Masterclass - Teaching trauma sensitive mindful movement, Sept-26

September 26, 7:30 am

Anywhere in the world!




With Monique Leverington

Mindful Movement


Anywhere in the world!


SATURDAY's 26th Sept, 3rd Oct, 10 Oct

CET (EU) time 7:30-10:30 am

UK/EIRE time 6:30-9:30 am

Australia time zone / Perth 1:30-3:30pm

Adelaide 3:00-6:00pm / Syd and Mel 3:30-6:30pm


3 x 3 hour sessions

EARLYBIRD SALE – $270 AUD/170Euro/155 pounds/200 USD

or Full price: 185 Euro/$300 AUD/ 165 Pounds or 210 USD

Includes Manual and 6 x Mindful Movement Practices

(Early bird price available till 10th Sept: 165 Euro/$270 AUD/ 150 Pounds or 170 USD)

Location: Zoom


Who can attend?

Those who wish to further their skills in teaching mindful movement sessions online and in-person to their community and meet the following criteria:

  • An 8-week MBSR course

  • Yoga teachers (minimum of 200 hrs qualification)

  • On a Mindfulness Teaching Pathway



SESSION 1 – 3 hrs

  • What is Mindful Movement?

  • What is functional movement

  • Interoception

  • Proprioception

  • Kinesthetic awareness

SESSION 2 – 3 hours

  • PTSD, Trauma and Mindfulness

  • Window of tolerance

  • Self-Regulation

  • Dissociation

  • Signals of Trauma

  • Keeping participants safe

  • Integrating relevant conditions that include trauma sensitivity

SESSION 3 – 3 hours

  • Foundations of Mindful Movement

  • Body, thoughts and emotions - Attention

  • Integrating the Attitudes

  • The Intention


Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of these sessions participants will:

  • Understand how to provide a creative, supportive, trauma-informed and heartfelt mindful movement session both online and in-person

  • Have a foundational understanding of best practices for teaching students of all shapes, sizes and ability

  • Have an understanding of how to adapt and modify movement according to student’s needs and provide safe and supportive conditions to those individuals that may have experienced trauma and some point in their lives

  • Have an understanding of how to teach students both online and in-person with clear cues and guidance.

Feel confident to teach mindful movement to meet a range of student needs that include:

  • Trauma sensitivities

  • Injury

  • Aches and Pains

  • Physical restrictions

  • Mobility

  • Online and in-person


Your Teacher

Monique LeveringtonMonique is an international yoga, pilates and mindfulness educator and wellness coach. A Mum, Wife, Daughter, colleague and Friend. These master’s classes are a culmination of her life’s work and experiences, insights and study with many various international teachers. With over 23 years of working and studying in many community settings in various roles, Monique attributes her studies to her teachers and their collective wisdom and is honoured to be able to continue to pass on these teachings.

Monique’s most recent role of the past 10 years has allowed her as creator and business owner of Synergy Yoga and Pilates to share the power of mindfulness and movement with communities far and wide. Monique has integrated her past work experiences as a Youth Worker, Mental Health Support Worker, Addictions Counsellor, Lecturer in Adult Education and Co-morbidity with her experience of guiding yoga, pilates, movement and Mindfulness.

Monique is a qualified teacher and facilitator of the popular 8-week Mindfulness Course MBSR or otherwise known as Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction. Endorsed by Jon Kabat Zinn and The University of Massachusetts. Monique completed TR1, TR2 and TR3 with The Mindful Academy at Solterreno Retreat Centre in Spain. Monique also offers on-demand and live meditation classes at Wellness Coach and Insight Timer.

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