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Trauma Center


Trauma-Sensitive Yoga

20 hour Foundation workshop for yoga teachers and/or mental health practitioners



5-6 September 2020



    This 20hr, 2 day (16 contact hours plus 4 hours prior study) TCTSY Foundation Workshop will introduce you to the core concepts and applications of the highly regarded, evidence based yoga intervention for PTSD and Complex Trauma - Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga. 
  • This workshop is intended to inspire yoga teachers to make their classes more trauma-informed and to support those working in the mental health field to bring the body into treatment when working with people affected by PTSD, developmental, and/or complex trauma.  Facilitated by Accredited Mental Health Social Worker and TCTSY Facilitator, Supervisor, and Licenced Trainer Edwina Kempe,  this workshop is the only Trauma-Sensitive Yoga Workshop/training in NSW accredited by the Center for Trauma and Embodiment and David Emerson. You will learn:
  • The latest trauma theories and neurophysiology
  • Theoretical underpinnings and methodology of the TCTSY model
  • The research and evidence base involving  TCTSY
  • How to apply TCTSY principles to your practice


WHEN: Saturday 5 September - Sunday 6 September 
9am-6pm each day

Light refreshments provided.  All dietary requirements may not be able to be met, but please indicate dietary requirements when booking. Lunch is self catered, please bring your own lunch or visit one of the many cafes nearby.


WHERE: Crows Nest Centre, 2 Ernest Place, Crows Nest, NSW, 2065


INVESTMENT: $545 inc GST early bird, $595 from 22/08/2020.  $495 concession (for full healthcare card/pension card holders).  Part scholarship places also available for those facing financial scholarship, please inquire to apply.


Required Reading and Prior Study:

You can find these HERE


For further information: visit www.tctsyaustralia.com or www.traumasensitiveyoga.com or www.edwinakempe.com


For all enquiries: please contact workshop facilitator and organiser Edwina Kempe by email edwinakempe@gmail.com or phone 0468 746 121


Please Note: This workshop satisfies one of the entrance requirements for certified Yoga Teachers or Mental Health Clinicians into: the Trauma Center at JRI's 300hour certification program in TCTSY.

This workshop is solely for professional development and is not intended as an intervention for those who have experienced trauma.