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May we share the love, light and joy of yoga and mindfulness with children everywhere.
Magic of Mandalas
Immerse yourself in the beauty of mandalas. Learn what is a mandala, where to find them, how they are made and why you want to integrate them into our life. This presentation involves color, pattern, and exploring the many cultural connections across the globe and throughout human history to the art of mandalas.
Trauma Sensitive Yoga for Children
Gain a deeper understanding of the physiology of childhood trauma, and how it may manifest in your students. Learn how you can support their sense of safety in the yoga room, as well as practices to increase resilience and promote healing. Taught by Little Flower Yoga founder and author Jennifer Cohen Harper. 1 hr.
Yoga Classroom Layout by Age Group
Wondering about circles versus rows for pre-schoolers? Want to know if teens focus better facing each other or away? In this webinar, we will look at variations on class layout for each developmental group; PreK-HS. We will discuss what typically works and where/why/when to modify. A thoughtfully arranged classroom is your front line to a balanced classroom. 40 min webinar
A Call for Collaboration
As change makers on a mission, we move mountains – as individuals, service providers, and members of a growing movement to bring yoga to youth in our communities and schools. But, what would happen if we were to move from a “me” to “we” mindset and make collaboration the norm? What would it take and look like? What impact would it have on growing the field (and our careers)? Join a lively panel of collaborators as they explore these questions, share tips for ensuring successful collaborations, and practices for promoting a collaborative mindset with every interaction. We CAN be the change…together!
Learn how to engage and teach to the whole family! Yoga is a great activity that families can do together no matter what age! Partner poses are emphasized, ensuring great bonding time. Playful yoga games and activities that build collaboration and community, as well strong and healthy bodies. Breathing excercises that build connection and instill of sense of calm and focus. Group poses and meaningful mantras to support the whole tribe. Come Play Family Yoga!
Mindful Practices provides a professional development experience that empowers teachers to use Social-Emotional Learning, Yoga and Mindfulness in the classroom to help students learn self-awareness, self-regulation and interpersonal skills. This webinar will provide educators with unique classroom management techniques by incorporating SEL and movement activities into the classroom routine.
School Based Yoga: Relationships
This 75 min webinar will draw from the Relationship Building chapter of the book Best Practices for Yoga in Schools to explore how we can commit to becoming more sensitive to children by developing ways to become and remain connected to each child as an individual, in all circumstances, regardless of their behavior, label, or diagnosis. We’ll also discuss the importance of, and strategies for, building strong relationships with adults in the school community. Part 1 of 4 webinars with Traci Childress & Jennifer Cohen Harper
Teaching Anatomy to Kids in Fun Effective Ways
Share the fun of being an anatomy geek with kids during this 30 minute webinar packed with helpful tools and tips on how to teach anatomy to kids. Kids love to learn about their bodies - both inside and out. Discover the joy of the human body with fun, engaging and effective anatomy lessons for kids and teens. Learn hands on experiments, some of the best apps out there as well as other tips and techniques to help kids explore and understand their bodies.
Grow Your Kids Yoga Biz Beyond Classes
Join Jodi Komitor, Founder of Next Generation Yoga & The Biz of Kids Yoga, for an enlightening webinar on how you can grow your Yoga offerings in ways you may never have imagined. Special events, workshops, teacher trainings, products, retreats & online offerings are just some of the ways you too can expand your Kids Yoga biz. Good news! You don’t have to be in biz for years to make these things happen, however you do need to be strategic & wise around how and when you expand. 70 mins
How to Connect Kids to Their Energy
In this 40 minute webinar, you will learn how to teach children about Energy in a fun and instructive way, while incorporating it into your yoga class. What you will receive:
· How to teach kids about energy using yoga poses
· Techniques to help children become aware of energy
· Techniques to help sensitive children use effective strategies to cope with discordant energy
· A detailed lesson plan to help children build awareness about energy and how they can make positive and loving connections
Yoga for Young Dudes
How many times have you heard boys shying away from yoga, or accuse yoga of being a girls sport or activity? Too many! Join Shari Vilchez-Blatt to learn how to lure the boys in with meaningful and appropriate yoga that is available, challenging and fun! And keep them coming and craving yoga! We'll address yoga for inner and outer strength, flexibility, sports, non-sports, image issues, confidence and self esteem, compassion and empathy, and of course, self-love, by covering yoga poses, games, activities, breathing exercises and themes for boys 7 and up. 80 mins
Yoga for Children w Autism & Special Needs
This 1 hour webinar will discuss the benefits of yoga for children who struggle with these challenges and provide suggested poses and breathing strategies that increase focus and concentration, teach expression of uncomfortable or difficult emotions, support self-regulation and help develop a greater sense of body awareness. Chair yoga poses will be included that encourage the practice of yoga for any and all abilities.
