SCHOOL YOGA & MINDFULNESS
In the SCHOOL Yoga & Mindfulness Teacher Training, educators learn our comprehensive curriculum that nurtures the physical, mental, emotional and social well-being of students and teachers alike. SCHOOL Yoga & Mindfulness adapts the traditional basis of yoga and meditation specifically for the public school setting.
TEACH CALM HEARTS & GROW TOGETHER
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN SCHOOL YOGA & MINDFULNESS TEACHER TRAINING?
Movement Based Learning Techniques
Teacher Professional Development
Classroom Management Tools
Memorable Philosophy & Inclusive Language
WHO IS A GOOD CANDIDATE?
You are an elementary or secondary school teacher who would like to bring SEL (social and emotional learning) skills to your students
You are interested in incorporating yoga mindfulness methods specifically adapted for the classroom
You would like more effective classroom management tools that improve focus, listening, respect and harmony
You would like to establish a personal practice to enhance your SEL and well-being
You are a beginner or have any level of practice. All are welcome with no yoga experience required.
WHAT WILL I GAIN?
Calming methods to implement in your classroom that support your students’ and your own physical, mental and emotional health
Strategies to enhance academic achievement that meet Common Core State Standards
Breathing exercises, movements and meditations designed specifically for public school classrooms
LAUSD teachers earn 1 Salary Point for the 45-hour course
Certificate and Letter of Completion
Skills to support your ongoing joy of teaching and sustained health
The Online SCHOOL Yoga & Mindfulness Training consists of 45 hours of online learning. Teachers learn the methods and then scaffold instructions to students. Teachers may lead students through the SCHOOL Yoga & Mindfulness Program or share short videos of SCHOOL Founder Kelly Wood teaching the methods. Teachers are required to teach the SCHOOL Yoga & Mindfulness activities in their classroom (whether virtual or in-person) and write reflections on the group discussion boards. The online course is available for teachers, counselors, social workers, or youth education professionals in all districts.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSES
SCHOOL Yoga & Mindfulness Program – Build the Basics
Date: January 22, 2022
Time: 10:00am-11:00am Pacific Time ONLINE
Requirements: Please submit the application below and select PD for the course type. You can also let us know you are interested in the full course, SCHOOL Yoga & Mindfulness Teacher Training
We request that you attend a PD session PRIOR to taking the full course.
Educators TK-12 are welcome to join and gain an introduction to the SCHOOL Yoga & Mindfulness Program.
2022 Course Dates:
Currently postponed due to safety precautions
The in-person course typically meets on four days:
2 Saturdays and 2 Sundays
8:30am-12:30pm & 8:30am-11:30am (last Sunday)
We encourage you to take the online course which covers the same material.
COURSE & PD REGISTRATION
Please complete the application in order to join a PD session. You will receive details for the full online SCHOOL Yoga & Mindfulness Teacher Training course after the PD session.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. Please allow up to 48 hours for a reply.