Engaging Youth in Learning & Therapy with Yoga Calm® (Yoga Mat Required)
*Online enrollment is closed. Please call our Professional Development Manager to inquire if space is still available.
October 20, 2017 · 7 contact hours · KOTA, KPTA, KDADS Approval Pending
$209 Workshop Only or $239 Includes award-winning book, Yoga Calm for Children: Educating Heart, Mind and Body
Learn to integrate evidence-based tools, such as yoga, mindfulness and social/emotional learning activities into your work with youth (ages 3‐18) to release stress, regulate and attend, improve physical health, and promote emotional skills and resilience.Originally developed two decades ago in an elementary school behavior classroom, Yoga Calm® has inspired tens of thousands of teachers and therapists to engage and develop children and teen’s physical, mental and emotional resources to learn, promote healing and support growth.
Primary Target Audience: PTs, PTAs, OTs, COTAs, SLPs, STAs and Educators
Lynea Gillen, LPC, RYT, is an award-winning author, speaker and pioneer in the field of health and wellness education for youth. From its development in a behavior classroom in a rural Oregon elementary school, her accredited Yoga Calm program is now being used with tens of thousands of children each day in diverse settings, such Head Start programs, urban classrooms, occupational therapy clinics, children and teen psychiatric units at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital, and at the Mayo Clinic.
*** Each participant will need to bring their own yoga mat for the workshop.