Connected Warriors is the largest volunteer-based 501(c)(3) providing Trauma-Conscious yoga classes to Servicemembers, Veterans, and their Families at no cost to participants. CW currently provides classes in yoga studios, VA Medical Centers, Vet Centers, Community Centers, and Active-Duty military installations worldwide. *At this time, Connected Warriors will not host any in-person training.
Provides a comprehensive understanding of Trauma-Conscious Yoga, with a focus on military culture. This training is self-led, asynchronous, allowing anyone to complete in their own time. The training includes home study materials, videos, and evaluations. Training topics include:
Self-paced, home-study of the Connected Warriors Training manual and PowerPoint slides
Supplemental required reading list (Books are not included in the training fee )
Pre-recorded review of the home-study materials, to understand trauma, the biological impact of trauma, and how to facilitate a Trauma-Conscious Yoga class for different trauma demographics.
Exams to cover the training manual, video, and supplemental reading materials are required as a component of completion.
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14 Yoga Alliance CEUs – Fee $20 – For those who will teach a Trauma-Conscious class or are looking to receive Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Credits. This component is in addition to the comprehensive training and will include a video conference practicum to cover:
Eligibility Requirements for CEU’s
The following are eligibility requirements for yoga professional’s teaching certification:
To schedule a video conference, first, complete the comprehensive training and then email Rebecca at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Training scholarships available in exchange for a one-year commitment to teaching a minimum of 18 classes for Connected Warriors
Provides a comprehensive understanding of Military Sexual Trauma (MST). This training is self-led, asynchronous, allowing anyone to complete in their own time. The training includes home study materials, videos, and evaluations. Provides an understanding of through topics including:
Participants will learn how to use the information that they gain in this course to teach a CW Empowered Yoga class, as well as practical methods and protocols to manage stress, anxiety, and the side effects of MST and PTS(D). Completion of home study and video training provides 3.5 CEUs.
A digital copy of the Empowered Yoga (MST) Teacher Training Student Manual
Supplemental required reading
Pre-recorded review of the home-study materials, to understand this specific trauma and it’s biological impacts.
A practicum evaluation can be scheduled once the training materials are completed. The practicum is required to receive CEU’s.
Completion of Connected Warriors Trauma-Conscious Yoga Teacher Training or equivalent trauma-informed or trauma-sensitive training program.
*Training scholarships available for CW Teachers
To register, click here.