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Starts January 10th
Trauma Sensitive Yoga for Children @ the Refugee Empowerment Center – Memphis

The vision of Refugee Empowerment Program is to empower the refugee community by encouraging, educating, and equipping individual refugees, refugee families, and the refugee community. Through REP’s after school programs, summer programs, adult education program, character education classes for adolescents, college preparation classes, Pre-GED classes for adults, a women’s leadership program, and Bible studies for youth and adults, refugees in Memphis have greater opportunities to become self-sufficient and independent in their new lives. Ultimately, REP seeks to become an organization run by refugees serving other refugees.

For more Info or to Donate to this fabulous local program Click Here

January 19-21, 2018
CEU Training w/Steve Moses & Trauma Healing Institute @ Christ Church – Memphis

The Trauma Healing Institute at American Bible Society equips churches and NGOs worldwide to care for people suffering severe wounds of the heart and spirit in the aftermath of conflict, disaster or abuse. Our proven model combines biblical and mental health resources in an effective intervention that fosters healing and restores relationships with God and others. We serve the whole church—Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant—with materials, program models, facilitator training and certification, collaboration, and research.

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March 24-25
1st Training Weekend for 2018 Martin Yoga 200hr YA Registered Yoga Teacher Training Program

Unique Nationally Accredited Yoga Teacher Training Program.  Graduates receive Certification in BOTH Classical Hatha and Fitness Vinyasa styles of Yoga.  In addition, Use of Props, Modifications for Common Conditions and Appropriate Hands-On Adjustments are taught.  Kate Healy Dykes, ba, lmt, e-ryt500 is the Lead Trainer.  Training takes place in both Dyersburg and Martin

For more Info on this Certification Program Click Here

April 14-20, 2018
Advanced Level Yoga Teacher Training w/Master Teacher – Ms. Dona Holleman

Dona Holleman studied with B.K.S.Iyengar in the nineteen sixties and seventies in Bombay, Pune and London. She was the first European to travel to India to study with him after meeting him at the Jiddu Krishnamurti Gatherings in Gstaad, Switzerland where she was a regular participant.  Many of the well-known present-day international yoga teachers were trained by her before they met  B.K.S.Iyengar. She holds a senior Iyengar certificate and is well known for the precision and understanding of the asanas. She is the president of the International Centered Yoga Association, and author of many books on Yoga, amongst others the bestsellers Dancing the Flame of Life and Centering Down,  classics used in many schools.  The course will be held by Dona Holleman in the English language and takes place in Soiano del Lago, Italy.

Kate studied with Dona for a period of about 12 weeks from 2001-2004
She is very excited to be in her presence once again!

For more Info on Donna Holleman and Centered Yoga Click Here

May 4-7
Somatic Experiencing® Training with Ariel Giarretto MS, LMFT, CMP, SEP in Asheville, NC

The Somatic Experiencing® method is a body-oriented approach to the healing of trauma and other stress disorders. It is the life’s work of Dr. Peter A. Levine, resulting from his multidisciplinary study of stress physiology, psychology, ethology, biology, neuroscience, indigenous healing practices, and medical biophysics, together with over 45 years of successful clinical application. The SE approach releases traumatic shock, which is key to transforming PTSD and the wounds of emotional and early developmental attachment trauma.  SEP Offers a framework to assess where a person is “stuck” in the fight, flight or freeze responses and provides clinical tools to resolve these fixated physiological states. It provides effective skills appropriate to a variety of healing professions including mental health, medicine, physical and occupational therapies, bodywork, addiction treatment, first response, education, and others.

Kate studied the work of Peter Levine from 1995-1997, receiving Certification in
Trauma Touch Therapy™.  She cannot wait to learn more from the SE™ Program!

For more Info on the Somatic Experiencing™ Trauma Institute Click Here

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