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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, Nov 3, 2018: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
          Sunday, Nov 4, 2018: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Future Training in This Location:

          Level Two Ft. Lauderdale: 1/19/1-1/10/19
          Level Three Ft. Lauderdale: 3/3/19-3/4/19


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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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