12-Hour Virtual Trauma Informed Yoga Training

Yoga participants at Stafford Creek Corrections Center

The July training registration is closed. Keep your eyes out for our next training, September 2021!

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Our trainings have supported practitioners interested in bringing trauma-informed knowledge and tools into the fields of: yoga, social work, therapy, education and the Department of Corrections.


YBB’s Online Training Focuses on Developing a Trauma-Informed Toolkit. 

Our participants will have the opportunity to explore and experience the following learning objectives:

1. Understanding trauma and its impacts on the brain + body

2. Trauma-informed yoga sessions

3. Interrupting internalized isms: building an informed lens for practitioners dedicated to inclusivity and access for populations disproportionately affected by trauma

4. Opportunities to practice using and developing these tools


Training Schedule (Online)

Monday July 19, 2-5pm PST + Wednesday July 21, 2-5pm PST

Monday July 26, 2-5pm PST + Wednesday July 28, 2-5pm PST 

Cost of Attendance 

$299 training fee.

All 12 hours are Yoga Alliance Certified.

10% of all training fees are designated to offering scholarships to people impacted by incarceration and people who identify as BIPOC.

Not only was I able to engage actively with information, inquiry, and practices as a clinician, yoga teacher, and art therapist – I was also able to really engage authentically with my own inner work and personal growth.  So grateful for this opportunity to risk and grow in community.

– TIY Training participant, 2020 

Questions about this training? Have you been impacted by incarceration? Interested in applying for a scholarship?

Please contact launa@yogabehindbars.org.


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