Trauma-Resiliency Trainings

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Understanding trauma and the negative impacts it can have on an individual is crucial to creating a trauma-sensitive environment in your place of work, school, or healthcare facility. Living Yoga’s professional and personal workshops are aimed at supporting self-care and increasing trauma resiliency with your clients, employees, and yourself.

Living Yoga's Trauma-Resiliency Trainers, Angelina Vasile and Liz Eisman, customize each training to address the needs and goals of the organization and its training participants. 

For pricing and more information, contact our Operations and Inclusion Manager, Veronica Porter, at veronica@living-yoga.org.


Available Trainings: 

TWO-HOUR TRAUMA-RESILIENCY TRAINING

Drawing on the latest research, we will explore how to use what we know about trauma (including vicarious trauma) and how yoga and mindfulness can create resilience and enhance our work. Professional and personal examples will be used to see how opportunities to practice show up in even the most typical day. This training will be part lecture, part experiential practice and will be customized for your audience to include: 

1. The benefits and challenges to practicing self-care while doing time sensitive, stressful, and demanding work; and/or

2. The application of mindfulness, movement, and breathwork in a professional role with clients. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how trauma effects the brain and body.

  • Build skills to recognize and respond to symptoms of trauma, and avoid re-traumatization. 

  • Practice skills to support yourself and your clients in building resiliency and enhancing wellbeing.


TWO-HOUR YOGA FOR RECOVERY TRAINING

Would you like to understand how addiction affects your brain? Do you want to increase your capacity to manage moods, emotions, and cravings? Come explore what it means to be a true warrior- discover how to ground and connect to your own strength. This training focuses on building strength and resolve during recovery through the use of mindfulness, yoga, and relaxation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how addiction and recovery affects your brain and body.

  • Practice skills to build distress tolerance.

  • Develop a three-part tool kit for recovering moment to moment.


ONe-hour experiential trauma-informed self-care practice

Learn to strengthen your capacity to care for yourself while increasing productivity and support for others. In this practice, peers or fellow co-workers can experience first hand the physiological and psychological benefits of mind-body self-care. Participants will be gently guided in mindfulness, breathwork and movement that supports personal and collective well-being. The practice will be tailored to the specific needs of the people in the room. No prior experience is necessary. Comfortable clothing is recommended.

Learning Objectives:

  • Experience the physiological and psychological benefits of mind-body self-care.

  • Gain and practice mind-body tools to use in your own self-care and in the support of others.


Trauma-Resiliency Training Reviews:

This training increased my skills for self care and awareness of trauma for myself and others.
— - Trauma-Resiliency Training Participant, Multnomah County Health Department
The trainers are supportive, committed and knowledgeable. I can feel the passion and love they all share for this program. It’s an inspiration. I am so grateful. 
— Living Yoga Trainee
I will share a lot of the information and practice back to my agency staff and the participants we work with.
— Trauma-Resiliency Training participant, Multnomah County Health Department