2017 WORKSHOPS

 

Image courtesy of Kimberly Saxton-Heinrichs

Image courtesy of Kimberly Saxton-Heinrichs

YOUTH YOGA & MINDFULNESS IMMERSION

Date: AUGUST 11-13, 2017

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 groups
  • How to sequence sessions, initiate games/art/music for deeper learning modalities
  • Practice visualization and mindfulness activities throughout varying stages of childhood development
  • Includes a content-rich manual with over 100 pages of lesson plans, classroom activities, and yoga reference materials for multiple age groups

Agenda

Friday, 8/11 - 7:30-9p:   kick-off, overview, and diving right into the practice with the topic of connection
Saturday, 8/12, 1:30-6p:  focus on childhood development stages, growing positive assets, and specific practice with yoga/mindfulness for toddlers to elementary school agers
Sunday, 8/13, 1:30-4:30p:  continue practice and content review with manual, specific practice with yoga/mindfulness for tweens to teens