The Beauty of Holiday Yoga
Bring the magic of every holiday alive by practicing yoga poses for kids in your studio, classroom, or home. Children learn best when the topics are meaningful and engaging, and adding movement helps to enhance the learning experience. During this webinar, we will talk about how to lead your children on a “yoga journey” inspired by holiday-themed yoga poses all year round.
Essential Oils and Children's Yoga
Essential oils and children’s yoga compliment each other with their similar benefits of boosting relaxation, focus, and immunity. Join us to learn how to use essential oils in a yoga studio, classroom, or at home. 1 hr webinar teaches which essential oils to use at various ages infant to teen, how to support your wellness using oils, how essential oils can enhance guided visualization and much more.
5 Ways to Make Yoga Accessible to Teens
This webinar is designed for yoga teachers, parents, classroom teachers, social workers, and other professionals interested in learning how to make the practice of yoga accessible to teens. We will cover how teen yoga differs from adult yoga, the top five ways to make yoga accessible to the teen population, and real life stories of how yoga has transformed the lives of teens. Whether you are already working with teens, or if you are interested in bringing yoga-based practices to teens, this workshop is for you!
Come Play Baby Yoga
Learn baby exercises and yoga poses to strengthen growing muscles, aid in digestion, promote better sleeping patterns and help your infant towards the next stage of development. Great for bonding, too! For babies that are 6 weeks through new walkers.
Spends an hour with one of our favorite instructors, Shari Vilchez-Blatt, founder of Karma Kids Yoga. You'll love all her tips and insights.
Yoga for Special Needs Combo Pack
Discover the many ways yoga can be used to as a complementary therapy for children with special needs. Combo pack includes: 7 Tips to Teaching Yoga to Children w Special Needs webinar, Yoga for ADHD webinar, Yoga for Autism webinar, EMBRACE webinar and a copy of the YIMS Yoga for Children w Special Needs Manual. Bought separately these would cost over $110. Save +35% with this combo pack.
How to Bring Shame, Fear and Doubt into Schools
Discover how addressing kids darker states of mind can relieve their perceived expectations of always having to be happy. This awareness leads to lighter and brighter clarity. Cheryl Crawford, founder of Grounded, shares how her breakthrough curriculum “You-Nited States” has helped kids and teens, especially in the under-served populations of Atlanta. Includes a copy of the slides.
Imagining Rainbows and Rocketships
Join Carolyn Clarke, author of Imaginations: Fun Relaxation Stories and Meditations for Kids, for a webinar on child-friendly guided visualization techniques filled with rainbows and rocket ships. Participants will learn about the benefits of guided imagery, as well as practical ways to create a relaxing, child-friendly environment for relaxation. Participants will also experience a guided visualization leaving them calm, relaxed, and ready to share guided imagery with children. Includes copy of the slides.
Indispensible Meditations for Children
Join Aruna from Young Yoga Masters as she shares insights into making meditation time a cherished part of yoga with kids. Thirty minutes packed with tools that will help you bring calm and focus to your yoga with children including tips to introduce meditation, keys to success and specific meditations that kids love. Includes the slides.