50hr Training - Trauma-Informed Youth Yoga & Mindfulness

Green Monday Studios Carlton
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• 20-22 MAR & 17-19 APR • 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM • LED BY JO BUICK • FROM $995 •

Learn from Jo Buick in this 50hr training course is for yoga teachers, educators, clinicians and others who may be interested in integrating trauma-informed and mental health aware mindfulness, somatic and yoga-based practices into their existing or future work with young people.

50hr Training - Youth Yoga & Mindfulness

Lead by Jo Buick.

This training weaves together embodied trauma-informed frameworks (including polyvagal theory and developmental trauma theory), youth mental health awareness, anti-oppressive pedagogies and intercultural practice along with mindfulness, creative arts and yoga-based practices that are appropriate for young people aged between 12 and 25 years.

Course Content

This 50hr course offers:

  • A foundational framework of embodied wellbeing for young people, based on evidence-informed research from developmental neurobiology, attachment theory, neuroscience, critical pedagogy, yoga and somatics;
  • Trauma-informed and mental health-aware mindfulness, yoga and somatic practices;
  • Anti-oppressive and decolonising approaches to pedagogy, course design and facilitation;
  • Restorative and embodied mindfulness practices designed specifically for young people;
  • Embodied facilitation skills, including youth group facilitation skills, somatic boundary work, dynamic group agreement frameworks, managing challenging behaviours, and co-regulation and self-attunement practices that are specific to working with young people; and
  • A supportive framework for designing and delivering youth-focused programs for individuals and groups.

Course Delivery

  • 6 x Full Days, split over two 3 day modules.
  • 8am – 5.00pm each day

Course Dates

  • Friday 20th - Sunday 22nd March AND
  • Friday 17th - Sunday 19th April


  • Early Bird Special: $995 (until 30th November 2019)
  • Full Investment: $1,150 (after 30th November 2019, until 19th March 2020)

Payment plans available.
10% of all proceeds (not profits) directed towards ‘paying the rent’ as a donation to Seed Mob, Australia’s first Indigenous Youth Climate Network.


Green Monday Studios, Carlton, Melbourne

Images provided by Jo Buick

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