For Yoga Teachers

As dedicated yogis and professionals, you may already understand the profound interlink between yoga and mental wellbeing, or you may just be scratching the surface of how the two marry so beautifully together.

Now, it's time to take your teaching to new heights with our accredited continuing education courses which are all approved by Yoga Alliance. Designed to deepen your knowledge and expand your skill set, these courses offer a unique opportunity to fuse the wisdom of yoga with psycho-education, empowering you to support your clients' mental wellbeing.

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At The Soul Institute,

we believe that education is not a one-size-fits-all approach. That's why we also offer a personalized 1:1 mentoring program, where you will receive individual guidance from our expert mentors. Through this program, we will help you integrate the principles of yoga and psycho-education seamlessly, enabling you to create powerful, transformative experiences for your clients.

Whether you're looking to specialize in trauma-informed care, stress reduction, anxiety management, or other mental health-related areas, our continued education courses provide you with the knowledge and tools you need to make a lasting impact. With our accreditation, you can trust that your training meets the highest standards of excellence, giving you the confidence and credibility to elevate your teaching practice.

Join our vibrant community of like-minded yoga teachers who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of their students.

At The Soul Institute,

we believe that education is not a one-size-fits-all approach. That's why we also offer a personalized 1:1 mentoring program, where you will receive individual guidance from our expert mentors. Through this program, we will help you integrate the principles of yoga and psycho-education seamlessly, enabling you to create powerful, transformative experiences for your clients.

Whether you're looking to specialize in trauma-informed care, stress reduction, anxiety management, or other mental health-related areas, our continued education courses provide you with the knowledge and tools you need to make a lasting impact. With our accreditation, you can trust that your training meets the highest standards of excellence, giving you the confidence and credibility to elevate your teaching practice.

Join our vibrant community of like-minded yoga teachers who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of their students.

 Our studies show that yoga is equally as beneficial - or more beneficial - than the best possible medication in alleviating traumatic stress symptoms.

~ Bessel Van Der Kolk, M.D.

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Integrating The Five Koshas: A Framework for Holistic Wellbeing

Access your free 15 page guidebook on how to integrate the 5 Koshas into your classes via education, themed sequencing, asana, group discussion, and coaching. A practical ‘go-to’ resource outlining the foundations of yoga for mental wellness and holistic health.

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Yoga For Resilience

CE Teacher Training

Supporting Your Students Mental Wellbeing


A self paced, 9 module online certified CE course for yoga teachers who want to deepen their understanding of the nervous system and in particular - stress and anxiety. Learn how to nurture the nervous system via a therapeutic polyvagal approach alongside practical tools, techniques to support your students to foster greater resilience both on and off the mat. An essential foundational course for any yoga teacher seeking to work with mental well-being.

  

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Trauma Informed Yoga

CE Teacher Training

Responsible Teaching, Empowered Healing


A self paced, 10 module online certified CE course designed to equip yoga teachers with the knowledge, skills, and sensitivity needed to create safe and healing spaces for individuals who have experienced trauma. Understanding the impact of trauma on the body and mind is crucial for yoga teachers, as it allows for the creation of inclusive and empowering classes that support the healing process. By becoming trauma informed, you will learn trauma-sensitive approaches, gain tools to create a nurturing environment, and deepen your understanding of the mind-body connection.

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Baseline

Learning The Art of Self Regulation


Baseline is built on a practical foundation of psychoeducation, polyvagal theory, somatic techniques, yoga, mindfulness, meditation, and cognitive tools. Self-regulation is a skill that can be learned and practiced, regardless of who you are, or what you have experienced in your life. A 7-week online self paced program designed to teach you effective tools which will help understand, and regulate your nervous system during times of stress, panic, or shutdown. 

Suitable for individuals, mental health professionals and yoga teachers seeking a deeper understanding of the nervous system (obtain 8.5 CE points toward your Yoga Alliance membership if you are RYT).

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Yoga Teacher Mentoring Program With Nikki Heyder

Nurturing Your Teaching Journey

Our unique mentoring program for yoga teachers provides personalized guidance and support in cultivating compassion, trauma-informed practices, and resilience building both on and off the mat. Enhance your teaching practice, deepen your understanding of mental well-being, and make a lasting impact on your students' lives.

As yoga teachers, we have this incredible opportunity to guide our students through physical and spiritual transformations. However, navigating the complexities of mental health, trauma, and resilience requires specialized knowledge and support. That's where our mentoring program comes in.

Having a mentor is invaluable on your teaching journey. It offers you a dedicated space to explore and grow, providing personalized guidance and support tailored to your unique needs and aspirations. Our experienced mentors, with their deep expertise in mental wellness and trauma-informed practices, will walk alongside you as you navigate the intricacies of teaching yoga with compassion and fostering resilience both on and off the mat.

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Through our mentoring program, you will:

 

Deepen your understanding:

Gain profound insights into mental wellness, compassion cultivation, and trauma-informed care/practices. Explore how these concepts intertwine with the teachings of yoga and how you can effectively integrate them into your classes.


 Expand your toolkit:

Acquire a rich repertoire of practical techniques, tools, and methodologies to support your students' mental and emotional well-being. Learn how to create safe and inclusive spaces, provide trauma-informed guidance, and foster resilience in your students. 


Nurture your growth:

Receive personalized guidance and feedback from our mentors who are committed to your development as a yoga teacher. They will help you navigate challenges, cultivate self-care practices, and develop your unique teaching style grounded in compassion and authenticity. 


Enhance your impact:

As you deepen your understanding and refine your skills, you will be empowered to make a profound impact on the lives of your students. By integrating mental wellness, trauma-informed care, compassion cultivation, and resilience building into your teaching, you will create a space that supports transformation, healing, and growth.

Discover an effective, FREE compassion focused framework so that you can confidently, safely and ethically guide your clients without the risk of re-traumatisation.

The Heart-Centered Coach: 6 Essential Tools For Safe, Transformative Client Sessions

Access your FREE, 7 video MINI TRAINING on compassion focused care, featuring our unique 6 pillar approach to coaching. Learn specific tools, concepts, and ways to become more intentional about holding space through the lens of compassion and reduce the risk of re-traumatizing your clients.

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Meet Your Mentor: Nikki Heyder

is our lead facilitator at TSI and has over a decade of experience supporting and guiding clients and professionals. She is a therapeutic E-RYT and a holistic psychotherapist having trained and worked alongside some of the best leaders within the fields of compassion, trauma, and yoga therapy.

Book a complimentary 15 minute call with Nikki Heyder to see if our mentoring program is right for you.

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