How to Make Reading Aloud Come Alive

How to Make Reading Aloud Come Alive

 

Jody, a librarian technician & one of our fab Teacher Trainees, shares tips on reading aloud to make it come alive. Topics include picking the right books, intonation, expression, volume, asking questions and more. Includes tons of book recommendations for your kids yoga classes.

Reading in kids yoga classes improves understanding and increases literacy skills as children embody the stories.

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Best Practice for Yoga in Schools Interview with Jennifer Cohen Harper

Best Practice for Yoga in Schools Interview with Jennifer Cohen Harper

Want to bring yoga to your school? Don’t know where to start? Join us to learn best practices for a safe, effective school based yoga program.

We chat with Jennifer Cohen Harper, one of the editors of the newly published Best Practices for Yoga in Schools.

Based on the collective wisdom and experience of 23 contributors this guide supports all who desire to help students thrive.

Original Air Date: December 8, 2015

 

Find Best Practices for Yoga in Schools HERE.

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Teaching Teen Yoga Manual

Teaching Teen Yoga Manual

NEW Teen Yoga Resource HOT OFF THE PRESS

Faced with a room full of hormonal teens on yoga mats: what do you do? how do you connect?  How do you get them engaged?

Teaching teens is unlike instructing any other age group. They’re not kid and not yet adults. They still like to play but don’t want to be treated like children. They crave approval but will give you tons of attitude just to keep things interesting and establish their independence.

This manual walks you through how to teach teen yoga. It provides wise, practical and time-tested tips, tools and techniques that help teens manage stress and develop physically, mentally, socially and emotionally. These methods can be implemented immediately with adolescents as well as in your own life.

Topics include:

  • Benefits of yoga & mindfulness for teens
  • Authentic teen teaching
  • Differences between early and late teens
  • Adolescent neuroscience
  • Mindfulness techniques for teens
  • Yoga Nidra
  • Yoga for balancing hormones/endocrine system
  • Yoga for teen athletes
  • Building community
  • Yoga for at-risk youth
  • Body image & self-esteem
  • How to teach yoga philosophy to teens
  • Chakras
  • Meditation for teens
  • Ayurveda for teens

Learn more about how to teach teens yoga with our Teen Yoga Online Teacher Training Course or the Teaching Teens Yoga weekend intensive

 

Teaching Teens Yoga
Teaching Teens Yoga
This manual walks you through how to teach teen yoga. It provides wise, practical and time-tested tips, tools and techniques that help teens manage stress and develop physically, mentally, socially and emotionally. These methods can be implemented immediately with adolescents as well as in your own life. 57 pg full color PDF.

 

 

Yoga Beats Bullying, Teaches Peace

Yoga Beats Bullying, Teaches Peace

Bullying and violence are a major problem in schools and among youth. This special episode will focus on how yoga-based techniques are proving effective in bully proofing our children and classrooms.

Dee Marie, of Calming Kids, will share her ground-breaking program that teaches yoga and conflict management skills to youth giving them the skills needed to be calm and compassionate, strong and resilient. We’ll also discuss the recent Harvard study results of the program. Also joining us will is Cheryl Crawford (Grounded), with the program Quest for Elevation which is used in schools to teach yoga based techniques to combat bullying.

Find out how yoga can empower your children and stop bullying.

Original Air Date: May 22, 2012

 

Enjoy this Shanti Generation video of teens talking about how yoga helps counter bullying


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