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Trauma Center Trauma-Sensitive Yoga (JRI) 20hr Workshop- SA

Trauma Center

Trauma-Sensitive Yoga

20hr Foundation Workshop




A Workshop for Yoga Teachers, Health Professionals, Educators 

& Mental Health Workers  - Adelaide, SA



Adelaide, SA, Australia

Sat 9th & Sun 10 th March 2019

This 20hr, 2 day (16 contact hours plus 4 hours prior self-study/reading) Trauma Center Trauma-Sensitive Yoga (TC-TSY) Foundation Workshop will introduce you to the foundations, core concepts and applications of the highly regarded, evidence based yoga program for adults and youth affected by PTSD, CPTSD, developmental, and/or complex trauma, dissociative disorders and other related emotional and behavioural difficulties, TC-TSY  Developed at the Trauma Center since 2003 and part of JRI since 2006.

TC-TSY is the ONLY yoga program that has been recognised as a clinical adjunctive treatment for trauma in the USA by SAMSHA:NREPP (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices 


This workshop is intended to inspire yoga teachers to make their classes more trauma-informed and to support health providers to bring the body into treatment when working with people affected by traumatic stress.


Facilitated by TCTSY JRI Licensed Trainer and TCTSY Facilitator, Kristen Pringle,(TCTSY-F, TCTSY-T, Yoga Therapist, Senior Yoga Teacher, Senior Mental Health Clinician, Occupational Therapist), this workshop is part of the Trauma Center Yoga Program & the Center of Trauma & Embodiment at JRI, and therefore is the ONLY Trauma-Sensitive Yoga Workshop/trainings accredited by JRI & the Director of the Center for Trauma & Embodiment at JRI David Emerson.


In this workshop you will be introduced to specific tools to support you to facilitate movement and breath practices that are trauma-sensitive, as well as an introduction to: 


  • Current trauma theories and neurophysiology
  • Some of the core theoretical underpinnings and methods of the TCTSY model
  • The evidence base involving TCTSY


WHEN: Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th March 2019, 9am-6.30pm

Registrations open from 8.45am.  Workshop commences 9am & closes 6.30pm.

(16 contact hours as follows: 9-11am; 11.20am-1.20pm; 2.10-4pm; & 4.20-6.30pm) 

Light morning and afternoon teas provided, lunch is self-catering/BYO in a 50 minute break; please indicate dietary requirements when booking.


WHERE: Adelaide Inn - 160 O'Connell Street, North Adelaide, South Australia, 5006.

W: www.adelaideinn.com.au 

Ph: 08 8267 5066


INVESTMENT: $545 Early bird (until 23/2/2019), $595 inc GST Full Price, $495 inc GST Concession


SELF STUDY: 4 hrs self-study prior to attendance is required to fulfill the 20hr content.  Self-study resources can be found HERE

Kolk, B., et al., (2014) 'Yoga as an Adjunctive Treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Randomised Controlled Trial' Journal of Clinical Psychiatry 2014: 75(6). 
Audio and video HERE 


Further information: Please bring along a yoga mat, blanket and any pillow or bolster as required to support you  


For all enquiries: please contact workshop facilitator and organiser Kristen Pringle by email kristenlpringle@gmail.com or via www.themindfulmovementcentre.com.au or www.tctsyaustralia.com 

Kristen Pringle: TCTSY Licensed Trainer, TCTSY Certification Supervisor, TCTSY-F,  Yoga Therapist (IAYT), Registered Senior Yoga Teacher (Yoga Australia), E-RYT-200 & YACEP (Yoga Alliance), Senior Occupational Therapist & Senior Mental Health Clinician  


Please Note: This workshop satisfies one of the pre-requesites for applicants of the Trauma Center at JRI's TCTSY Certification for Yoga Teachers and/or Mental Health Career Professionals to be held annually via an in-person weekend in Melbourne, Australia; Berlin Germany; or Brookline, USA (and then live online with the Center for Trauma & Embodiment at JRI, (USA) from September to April!)

This workshop is solely for professional development and is not a certificate program: to be certified in TCTSY completion of the 300hr TCTSY Certification is required. This workshop is also not intended as an intervention for those who have experienced trauma. Talking about trauma, even in the context of a professional training can be triggering/overwhelming.