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Fri, Apr 26


San Francisco

Trauma Resilience Yoga Training + Certification

This 15-hour training is an introductory program designed for certified Yoga Teachers, mental health professionals, and anyone seeking to deepen their understanding of trauma and the use of Yoga as a healing modality.

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Trauma Resilience Yoga Training + Certification
Trauma Resilience Yoga Training + Certification

Time & Location

Apr 26, 2024, 6:00 PM – Apr 28, 2024, 5:00 PM

San Francisco, 548 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA

About the Event

This 15-hour training is an introductory program designed for certified Yoga  Teachers, mental health professionals, and anyone seeking to deepen  their understanding of trauma and the use of Yoga as a healing modality.

The  course holds the lens of liberation and centers the process of  decolonizing trauma work and the practice and teachings of Yoga to  increase social equity in Yoga and mental health services. Participants  will gain insight and wisdom into cultivating trauma-conscious  relationships within their communities that are culturally responsive.  Through guided discussions, dynamic and interactive learning, movement  and breath-work, attendees will walk away with an expanded awareness on  how to best support personal and collective healing. Open to Yoga  teachers and students and mental healthcare workers. Six months of  previous Yoga practice is recommended, but not required. You do not need  to be a Yoga teacher to attend this training. Curriculum ▪️ Define trauma, stress, and the three states of arousal as described in Polyvagal theory. ▪️ Identify and learn current practices in Yoga therapy for trauma and stress. ▪️ Identify and understand social justice in Yoga (i.e., implicit bias, systemic trauma, cultural appropriation vs appreciation) ▪️  Define and learn strategies to better manage stress, burnout,  compassion fatigue, and vicarious trauma with 10 practical tools for  self-care. ▪️ Be able to integrate a trauma-conscious lifestyle. Training Hours ▪️ Friday, 6:00pm-8:00pm ▪️ Saturday, 1pm-6:30pm (w/ 30min break) ▪️ Sunday, 12pm-5:30pm (w/ 30min break) 12 contact hours + 3 non-contact hours (home study) *Yoga Alliance CEUs available Tuition $490 early bird March 26th, 2024; $545 full tuition

Meet Your Facilitators-

Diana Cantú-Reyna,  BSN, RN is a licensed registered nurse, herbalist, community leader,  grassroots organizer, integrative health guide, certified yoga  instructor, and Trauma-informed educator centering resilience, ancestral  healing, and deep integration. With an extensive background in  pediatric trauma critical care nursing, mental health, public health,  and labor rights, Diana works at the intersections of structures and  health. She produces trainings and provides certifications in  trauma-informed yoga, trauma-informed and culturally responsive care,  stress management and resilience.

Diana is the host of the Decolonizing Healthcare podcast, a show bringing much needed historical context to our current  health crisis while amplifying predominantly silenced stories, ancient  wisdom, nuanced perspectives and diverse experiences around collective  healing.

Diana is the Founder and Executive Director of Cultivating Self,  a 501(c)3 nonprofit focusing on healing the healers, building community  and mentorship programs for all kinds of healthcare practitioners.  Leading wellbeing retreats, continuing education playshops, and  introducing regenerative spaces to healthcare facilities, the  organization specializes in serving health and healing practitioners  experiencing PTSD, vicarious trauma, compassion fatigue, and burnout.

Dr. Mini Rattu is a State of California Licensed Clinical Psychologist. She graduated  from an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited doctoral  internship at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston  Texas, completing clinical and research rotations Harris County  Psychiatric Hospital, Center for Neurocognitive Addictions and  Department of Neurodevelopmental studies. She completed her postdoc  residency training in California at San Mateo Medical Center in the  Department of Medical Psychiatry and Pain Management Clinic. Dr. Rattu  also has a Master of Science in Psychology with a specialization in  Marriage and Family Therapy.

Dr. Rattu specializes in trauma and  stress related disorders, including Post-traumatic Stress (PTSD), and  Anxiety disorders, and works within a cognitive-behavioral (CBT)  framework to treat mental health conditions. Dr. Rattu is also a  certified yoga instructor (E-RYT-500, YACEP), health educator,  mindfulness instructor, and formally trained in Compassion Cultivation  and Altruism Research Education (CCARE) and Yoga for Mental Health  (YogaX) at Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of  Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Rattu aims to include culturally  relevant program development in her work as a provider in health and  wellness. In addition to her work in private practice, she currently  enjoys competing in fitness competitions, traveling to international  locations, and facilitating programs at health and wellness retreats.

What past students are saying-

Thanks  for the empowerment, the confidence, the support. Now, through my  classes, the ripple effects of your teachings are touching the lives of  marginalized populations, underserved communities and those that are  simply in need of support, for we are living in a world that can use a  softer approach in general.

Mirtha Peña

Sloth Yoga Trauma-Informed Accessible Yoga and Mindfulness

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