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Trauma-Sensitive Yoga Training, online

September 26 @ 5:00 pm - September 27 @ 5:00 pm

$300 – $400

Live Online, Official Foundational TC-TSY for Yoga Teachers &/or Health Professionals, &/or support people, from the Center for Trauma & Embodiment at JRI (USA) and TC-TSY. 

This 2.5 day, evidence-based, foundational TSY workshop will introduce you to the 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 Justice Resource Institute (JRI), USA, 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 (2016, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices)

In this interactive workshop you will be introduced to specific practices and theory to support you to facilitate movement and breath practices that are trauma aware and trauma-sensitive. There will be opportunities for presentations, live demonstrations, experiential learning by doing, lived experience and an opportunity to work in small groups with a large amount of resources to also take home! You will be introduced to:

  • The relationship of TC-TSY on current trauma theory, attachment theory and neuroscience (Interoceptive Theory)  
  • Neurophysiology & Biology of Stress and Trauma (How Trauma impacts the Brain)
  • Spectrum of Trauma Impacts & Complex Trauma as Lived Experience
  • Power and Oppression
  • Building Trauma Sensitive Relationships
  • Key Elements of TCTSY Methodology that can be applied to facilitating trauma-sensitive somatic practices
  • The evidence base involving TC-TSY (Overview of studies) 
  • Applications of Trauma aware, Trauma-sensitive and Trauma-informed yoga and challenges in implementing TSY
  • TSY in practice and practice facilitation (large and small group interactive practice opportunities, demonstrations and TC-TSY video practices to keep)

Suitable for health and mental health professionals and support workers (medical professionals, allied health professionals, clinicians, counsellors, mental health educators, mental health peer and carer workers.etc.) as well as yoga teachers and yoga therapists. 

Facilitated by TCTSY JRI Licensed Trainer and TCTSY Facilitator, Kristen Pringle, (Senior Mental Health Clinician, Clinical Educator, Occupational Therapist, Yoga Therapist & Senior Yoga Teacher), and co-facilitated by TCTSY Facilitator and Trainer in Training, Joan Greaves, (TCTSY-F & TCTSY Trainer Trainee, Psychotherapist, ACC service provider) 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 in New Zealand accredited by JRI & the Director of the Center for Trauma & Embodiment at JRI David Emerson. 


To register



September 26 @ 5:00 pm
September 27 @ 5:00 pm
$300 – $400


Kristen Pringle