Jessa Walters has completed the 300-hour Trauma Center Trauma-Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY) certification with David Emerson through the Trauma Center at the Justice Resource Institute in Boston. Jessa began teaching TCTSY in 2013 as part of a study through the University of Minnesota and the Domestic Abuse Project researching TCTSY as a viable clinical treatment for trauma.
17-minute Seated Trauma-Sensitive Yoga Practice
TRAUMA, THE BODY & YOGA
Saturday, January 19, 2019 from 10am–5:30pm
at YOGA LOFT in Willmar, MN
Facilitated by Jessa Walters, MA, E-RYT, TCTSY-F and Dan Gaustad, DC, RYT, SEP this daylong workshop is designed for yoga teachers and yoga teachers-in-training who are interested in integrating trauma awareness into their teaching. This workshop is also open to clinicians who wish to bring embodiment into their work with clients.
In addition to presentation and discussion, Jessa and Dan will guide embodied (somatic) practices throughout the day, including a 60-minute trauma-sensitive yoga practice.
6 CECs for the daylong are available for yoga teachers through Yoga Alliance.
Jessa Walters completed the 300-hour Trauma Center Trauma-Sensitive Yoga Facilitator (TCTSY-F) certification with David Emerson through the Trauma Center at the Justice Resource Institute based in Boston. Jessa began teaching TCTSY in 2013 as part of a study through the University of MN and the Domestic Abuse Project researching TCTSY as a viable clinical treatment for trauma. www.jessawalters.com
Dan Gaustad completed the 3-year Somatic Experiencing Professional Trauma Training Program, the 40-hour TCTSY training at Kripalu with David Emerson and has been teaching yoga to men in recovery since 2012. He also integrates trauma-sensitivity into his practice as a chiropractor. www.uptownom.com
You may register here.
TRAUMA-SENSITIVE YOGA RESOURCES
Overcoming Trauma Through Yoga: Reclaiming Your Body by David Emerson
Trauma-Sensitive Yoga in Therapy: Bringing the Body into Treatment by David Emerson
The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk
Trauma and Recovery by Judith Herman
Claiming Peaceful Embodiment through Yoga in the Aftermath of Trauma by Alison Rhodes