Online Trauma-Informed Yoga Certification
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How it Works
Yoga Training Online at Your Own Pace
Access our training anytime from anywhere in the world. Deepen your practice and enhance your teacher toolkit with our courses and trainings.
The online training is laid out in weekly formats that guide students through the readings, videos, and other course content. This online program can be completed in as little as 4 weeks, but students are encouraged to take the time they need to connect with the curriculum, heighten their understanding, and deepen their practice. You will receive dedicated support from our Lead Trainers and Peer Support team, who are available throughout training to help answer questions and offer feedback.
This course is intended for students looking to deepen their own practice, as well as teachers wanting to enhance their teacher toolkit. Therapists, counselors, and alternative healers looking to expand their toolbox and deepen their understanding of ancient yogic practices will also benefit from this training. Upon completion, teachers will be eligible to teach Trauma-Informed Yoga and be able to create a safe and projection-free container through yoga for exploration with clients and students. All online trainings are approved continuing education courses through Yoga Alliance and can be used to fulfill CEU requirements. This course counts towards 40 non-contact hours with Yoga Alliance.
The course begins with an overview of the Central Nervous System, the neurobiology of trauma, and how it is stored in the body. Our course will discuss the stress response, pratipaksha bhavana, and the healing cycle. Learn how yoga is related to mental health, and what you can do as a practitioner and teacher to hold space for yourself and your students. Our Trauma-Informed Yoga training is perfect for medical professionals, therapists, or yoga teachers working with populations who are recovering from trauma, or for practitioners looking to inform and deepen their practice.
Here's What You'll Receive:
- Pre-recorded lectures & written content
- Written scripts and recorded practices
- Instructions and practice
- Application and reflection
- 40 non-contact CEUs with Yoga Alliance
- Access to MVP community
- Individual support from Peer Support team
- Access for life
- How to hold space in trauma informed settings.
- How to set up expectations for practice and protocols.
- How to ground and set compassionate boundaries before and after class.
- How to deepen your practice through experiential learning methods.
Michelle is a highly experienced and dedicated yoga therapist and instructor with expertise in education, health and wellness, nutrition, yoga therapy, and yoga. With over 20 years of teaching experience, Michelle brings a wealth of knowledge and skill to her practice.
She holds an M.Ed in curriculum development, which enhances her ability to create comprehensive and effective certifications that meet the needs of her students. Michelle is also a certified Yoga Therapist, Ayurvedic Nutritionist, and Mindfulness Coach, providing her clients with a holistic approach to support their transformational journey.
As an E-RYT 500 (Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher) and C-IAYT (International Association of Yoga Therapy) Yoga Therapist, Michelle specializes in working with individuals in eating recovery and cardiac rehabilitation. Her extensive training in Yoga, mindfulness, Ayurveda, nutrition, and biochemistry provides her with a deep understanding of these specific areas.
Michelle's teaching experience extends to various settings, including clinical environments, public classes, corporate settings, and private sessions. She also shares her knowledge and expertise through workshops and retreats, offering guidance and insights to individuals seeking to enhance their yoga practice and explore the transformative benefits it offers.
With a strong educational foundation and a commitment to ongoing professional development, Michelle continues to expand her knowledge in yoga therapy, Ayurveda, spiritual coaching, metaphysics, and tantra yoga. This comprehensive approach allows her to bring a well-rounded and integrative perspective to her teaching, helping individuals discover the profound mind-body-spirit connections that yoga can foster.
Why Train with Us?
My Vinyasa Practice was founded on authenticity, accessibility, and affordability, and we believe that the benefits of yoga should be available to everyone. Whether you are looking to create a career as a yoga teacher, or simply deepen your personal practice, My Vinyasa Practice can help you on your journey.
You can begin your training at any time. Admissions for our program are rolling, and once you register you will receive instant access to the program. Our training is self-paced, facilitated 100% online, and designed to be easily integrated into your life. Experience a yoga training from the comfort of your own home and with the convenience of being able to complete it on your own time.
Upon completion of our program, students will feel skilled, confident, and ready to lead both groups and individuals in a trauma-informed setting.
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What People Are Saying
Deb Phelps | 200 Hour
"The program provided me with fundamentals of yoga philosophy and asana and the confidence to teach. If you've had this dream [becoming a yoga teacher] then I encourage you to enroll as well - I am glad I did. Namaste."
Cydney Smith | 200 Hour
"I found the program to be a wonderful mix of yoga philosophy and asana which helped me to strengthen my own practice and bring yoga philosophy into my daily life but it also helped me to do so in my classes."