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Chair Yoga & Mindful Practices for the JK-12 Classroom

  • Hanahau'oli School Professional Development Center 1922 Makiki Street Honolulu, HI 96822 United States (map)

This 6-Hour Tools for Teachers Professional Development Workshop equips you with a broad variety of basic principles and tools to implement short yoga breaks with children or teens. You will learn and practice yoga tools to effectively promote health, learning, and achievement. This workshop will provide you with a deeper understanding of how to identify challenging times during your child or teen’s day, and successfully utilize yoga tools to shift them into a more positive state of mind.


What we’ll explore:

  1. Overview and introduction to Yoga Ed. and Yoga Education

  2. Embody the practice with a 15 minute chair yoga lesson plan

  3. Identify challenging times during your day

  4. Learn how to use yoga tools to ease these times and transition children/teens back into more positive states

  5. Discuss the utility and benefits of Yoga Ed. chair yoga tools

  6. Practice and teach Yoga Ed. chair yoga breathing exercises, yoga poses, games, and relaxation

What you’ll gain:

  • Understand the goals and benefits of chair yoga

  • Utilize chair yoga as a resource to support children’s or teens’ health, learning, and achievement

  • Utilize chair yoga as a resource for your health and wellness

  • Recognize learning ready states and understand how to use yoga to access them

  • Support brain based learning and social emotional learning through chair yoga tools

  • Teach chair yoga breathing exercises, poses, games and relaxation


Course Details

Length: 6 Hours

Tuition: $160