Yoga for Children and Teens (Autism, Neurodiversity and Diverse Needs) Level 1 training offers fun and effective strategies for teaching yoga and mindfulness to children with diverse brains, bodies and abilities.

Dates: August 16th-18th, 2024

Participants will learn tools to support children ages 5-17 with self-regulation, body awareness, interoception, social skills, expression of difficult emotions, language and communication, social skills, reducing anxiety and much much more!

Learn strategies, supports and modifications to teach yoga and mindfulness to children including Autism, ADD/ADHD, Down Syndrome, Prader Willi, Williams Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Sensory Integration difficulties, Language Processing difficulties, Developmental Delays, Limited Mobility, Learning difficulties Anxiety, Trauma, Behavioral Challenges and more!

This training is for anyone who is passionate about sharing the benefits of yoga and mindfulness with children of all abilities!

Participants Receive:

-- A copy of the Book: Asanas for Autism and Special Needs - Yoga to Help Children with their Emotions, Self Regulation and Body Awareness
-- Playful and compassionate connection with like-minded community.
-- Comprehensive Course Manual
-- 20% off the C.A.L.M.M Yoga Toolkit
-- Hours packed full of Learning, Yoga Lesson Plans, Games, Songs, Mudras, Mantras, Chants, Stories and Activities.
-- Anatomy and Physiology, Precautions and Contraindications related to children with special needs.
-- Creative, Fun and Safe suggestions for Asanas (physical poses), Pranayama (breathing strategies) and relaxation and mindfulness activities.
-- Suggestions for Props, Modifications, Adaptations, Tools and Supports to meet the needs of diverse cognitive and physical abilities.
-- Chair Yoga for "yoga breaks" and for children with physical limitations.
-- Positive Behavior Strategies
-- Understanding the Nervous System, Fight/Flight/Freeze and the impact of unmanaged stress.
-- Strategies and tools to support social/emotional learning and improved mental and physical health and well-being.
--Trauma Sensitive Approach.
-- Poses and Breathing Strategies to support Self-regulation, Sensory -- Processing and Expressing/Releasing Difficult Emotions.
-- Suggestions for how to structure classes and lesson plans for groups with diverse needs.

August 16th: 9am-5:30pm
August 17th: 9am-5:30pm
August 18th: 9am-5:00pm

Location: Yoga Under the Palms (Kaka'ako studio)

Registration Cost: $650 USD

Early Bird Pricing: $550 USD

Early Bird Pricing ends July 26th, 2024

Please note registration for the course is non-refundable for any and all reasons. By registering for and paying for the course you are acknowledging that there will be no refunds given. Should there be a conflict with timing you will have the option to transfer to a future online course for a $50 rescheduling fee. Should the training be cancelled for attendance reasons or unexpected circumstances, you will have the option to transfer your payment to an online course or get a full refund.

It is suggested that participants purchase refundable travel and accommodations should any unexpected circumstances arise. We will not be responsible for any travel reimbursements should the training need to be cancelled for any reason.

Attendance in all 3 days of the training is required for completion of the Level 1 Certificate.

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