Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga Training Workshops

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


Mackay November 22-24, 2019 BOOK HERE

Sydney, Brisbane, and Byron Bay 2020


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

This 20hr 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.

Edwina Kempe

Counselling & Social Work 

Trauma-Sensitive Yoga  

Supervision & Training

0468 746 121

Copyright 2018 Edwina Kempe

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