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Tue, September 1, 2020 - 9:30 AM
Mon, September 21, 2020 - 11:00 AM
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Registration has closed. For late registration email thegriefpractice@gmail.com

A teacher training for yoga teachers looking to gain more knowledge about grief and trauma in the body.

Sept 1, 8, 15, 20, 9:30-11 am PST, on ZOOM.

Four (4) full scholarships available for BIPOC yoga teachers (see below.)

The Grief Practice course for yoga teachers is comprised of 4 modules, 1.5 hours each, covering 6 areas.

1  Self-care | Trauma stewardship

  • the intersection of service and self-care: specific tools to stay sensitive to the effect this work has on you physically and energetically

  • how to track your inner state while teaching

2  Trauma + Yoga

  • approaching grief in a trauma-intelligent way, blending the classic trauma-informed model with the practical, human side of grief

  • stress-cycle completion in yoga

3  Anchors + Pendulation

  • how to use anchors and pendulation in a grief-specific yoga setting

4  Asana

  • the science behind how grief moves through the body and how breath and movement can support the body in grief

  • the language used; the energy of grief and yoga; how to use the postures to affect the whole brain  

5  Meditation safety + Trauma

  • how to keep meditation safe for students with a history of trauma or traumatic grief

  • how to recognize distress signs in students

6  Polyvagal Theory + Grief

  • the biology and physiology of grief and how it impacts the mind

  • how the body finds safety and the social engagement system

  • how to be an anchor for co-regulation

There are 4 full scholarships available for this course for BIPOC yoga teachers. To apply for one of these spots please send an email to Monique at thegriefpractice@gmail.com.

Participants are encouraged to attend the sessions live and a recording will be available after each session.

Led by Monique Minahan, trauma-informed registered yoga teacher, author of The Grief PracticeSE™ Practitioner in Training.