Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga Training Workshops

Official 20hr Workshops
For Yoga Teachers, Health
Professionals & 
Mental Health Workers
Trauma Center at Justice Resource Institute

SYDNEY September 5 & 6 September, 2020 BOOK HERE


BYRON BAY 14 & 15 November, 2020 BOOK HERE

North Queensland and Northern Territory - INQUIRE HERE

For other official TCTSY workshops across Australia, New Zealand and the world head here

This 20hr (15-16 contact hours and 4-5 hours prior self study) TCTSY Foundation Workshop will introduce you to the core concepts and applications of the highly regarded, evidence-based yoga intervention for PTSD and Complex Trauma - Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga


This workshop is intended to inspire yoga teachers to make their classes more trauma-informed and to support those working in the mental health field to bring the body into treatment when working with people affected by PTSD, developmental, and/or complex trauma.  Facilitated by TCTSY Licensed Trainer Edwina Kempe this workshop is the ONLY Trauma-Sensitive Yoga Workshop/training in Australia accredited by the Center for Trauma & Embodiment and Trauma Sensitive Yoga pioneer David Emerson. You will learn:


  • The latest trauma theories and neurophysiology

  • Theoretical underpinnings and methodology of the TCTSY model

  • The research and evidence base involving TCTSY

  • How to apply TCTSY principles to your practice

INVESTMENT: $545 inc GST early bird.  Full price $595. Healthcare card holders and pensioners $495, please inquire about part scholarship places if facing financial hardship.


Recommended Reading:

David Emerson (2015) Trauma-Sensitive Yoga in Therapy: Bringing the Body into Treatment


Kolk, B., et al., (2014) 'Yoga as an Adjunctive Treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Randomised Controlled Trial' Journal of Clinical Psychiatry 2014: 75(6).

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As official endorsed workshops of the Center for Trauma & Embodiment at JRI, these workshops satisfy one of the entrance requirements for the Certification Program in TCTSY.

Please Note: These workshops are solely for professional development and are not intended as an intervention for those who have experienced trauma.

Cancellation Policy

Refunds are available 4 weeks prior to the start of the workshop, less a 10% administration fee.  

Refunds are NOT available within 4 weeks of the start of the workshop.

Transfers to an alternative existing scheduled workshop hosted by Edwina Kempe will only be provided 4 weeks prior to the start of the original workshop, transfers are not available within 4 weeks of the workshop start date.  

All transfers will incur a 10% administration fee.

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Trauma Sensitive Yoga Facilitation

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