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The Trauma Sensitive Yoga Workshop for April  2020 in Haarlem  is fully booked 

Please contact Esther at esther@traumasensitiveyoganederland.com to add your name on the waiting list, or enquire for our next Dutch workshop in November 2020. 

Warm greetings,

Trauma Center Trauma-Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY) – 20 Hour Foundational Workshop for Yoga Teachers & Mental Health Professionals

On the completion of this 2.5 half-day workshop, you will have achieved a thorough understanding of the core concepts of Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY).

And more importantly, you will have learned techniques that you can implement in your practice immediately, helping your clients’ improve their mental well-being along with the physical.

Our aim is to help as many individuals as possible through trauma, and teaching yoga teachers and mental health practitioners to support their clients through their own issues is a great way of doing that.

Workshop outline:

History and Development of Complex Trauma

  • Neurophysiology of Stress and Trauma
  • Interpersonal Neurobiology
  • Attachment, Attunement and Reciprocity

The Spectrum of Trauma

  • Safety & Stabilization
  • Processing Traumatic Memories
  • Consolidation, Integration & Reconnection

Trauma Centre Trauma Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY)

  • Interoception, Choice, Agency and Relational Safety
  • Teaching Practice
  • Responsible and Ethical Practice
  • Trauma-Informed Vs Trauma Sensitive
  • Group brainstorm/discussion
  • Clinical examples

Your workshop facilitator:
Esther van der Sande, Somatic Psychotherapist, EMDR Clinician, Yoga Teacher, IAYT

Esther is a Certified TCTSY Facilitator, Licensed Trainer on the Center for Trauma and Embodiment’s Training Faculty, supervisor on the TCTSY Certification Program (300-hour)

Accreditation & Professional development:
Accreditation: You will receive a letter of completion from The Center for Trauma and Embodiment at Justice Resource Institute (JRI), Boston USA.

Yoga Teachers & Licensed Clinicians
This workshop satisfies the entrance requirements if you wish to apply for The Center for Embodiment’s TCTSY-F certification program. You can read more about the program here.

Licensed Mental Health Clinicians
This workshop satisfies the membership requirements for the TCTSY Clinician Consultation Group (for clinicians only).
You will learn how to integrate elements of TCTSY into your existing therapeutic work.

Non-Clinical Yoga Teachers
This workshop is intended to help non-clinical yoga teachers create a more trauma-informed yoga class and safe spaces. In this workshop, you will be able to integrate elements of  Trauma Center Trauma-Sensitive Yoga (TC-TSY) into your existing teaching.

Please note: For ethical reasons, this TSY workshop does not qualify non-clinical yoga teachers to offer trauma services, including using the term TC-TSY or using the term ´trauma’ in marketing yoga classes. To become a TC-TSY-Facilitator, please follow the link here for further information.

This event is limited to 20 participants – and will be facilitated in English. 

Please Note: This program is solely for professional development. The context of this workshop is not intended as an intervention for participants who have experienced trauma. The workshop space is intended for teaching purposes and not treatment. Talking about trauma, even in the context of a professional workshop, can be triggering.

Centrum aan het Spaarne
Spaarne 112
2011 CM  Haarlem

Days and Times:
Monday 20 April 2020 from 09.30 am till 16.30 pm
Tuesday 21 April from 9.30 am till 16.30 pm
Wednesday 22 April from 9.30 am till 16.00 pm

399,00 (incl. BTW)

If you would like to find out more, or if you would like to make your reservation now,  please contact me directly on info@traumasensitiveyoganederland.com

I look forward to seeing you soon.



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