with Kath Meadows and Whitney Ingram
Saturday and Sunday, February 17 and 18
10:00am to 6:00pm
Participants will gain an accessible understanding of the science of trauma and learn how yoga can assist in healing. We will practice trauma informed yoga techniques and gain sensitivity to make your teachings all inclusive. Additionally, guidance will be offered in self care for longevity in working with trauma populations and inspiration for yoga activism.
This 16 Hour workshop is a Yoga Alliance approved offering and all students will receive a certificate of completion.
Kath Meadows, MA, E-RYT500
With a background in mental health wellness and yoga, Kath has been teaching trauma Informed yoga and mindfulness in prisons since 2010. Recognizing the need for materials that acknowledged the specific needs of the female prisoner, Kath wrote A Woman’s Practice: Healing from the Heart, an accessible yoga guide available for free to incarcerated people nationwide. In addition Kath is a contributing editor to Best Practices for Yoga in the Criminal Justice System and her work has been recognized by Yoga Journal, who named her Good Karma Award winner in 2015 and 2016.
Whitney Ingram E-RYT 200 RYT 500, has been a yoga practitioner since 2007 and a teacher since 2012. Whitney is a co-teacher for Jala Yoga’s Hatha Yoga 200 hour and 300 hour teacher training as well as an ambassador for the Prison Yoga Project with a focus on teaching trauma informed yoga workshops, fundraising, and advocacy. Additionally, she is a survivor of trauma and has navigated her healing journey with the practice of yoga. Her offerings of trauma informed yoga are authentic having come to understanding the concepts from a place of embodiment to theory. In 2018 she will expand her TIY teaching to treatment facilities and at risk youth. Her story has been featured in Mantra Magazine, Yoga Journal, and Prison Yoga Project.
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