Many schools are using yoga to effectively address the trauma and toxic stress that administrators, educators, and students experience each day. Using yoga practices rooted in neuroscience and vagal nerve research, educators can bring themselves and their students in the moment calm.
Dana Asby, M.A., M.Ed., the Center for Educational Improvement's (CEI) Director of Innovation and Research Support, will share more about trauma-informed yoga and related mindfulness practices like breath work, mantras, visualization, and mindful awareness exercises. Leave with tools to plan a consistent practice for yourself, your staff, and your students to see the transformational change of infusing trauma-informed yoga into your school community.
The Childhood-Trauma Learning Collaborative (C-TLC )is being conducted as part of the New England Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (New England MHTTC). The collaborative is designed to foster alliances to address the needs of children and youth who have experienced/are at risk of experiencing significant trauma.