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)
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
300 Hour Advanced Studies Teacher Training Modules
Choose 11 modules in total from these four categories:
- Pick at least one 3-day course
- Pick at least one 4-day course
- Pick at least one 5-day Intensive
- Pick the remaining eight courses from any of the four categories (weekend, 3-day, 4-day, or 5-day*)
*You must complete 11 separate modules for graduation. Most modules offered multiple times per year.