Level Two Training MA

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Teaching the Whole Child: Compassion, Creativity and Mindfulness

The emphasis in the Level Two intensive is on deepening and enhancing your teaching, grounded in an exploration of youth development.

We spend time learning mindfulness and meditation practices that enhance students’ capacity for emotional regulation, focus and good decision making. Classroom and behavior management strategies that support relationship building and engaged learning are discussed, as are compassionate communication strategies for working with students.

  • Youth development: physical, emotional and social
  • Teaching mindfulness and meditation to youth
  • Compassionate classroom management skills
  • Communication strategies for working with children
  • Getting creative: using art and journaling to enhance your teaching and promote reflection
  • Partner and group activities for building community
  • Practice teaching and feedback

​​This workshop includes two hours of online webinar content, that will be offered both live and as a downloadable video after the weekend. 

Course Hours:

           Saturday, April 29, 2017: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
           Sunday, April 30, 2017: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Future Training in This Location:

           Level Three Training MA: June 3-4, 2014
 
Early Registration Ends March 28, 2017

Meet Your Trainer: Abigail Wilber

Abigail is a certified yoga instructor and lead teacher for LFY. She is a certified Empowerment workshop trainer, has additional training in breath, anatomy and movement with Leslie Kaminoff and Amy Matthews, and has studied with Mindful Schools. Her true passion is to empower children and to support parents in empowering their children.  Abby has many years of experience in working with typically developing children, as well as children who have special needs. She is also featured in GoNoodle’s Empower Tools videos.

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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.

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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