We will be awarding 25 scholarships this season to certified yoga teachers in exchange for volunteer teaching. Apply here for a scholarship. If you have questions about our training scholarship, please email scholarships@exhaletoinhale.org.


Interested in learning more about the effect of trauma on the mind & body? As a teacher or healer, have you had a students’ or clients' trauma triggered during a session? Get the resources and tools you need to support and resource folks appropriately when this happens.

Learn more about the Exhale to Inhale teacher training by watching this short video

Exhale to Inhale Trauma-Informed Teacher Trainings are scheduled throughout the year. They include 14 to 17 hours of lecture/experiential learning in neuroscience, trauma theory, and yoga philosophy.

You do not need to be a yoga teacher to attend. Attendees will gain tangible yoga based trauma-informed tools, learning how to customize yoga and healing sessions to make them more sensitive to those who have experienced trauma, and inclusive to all communities. Participants receive a training manual, access to the Exhale to Inhale on-line community for networking & continuing education, and a certificate of completion.

This training qualifies for Yoga Alliance continuing education credits.

Exhale to Inhale has held trauma-informed teacher training or workshops at these partner studios:

Amazing experience full of understanding and compassion
— Training Participant, May 2018
I came in with some basic background on trauma informed yoga, so was unsure about how much new information I would learn. I ended up learning more than I ever imagined and came out inspired, touched, and with a more nuanced and deep understanding of trauma informed yoga than I thought possible.
— AN, Training Participant, January 2018
I left with very tangible tools to work with my clients. My concerns and worries were addressed.
— Training Participant, March 2018
Thank you for a fantastic teacher training weekend! I really enjoyed the experience. I wish to express kudos for bringing us together as a community, creating a safe space for us to be open and vulnerable, and for delivering high quality instruction. The class you led us through helped me understand how a trauma-informed yoga class matters – I could feel the difference.
— JB, Training Participant, November 2017
It has opened up my eyes to a entirely different approach to yoga, and how it can heal our bodies and minds.
— Training Participant, May 2018
About the “brain information” ... I know it’s out there but ETI does a great job of connecting it to the reason why we practice this type of yoga.
— Training Participant, March 2018
The way in which the training was facilitated was seamless. The way in which it seeped into me was magical I loved the intentional way in which community and safety was prioritized during the training, mirroring a trauma informed yoga class. I also loved how the nuance and complexity of trauma and trauma informed yoga was not shied away from.
— Training Participant, January 2018
I have walked away continuing to talk about the neuroscience and the body’s response to an exhale vs an inhale. I am still processing and feel like I will be working through this training for many years to come. I am so grateful. Thank you
— Training Participant, January 2018
I think every yoga teacher needs to have an understanding of how to hold space for someone who has experienced trauma because they can be in any class.
— Training Participant, January 2018

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