Learn simple yoga-based activities, mindfulness exercises, and social/emotional skill training to help youth (ages 3-18) improve their self control, attention, behavioral skills, physical health and emotional stability. Integrate healthy physical, mental, and emotional practices into daily living to help you and your students/children experience less stress and develop lifelong wellness habits with all associated benefits
This second in a series of three Yoga Calm curriculum courses introduces participants to 20 new wellness games and activities from the program curriculum and how to safely develop strength, flexibility, fitness and health awareness for preK-12 youth..
Using highly experiential activities, participants also receive detailed instruction in student motivation, physical alignment, sequencing and class planning based on developmental stages, and adaptations for diverse abilities, including those of special needs students. Nervous system regulation, physiology, team building, cognitive strategies and wellness lesson-planning will also be covered.
This workshop is designed for teachers, counselors, therapists, yoga teachers, and any other adults that work with children.
Offered in conjunction with Portland State University, Continuing Education in the Graduate School of Education (CE/ED). One PSU Graduate Credit option available. Certificate of training provided.
Coursework also applies towards the Yoga Calm Youth Instructor Certification program.
Complete Course Schedule: www.yogacalm.org/workshopSchedule.asp