Yoga Teachers are at the frontline of mental health care
This is your invitation to join our cutting-edge, trauma-informed community and training for Yoga Teachers, with Clinical Psychologist and Senior Yoga Teacher, Dr Lauren Tober.
Upgrade your skills, find your tribe and learn how to deeply support your yoga students experiencing mental health challenges, with compassion, clarity and confidence.
Nearly 80% of yoga students report practicing yoga for mental health reasons
Lifetime PREVALENCE of mental illness
START yoga for mental health reasons
PRACTICE yoga for mental health reasons
Do you know how to support them?
Get the free eBook
Download the Patañjali’s Eight Limbs of Mental Health Aware Yoga ebook by Dr Lauren Tober, and start applying the wisdom of yoga to support your students’ mental health right away.
You’ll also receive weekly emails with free mini-trainings and will be the first to hear when new trainings and dates are announced.
Join our free Community
The Mental Health Aware Yoga Facebook community is an online space for kind and curious Yoga Teachers looking to find their tribe, elevate their teaching, nourish their own mental health, and develop their skills to support their students experiencing depression, anxiety, stress and trauma.
Sound like you? Come join us!
TAKE THE FIRST STEP
Start the Intro Training today
Get started today with our Introduction to Yoga and Mental Health six-hour online training for only $97.
This self-paced training with Dr Lauren Tober is a great way to learn the basics of yoga for mental health so you start supporting your students right away, and a way to get a feel for our teaching style before committing to the full training.
JOIN THE TRAINING
Mental Health Aware Yoga
Elevate your teaching to the next level and join the global community of Mental Health Aware Yoga Teachers.
Join us online or in-person for this in-depth training, and learn how to empower healing and transformation through yoga, as you support your students to overcome depression, anxiety and trauma.
Hi, I’m Dr Lauren Tober.
As a Clinical Psychologist and Yoga Teacher of around 20 years, I’ve seen first-hand the way yoga helps with mental health. But I’ve also seen the way it can hinder it.
I developed this innovative Mental Health Aware Yoga training to support Yoga Teachers to make their classes safe, nourishing and transformative for all students, including those experiencing mental health challenges. And to help Mental Health Professionals bridge the gap between what they learnt in their Yoga Teacher Training courses and their clinical work.
This work is soulful without being new-agey. It’s evidence based without being clinical. It’s authentic, heartfelt and life changing.
Join me in changing the landscape of yoga.
HEAR WHAT OUR GRADUATES ARE SAYING
Kate Pippos | Yoga Teacher
Fuyuko Toyota | Yoga Teacher + Therapist
Andrew Olson | Physiotherapist + Yoga Teacher
Rachel Zinman | Yoga Teacher + Mentor
Sarah Truman | Yoga Teacher + Yoga Therapist
Libbie Nelson | Yoga Therapist + Physiotherapist
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LOKAH SAMASTAH SUKHINU BHAVANTU
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WHAT OUR GRADUATES ARE SAYING
“I just loved the Mental Health Aware Yoga training! It was incredibly heartwarming and such an honour and a privilege to be amongst such an amazing group of humans.
Dr Lauren is an incredible facilitator and I left the training feeling inspired to bring even more mental health awareness into my teaching and leadership.
All Yoga Teachers need to do this training, regardless of how long you’ve been teaching. Gift yourself and your students this training, and sign up, it will change the way you teach!”
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LET'S STAY CONNECTED
Be the first to hear about online and world wide in-person trainings BEFORE registration opens
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Download the Patañjali's Eight Limbs of Mental Health Aware Yoga ebook by Dr Lauren Tober