Trauma Informed Yoga Training Feb 2024

Workshop facilitated by Courtney Chandler, LPC, ATR-BC, AADC, E-RYT 500. Courtney has been teaching yoga since 2013 and is certified in Trauma Conscious Yoga Methods and Y12SR (Yoga for 12-Step Recovery). Courtney is also a Board-Certified Art Therapist, Licensed Professional Counselor, and Certified Grief Informed Professional who integrates aspects of Somatic Experiencing (SE) trauma therapy, EMDR trauma therapy, and mindfulness-based stress reduction into her therapeutic practices.


  • Feb 24 & 25
  • Saturday 2:00 - 6:00
  • Sunday 10:00 - 5:00, lunch 12:30-1:30

Payment Details:

  • Total Cost: $350
  • Cap 25 students
  • Early Bird: $50 Discount (before Jan 28th)

Who is this training for?

For the YOGA TEACHER seeking additional training to be more trauma-informed in their classes

For the YOGA STUDENT looking to integrate mind-body skills and techniques to support their own trauma healing

For the MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL interested in incorporating yoga and somatic healing methods into their work with clients

What to Expect
  • Learn the “why” behind Trauma-Informed Yoga, and gain an understanding of how it is a helpful tool for trauma healing.
  • Learn ways that trauma impacts the nervous system, including particular areas of human anatomy that are frequently impacted by trauma.
  • Learn ways to hold space for individuals impacted by trauma and/or an overwhelmed nervous system in a variety of settings, in a way that is inclusive and empowering
  • Learn how to implement Trauma-Informed Yoga skills within your relevant scope of practice
  • Gain an understanding of how to apply Trauma-Informed Yoga skills to individuals and/or groups with population-specific needs
  • Experiential learning: You’ll get to practice Trauma-Informed Yoga as both a student and a teacher/facilitator in this training class!
  • Practice svadhyaya (self-study) through reflective journaling, peer-to-peer feedback, and group discussions
What You’ll Walk Away With
  • An understanding of why Trauma-Informed Yoga is such a profoundly beneficial tool for healing and recovery
  • The knowledge of how to implement Trauma-Informed Yoga programming within your scope of practice
  • Confidence through experiential learning that you can implement Trauma-Informed Yoga skills right away to support your students/clients and yourself
  • Sample Trauma-Informed Yoga class sequences and guided meditations

Certificate of Completion

(For registered yoga teachers only)