Connect movement with breath "vinyasa" as the teacher guides you through traditional yoga asana postures sequenced into a "flow". Against a backdrop of great music, move through physical postures, usually starting with a sun salution series. Often included is chanting, pranayama (breathing exercises), yoga philosophy and meditation. All levels of practitioner are welcome at Mixed Level classes, although some knowledge of basic postures is recommended and those new to yoga should bring an open mind and an understanding that class will likely move at a rigorous pace.
We are excited to announce Kula for Karma's
Yoga for Trauma and Addiction
Advanced Teacher Training
With Shannon Elliot, CYT, E-RYT500
Onyx Yoga Studio, Owner & Director
Friday, May 5, 4 - 9 pm
Saturday, May 6, 9 am - 5 pm
Did you know that 1 out of 3 Americans suffer from some sort of addiction?
Therapeutic yoga has been shown to benefit people challenged by trauma and addiction as it teaches greater body awareness, mindfulness, and self-acceptance.
In this Advanced Yoga Teacher Training You Will Gain:
- An Understanding of Trauma and it’s Components
- How Trauma and Addiction are connected
- How Yoga helps with Trauma Survivors
- An Understanding of the Cycle of Addiction
- Stress Management Techniques for People in Recovery
- Teaching Protocol for the Trauma and Addiction Community
- Special skills and tools to teach a Yoga for Recovery Class
- Pranayama, Asana, Meditation, and Kundalini Practices appropriate for this population
This training is open to all certified yoga instructors.
You will have an opportunity to serve by applying to volunteer for Kula for Karma.
Where: Onyx Yoga Studio, 45 Mountain Blvd, Warren, NJ 07059
Investment: $300 (option to receive a $150 reimbursement upon the completion of 10 hrs of service to Kula for Karma programs)
To register and receive Kula Karma’s Volunteer Teacher Application, click on Teacher Training on Kula for Karma's website www.kulaforkarma.org OR in person with cash or check.
Kula for Karma is a non-profit organization that brings therapeutic yoga and meditation to those most in need, transforming lives and changing the face of healthcare. For over 10 years, we have provided programs for populations with physical and mental health challenges, delivered at no cost to the patient or student, applying passion and expertise to the integration of yoga and medicine.
Experience Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan. This class will focus on pranayama breathwork, movement, meditation, and kriyas (cleansing practices to help strengthen the nervous system and subtle body to awaken the kundalini energy.) When this energy awakens you will experience your own innate inner power and joy.. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, energized, balanced, and present. Shannon studies Kundalini Yoga under her teacher Guru Jagat.
This class is open to anyone in recovery or on the journey to recovery who is or has been challenged by addiction and trauma. We will create a safe space for healing the body, mind, and soul. This class will focus on linking breath and movement, tapping into your emotions and feelings, and opening to the process of recovery. This practice will give you a set of tools and support for living a wonderful, healthy life. Everyone is welcome, beginners highly encouraged. Our goal is to create a sacred recovery community!
The entrance for this class is on the side of the Yoga studio and there will be a paper sign-in, so your anonymity will be protected to the best of our ability.
Funds to support this program are provided by Onyx and Kula for Karma, a non-profit organization bringing therapeutic yoga and meditation to those most in need, transforming lives and changing the face of healthcare.