IN A NUTSHELL

3 DAY COURSE

Dates: DATES TBC, 2022

Venue: ONLINE

Groups: 14 max

Fees: £330

TRAUMA-INFORMED

LEVEL 1

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.

  • 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   DATES TBC - 2022 | ONLINE  |  £330 

COURSE CONTENT

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

Dates for 2022 TBC - This is proposed as an ONLINE event.

 

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!

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 if you choose to to on to complete the Trauma-Informed Yoga & Movement Level 2 Training)

ASSESSMENT

  • Assessment includes:

    • 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

 

MATERIALS

  • 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). 

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:

  • 3 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

(4 weeks before course start date)

BURSARY

We are proud to offer bursary support on all out trainings. Please get in touch.

ADDITIONAL COSTS

  • 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 SEP 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 8 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

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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