Introduction to Trauma Informed Practice

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This workshop will give you a brief introduction to some of the principles of teaching trauma informed yoga and why it is relevant for all yoga teachers. This workshop is introductory and does not give you enough knowledge to call yourself a trauma informed yoga teacher or yoga therapist.


The day will cover:

1.A brief introduction to the work of Edinburgh Community Yoga

2. The challenge of accessibility and inclusion in Yoga 

2. What we mean when we talk about trauma 

3. Why Yoga can be useful for people who have experienced trauma 

4. Key principles of trauma informed practice


Lorraine is the Outreach Director of Edinburgh Community Yoga. She is a nurse, trauma informed yoga teacher, TC-TSY facilitator and runs workshops and trainings on trauma informed yoga and teaching yoga to underserved groups. With a background in nursing in a wide variety of settings including working in a maximum security prison in Glasgow and 2 years living in India, Lorraine has developed a strong awareness of the connection between emotional and physical health.


When you attend this course, your Yoga Scotland CPD points will be automatically accrued to your Yoga Scotland profile.

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