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Foundations of Children’s Yoga: Creating Safe & Engaging Experiences

The Level One intensive provides participants with the fundamental understanding and tools needed to teach a well rounded class  that incorporates all aspects of the practice.

Time is spent introducing participants to the framework of Connect, Breathe, Move, Focus and Relax that all LFY classes are based on. Practice teaching is emphasized.

  • Understanding the brain-body-nervous system relationship and development
  • Making yoga poses accessible, safe and engaging
  • Breathwork for children
  • Introduction to mindfulness and meditation practices
  • Working with schools
  • Guiding principles for teaching classes based on a compassionate understanding of students’ needs
  • Creating physically and emotionally safe space for learning
  • Writing lesson plans
  • The ethics of teaching yoga to children

Course Hours:

          Saturday, August 12, 2017: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
          Sunday, August 13, 2017: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Early Registration Ends ($595) On July 18, 2017

Future trainings at Mindful Life Project:  

Level One:  October 7-8, 2017
Level Two:  December 9-10, 2017
Level Three:  March 3-4, 2018


Meet Your Trainer: Mayuri Gonzalez

Mayuri Gonzalez is a nationally recognized presenter, trainer and instructor in mindfulness and children’s yoga. She has more than 25 years of experience practicing yoga and mindfulness, and provides therapeutic yoga classes to children and families as well as teaching yoga and mindfulness classes in schools and community centers. In her role as director of the School Yoga Project, Mayuri trains and mentors teachers, counselors and school support staff. She is a contributing author to Best Practices for Yoga in Schools, and a presenter for PESI, offering continuing education to educators and health care providers.  

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Contact Us

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