Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction to Trauma-Informed Pole Instruction

    • Full Workshop - 1 hour 52 minutes

  • Course Description

    To offer support in workshop format for aerial instructors and studio owners in the subject in light of recent traumatic events within North America and globally. Samantha King (She/Her) has worked in mental health and addictions since 2014. In the past few years, she has focused on treating exclusively trauma and is a certified therapist in Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD and Prolonged Exposure for PTSD. In addition to her clinical work, she is a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE). She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from StFX, and will be graduating with a Masters in Social Work from Laurier in 2021. She has been passionate about pole fitness since 2018 and felt inspired to become an instructor this past year (Daisy Chains Pole Dance and Fitness in Dartmouth, NS). Her main objective in life is to provide others with the tools to empower themselves, whether it be in a therapy session, emergency department or pole class.