Brendon Abram, RYT500, is certified by the Trauma Centre in Boston to teach trauma sensitive yoga to survivors of PTSD and other emotional trauma. A veteran himself, he teaches trauma sensitive yoga at Trent View Counselling in Trenton, where he is also an associate. Trained by the Veterans Yoga Project, he has also taught yoga to United States Military veterans with PTSD. He was a member of a joint Queens University/Royal Military College of Canada study team that studied the effects that yoga may have on men and women recovering from
exposure to operational trauma.
Brendon is also co-owner with his wife Leslie Abram,
of Get Yoga, a thriving yoga studio in downtown
Kellie Dearman is a certified yoga teacher (Still Point) with twelve years of teaching experience (5000+ hours). She has taken over 60 hours of Trauma Sensitive Yoga Teacher training, and incorporates key elements of TSY in her general Hatha yoga classes.
Kellie is also an Associate at Trent View Counselling in Trenton, where she gives individual and small group mindfulness and present moment awareness sessions to Canadian Forces veterans affected by PTSD and other stress-related conditions.
Kellie is the owner of Aware Yoga, a home-based
yoga studio in Stirling, Ontario.
Kellie and Brendon also regularly partner
together to deliver mindfulness, meditation and
yoga retreats to the general public.
Developing a client’s capacity to self-regulate is an integral part of supporting their recovery from a trauma or stress related condition. Increasingly, mindful yoga is being recognized as an effective technique for learning how to regulate mood. What may not be as evident, however, is that you do not need to be a yoga teacher to teach trauma sensitive yoga. With some basic knowledge and a little practice, anyone who understands the essence of trauma and stress related conditions can incorporate the yogic practices of breath, mindful movement, and meditation into their treatment strategy. In this workshop you will learn how to do just that.
You will earn 20 YA CEC with this training