SCHOOL YOGA & MINDFULNESS
TEACHER TRAINING

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

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WHAT IS INCLUDED IN SCHOOL YOGA & MINDFULNESS TEACHER TRAINING?

  • Mindfulness Techniques

  • Movement Based Learning Techniques

  • Storytelling 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.

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WHAT WILL I GAIN?

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  • 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

COURSE OPTIONS

ONLINE COURSES

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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

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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.

IN-PERSON COURSES

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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

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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 info@school-yoga.org with any questions. Please allow up to 48 hours for a reply. 

Smiling Calm Hearts Open Our Learning, Inc. (SCHOOL, Inc.) is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.