2019 WORKSHOPS

 

Image courtesy of Kimberly Saxton-Heinrichs

Image courtesy of Kimberly Saxton-Heinrichs

YOUTH YOGA & MINDFULNESS IMMERSION

Date: JUNE 21-23, 2019

Location: BREATHE TOGETHER IN LOS GATOS

Love yoga? Love youth? Want to learn more about guiding youth through healthy and happy child-development years?

Creative movement and mindfulness through yoga, brain exercises, and developmental learning can produce creativity, strength, flexibility and focus. Whether you are a classroom teacher, parent, grandparent, yoga teacher, or simple the kind of person who relishes the opportunity to get down like a wriggly worm, you will learn to share the gift of yoga with a youthful crowd ...not to mention finding your inner child!  Fun and laughs are guaranteed!!

What We Will Cover

Child-friendly practices for different age groupsHow to sequence sessions, initiate games/art/music for deeper learning modalitiesPractice visualization and mindfulness activities throughout varying stages of childhood developmentIncludes a content-rich manual with over 100 pages of lesson plans, classroom activities, and yoga reference materials for multiple age groups

Agenda

Friday, 6/21 - 6-9p:   kick-off, overview, and diving right into the practice with the topic of connection
Saturday, 6/22, 12:30-9p:  focus on childhood development stages, growing positive assets, and specific practice with yoga/mindfulness for toddlers to elementary school agers
Sunday, 6/23, 1:15-4:45p:  continue practice and content review with manual, specific practice with yoga/mindfulness for tweens to teens