practical strategies for therapeutic settings
Although therapy sessions these days may look very different, the imperative of helping our youth clients deal with stresses and trauma in mind and body is the same. Yoga Ed.’s trauma-sensitive programs help you to help your clients cultivate awareness in the mind and body and build genuine relationships with your clients within therapeutic settings. From breath practices and poses to brain breaks and relaxation techniques, our trauma-sensitive approach gives you the strategies to encourage self-efficacy in practice through choice-based movement and empowering language.
Gain the confidence to identify and address symptoms of trauma during your in-person or virtual sessions.
- Learn from Licensed Professionals
Our trauma-informed courses are facilitated by mental health professionals.
- Informed by Experts in the Field of Trauma
Our trauma-informed curricula is co-authored by Hala Khouri, MA, SEP, E-RYT and Kyra Haglund, LCSW, SEP, E-RYT, and informed by the work of Drs. Peter Levine, Bessel Van Der Kolk, and Stephen Porges.
- Invaluable Skills for Your Career
98% of graduates find the knowledge & skills gained valuable for their careers working with youth clients
- Work with Instructors
Optional live weekly check-ins with experienced course instructors to dive into the material together, answer questions and connect with your cohort
free resources for you
Chair Yoga Tools for Therapists: 7 Trauma-Sensitive Somatic Practices for Any Setting
This toolkit equips therapists with 7 effective strategies for transitions in and out of the virtual therapy space, for cultivating awareness in the mind and body, and for building genuine relationships with students during teletherapy.
Chair Yoga and Teletherapy: Strengthening Connections Across Physical Distance
This article outlines the benefits of using chair yoga tools in teletherapy applications, including specific answers to three distinct challenges for both clients and therapists.