An Integrated Approach to Wellness 2: Physical Connections to Learning

St.Paul, Minnesota
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Integrated Approach to Wellness 2
Physical Connections To Learning
April 29, 2017
8:30am-4:30pm

Tula Yoga and Wellness
99 N Snelling Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55104

Instructor: Chrissy Mignogna, Yoga Calm Trainer, RYT-200
$210 includes materials
Available for Graduate Credit through Saint Mary's University for an additional- $150

This course continues to expand and deepen knowledge of 20 physical activities to safely develop strength, flexibility and health awareness for children of all ages. Using highly experiential activities, participants will also develop ways to unite their classroom community through the Five Yoga Calm Principles of Stillness, Listening, Strength, Grounding and Community. Class includes detailed instruction in alignment, sequencing adaptations for diverse abilities, including special needs students. Participants will create Integrative Lesson Plans within small groupings by grade level and discipline that can be used right away in their work with students. No yoga experience necessary.

Participant Learning Objectives

Building upon requisite learning from An Integrated Approach to Wellness 1: Introduction to Yoga Calm, the following primary objectives will be met:

a.  Learn how to successfully bring the benefits of mindfulness, yoga-based movement and social/emotional activities to classrooms/therapeutic settings

b. Develop teacher best practices involving classroom behaviors, cognitive strategies, adaptations for specific populations, and applications for attention deficit hyperactivity, anxiety, depression and autism spectrum disorders

c.  Recognize, support and deepen physical and emotional health and well-being

d.  Analyze how the techniques and activities of Yoga Calm impact teaching/therapy and classroom/therapeutic practices as well as student achievement and health awareness

e.  Discuss the use of yoga-based movement as an intervention for populations with sensory integration challenges

f.  Experience elements of respiration, the diaphragm’s role in breathing  and the impact on emotional regulation

This course is for school teachers, counselors, treatment center staff, yoga teachers,OT's and other adults that work with children.

Start Learning Now!
Our new hybrid course design allows you to begin your coursework as soon as you register, with online videos, readings and resources. It’s a great way to learn at a convenient time and location and to repeatedly watch and practice activities. Then you will be ready to deepen your knowledge with a full day of experiential activities and Q&A sessions when we meet in person.

Get Credit
12 Clock Hours available and/or Graduate Credit through St. Mary's. Coursework also applies toward Yoga Calm Teacher Certification and qualifies for professional development credit. Certificate of training hours provided.

Prerequisite: Completion of Integrated Approach to Wellness: Introduction to Yoga Calm

Required textbook: Yoga Calm for Children.      

Yoga Calm is a program of Still Moving Yoga, LLC

More info: www.1000-petals.com and www.yogacalm.org

 

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