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Mat Yoga & Mindfulness for the Physical Education Teacher

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

This 6-Hour Teaching Yoga as Physical Education Professional Development Workshop will help you create relevant, fun yoga classes to engage your students and promote health, wellbeing, and academic success. In this workshop you will learn the physical, mental, emotional, and social benefits of yoga for children and teens in order to develop age-appropriate lesson plans that go beyond the yoga mat to nurture life skills. You’ll finish the workshop ready to create yoga lessons to meet your students’ needs, all the while adhering to the National Standards for Physical Education.


What we’ll explore:

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

  2. Embody the practice with a 15-20 minute mat yoga lesson plan

  3. Discuss the utility and benefits of Yoga Ed. mat yoga tools

  4. Practice and teach Yoga Ed. mat yoga breathing exercises, yoga poses, games, and relaxation

  5. Create and practice teach a 15 minute lesson plan

What you’ll gain:

  • Know the benefits of yoga breathing, poses, games, and relaxation for children and teens

  • Design and develop lesson plans appropriate to the age group you are teaching

  • Create yoga classes to fulfill the National PE and Health Standards

  • Effectively utilize yoga tools in the classroom to meet your student’s needs

  • Teach yoga to students Pre-K through 12th grade


Course Details

Length: 6 Hours

Tuition: $160