Trauma Sensitive Yoga Faith & Meditation Training | Tacoma October 2019

Price:  $1295

Trauma Sensitive ONLY: Oct. 20 – 23rd, 2019  |  Trauma Sensitive + Nidra Certification: Oct. 24 [Included in price] Last Day to Register: 9/30

Option for Meditation and Nidra One Day Intensive is available.

Address: 2102 S C St; Tacoma, WA  98402

Explore every type of trauma and learn how TSYF is used as therapy and treatment for complex, developmental trauma or chronic PTSD. This training includes 2 TSYF Modules that focus on complex trauma, sex trafficking victims, refugee families, domestic abuse, military, children and therapy.

At the heart of YogaFaith’s ministry is the rescue and restoration of human traffic survivors of all ages. We also minister and aid other trauma victims such as PTSD, C-PTSD, Domestic Violence victims, Complex Trauma, Military, Orphan and Refugee survivors . In this training you will become an expert in Trauma Sensitive YogaFaith and learn to listen as the Holy Spirit guides. Dive deep into numerous healing therapies with a focus on YogaFaith Nidra (Christ centered Nidra, 63 pages of Scripts are included. Bringing Christ and Christian Yoga into the center of Trauma, brings true healing and transformation on every level to these survivors. Learn how to connect the fragmented pieces of disassociation and brokenness in your own life and those you will soon be serving.

You will leave equipped and empowered to reach trauma victims and in turn help them become survivors with purpose through these vital teachings. You will also have the ability to teach both TSY and TSYF. This training includes an additional day for Meditation and Nidra Certification, October 24. This day is not required, however its highly recommended as these techniques are vital in the healing journey of Trauma.

Contact Information

Contact Person: Derek Thielen
By email: [email protected]
Subject: Trauma Sensitive YogaFaith Training October 2019

Phone: 888-359-2006

Additional Information:

  • Registered Trauma Sensitive YogaFaith Certification, R-TSYF
  • All Training Sessions, 4 days 3 nights
  • Free day and certification of Meditation and Yoga Nidra, R-YFMN.
    • 5 days and 4 nights if attending Med/Nidra
  • Continued Educations Credits Provided, 60-70 contact hours
  • Daily Breakfast
  • TSYF Module One and Two
  • TSYF, Includes reading, webinars, and soul work for your own TSYF Student/Patient Practice.

Explore every type of trauma and learn how TSYF is used as therapy and treatment for complex, developmental trauma or chronic PTSD. This training includes 2 TSYF Modules that focus on complex trauma, sex trafficking victims, refugee families, domestic abuse, military, children and therapy.
One day training 10/25 and Meditation Nidra Certification is not required.

  • Lodging
  • Lunch and Dinner-Many restaurants walking distant
  • Textbooks for required reading.
  • TSYF or Med/Nidra Manual (in STORE)
  • Transportation from the airport, student ride share available.
  • Book your room here
  • Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors
  • Case Managers
  • Counselors
  • Educators
  • Marriage and/or Family Therapists
  • Pastoral Counselors and Clergy
  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
  • Therapists
  • First Responders
  • Survivors of Complex Trauma
  • Yoga Instructors
  • First Responders
  • Military Personal
  • Detention or Incarcerated Employees

Dana Moore
M.A.R., M.A.

Dana is a co-founder of the Trauma-Informed Yoga movement that has now spread to many countries around the globe. He co-founded the Trauma Center Yoga Program in Boston under the direction of Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, MD, the world-renowned pioneer in the field of traumatic stress. Dana has trained yoga teachers and mental health professionals in Trauma-Informed Yoga in the United States, Europe and Canada since 2006.

Trauma-Informed Yoga Teaching YogaFaith: In this course participants will learn the essentials of Trauma-Informed Yoga Teaching. By examining the 8 Domains of Trauma-Informed Yoga Teaching participants will know how to reduce the chances of unintentionally triggering a student’s traumatic memories. Special focus will be given to Trauma-Informed Verbal and Physical Assists, the Language of Leading Trauma-Informed Yoga Practice, and Class Dynamics. Students will also learn the impact of traumatic stress on the brain, body and sense of self. This course is focused on Trauma-Informed Yoga Teaching in general yoga classes not Trauma-Informed Yoga Classes or Trauma-Informed Yoga Therapeutics both of which focus on special populations with assumed or known trauma histories and require advanced training.

Michelle Thielen
[email protected]

A student of Peter Levine’s, Michelle brings a unique dynamic healing tool to move trauma through the body, simultaneously allowing the healing flow of the blood of Jesus to do the true and lasting healing! She created the combination of Sozo Ministry and Somatic healing and is excited to share with you Sozo and Somatics!

Michelle  has been registered with the American Council of Exercise since 2009, is an E-RYT 500, and a Christian Yoga Master Trainer with the Christian Yoga Association and the Yoga Alliance. She is an international speaker and author of the widely popular Christian Yoga book, Stretching Your Faith. Michelle has taken hundreds of students into highly skilled yoga trainers and confident leaders with numerous Teacher Training’s through her two accredited schools. She is also a provider of continued education credits and a member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists, IAYT.

She began studying and practicing yoga in the late 80’s while professionally dancing in Portland, Oregon where she was born and raised. Eventually the love of yoga and it’s numerous benefits led her into instructing and sharing the wonderful gift of yoga with others, but it was her passion for Christ that led her to YogaFaith.

She has been instrumental in helping others heal through yoga and faith, but it is God the Almighty that is glorified in the true transformation of people. There have been hundreds of miracle healings and testimonies of surrender and restoration through YogaFaith classes.

I am in awe of what the Lord continued to do through this Masters Program! We keep it intimate and this training is already at half capacity! I know, that this next Master Training is not only going to knock our socks off, but it’s going to blow our hair dry! He is taking all of us to the next level! I can’t wait to be with each of you and bask in His presence and the great tools of deepening our Postures of Prayer together!

Mandatory Group Call: 10/8/2019 6:00pm PST

  • TSYF Hands-on: 10/20-10/23
    • 10/20; Check in 12:30-1pm
    • 10/23; Conclude 3:30pm
  • TSYF + Nidra Hands-on: 10/24
    • 10/24 Check In: 8-8:30am
    • 10/24 Conclude: 5:30pm

Next Steps:

Step 1: Fill out the Application


Step 2:

If you have already received your Letter of Acceptance, then you may register here online.

Register and Pay Online

Reserve Your Spot:

These trainings sell out quickly, so reserve your spot soon.

* $200 Non-refundable deposit saves your spot at an Immersion-this is deducted from the immersion cost. 

Reserve Your Spot for $200