This three-day intensive practicum course is Part 2B of the certification course which prepares certified yoga teachers to work in military communities with active duty service members, veterans, family members, professional caregivers, and civilian staff. This is a prerequisite for Part 3 - Mentoring of the yoga teacher certification track for Warriors At Ease. Your course fee also includes the Part 2A: Teaching Trauma Sensitive Meditation webinar which you take at a separate time.
This course is designed for certified yoga teachers (200 hour and above) who wish to work within military communities.
Fri, Sat & Sun
Dates: Jun 21, 22, 23, 2013
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm everyday
You will learn:
1. Deepen your understanding of the U.S. military and culture and learn how to address PTSD, TBI, amputations, spinal cord injuries and combat-related stress by using sensory integration, yoga and meditation to improve psychological health and help alleviate the symptoms of PTSD and improve resiliency and self-regulation.
2. Learn trauma-sensitive teaching guidelines and precautions, as well as yoga asana sequence protocols and modifications for these military populations:
• able-bodied servicemembers with and without PTSD
• older veterans with chronic physical illness and PTSD
• veterans and service members with MST (military sexual trauma)
• veterans and service members suffering from major physical illness, TBI, spinal cord injuries and amputations
• veterans and service members in wheelchairs
3. Learn the neurophysiology of PTSD and how sensory processing can be affected by war-related trauma.
4. Learn how to incorporate pertinent sensory integration treatment principles and techniques into a yoga class for military personnel or combat veterans to maximize healing.
5. Learn pranayama (breathing) techniques that are most effective in reducing hyperarousal.
At the end of this training, you will be able to teach an appropriate, therapeutic yoga class to any segment of the military community.
Early Registration (before Jun 14, 2013): $495
(checks must be postmarked by Jun 14 2013 to receive the early fee)
Late Registration (on or after Jun 15, 2013): $525
(Registering may take 10-15 minutes as we have enrollment questions and a waiver as part of the registration process.)