Teaching with Heart: Embodying a Compassionate Approach to Working with Youth

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One of the challenges educator’s face is sustaining their passion and energy for the job. The daily demands of supporting children and fulfilling work and personal responsibilities throughout the school year is exhausting. Yet one of the key components to being an impactful and successful is staying connected to our passion for working and supporting youth.

Mindfulness can help teachers stay true to their vision for this work as well as help meet daily challenges skillfully. This webinar will offer practical and meaningful activities and resources to help you connect to your vision for teaching, stay grounded during those challenging moments, and engage children in ways that encourage everyone thrive.

Ideal for classroom teachers, college educators, clinicians, parents, yoga teachers, and anyone else who wants to embody their passion and love for working with you.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore activities and strategies that sustain a mindful and compassionate approach to working with youth.
  • Explore and identify activities that support a strong mind, body, and heart connection.
  • Explore activities that help us nurture compassion for ourselves and the youth we work with.
  • Assess the role stillness and spaciousness can play in supporting our personal practice and mindful, compassionate teaching.

Meet Your Trainer: Argos Gonzalez

Argos has 13 years of experience teaching high school English in the Bronx and teaches to pre-service and in-service teachers at Hunter College School of Education. He is a Mindful Schools and LFY Certified Instructor. Argos was a contributing editor of Best Practices for Yoga in Schools and has been featured in The Atlantic and NPR. Argos has also had the honor of sharing his expertise at conferences such as the Kripalu Yoga in Schools Symposium, Bridging the Hearts and Minds of Youth Conference, and The Yoga Service Conference. He’s currently finishing his Ph.D. in Urban Education.

Learn More About Argos Gonzalez

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Little Flower Yoga is based in New York and provides classes in all five boroughs of New York City and Westchester County.

Tel: (212) 634-7890
Email: info@littlefloweryoga.com