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The Training:

In collaboration with Legacy Motion. Legacy Motion is an organization committed to dance preservation and bringing restorative movement methods to survivors of trauma worldwide.

 

This training is more than an education, it is a transformational learning experience and an opportunity to expand from a teacher, leader, clinician, or caregiver, to an embodied facilitator, holder of braver spaces, and vessel of social justice. This training allows you to learn the skills to share trauma informed practices that include yoga, embodiment, and somatic therapies with all people and all bodies. You will have access to a global international community of likeminded individuals who are interested to find ways to utilise all our innate wisdom within our bodies and our nervous system to find restoration.

What is Trauma-Informed?

 

Trauma-informed means taking into account past trauma and the resulting coping mechanisms when attempting to understand the behaviours of those we are working alongside. It means bringing empathy and compassion to every interaction and creating a safe and accessible space for all. It means being solution-based, forward-focused, and growth-minded in order to move into possibility and positive change.

Join myself & Kirsten from Legacy Motion, and our international special guest faculty in this trauma-informed approach to facilitation, where you will learn the skills to share trauma informed practices that include yoga, embodiment, and somatic therapies with all people and all bodies.

Connect with an international community of peers to learn, develop & share trauma-informed embodied practices, yoga and somatics.
This is a personable training with only 20 SPACES AVAILABLE so that we are able to build strong communication between all students, whilst creating and maintaining an on-going community of movement facilitators across the globe.

This Training is designed for: 

  • Experienced, new and novice yoga teachers and yoga business owners hoping to integrate trauma-informed and accessible yoga in studios, online and in community settings.
     

  • Health, social, service, and teachers, community professionals hoping to integrate yoga, embodied, and mindful somatic practices with a trauma-informed approach into their existing practice, organizations, and work.
     

  • Activists, humanitarians and social justice advocates hoping to add somatic awareness, embodied practices and community connection to their social justice and systemic change agendas.
     

  • Those wanting to deepen their own understanding of how movement can be used as an integrated tool in the processing and experiencing of everyday life from a more embodied perspective.

Register for the full 300HR Certification OR Join individual 100HR Modules
Timezone and live attendance:

Because we care about community building and group support we ask for 70%+ live online attendance for Certification. 
You can begin the 300hr training during the start of Module 1, 2, or 3 which are offered succinctly every 9 months.
2021/2022 live times will be suited for Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.  

All modules include: 2-hour Live Online sessions every Monday and Wednesday (16 sessions over 8 weeks). There will also be videos, readings, additional resources and homework throughout the training.
Please allow for 6-8 additional hours of study per week
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Equity in Investment  

Choosing your tier

We are committed to offering trainings, mentorships and opportunities that are of the highest quality, affordable and accessible while striving to keep equity and mutual exchange at the soul of how we serve.  We recognize that we live in systems of inequity and we strive to find ways of finding balance within this. We feel that the deepest engagement and greatest benefit comes when there is a meaningful mutual exchange. For these reasons, we offer tiered pricing. There is an invitation to reflect on your access to resources and privilege, the value of this work, what you can genuinely afford, and what you might pay for comparable training programs. By committing to what is truly within your means you make it possible for others to show up within theirs and we are all grateful for this.

Personalized payment plans are available. To discuss options suitable for you please email info@somapsych.org with your name, the training you are enrolling on, and your payment needs which we will discuss further.

300HR Trauma-Informed Facilitator Training: All prices are in New Zealand Dollars (NZD)

Personalized payment plans are available. To discuss options suitable for you please email info@somapsych.org with your name, the training you are enrolling on, and your payment needs which we will discuss further.


TIER 1: $5000 – For those who are financially well-resourced and who are able to contribute to our scholarship fund. Reflects the value of the course in Western economic markets.

TIER 2: $4600 – For those on medium incomes and access to financial resources who also are able to contribute to our scholarship fund. 

TIER 3: $4200 – For those on low incomes, caring responsibilities and from marginalized communities.

Individual 100hr Modules

Individual 100HR Modules

TIER 1: $1800 – For those who are financially well-resourced and who are able to contribute to our scholarship fund. Reflects the value of the course in Western economic markets.

TIER 2: $1650– For those on medium incomes and access to financial resources who also are able to contribute to our scholarship fund. 

TIER 3: $1450 – For those on low incomes, caring responsibilities and from marginalized communities.

*We have limited space in our trainings in order to be able to fully support each participant in their learning journey.

*Please note that 25% of your registration fee supports Legacy Motion’s programs with survivors of trauma worldwide.

Scholarships

Application deadlined: 12th September 2022 - NOW CLOSED

In addition to our tiered pricing, we also have scholarships available for: 1) People from non-western / low-economy countries and financially marginalized communities, who otherwise would be unable to access a training such as this. 2) People experiencing serious personal / financial hardship. To apply for a scholarship please complete our scholarship application form. Applications close 12th September 2022. Currently, this mentorship is not offered in person and has limited space online. However, if space is full upon registration you will be offered additional date options.

Scholarship Applications: Apply here

About your facilitators;

Amanda Hanna; Director of SomaPsych

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Amanda holds over 500 hours in trauma-informed trainings, including social justice and inclusivity. She is a registered Psychology student and holds regular Yin Yoga Teacher Trainings with a large focus on trauma-informed facilitation, neuroscience and mindfulness. 

Amanda’s passion lies in knowing the sacred responsibility facilitators of any space or experience hold. Through her work she helps people discover their power and voice within their offering while ensuring it is done with respect, kindness, informed intention, and evidence-based knowledge.

The intention behind the trauma-informed training is to open a conversation and deepen the understanding of what trauma is, how it manifests differently from person to person, and how we can more bravely hold safer spaces for all. Its heart rests in the knowing that personal restoration is unique to all and we are here to offer tools, techniques, insights, and points of curiosity for you to develop into the facilitator you want to be.

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