20-HOUR INTENSIVE TRAINING COURSE OUTLINE
Each session includes mock classes, break out sessions, and space to share + ask questions
Friday: 2.5 hours
Saturday: 6 hours
Sunday: 6 hours
3.5 hours of pre-class assignments
2 hours of lesson planning and practicum
Please note: Virtual classes will not be recorded to maintain confidentiality and help participants feel comfortable sharing freely.
Introduction and connection
Creating a safe space for each other and our students
Developmental considerations and group discussion from preassigned coursework
Breathing techniques and postures
Child-friendly breathing techniques and postures to help calm, focus and energize
Mindfulness + Tools to calm body and mind
Introduction to mindfulness + tools to use the five senses to bring students into the present moment
Yoga pose cueing, mindset & developing a lesson plan
How to cue poses in a child-friendly way, affirmations, and lesson plan structure unique to each participant
Trauma & Brain
What to keep in mind to lead from a trauma-informed perspective + what happens to our brain when we are experiencing big emotions—how to get our ‘thinking brain’ back on track.
Positive behavior management strategies
Cooperative games and mind/body games to enhance connection and soothe body/mind
Practicum + Celebration
practice teaching with feedback, end of training celebration, and takeaways.