It might seem like your students are just coming to yoga for the physical benefits, but the reality is that 79.4% of yoga students report practicing yoga for the mental health benefits. Statistically, that’s four out of five of your students coming to yoga for mental health reasons. Join Dr Lauren Tober to learn the essential ingredients in making your classes mental health aware, so you can support those in your classes experiencing mental health challenges. In this masterclass we’ll look at the six pillars of Mental Health Aware Yoga, including western and yogic psychology, creating a safe container, therapeutic skills for yoga teachers, yogic practices for mental health and what to do in a mental health crisis.
● The importance of teaching in a mental health aware way
● Western psychology model of depression, anxiety, stress and trauma
● Yoga psychology model of the gunas and mental health
● How to create a safe container ● Therapeutic skills for yoga teachers ● Yoga practices for mental health ● What to do in a mental health crisis