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MISTY 2024 - Trauma Aware Yoga in Weekly Classes

MISTY 2024 - Trauma Aware Yoga in Weekly Classes

MISTY 2024 - Trauma Aware Yoga in Weekly Classes

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This course was recorded in March 2024


Regardless if a trauma is considered as big or small, the experience is personal and only the one who lived it can know what the experience leaves them feeling.

In this course, recorded at the 2024 Montreal International Symposium on Therapeutic Yoga (MISTY), Erin will guide you in how to help others reduce the harmful effects of trauma and improve well-being in self and students.

There is a practical part of this session where you will experiment with new ways to bring a variety of benefits to your personal practice, clients or classes.

Learning Objectives

In this online course, you will:

  1. Understand strategies to protect trauma survivors’ whole-person safety.

  2. Apply best practices and avoid common mistakes.

  3. Explore postures, breath work, relaxations, visualizations & neurobiological strategies.

  4. Experience a range of effective practices you can use now to rewire the brain away from traumatic habits.  
  5. Navigate the 3 stages of trauma recovery.

Presenter Bio

Erin Byron, MA, RP, C-IAYT

Erin Byron, MA, RP, C-IAYT

Erin Byron is a Registered Psychotherapist who has co/authored several books in the field of mental and physical health. Erin is the founder of Trauma Aware Certified Training and co-founder of Comprehensive Yoga Therapist Training. When not swimming or playing clarinet, Erin offers professional education, clinical supervision, and therapy.

Erin's Published numerous books on Yoga Therapy - Yoga for the Creative Soul: Exploring the Five Paths of Yoga to Reclaim Your Expressive Spirit by Erin Byron;
Yoga Therapy for Arthritis: A Whole-Person Approach to Movement and Lifestyle by Dr. Steffany Moonaz, Erin Byron, et al.;
Yoga Therapy for Stress and Anxiety: Create a Personalized Holistic Plan to Balance Your Life by Robert Butera, Erin Byron, et al.;
Llewellyn's Complete Book of Mindful Living: Awareness & Meditation Practices for Living in the Present Moment by Michael Bernard Beckwith, Erin Byron, William L. Mikulas, et al.



This course is for anyone who works with trauma survivors.

If you are a yoga therapist, this course will give you tools to incorporate mind and body movements into your practice. If you are a mental health professional, this course will give you movement and breath awareness to accompany your talk therapy work.

The instructors
Helene Couvrette
Co-Founder, President of MISTY

Her passion for yoga inspired her to share yoga with a few friends in the basement of one of whom eventually lost her battle with cancer. She soon realized her love of yoga could only be surpassed by the desire to share it with others & the joy of seeing them benefit from yoga on many levels.

In 2002 just after delivering a stillborn boy Helene embarked on a 200hr YTT Certification Course. During 2003 she continued the training at same time began teaching yoga at the St. Lazare Community Center. Helene continues to teach regular yoga classes with a therapeutic approach, offers Private Yoga Therapy Sessions & mentors a 200hr Yoga Teacher Training. Winter of 2018 she will introduce an Advanced Yoga Teacher Training focusing on Therapeutics.

Helene is also co-founder of this international conference bringing health care professionals & yoga therapist together with the mission of integrating yoga into the Canadian health care system.

Montreal International Symposium on Therapeutic Yoga (MISTY)

MISTY is an organization by Helene Couvrette that provides high quality continuing education for healthcare professionals, yoga therapists, and educators who have a shared passion in the mission of yoga therapy and science.
Course Material included in this course
  • Trauma Aware Yoga in Weekly Classes
  • Slides
  • Trauma Aware Yoga in Weekly Classes
  • Feedback

Yes this course counts for 2 CEs with IAYT. In order for the appropriate CEU information to be displayed on your certificate of completion, please add your CEU jurisdiction information on your Embodia profile. Learn how to do so in this guide.

This course is useful for personal use as well, maybe this is why you were drawn to it. In this case, take it for your self-care :)

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