For yoga teachers and for yoga students with an interest in reducing the symptoms of psychological trauma, anxiety, depression or chronic stress; and for highly-sensitive individuals. While it may be a helpful adjunct, this introductory weekend is not a treatment for these conditions. If you are having disabling symptoms, please consult your medical professional before registering. Participants will learn how Sivananda yoga can be used to moderate the physiological basis for the above conditions. Included are the basics of the
- autonomic nervous system and how it becomes dysregulated;
- evidence-based elements of Sivananda yoga which rebalance the system;
- trauma-sensitive chair yoga postures, breathing practices and deep relaxation which can be practiced on your own for a yogic program of self-healing.
8:00-10:00am: Trauma informed Yoga practice
11:00am: Karma Yoga
12:00-3:00pm: Class Lecture on teaching trauma informed yoga
4:00-6:00pm: Trauma informed Yoga practice
Arrival and Departure
Arrival: The course will begin on the first Date with Ashram Orientation at 7pm followed by Satsang at 8pm.
Departure: The course will finish on the final date at 1pm or after the final workshop.
We encourage you to arrive by 4pm on the first Day making the most out of the afternoon by joining us for the Asana class and dinner. You are always welcome and encouraged to extend your stay to any length before or after the course. Please indicate your desired arrival and departure dates on your registration form.
What to Bring
slip on shoes, loose comfortable clothing, writing materials, meditation shawl or blanket, yoga mat, flashlight. All books and materials are available in our boutique.
Accommodation Prices and Photos
- Dorm: $65/night per person
- Double: $85/night per person
- Single: $130/night
- Double: $120/night per person
- Single: $170/night
Deluxe Shanti Cabins
- Triple: $120/night per person
- Double: $160/night per person
- Single: $240/night
- Family of two: $280/night per family
- Family of three: $320/night per family
Accommodation Discounts: Seniors (60+) 10% & Students 10%