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Dear Participant,

The Trauma-Sensitive Yoga training for January 2022  is fully booked. 

Please contact Esther here to add your name to the waiting list, or enquire about our next online training in  May 2022. 

We are in the process of planning new training’ for 2022 facilitated in Dutch and English.  

I am looking forward to welcoming you to one of our foundational training’s

Warm greetings


Trauma-Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY): a 2,5-day Foundational Training for Yoga Teachers, Mental Health Professionals, Coaches, GGZ, Social workers & Educators, LIVE AND ONLINE.

This 2,5-day training will introduce participants to the core concepts and applications of David Emerson’s highly regarded intervention for Complex Trauma.

TCTSY is an adjunctive treatment for complex trauma and complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), developed in collaboration with the Center for Trauma and Embodiment in Brookline, Massachusetts, since 2003 and as part of the Justice Resource Institute (JRI) since 2006. TCTSY is utilized with children, youth, and adults throughout the United States and in dozens of countries around the world.

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

On completion of this two and half-day training, 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.

Program 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
  • Power and Oppression

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

Friday, 21st of January, 15.00- 19.00
Saturday, 22nd of January, 9.30 – 17.00
Sunday, 23rd of January, 9.30 – 17.00

400,00  (incl. BTW)

This training is limited to 25 participants. The training will be facilitated in English and will be presented by Esther van der Sande TCTSY Trainer, Mentor, and faculty member of JRI Boston and Trauma-Sensitive Yoga Nederland.

More information
If you would like to find out more or have specific questions regarding this program, please contact Esther directly via email at esther@traumasensitiveyoganederland.com or by telephone: 06 1148 5057.

Delivered by The Training Faculty, The Centre for Trauma & Embodiment, Esther van der Sande, Trauma-Sensitive Yoga Nederland.

Continuing Professional Development:

International Association of Yoga Therapists – 18 contact hours
Yoga Alliance – 20 contact hours
Vereninging Yoga Nederland – 14 contact hours

For bookings outside the Netherlands, please contact Esther to receive your invoice for payment via PayPal or international bank transfer. 


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