Yoga for Preschoolers and Special Needs

Yoga for Preschoolers and Special Needs

This is one of four modules to earning your RCYT designation. The hours count toward 500-RYT with Empowered Yoga.

Learn how to teach the youngest yogis as well as those with emotional and mental challenges techniques to control impulsivity and self-regulate.

After attending this workshop you’ll know how to:

  • use music effectively in kids yoga classes
  • integrate early literacy skills into your yoga classes
  • adapt yoga poses to meet students needs and abilities
  • effectively use yoga as a complementary therapy for children with special needs.

This experiential workshop will provide a foundation to promote the healthy development of the hearts, minds and bodies preschoolers as well as individuals diagnosed with:

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism
  • Down syndrome
  • Mild Cerebral palsy
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

Understand the needs and challenges and explore creative, fun ways of engaging and supporting children with special needs in the practice of yoga.

Includes a copy of Yoga In My School: Yoga for Children18-2 with Special Needs Training Manual and Yoga for Literacy resources

September 18-20 at Hot Yoga in Leduc

COST: $395 CD

WHAT TO BRING: Dress in layers, water bottle, lunch/snacks, pen, yoga mat, positive attitude, inquiring mind

Register below or by calling 780-903-6544

Questions? email donna@yogainmyschool.com

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What participants are saying about this Workshop:

“I enjoyed my two days with Donna. I can use many of the yoga poses/games in my class on Monday morning.” – Susan Woelber

“You have inspired me. I better understand the reasons of using yoga with the children I work with.” – Carla Brown

Yoga Games Galore Ideal for Kids, Teen and Family Yoga

Yoga Games Galore Ideal for Kids, Teen and Family Yoga

Yoga Games Galore is packed with 112 yoga games for physical, mental, social and emotional development. Adding the element of play to your yoga practice and classes is a powerful and highly enjoyable approach which considers each individual as a complex and wonderful being, while honing valuable skills, traits and attributes.

Yoga Games Galore Includes

  • 20 Breathing Games such as Air Soccer, Blow Painting and Piston Breathing
  • 28 Yoga Activity Games with favorites Yogi Says, Musical Mats and Yoga Jenga, as well as Leep Yoga Frog, One Om, Who’s the Leader, Animal Imitators, Postcards, Transportation Clues and many more
  • an entire section of relaxation, mindfulness and meditation games — for example: Be a Wax Work, Puppet on a String and Turtle Walking
  • loads of yoga games to play with balls, bean bags, feathers, hula hoops, parachutes and pompoms

Enjoy accessing the many benefits of yoga poses, breathing techniques and mindfulness while having a blast. Yoga Games Galore will take your kids/family/teen yoga classes to the next level by providing a plethora of options for every age and ability. Never be at a loss of what to do for an entire class, as an opening activity or to finish off the last 5 minutes.

Enjoy this under the cover sneak peek.

“Play is our brain’s favorite way of learning”

~Diane Ackerman

Yoga Games Galore is an environmentally friendly digital download arriving directly to your in-box. Save it to your hard-drive and use it again and again. Print it off for easy reference. Enjoy 40 pages of fabulous, fun yoga games.

Introductory price of only $18.97 – no shipping or handling fees (YEAH!)

Yoga Games Galore
Yoga Games Galore
Packed with 112 fabulous games, this Kids Yoga Teacher Resource is essential for teaching fun & playful kids, teens and family yoga classes. Includes breathing games, active yoga games, mindfulness games, relaxation games, and games with yoga props. Never be at a loss for what to do in class with Yoga Games Galore. 40 pg full color PDF

 

Members of the YIMS Teacher’s Lounge can access +20 yoga games via the Yoga Games resource page.

 

 

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