Join Yoga Playgrounds founder Leslie Wilda for this foundational, interactive training that will prepare you for teaching yoga and mindfulness to kids in a variety of settings.
This 8 hour training will will provide you with the necessary tools and inspiration to begin sharing yoga and mindfulness with kids ages 3-12 immediately. It is ideal for teachers, parents, caregivers, social workers, counselors and absolutely anyone who works with children. No prior yoga experience is required.
This training is valid for Yoga Alliance continuing education hours and satisfies professional development requirements for Oregon early childhood educators.
Location: Portland Preschool of the Arts, 4707 SE Belmont, Portland, OR 97130
In this training participants will learn:
- Child friendly yoga poses and ways to have fun in the poses
- Yoga games, breathing exercises, visualizations, mindfulness activities and relaxation techniques
- Creating and using themes, stories and props
- Lesson planning
- Behavior management techniques
- Sample lesson plans
- Marketing and business tips so you can start teaching right away
- Training manual and thorough list of useful resources
- Opportunities to teach kids in schools with Yoga Playgrounds