Learn how to teach trauma informed Kundalini Yoga to people recovering from Post-Traumatic Stress. No matter what the cause of the trauma, movement through Kriya, breath and mantra are time-tested approaches clinically demonstrated to be effective in helping people reconnect with their body, reduce symptoms, and provide the support to move from a state of reactivity to an experience of safety and calm.
Foundations Course-email us for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org
This training is skill based: you will leave knowing how to safely teach Kundalini Yoga to those recovering from trauma, no matter what the source. You will learn and practice the specific skills you need to compassionately, safely, and effectively instruct a trauma informed Kundalini Yoga course for people recovering from Post-Traumatic Stress.
This training is science based: you will learn how trauma dis-regulates the brain, nervous, structural, and endocrine systems and what specific practices of Kundalini Yoga re-set self-regulation over the effects of trauma.
This training is research based: Three scientific studies on the 10-week curriculum you will teach demonstrates this evidence based Trauma Informed Kundalini Yoga curriculum is safe and effective for those recovering from trauma. In addition, you will receive a review of the published studies on the bio-medical effects of yoga practice on trauma recovery.
At the end of the training you will be able to:
1) Identify the indicators of Post-Traumatic Stress and what is necessary for recovery.
2) Understand the impact of trauma on the brain, glandular and nervous systems and how a specific practice of Kundalini Yoga restores healthy regulation to these systems.
3) Gain skill in methods to co-regulate with your students and clients
4) Skillfully apply your language and manner as a teacher to deliver a Trauma Informed, evidence based therapeutic Kundalini Yoga curriculum.
5) Gain skill in helping a person who has been activated to safely restore calm and Presence. An evidenced based 10-week Trauma Informed Kundalini Yoga curriculum for a group course is provided.
This course is for you if…
…You are a certified Kundalini Yoga Instructor and have taken the Foundations Course offered by Guru Ram Das Center (“GRDC”). If you are interested in taking the Foundations Course with GRDC, there will be an online course offering coming up this March 2 – 5 2023. Please email us for more information at email@example.com
…You are interested in teaching this material.
…You are interested in professional development and do not intend to use the material as a supportive treatment for those who have experienced trauma.
…You are ready to serve others.
Please note, this training is not for your own treatment or therapy. Talking about trauma, even in the context of a professional training, can be activating. We encourage those who seek to include the practice of Kundalini Yoga as part of their trauma recovery to search for Trauma Informed Kundalini Yoga Classes in their area.
If this is what you are looking for, you have found it!
You will not find this collection of skill, science, and research on the process of recovery from trauma through Kundalini Yoga anywhere else. Register through the Wellness Living App by clicking the button below.
Course Cancellation Policy: Full refunds will be granted for cancellations made by May 9, 2023. Cancellations after May 9, 2023, may be considered in the case of illness or other emergencies. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are no refunds once the course begins. A $108 administration fee applies to all refunds.
Attendence: Plan on participating for the full training. If you arrive after the course starts, are out of class during the course except at designated breaks, or leave before the course ends, you will not receive a certificate of completion.
Certificate of Completion and Professional Credits: A Certificate of Completion is granted upon participation in full duration of training and satisfactory completion of homework.
Training meets the qualifications for 45 contact hours for nurses, as required by the California Board of Registered Nurses; provider number CEP 13960, 37.5 continuing education units available for certified yoga instructors through Yoga Alliance and 37.5. Advanced Professional Development hours for yoga therapists approved through the International Kundalini Yoga Teachers Association (IAYT) Attendance for full duration of five-day training and completion of assignments are required to obtain certificate of Completion.
Hari Kirin Khalsa, MD, C-IAYT, has been serving in health care since 1976, as a nurse’s aide, then a registered nurse who decided to go on to medical school. Midpoint into a busy career, she found yoga and meditation for her own stress reduction. She became a kundalini yoga teacher in her community, tandem with her medical practice. She began studying yoga for health recovery with Dr. Shanti Shanti Kaur & the Guru Ram Das Center in 2010 and completed the yoga therapy training in 2019, while coming on board as faculty. She serves as volunteer faculty for the University of Massachusetts Medical School and offers yoga therapy & classes at gobinday.org In her lifelong participation in healthcare, she has been honored to witness the triumph of the human spirit. Her current mission is to empower this unique inner strength, via awareness and lifestyle change.