Yoga for Post-Traumatic Growth: Continuing Education for Yoga Teachers - The Kaivalya Yoga Method

Yoga for Post-Traumatic Growth

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This Continuing Education course is designed to help you not only understand trauma but also how to support someone who has experienced a traumatic event or significant life change. 

It will arm you with the awareness and tools necessary to address the needs of those who come to your class with the intention to heal. (NOTE: Completing this Trauma-Informed course will not certify you to teach Trauma-Informed Yoga.)

In this course, you will:

  1. Understand the definition, history and anatomy of Trauma and Post-Traumatic Growth 
  2. Be introduced to yoga history and philosophy as it pertains to Post-Traumatic Growth with a focus on the connection between ancient Eastern wisdom and modern neuroscience and psychology to show the effectiveness of yoga as a tool to foster Post-Traumatic Growth
  3. Break down the fundamental elements of yoga so you can use it as a tool to increase resilience and optimize self-regulation of the nervous system 
  4. Use Yoga Nidra as a meditation technique for optimal integration of the nervous system
  5. Learn best practices for creating boundaries and an empowering experience for your students as you deliver non-clinical tools to increase resilience and foster Post-Traumatic Growth
  6. Identify compassion fatigue and outline self-care practices so you create a safe and growth-oriented environment for everyone around you


This is a 15-hour professional certification program. Upon satisfactory completion of the material, you are eligible for certification as a Meditation Teacher and can earn 15 CEUs hours of continuing education credits for The Kaivalya Yoga Method® and Yoga Alliance.


This course is right for anyone who wants to understand trauma and address the needs of those who want to heal. Ideal for yoga teachers but also a wonderful companion course for anyone who has a spiritual business and plans to work with people who have been traumatized or been through a significant life challenge.

No. Completing this Trauma-Informed module won’t certify you to teach Trauma-Informed Yoga, but it will arm you with the awareness and tools necessary to address the needs of those who come to your class with the intention to heal.

It really is up to you! This course offers 20 hours of continuing education and you can complete it in a few weeks. There is plenty of information in this course, so you are certainly able to spend more time with the material, and also gaining support via the online campus community. Remember, once you purchase the course, you have access to the course materials forever. Don’t worry if you fall a little behind.

Nope! This course is on an extraordinarily user-friendly platform that you gain direct access to upon registration. You’ll have a unique log-in that allows you access to the course at any time, and from any internet-ready device. The videos do stream, so a good internet connection is recommended.

The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course—you decide when you start and when you finish.

How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like – across any and all devices you own.

Yes! I know how hard it is to shell out a chunk of dough, and I want to make this possible for you. You have the option to pay in full or choose a payment plan via ShopPay. Both of these options are available to you upon checkout.

We want you to be happy with your investment, and we want you to give your best effort to apply all of the techniques and lessons in the program. We have a strict 7-day exchange period for all courses. To qualify for an exchange or store credit, you must submit proof that you did the work in the course and why it did not work for you. We do not offer exchanges for any other reason. If you selected a payment plan option for your purchase, we are not able to stop payments as this is through a third party (ShopPay). In the event that you discover your purchase does not work for you for a concrete reason, within 7 days of enrollment, contact support at and request an exchange or store credit by the 7th day at 11:59 EST. For all the details of the exchange/store credit policy, please see the Terms of Use Policy.


Learn how you can create experiences that empower your students to build resilience, regulate their nervous system and heal.