YOGA & MOVEMENT COURSE
THE FUNDAMENTALS OF TRAUMA-INFORMED YOGA & MOVEMENT
Unravel the principles of trauma-awareness 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.
This will be a blended course meaning you can sign up to be IN-STUDIO or to attend ONLINE. There will be a maximum of 10 participants in the studio, and the full course will be no more than 14 to ensure a high-quality learning experience.
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
3 DAY CPD FOR FACILITATORS | 1-3 OCTOBER 2021 | IN-PERSON & ONLINE | £330
UNIT 1 :: TRAUMA THEORY & PRACTICES
UNIT 2 :: CORE PRINCIPLES & THEIR APPLICATION IN YOGA AND MOVEMENT FACILITATION
UNIT 3 :: PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
Is this course for me?
Separated into two sufficient parts, this course is designed for the following yoga and movement professionals to enhance your existing professional outlook with fresh knowlege and skills
yoga teachers with an existing 200 hour teacher training certificate or equivalent
movement facilitators (e.g. dance, somatics)
registered therapists (e.g. counselors, psychotherapists, psychiatrists, body psychotherapists) looking to learn more about how movement/body awareness can support people who have experienced trauma
. PLEASE note this course is not a qualification in trauma-specialism.
DATES & VENUE
This will be a blended event meaning you can sign up to be IN-STUDIO or to attend ONLINE. Dates for your diary are from Friday 1st to Sunday 2nd October, 2021
This self-contained studio is easily accessible with good transport routes as well as accommodation options for those that need them. Mats and props are provided (unless otherwise advised).
The training will be live-streamed to permit online-only enrollment - please indicate your preference on the application form.
Free tea is included on all training days!
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
STUDY & ASSESSMENT
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 if you choose to to on to complete the Trauma-Informed Yoga & Movement Level 2 Training)
Reading review of selected materials
Self-reflective review of the course materials
Audio/video recording of your application of the principles covered during the course
4 weeks prior to the start date, you'll received the comprehensive Course Manual and a Resource List
You'll need access to a computer, internet, camera, printer, and stationery
Mats and props are provided on trainings (unless otherwise advised).
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.
3 days of face-to-face tuition
Course manual and comprehensive handouts
Unlimited tea on training days!
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.
Books from the required reading list (although we do our best to locate free online resources)
£40 fee for instalment payment plans (WAIVED until 30 AUG 2021).
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 circumstances
We will only refund a whole training fee for fees paid in full prior to the date 4 weeks before your course start date, minus your deposit
No refunds will be offered on training fees on cancellations after this date
Fees are non-transferable to another training
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.
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.