Yoga Trauma Informed Training with Yoga Behind Bars teachers Jess Pearl & Rosa Vissers
Location: Centre Soha 961 Rachel St E, Montreal, QC H2J
What: Trauma Informed 17 HR Yoga Training
When: June 9, 10, 11
Investment: $600 CAD / $500 CAD Earlybird before April 15th
We are delighted to present Yoga Behind Bars Trauma-Informed Yoga Training in Montreal, taught by Missoula native Jess Pearl and Rosa Vissers of Seattle-based Yoga Behind Bars. This is open to anyone who is interested in or currently working with traumatized or marginalized populations. You do not need to be a yoga teacher to participate, but yoga teachers can get 17 hours of CE credit with Yoga Alliance.
Ready to join the movement? Building a bridge between two worlds. An experience that will change your life and the lives of students. Offering yoga in a prison environment is undeniably challenging and also incredibly rewarding.
Comprehensive training for teaching trauma-informed yoga in vulnerable communities. The training itself is open to anyone interested in or currently working with trauma and marginalized populations, including social workers, health care professionals, and teachers. Extensive mentoring process and all active instructors have access to free continuing education workshops throughout the year.
A safe space for self-exploration, growth, and community building
Thorough preparation to offer yoga and meditation based tools in prison or any other setting to foster connection, safety, and healing
Training on social justice and skills for working in environments of suffering/trauma in a sustainable and just way.
Join us for the most comprehensive training available for teaching in prisons and in other vulnerable communities.
This training is for anyone interested in or currently working with trauma and marginalized populations. You do not have to be a yoga teacher to participate, but the training will be more meaningful if you have an active yoga and/or meditation practice.
Deepen your own practice. Learn trauma-informed healing modalities to address the unique challenges faced by populations impacted by trauma, especially incarcerated youth, women, and men. Make a difference.
Friday, June 9th from 4:30-8:30pm
Saturday, June 10th from 9:30am to 6:00pm (break for lunch from 1-2pm)
Sunday, June 11th, 9:00am to 3:30pm (break for lunch from 12-1pm)
What you can expect:
-A safe space for self-exploration, growth, and community building
-Thorough preparation to offer trauma informed yoga and meditation in prison or any other setting to foster connection, safety, and healing. Including:
-Verbal adjustments and languaging
-Time with current YBB instructors
-Training on race and social justice and skills for working in environments of suffering/trauma in a sustainable and just way
Inspiration and community
-The 60+ page Yoga Behind Bars manual, valued at $75
-17 hours of CE credit with Yoga Alliance
This training is for yoga and meditation teachers as well as anybody wanting to study yoga based tools to work with trauma. In order to volunteer for YBB after completion of the training, 200-hour certification or equivalent experience is required.
We're excited for you to join a national movement for creating social change with trauma informed yoga and meditation.
To reserve your spot: email: [email protected]