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Sunday, February 7 • 10:00am - 11:30am
Using Yoga in Your Work™skills development for support professionals

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Research shows that yoga used with complementary therapies offers effective stress reduction techniques for populations with mental health challenges, addictions, incarceration, and trauma-related obstacles. A non-invasive, therapeutic method, yoga has been used for centuries to address a variety of health conditions. Workshop will include an introduction to trauma-sensitive yoga techniques: therapeutic breathing, grounding techniques, chair yoga and meditation to help address various symptoms associated with trauma including emotional and physical self regulation.

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Sarah Homes de Castro

Yoga Outreach
Sarah Holmes de Castro MA, ERYT200, RYT500, PYT is the Program Coordinator for Yoga Outreach, working with volunteer yoga teachers and facility staff to deliver trauma-informed yoga programs. Sarah has been practicing yoga for over 14 years and teaching for 11. She began volunteering... Read More →


Sunday February 7, 2016 10:00am - 11:30am PST
Studio 4 (View Royal Room) 720 Douglas St, Victoria BC