Healing Trauma Through Yoga
TRAUMA SENSITIVE YOGA TRAINING
INSTRUCTOR: David Emerson E-RYT, TCTSY-F
3-PART ONLINE COURSE / 4 CEUS
In this highly informative and practical e-course, author David Emerson explores the latest research, theories and techniques related to yoga and trauma. It is designed for students, teachers, clinicians and survivors.
- The latest trauma theories and neurophysiology
- Key themes of trauma sensitive yoga
- Theoretical underpinnings and methodology of Trauma Sensitive Yoga
- How to treat trauma without being attached to outcomes
- Mindfulness and Trauma
- Create a personal trauma sensitive yoga class
- Learn how trauma is held in the body
- Explore how to re-develop a relationship with the body
- How therapists and healers can incorporate trauma sensitive yoga into their practices
- Explore the issue of hands-on assists in yoga classes
This course is designed for students, teachers, clinicians and survivors. Each area of focus complements the others while providing deeper context for understanding trauma.
David Emerson is an author and the Founder and Director of Yoga Services for the Trauma Center at the Justice Resource Institute where he created Trauma Center Trauma-Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY).
David is the author of Overcoming Trauma Through Yoga and Trauma Sensitive Yoga in Therapy.
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About the Course
Trauma can lead to a wide range of debilitating symptoms which negatively impact quality of life. In this highly informative and practical e-course, author David Emerson will explore the latest research, theories and techniques related to yoga and trauma. Designed for students, teachers, clinicians and survivors the course will provide an overview and understanding of trauma, how to heal from it and how to incorporate trauma sensitive yoga into your life, classes or clinical practice. David will also describe yoga-based exercises that can be used to cultivate awareness, tolerance and increased acceptance of the self. Anyone interested in trauma will benefit from this course and each area of focus will complement the others while providing deeper context for understanding trauma. This course is based on David’s unique Trauma Center Trauma-Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY) method.
No one is immune from trauma. It effects people throughout the globe and across societal divisions. Symptoms range from emotional numbness and anxiety to dissociation and hypervigilance.
About David Emerson
Dave is the Founder and Director of Yoga Services for the Trauma Center at the Justice Resource Institute in Brookline Massachusetts, where he coined the term “trauma-sensitive yoga”. He was responsible for curriculum development, supervision and oversight of the yoga intervention component of the first of its kind, NIH funded study, conducted by Dr. Bessel van der Kolk to assess the utility and feasibility of yoga for adults with treatment-resistant PTSD. Mr. Emerson has developed, conducted, and supervised TSY groups for rape crisis centers, domestic violence programs, residential programs for youth, military bases, survivors of terrorism, and Veterans Administration centers and clinics. In addition to co-authoring several articles on the subject of yoga and trauma, Mr. Emerson is the co-author of Overcoming Trauma through Yoga, released in 2011 by North Atlantic Books and Author of the forthcoming, Trauma-Sensitive Yoga in Therapy (Norton, 2015). He leads trainings for yoga teachers and mental health clinicians in North America, Europe, and Asia.
David Emerson is the author of the books Overcoming Trauma Through Yoga and Trauma-Sensitive Yoga in Therapy.