30 Hour Trauma Focused Certification

for RYT's

Evidence supporting the power of Yoga based practices (Asana, Pranayama

& Systematic Relaxation) as part of strategies for trauma-focused care,

continues to mount.

This Training empowers Registered Yoga Teachers, who regularly teach, to gain

competency and skills for facilitating these holistic practices.

RYT's can choose to take the first of this 3 part series to increase familiarity with

the topic OR continue and complete the full 30 Hour Certification to gain mastery

of providing Trauma Focused Yoga.


Each 10 Hour Segment builds upon the previous and must be completed in order. 

In the first 10 hour segment, titled Trauma Fundamentals, You can expect to develop a basic understanding of trauma in a yoga class setting. We will Define trauma and the Principles of a trauma informed approach to teaching.**

In the second 10 hour segment, titled Practical Application of Trauma Informed Skills, you can expect to learn teaching strategies that begin to integrate Yogic Philosophies and Theories with Trauma Informed Principles.

In the third 10 hour segment, titled Trauma Focused Teacher, you can expect to develop mastery of principles to allow you to design and facilitate Trauma Focused Yoga Programs for Healing.

Each 10 hour segment will consist of 1 hour pre-work, 1 hour post work and 8 hours of in person instruction and practice. All hours must be completed within the time frames, to obtain Yoga Alliance CEU’s. 10 CEU's will be offered for each segment that is fully completed.

**Test Out option is available for the first segment, Trauma Fundamentals, for any RYT who has previously attended a Yoga Unchained Facilitator Training, or has completed the BodyBLISS Connection 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Program. The cost to take this test is $39.  Contact Jessica via email (jessica@bodyblissconnection.com) if you are interested in this option.

CEU's through the Yoga Alliance are offered at 10 CEU's for each segment fully completed.  

COST OPTIONS:                                                                           

30 Hour Certification is $399 or EARLY BIRD PRICING of $369 if Registered by Sept. 30, 2019.

10 Hour Segment (must complete segments in order) $149 each.


October 12, 2019- Trauma Fundamentals (one), 10am- 6:30pm

November 9, 2019- Practical Application (two), 10am - 6:30pm

February 1, 2020- Trauma Focused Teacher (three), 10am- 6:30pm


This course will be led by:

Jessica Sowers E-RYT, HC, AADP, Owner of BodyBliss Connection, llc and Co-Founder of Yoga Unchained

Sarah Braun, LISW-S, EMDR Therapist, RYT-200

This program follows the principles of Yoga Unchained, a program developed and co-founded by Jessica Sowers E-RYT, HC, AADP & owner of BodyBLISS Connection and Dr. Jamie Marich Ph.D., LPCC-S, LICDC-CS, REAT, RYT-200.

For more information about Yoga Unchained, please visit our website:  www.yogaunchained.com