Yoga for Trauma Recovery
Thursday, November 5, 2020 | 9 am to 4:30 pm
Basic yoga tools for anyone working with families impacted by toxic stress in their homes or communities, as well as for improving your own health and wellbeing.
This training combines physical practice with the latest science on trauma and recovery. You will learn basic yoga and mindfulness techniques to practice in any environment – from the classroom to the office – to bring balance and peace to the mind and body. These tools provide a foundation for a practice that can alleviate and even resolve some of the common impacts of trauma, such as depression, anxiety and health issues, as well as build resilience to toxic stress.
You do not need to have a yoga practice to benefit from this training!
This training will cover:
- How trauma impacts the brain and nervous system
- How our story shows up in our body and body memory
- Yoga poses to regulate the nervous system and promote good health
- Breath work, mindfulness and other regulation techniques
- Tools for discharge, resourcing and embodiment
- Fundamentals of trauma-informed practice
- Insights on teaching basic yoga tools in community settings
Dates: Thursday, November 5th, 2020 | 9am-4:30pm
Cost: $95 Early Bird | Standard Rate: $125 | Group Rate: $75 /person minimum of 3 people
Location: This training is scheduled to be at the California Endowment, however, if COVID restrictions persist, it will become a virtual training.
Parking: Free parking is provided at The California Endowment. Tell the parking attendant that you are attending the training.
Schedule: 9:00am to 4:30pm (Registration 8:30am to 9:00am)
Lunch: Lunch is not provided. There is a cafe on site and several eateries within walking distance to the training venue.
Continuing Education: 6 CE credits are available for an additional $30. For more information visit our continuing education page.
Viviana Vallin is a mental health therapist who strives to incorporate holistic, culturally empowered, trauma informed practices in all that she does. As a therapist, she specializes in supporting children and adults who have survived traumatic experiences. Viviana believes there is a strong connection between body and mind, and both play a powerful role in healing. This is why she incorporates yoga and somatics into her therapeutic sessions, and offers private and small group Trauma Sensitive Yoga classes in Spanish and English. Through creating a space for exploration, authenticity and a little challenge, Viviana works with everyone to move toward alignment with their vision of the life they want for themselves. Viviana holds a Masters in Counseling and Masters in Yoga Studies from Loyola Marymount University. She completed her Yoga Teacher Training with People’s Yoga and is trained as a facilitator in Trauma Center-Trauma Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY).