Training

The heartbeat of Hope Roots is giving hope, and training others to impart hope and healing is how we multiply our impact globally.  The shorter workshops (3-7 days) can be brought into your company or organization for training purposes.  Our one-month teacher training program is available only on site in India.

 
 
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Holistic Tools for Trauma (3 - 5 Day Training Workshop)

This workshop is for social workers, mental health professionals, yoga instructors who want to understand the affects of trauma on the body and learn how yoga and other tools can be used with trauma survivors.  This workshop is most commonly taught within organizations working among trauma survivors and those rescued from human trafficking as part of their staff training and can be customized to include topics like compassion fatigue, yoga for children, theater activities for trauma, and more.  It is available in English or Hindi. 

 
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Yoga for Trauma and Emotional Healing Workshop (7 day Intensive)

This full 7 day yoga retreat features an emphasis on understanding trauma and the body, learning the basics of trauma-sensitive yoga, and practical workshops to experience yoga practices that promote emotional well-being.  Daily yoga, theory sessions, workshops, and meditations make this a fully immersive learning experience.

Note: this experience not intended for trauma survivors seeking out treatment, please consult a professional counselor if you are considering this retreat as part of your own healing, and communicate this intent when you register for the retreat.

 
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200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

For those ready to take their training to a new level, join us for a one month (200-hour) Yoga Teacher Training.  This course is taught by skilled yoga trainers with decades of international experience.  Learn everything you need to know to launch yourself as a teacher of traditional Hatha and Ashtanga yoga.  Along with in-depth and hands-on training in modern postural practice, you will learn classical yoga philosophy, breath work, teaching methodology, and business skills for yoga instructors.  This training takes place in India in a beautiful ashram setting.  Graduates receive an internationally recognized certificate from the Yoga Alliance.  Cost: $1,500 USD (Including ashram accommodation, all meals, tuition, and training materials).  We offer scholarships to this program for those serving trauma survivors.