Yoga for Youth with Special Needs and Circumstances – December 8-9, 2018

*The Early Bird option is available up to 4 weeks in advance of the session date.

This Session:

The Post Oak School

Address: 4600 Bissonnet, Bellaire, TX 77401
December 8-9, 2018
Module 2: Yoga for Youth with Special Needs and Different Abilities

Sat: 9am -5:30pm
Sun: 9am -5:30pm

TUITION INFO:

  • $450 early-bird (when paid in full 1 month prior); full-time preK – 12 teachers and college students
  • $495 Regular Investment

Yogiños for Youth with Special Needs & Different Abilities

Your leaders include Eve Margol, M.Ed. in Special Education, who has over 18 years of personal and professional experience and training in this area.

  • Introduction to the theories and practices associated with teaching yoga to youth with special needs
  • Discuss characteristics of and practice yoga-based tools to assist the most common forms of special needs including physical, developmental, sensory-processing, cognitive and socio-emotional needs
  • Discuss characteristics of and practice yoga-based tools to assist youth who manage trama-based challenges including various forms of abuse, neglect and kids in foster-homes
  • Yoga and mindfulness tools and techniques to empower kids with special needs to increase focus, stress and anxiety management, problem-solving and decision making, social interactions, and self-esteem
  • Yoga and mindfulness tools adapted to promote self-regulation in any environment including with youth working in classroom spaces
    Strategies for integrating youth with special needs who are included in regular classrooms
  • Tips and techniques for starting your own yoga for youth program in schools and adapting these skills into an existing OT/therapy practice;
  • Yogiños: Yoga for Youth® Curriculum eManual; Yoga for Youth with Special Needs eManual; Yogiños: Yoga for Youth® Trilingual A-Z Pose Guide; support to complete your Yogiños: Yoga for Youth® certification
  • Modules may be taken in any order
  • You may also take the EVERY KIDS YOGA training to count toward your YYY 95-hours.

As a result of this program, we believe participants will be able to:

  • Conceive, design and teach an OHMazing® theme-based Yogiños: Yoga for Youth® kids yoga class for youth with special needs
  • Practice and teach all 8 Limbs of Yoga, including poses (asana) and breathing (pranayama) for youth with special needs
  • Understand and use age-appropriate and safe forms of yoga, including games and related activities, to engage youth with special needs physically, emotionally, and mentally
  • Modify yoga practices especially for youth with special needs in a varety of contexts
  • Learn, practice and weave multiple intelligences into your yoga for kids class
  • Use yoga for kids as a means to teach tools and technqiues to empower audiences to respond mindfully rather than react irrationally

 

  • Yoga for Youth with Special Needs and Circumstances - December 8-9
    December 8, 2018 - December 9, 2018
    9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Venue:  

Address:
4600 Bissonnet, Bellaire, Texas, 77401, United States

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