Part One - Yoga and Mindfulness for Children Teacher Training Iceland

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NOTE: Training is Closed and is Full.

This three day training intensive provides participants with the fundamental understanding and tools needed to teach a well rounded class deliberately combining yoga and mindfulness in ways that are accessible, engaging and safe for children. 

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. Classroom and behavior management strategies that support relationship building and engaged learning are discussed, as are compassionate communication strategies for working with students.

  • Understanding the brain-body-nervous system relationship and how yoga and mindfulness support integration and function
  • Making yoga poses accessible, safe and engaging
  • Teaching mindfulness & meditation
  • Breathwork for children
  • Compassionate classroom management skills
  • Creating physically and emotionally safe space for learning
  • Working with schools, community centers and yoga studios
  • Creating lesson plans
  • The ethics of teaching yoga to children

Course Hours:

          Friday, Aug 24 2018: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
          Saturday, Aug 25, 2018: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
          Sunday, Aug 26, 2018: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

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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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