAUMA-INFORMED YOGA & MOVEMENT

Unravel the principles of trauma-sensitivity in relation to yoga and other movement modalities on this stand-alone course. Ideal not only for yoga teachers but also movement facilitators and registered therapists working with individuals that have experienced various forms of trauma. Follow-up with our Level 2 Trauma-Informed Yoga & Movement Course.

  • Understand the basics of trauma theory and the principles of a trauma-informed practice (including invitational language, introspection, choice-making, and authenticity)

  • Cultivate a deeper understanding of the mind/body connection and what it means to be trauma-informed

  • Recognise the role yoga, movement and/or body awareness can play in supporting people with trauma, PTSD, and related mental health difficulties

  • Explore basic movement practices and how they could be integrated into general yoga and therapeutic movement settings

  • Unpack unconscious bias around privilege and power in order to prevent causing unintentional harm

2 DAY CPD FOR FACILITATORS  OCTOBER 2020 in LONDON  |  £330 

COURSE CONTENT

**COMING SOON**

 

Separated into two sufficient parts, this course is designed for the following yoga and movement professionals:

  • yoga teachers with an existing 200 hour teacher training certificate or equivalent

  • movement facilitators (eg. dance, somatics) 

  • registered therapists (eg. counsellors, psychotherapists, psychiatrists, body psychotherapists) looking to learn more about how movement/body awareness can support people who have experienced trauma

DATES & VENUE

The training will be held between Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th October 2020 between 10.30am and 5.30pm at Chocolate Studios in North East London. The centre is easily accessible with good transport routes as well as accommodation options for those that need them. Mats and props are provided. 

The content may also be delivered remotely via online platforms should it be necessary to avoid in-person trainings. 

 

Free tea is included on all training days!

What kind of study is involved and how is the course assessed?

 
 
 

Barefoot Body's teacher training is for those who are curious, open minded and willing to participate fully in a group experience. For those, it is gold.

ELAINE, BAREFOOT BODY TRAINEE

TUTOR

ASHLEY MACDONALD

Ashley brings her specialism in trauma sensitivity as well as her experience of pedagogy to this trauma-informed yoga and movement training. 

How much does it cost? Are payment plans or bursaries available?

 
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STUDY & ASSESSMENT

STUDY

  • 6 hours of pre-course study including reading and self-reflection assignments. This ensures everyone arrives primed and well prepared

  • 12 hours of post-course study to complete assessed assignments (this may vary if you choose to not to complete the Trauma-Informed Yoga & Movement Level 2 Training)

ASSESSMENT

  • Assessment includes: 

    • Online worksheets

    • Reading review

    • Self-reflective review of the course materials

 

MATERIALS

  • 8 weeks prior to the start date, you'll received the Course Manual and a reading list detailing the texts you'll need to access

  • Comprehensive course handouts will be provided

  • You'll need access to a computer, internet, camera, printer, and stationery

  • Mats and props are provided on trainings days at the ARC Centre. 

QUESTIONS?

Please don't hesitate to reach out and chat with us about any/all of your queries. Get in touch here. 

 

FEES & PAYMENT

Full course fees are £330. However, if you are registered on our 300-hour Yoga Teacher Training, this could form part of your personal portfolio of Electives Training hours. 

 

Fees include:

  • 2 days of face-to-face tuition

  • Course manual and comprehensive handouts

  • Student support

  • Unlimited tea on training days!

PAYMENT OPTIONS

We're committed to minimising financial barriers, which is why we offer a variety of payment options. Deposit payments are a guide and can be adapted to suit individual financial circumstances.

 

Flexible instalments can be made so long as full payment is made 8 weeks prior to the course start date. Please contact us to discuss a plan that works for you. We're here to help. 

ONE PAYMENT

Make a one-off payment of £330

...so you don't have to think about it anymore

TWO PAYMENTS

£130 deposit

+ 

£200

(8 weeks before course start date)

MULTIPLE PAYMENTS

£130 deposit

+ 

Installments totalling £200

(8 weeks before start)

ADDITIONAL COSTS

  • Books from the required reading list (although we do our best to locate free online resources); £40 fee for instalment payment plans; travel, accommodation, and catering/subsistence costs; costs associated with access to a computer, internet connectivity, email account, printer, stationery, and camera for video assignment (contact us for Learning Support)

 

REFUNDS & CANCELLATIONS

  • Your deposit is non-refundable in all circumstancesWe will only refund a whole training fee for fees paid in full prior to the date 8 weeks before your course start date, minus your deposit. No refunds will be offered on training fees on cancellations after this dateFees are non-transferable to another training

BURSARIES 

 

As part of our commitment to accessibility, we're proud to offer a bursary and scholarship scheme for this yoga teacher training course. 

 

Applicants must be able to demonstrate their need for financial support, their dedication to the practice of yoga, as well as present their vision for taking the practice off the mat and out into community/outreach settings.

 

To make an application, please complete our short, confidential form.

WHO CAN APPLY FOR THIS COURSE?

Applications welcomed from yoga teachers with a 200H qualification or equivalent; movement facilitators and registered therapists looking to learn more about how movement/body awareness can support clients who have experienced trauma.

 
 

QUESTIONS?

GET IN TOUCH

We're sure you have plenty of questions and we warmly welcome them. We'd love to advise and support you on your continuing professional development as a yoga teacher. Send us an email or simply fill out the form below.

 
 

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We actively support and encourage teachers bringing yoga into non-traditional settings and less-represented communities. 

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