Trauma Informed Outreach Training

Beginning May 1st, 2020 with Jennifer Cousineau

Our 15-hour Trauma Informed Outreach Training is for anyone who would like to provide outreach yoga, meditation and mindfulness programming in communities most affected by trauma, poverty and oppression. This certification weekend will prepare you with the skills and approaches necessary to effectively connect with participants in a variety of settings (including your own home) who are directly impacted by trauma.

  • Intro to trauma Neuroscience of trauma & mindfulness How trauma affects the body
  • Privilege & Access Intersectionality
  • How to create authentic connection
  • Appropriate touch Sequencing, lesson plans & practice teaching

Connection Coalition (aka CoCo) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit founded in 2003 which offers yoga & meditation outreach programs throughout the country in schools, shelters, foster homes, rehabilitation centers, jails or through other non-profit organizations. As of 2019, CoCo has connected with over 20,000 youth and trained more than 4,000 volunteer teachers across the US!

This 15-hour certification is taught by Jennifer Cousineau, on behalf of Connection Coalition (501c3). Jen is an E-RYT certified yoga instructor who also holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from Michigan State University. In addition to being a yoga instructor, she also runs a 14 bed shelter for runaway and homeless youth. For over 13 years, she has been dedicated to working with runaway and homeless teens. Jen is very passionate about living a trauma informed life both on and off the mat and brings this energy to every training experience.

Tuition Cost:

  • $349.00 Standard Rate
  • $329 Early Bird
  • $299 Non-Profit/Social Services/Educator/College Student Rate (must show from of organization affiliation ie: work email address, business card, work ID, license #, etc) Promo Code: CCTIOT


  • Friday, May 1st 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • Saturday, May 2nd 10:00am – 12:00 & 1:30-6:30pm
  • Sunday, May 3rd 10:00am- 3:00pm

Parking: Ample FREE parking in parking structures within walking distance to the studio.






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