Yoga & Mindfulness for Children Teacher Training Iceland: Part 2

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Part 2 of our certification training offers you the tools you need to effectively create curricula and teach from your own authentic presence. We recommend completing Part 1 of this program prior to attending this course. 

Through discussion, lectures, and practice teaching, we will explore the physical, emotional, and social aspects of youth development and refine our skills in teaching various stages and ages. 

With lots of time for practice teaching, feedback, and questions and answers, we look at how to develop lessons and different ways of teaching based on your personal practice. We also address the specific challenges of working with teens and students with special needs.

You will learn:

  • Stages of youth development through the teen years
  • Compassionate communication strategies
  • How to use art and journaling to enhance your teaching and promote self-reflection
  • Partner and group activities for building community and relationship skills
  • Restorative yoga practices for children and teens
  • Advanced curriculum development
  • How to teach from your personal practice
  • Introduction to yoga for children with special needs
  • How to work with parents and caregivers
  • Effective ways to partner with schools and sites in order to understand and meet the needs of students, teachers and administrators

BONUS!

Enrollment in this training includes three online webinars (120 minutes each) with Occupational Therapist and yoga educator Allison Morgan. Access codes will be provided upon registration. 

  • Guidelines and Practices to Move From a Therapeutic Mindset to a Yogic Heart
  • Sensory Processing Success Through Yoga and Mindfulness
  • Integrating Reflexes: An Essential Building Block for Body Awareness, Balance, and Motor Planning

Course Hours:

          Friday, June 7, 2019: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
          Saturday, June 8 , 2019: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
          Sunday, June 9, 2019: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Early Registration:

          Save $100 by registering before April 26, 2019!


We welcome all participants who are interested in sharing the life skills of yoga and mindfulness with children and teens. You do not have to be a yoga instructor, or advanced practitioner, although some basic yoga experience is recommended. If you would like to discuss whether this training is appropriate for your experience and needs, please be in touch any time by emailing info@littlefloweryoga.com.

***Please note, Part 1 and 2 in this location are offered as exteneded, three day courses, and cover all of the material typically taught in Level 1-3 of the LFY training program. 


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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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