Yoga and Mindfulness for Children Teacher Training Iceland

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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, August 25, 2017: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
          Saturday, August 26, 2016: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
          Sunday, August 27, 2016: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Meet Your Trainer: Jennifer Cohen Harper

Jennifer is the founder of LFY, and a leading voice in the children’s yoga and mindfulness community. She is the author of Little Flower Yoga for Kids: A Yoga and Mindfulness Program to Help Your Child Improve Attention and Emotional Balance, and the co-editor of Best Practices for Yoga in Schools. Jenn also serves as the board president of the Yoga Service Council, dedicated to making yoga accessible to all regardless of circumstance. Her work has been featured in prominent publications including the NY Times, International Journal of Yoga Therapy, and Yoga Journal, and endorsed by thought leaders including Daniel Siegel, Sharon Salzberg and Congressman Tim Ryan. 

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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