Lead Trauma Cooperative Yoga Trainer and Inner Beat™ Founder: Jo Standing

Jo has facilitated wellness and empowerment classes for 10 years combined in the USA and Canada before writing books on trauma resilience and graduating wellness coaching programs in Vancouver and New York City. She has spoken at The Harvard Faculty Club, and the Sedona Mental Health Coalition. Today she continues to develop and teach Trauma Cooperative Yoga online programs after studying with Dr. Mary Shields and Dr. Karyne Wilner in the United States in Body Psychology. She shares her knowledge generously with passion and has a unique clarity for the trauma survivor's experience. Jo advocates for transition wellness programs within the United States Military with often both humorous and poignant videos in response to the current United States Military suicide pandemic. Jo is a Registered teacher with Yoga Alliance and is a Member with the International Institute for Complementary Therapists. She guides this school with love for the survivor's ability to conquer the negative impact of Post Traumatic Stress.
Lead Trauma Cooperative Yoga Trainer and Inner Beat™ Founder: Jo Standing

AN OVERVIEW OF JO'S TRAINING:

  • (2006 and 2007) Advanced 500-hr Yoga Program with Prana Yoga College

  • (2010 and 2011) Collaborative Conflict Resolution, Mediation, and Negotiation with The Justice Institute of British Columbia - including training in Non-Violent Communication

  • (2013) Trauma Sensitive Yoga Training with Fine Balance Yoga in Vancouver, BC

  • (2013) Coaching and Counseling Diploma Graduate earned with Rhodes Wellness College in Vancouver, Canada

  • (2017) BodyTalk training with Dr. Mary Shields in Columbus, OH

  • (2018) Body Psychology with The Core Energetics Institute as directed by Dr. Karyne Wilner in Providence, Rhode Island

  • (2019) Healing Through Yoga with The Justice Resource Institute as directed by David Emerson

  • (2019) Mindful Resilience Training with Veteran's Yoga Project as directed by Dr. Daniel Libby and Dr. Timothy Avery

  • (2020) Integrative Nutrition Health Coach through The Institute of Integrative Nutrition

  • (2020) Bachelor's in Health Arts and Sciences at Goddard College & University

Guest Speaker: Cat Dols

Cat Dols is the author of Own Your Power, Love Your Life. She is also a trained Professional Coach from the Proctor Gallagher Institute. In her client practice she supports the shifting of undesirable frequencies that are held within the personal conscious, and subconscious mind, and body. Her ongoing yogic path is to continue to support the evolution of each client’s rightful inner power. One of her most effective client tools that she has developed is creating greater self knowing with her 3 Step Process of Self-Forgiveness that is designed to encourage freedom from past traumatic life experiences. Cat’s physical client practice is situated in Washington. However, she works virtually via online sessions as she is needed. She has been an honored guest on nationwide television and radio.
Guest Speaker: Cat Dols

Guest Teacher: Dr. Hank Brightman

For several years, Dr. Hank has maintained a private trauma and wellness practice in Newport, Rhode Island, focused on applying a variety of holistic techniques to support client recovery. His primary approach combines Jungian, Gestalt, narrative, and expressive therapies with clinical hypnotherapy, physical fitness, and nutrition. two master’s degrees from Salve Regina University (a MA in Holistic Counseling and a MA in Holistic Leadership), two certificates of advanced graduate study (CAGS) in Counseling-applications in the Expressive & Creative Arts from Salve Regina University and Mental Health, and a Doctorate in Educational Administration & Leadership (Ed.D.) from Seton Hall University. He is a graduate of the Assisi Institute’s Two-Year Archetypal Pattern Analyst (APA) program, is a certified clinical hypnotherapist (CHT), is a certified clinical trauma professional (CCTP), and is a certified personal trainer through the Aerobics & Fitness Association of America (AFAA).
Guest Teacher: Dr. Hank Brightman

Guest Trainer: Dr. Dan Libby

Dan is a founder and Executive Director of Veterans Yoga Project. He is a licensed clinical psychologist and yoga teacher specializing in the mindful integration of evidence-based psychotherapies and complementary and alternative medicine practices for the treatment of PTS(D) and other psychological and emotional distress in active-duty military and veterans. As a Postdoctoral Fellow with Yale University’s Department of Psychiatry and the VA’s Mental Illness Research and Education Clinical Center, Dan conducted research investigating the physiological correlates of mindfulness meditation as well as the first epidemiological investigation of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in VA PTSD treatment programs. He is also former Director of Clinical Services for the Starlight Military Rehabilitation Program and has taught mindfulness and yoga to hundreds of veterans and active-duty service members. Learn more about Daniel Libby: veteransyogaproject.org
Guest Trainer: Dr. Dan Libby

Guest Trainer: Dr. Karyne Wilner

Karyne B. Wilner, PsyD, licensed psychologist and educator, has a private practice in Newtown, CT. She currently directs the Core Energetics Academy and was formerly Assistant Director of the International Institute for Core Energetics, Senior Director of the Brazilian Institute, and Associate Director in Australia. She has traveled widely giving lectures, workshops, and seminars, and she has written numerous journal articles about somatics and psychology. In addition to her training programs, she is presently teaching Master’s level Holistic Counseling courses at Salve Regina University in Newport RI. Her joy is in helping people become more authentic and lead richer, fuller lives.
Guest Trainer: Dr. Karyne Wilner

Guest Trainer: Céline Kuklowsky

Céline is an embodiment facilitator and certified Yoga and Mindfulness meditation teacher (257.5 CYT) that uses a range of trauma-informed techniques to help people become more embodied. She is also a writer, researcher and teacher with a background in social justice activism. Her aim is to help people resolve trauma held in their bodies, to help people that feel disconnected, dissociated or disembodied to come home to themselves, and to make people with physical disabilities, chronic illnesses and ailments find freedom in their bodies. She currently facilitates private embodiment sessions, leads the Inner Beat course: Bringing Justice to the Self: Harnessing Your Innate Resources. and teaches group yoga classes in Idyllwild, CA.
Guest Trainer: Céline Kuklowsky

Guest Teacher: Jules Christopher

Jules is the Founder & Creator of Biztuition.com. In addition to being a successful Business Coach she has been featured in Entrepreneur.com and Oprah. She is a Bestselling Author, worldwide Speaker, singer-songwriter, Reiki Healer Master, and Yoga Teacher Therapist for over 25 years. She has always been a Yoga Teacher at heart, and loves to share and guide others in walking their own unique path of self-actualization. She inspires others to teach from a place of self-acceptance, simplicity, and love in order to reignite the master within.
Guest Teacher: Jules Christopher

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If you served in the United States military, or presently serve, and want to learn more about yoga and/or how to become certified to teach Yoga through a Yoga Alliance approved school, you have found the right place! We offer Pay As You Go to present and former United States military service members and their loved ones. This requires a $75 per month minimum payment fee until the training cost has been covered in full. That's all! No extra fees, or hidden interests, just $75 a month,