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Yoga for Elementary Teachers: How to Use Yoga and Mindfulness in the Classroom

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Yoga for Elementary Teachers: How to Use Yoga and Mindfulness in the Classroom

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Yoga for the Elmentary Teacher: 

How to Use Yoga & Mindfulness in the Classroom


Participants will gain a greater understanding 

  • with the components of yoga

  • how to  incorporated yoga into the elementary school setting

  • the research-based Five Parts of Practice

  • how to incoroporate  full length and shorter lessons and activities

  • how to support the individual needs of students while teaching

Class partipation includes

  • seated practices

  •  yoga poses/movement 

  • breath practices 

  • guided visualizations

Objectives and Outcomes:

  1. Participants will demonstrate their understanding of mindfulness and yoga techniques through active participation in the course. "

  2. Participants will practice how to implement yoga/mindfulness activities not only with students, but their own lives through a daily meditation practice and reflection.

  3. Participants will be able to utilize strategies of yoga and mindfulness to promote overall social-emotional wellbeing through the practice of yoga poses, breathing techniques, meditations, and self-exploration activities; demonstrated through the implementation of two lesson plans.

  4. Participants will engage in their own personal exploration of yoga and mindfulness through a 30-day weekly meditation and 8-limbs of yoga journal exercise outlining how the meditation experience pertains to their own life and their classroom.

  5. Participants will engage in their own personal exploration of yoga and mindfulness through a 30-day weekly journal exercise on the foundational “limbs” of yoga.

Required Materials:

"Grow" by Julie Strittmatter and Melissa Hyde

"Sadie Loves Yoga" by Molly Schreiber

Mudra deck

Yoga Pose Deck

Couse Manual

https://www.challengetochangeinc.com/conedmaterials

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If you have any questions please contact Sherrie Collins with our Continuing Education Department . 

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