Discover the prevalence of trauma and ways to identify it
Integrate in depth somatic interventions into your classes
Learn best practices to create safe spaces for students
Quizzes and self-care activities throughout to support your growth
Emma is able to create a space that feels safe to learn and grow
I learned how to address safety issues with confidence
A creative and powerful teaching style
Emma helped me find an authentic voice that was safe for myself and my students
Is this training approved by Yoga Alliance?
Yes! Emma Stern and The Driven Yogi are both YACEP providers. By completing this training, you will receive non-contact continuing education hours from Yoga Alliance.
Will I be a trauma-informed expert once I finish this training?
Completing this training will give teachers a well-rounded understanding of what trauma is and how to incorporate this understanding into yoga classes of all styles. This training is not a substitute for an advanced degree in psychology, neuroscience, or social work. The scope of practice and scope of competence of a trauma-informed yoga teacher will be discussed in detail in this training.
What makes this training different from other trauma-informed trainings?
This training encourages teachers to teach trauma-informed yoga from a socially conscious lens, in addition to discussing how identity, power, and positionality play a necessary role in working with trauma. This training gives teachers tools to bring trauma-informed care into public settings, as well as discusses common teaching scenarios all teachers can expect to experience.
What does it mean to be a trauma-informed yoga teacher?
Being a trauma-informed yoga teacher means you have an education shaped around an understanding of trauma and how to navigate in relation with someone who may be experiencing the physical, mental, and emotional experience of trauma.