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The Yoga Outreach Core Training

Created to empower qualified yoga teachers with the skills to build trauma-sensitive and strengths focused classes for individuals facing multiple barriers in their lives, including domestic violence, post-traumatic stress disorder, addictions, incarceration, and mental health challenges.


3 #500 Fan Tan Alley, Victoria BC, CA V8V 3G9
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Type of Event

  • Teacher Training

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Nov 25 to
Nov 27
05:45 amto17:30 pm

Friday Evening | 5:45 - 9:00pm
Saturday | 8:30am - 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:30am - 5:30pm



Early bird pricing of $310 if registered more than 3 weeks in option involving a trade in labour in exchange for up to 1/2 off the cost of the training.

Full Description

This training is valuable to teachers who work within all settings, as most indivuduals have experienced some form of trauma in their lives.

At Yoga Outreach we specialize in providing yoga programs for people overcoming multiple barriers in their lives. Our volunteer teachers are working in mental health and addictions centres, with at-risk youth, and the incarcerated. We have used our 20 years of experience with providing yoga to social service organizations to develop a trauma-sensitive training that will empower you to work with students confronting a wide range of challenges within diverse settings.

The best part is, all proceeds from this 18 hour training go right back into providing supportive yoga programs for our most vulnerable community members, and, once completed, you are elligible to become one of our amazing volunteers!

Learning Objectives:
How to build and teach a trauma-informed and strengths-based yoga class.
Best Practices for working in Service Yoga settings, including with individuals facing barriers such as mental health challenges, PTSD, addictions, domestic violence, and incarceration.

Benefits to Students
Ongoing support and mentorship opportunities.
Opportunities to volunteer at the Westcoast Community Resources Society for the Reaching Out with Yoga project (200 hour YTT required to volunteer).
Eligible for continuing education credits with Yoga Alliance & BCRPA.