Hey dorks! Continuing your ed? If you’re in NYC next weekend and feel inclined to finding out how to use yoga to help at-risk youth and adults, you probably won’t want to miss this. Hala Khouri, co-founder of Off the Mat, Into the World, is holding a weekend training on doing just that.
Here’s the lowdown:
“This training provides you with the skills and tools to work with those considered “at-risk” due to poverty, violence, abuse, accidents or neglect. You’ll gain understanding and confidence in addressing the challenges that can arise in these settings and learn how to optimize the yoga you offer.”
BONUS: 10% for all yogadorks. When you call to register mention YogaDork and receive 10% off the cost.
Teaching Yoga to Those At Risk
July 8-10, 2011
Friday 6:30- 9pm
Saturday 12:30- 8pm
$450 for the weekend. Call YogaWorks Union Square to register 212.647.9642, and don’t forget to mention YD!
The training is open to yoga teachers and anyone else interested in working with individuals who’ve experienced trauma or are considered at-risk. Learn the physiology of trauma and how it manifests in the body.