Introduction to Yoga Calm
Instructor: Kathy Flaminio, LGSW, MSW, E-RYT-200
This first in a series of three wellness workshops, introducing the basic principles of Yoga Calm® and classroom tools including breathing exercises, simple yoga poses, social/emotional skill development activities, relaxation and storytelling processes and emotional guidance techniques. Through lecture, hands-on learning, reflection and discussion, you’ll learn how Yoga Calm’s unique integration of physical, mental and emotional skills-building supports both learning and well-being.
This workshop provides the basic knowledge and ability to immediately begin teaching basic yoga activities, stress reduction and focusing techniques, and social emotional skill development activities. You will also learn 20+ activities and class plans to instill healthy, lifelong habits in children and yourself. No yoga experience necessary.
This workshop is for school teachers, social workers, counselors, treatment center staff, yoga teachers, OT’s, parents, and other adults that work with children.
This course is a prerequisite to Physical Connections to Learning and Social/Emotional Connections to Learning.
Coursework also applies toward Yoga Calm Youth Instructor Certification and qualifies for professional development credit through St. Mary’s University. For more information on Graduate Credit visit pdi.smumn.edu.