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SCHOOL YOGA & MINDFULNESS
TEACHER TRAINING

We provide an innovative yoga mindfulness curriculum that strengthens positive behaviors, we-centered thinking, and resiliency for improved learning.

The SCHOOL Yoga & Mindfulness program expertly adapts the traditional basis of yoga and meditation specifically for the public school setting.

1st-grade students practicing SCHOOL Yoga & Mindfulness in the classroom.

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE
SCHOOL YOGA & MINDFULNESS TEACHER TRAINING?

  • Social & Emotional Learning Skills

  • Accessible Yoga Exercises and Postures

  • Speaking and Listening, Health, and Physical Education Standards

  • Teacher Professional Development

  • Classroom Management Tools

  • Ways to Improve Classroom Harmony

WHO IS A GOOD CANDIDATE?

  • You are an elementary or secondary school teacher who would like to bring 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, and harmony

  • You would like to establish a personal practice to enhance your well-being

  • You are a beginner or have any level of practice - all are welcome with no yoga experience required

Educators attending the SCHOOL Yoga & Mindfulness Teacher Training.
Kelly Wood teaching a SCHOOL Yoga & Mindfulness lesson in a public school classroom.

WHAT WILL I GAIN?

  • Effective social and emotional learning methods based on our signature yoga mindfulness program

  • Strategies to enhance academic achievement that meet Common Core State Standards

  • Breathing exercises, movements, and meditations designed specifically for public school classrooms

  • Tools to support the well-being of youths and educators

  • LAUSD teachers earn 1 Salary Point for the 45-hour online or in-person course

  • Certificate and Letter of Completion

COURSE OPTIONS

ONLINE COURSES

Kelly Wood leading the SCHOOL Yoga & Mindfulness Teacher Training.

Online SCHOOL Yoga & Mindfulness Training

Teachers learn our methods and then scaffold instructions to students. Teachers also write reflections on their own practice and on the lessons taught to students on the group discussion boards and answer course questions in chapter guides. This 45-hour training is available for teachers, counselors, social workers, and youth professionals in all districts. The online training is now available for teachers to take on their own schedule. Please complete the application below.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSES

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IN-PERSON COURSES

Kelly Wood leading a SCHOOL Yoga & Mindfulness Teacher Training for public school educators.

SCHOOL Yoga & Mindfulness - Building The Basics
June 26th, 2024

Wednesday
10:00-11:00 am PST
(12:00 pm CST, 1:00 pm EST)

1 hour

Free for Elementary Educators K-12
Please complete the application below.

We recommend attending this free PD session to learn the program basics and ask questions about the full training (either online or in person).
K-12 educators in all districts are welcome to join us!

In-person SCHOOL Yoga & Mindfulness Teacher Training:
July 8th - 11th, 2024
9:00 am-1:00 pm (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday) and
9:00 am -12:00 pm (Thursday)

Location - Milagro Charter

The full 45-hour training consists of four days of in-person learning (15 hours) plus 30 hours of homework assignments.

Educators in LAUSD earn one salary point upon completion of the 45 hours included in the full training.

COURSE & PD REGISTRATION

Kelly Wood leading a SCHOOL Yoga & Mindfulness lesson in a second-grade classroom.

Educators are welcome to learn our comprehensive curriculum that nurtures social and emotional learning by taking the full online training course and/or practicing digital lessons in the SCHOOL Yoga Library with students. The SCHOOL Yoga Library is for K-4 teachers. The full SCHOOL Yoga & Mindfulness Teacher Training is for K-12 teachers.

 

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

2023 Top-rated award for the nonprofit SCHOOL, Inc.

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

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