Trauma Informed Yoga and Sound

Facilitating trauma-informed floor-based yoga practices with sound to nourish the nervous system. 

Free Flow Yoga + Health

August 17th, 18th, 24th & 25th

Teacher: Lou McLaughlin
Location:  41-43 Commercial Rd, Murwillumbah NSW

Incorporating trauma informed teaching techniques with sound to nourish the nervous system when facilitating floor-based yoga practices. Refining skills in teaching Yin & Restorative Yoga - including the use of intentional and meaningful sound immersion.

Yoga Alliance

This 20hr course is fully accredited by global governing body Yoga Alliance.

Included in the course

  • 2 consecutive weekends face-to-face with Lou exploring the practices of Yin & Restorative Yoga and how to create meaningful sequences that are trauma-informed and immersed in yoga philosophy.
  • Guidance around the intelligent and careful use of instruments for sound healing in a yoga class - specifically details of the benefits, effects, and contraindications when using sound.  
  • Time to delve into what it means to present in a trauma-informed way; discussions around the experiences of participants as yoga teachers, sharing ideas and building new knowledge.
  • Information on how polyvagal and somatic exercises can be incorporated to bring the nervous system into a state of balance.  Practical experimentation of these exercises. 
  • Using simple techniques with sound to appropriately connect with the aim of the class and to create the relaxation response for participants.
  • Course materials including bound manual.
  • Time to experiment with instruments such as drum, crystal and tibetan singing bowls, nature sounds, chimes.


Early bird: $590 

 Available until 1st June, 2024
OR 6 payments of $220 (total $660)


Full Price: $650 

Paid after 1st June, 2024
OR Three payments of $240 (total $720)


To secure your spot

Deposit $240 or the full amount into the account below.

(Full payment due by course commencement.)
 Darci Cole-Ensor 
BSB: 638 060
Account Number: 15018148
Also email your full name, phone number, payment amount and course name to [email protected]  
Cancellation Policy
$200 is non-refundable up until four weeks prior to course commencement. 
$350 is non-refundable within four weeks of course commencement.

Course Curriculum

Course Schedule


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Your commitment to the course

To receive your certificate, you must:
Complete minimum 20 hours of course content.
Attend the two weekends in full.
Complete written and practical activities.


To get the most out of this training, you will need to have had one year of yoga practice under your belt and be open to giving and receiving feedback, and a keen receptivity and willingness to learn.