Asheville Yoga Center is one of the most popular yoga schools in the Southeast. Our foundational programs are designed to enhance your personal knowledge, deepen your practice and provide you with the confidence and skills necessary to safely experience or teach yoga.

We offer three types of event:

  • Yoga workshops (non-certification events) 
  • 200 Hour RYT  training courses
  • 300 Hour certified training courses (Advanced Study and Therapeutically-Oriented)

Yoga and Meditation Techniques for Trauma (including Military)

Yoga and Meditation Techniques for Trauma (including Military)
Annie Okerlin
Asheville Yoga Center
November 2, 2018
12:00 am - 12:00 am

November 2 - 4, 2018

300-hour YA credit
All Levels Welcome

Save $50 if you sign up by Sept. 21, 2018 

$250 with Early Bird Special 

($300 after Sept. 21, 2018)

Friday 6:00 – 9:00pm
Saturday 9:30 – 12:30pm | 2:00 – 5:30pm
Sunday 9:30 – 1:00pm

Come spend a weekend learning the skills needed to empower your students, family, friends, and yourself to walk with confidence, exist in this world with less stress and heal our wounds. This course is open to anyone interested in helping others as well as helping themselves (family of veterans, non-veterans, non-yoga people - all welcome).

In this course you will learn to:
Deepen your sensitivity to your students needs.
Support your students with any type of trauma.
Create a secure space for your students to experience -themselves in a gentle and supportive manner.
Cultivate a self-care practice to better support your students.

Friday, November 4: 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Understanding trauma & discomfort; iRest

Saturday, November 5: 9:30am - 12:30pm
PTSD, traumatic stress, psychology of stress, Various meditation and pranayama & contra indications

Saturday, November 5: 2:00 - 5:30pm
Adaptive Yoga awareness: traumatic injuries (military vs civilian) and Self-Care

Sunday, November 6: 9:30am - 1:00pm
Yoga in a military setting (VA/military hospital/studio differences), visualization practices, student teaching, closing.

Recommended Reading (click on book title to purchase): 

The iRest Program for Healing PTSD by Richard C Miller

Overcoming Trauma through Yoga: Reclaiming Your Body by David Emerson and Elizabeth Hopper

Miracle of Mindfulnes by Thich Nhat Hanh

The Yoga Handbook by Stephanie Keach

The Body Keeps The Score by Bessel van der Kolk

Yoga for Emotional Trauma by Mary and Rick NurrieStearns

Little Book of Mindfulness, 0 Minutes a Day to Less Stress, More Peace by Patricia Collard

The Little Book of Pranayama by Scott Shaw

Click here to shop our online bookstore

More Info: Yoga Meditation Techniques for Traume & 300 Hour Advanced Studies 

Cancellation and Transfer Policy

200 Hour (200 RYT)
Yoga Teacher Training

Become a Yoga Teacher — Our 200 Hour program is lead by an expert faculty who inspire future yoga instructors and those simply looking to deepen their practice. Gain skills, knowledge and experience to be great yoga teacher.


300 Hour (500 RYT)
Advanced Teacher Training

Begin Anytime – 11 Required Modules (mostly weekends). Our most popular and flexible program: you have several years to pick and choose your courses to most enhance your own teaching style.


Therapeutically Oriented 
Teacher Training

10+ Weekends over 9 months – This course is geared mostly towards working one-on-one in private yoga sessions that contain strong therapeutic elements, with each weekend building upon the next.

300 Hour Advanced Studies Teacher Training Modules