Workshop: "Yoga in Schools" with Sarah Herrington

“If every 8 year old in the world is taught meditation, we will eliminate violence from the world within one generation.”  –The Dalai Lama

In this hands-on workshop participants will learn tools, techniques and philosophies for teaching yoga in both public and private schools, focusing on grades K-5 with some discussion of upper grades. Topics discussed: understanding developmental stages and learning styles for optimum teaching; class structure, lesson planning and curriculum development; how to teach pranayama and meditation to children; how to share asana in a fun and safe way; approaching philosophy in the kids classroom; combining classroom management with yoga; understanding differences between studio and school culture, incorporating art and creativity.

To Attend
Online registration is open. In the event the workshop is canceled, participants will be notified by Wednesday, the week of the workshop. Registration fees are refunded only if the workshop is canceled; no refund for partial attendance or no-show.

Questions?
Please call the Center for Religion and Spirituality at 310-338-2799 or e-mail yoga@lmu.edu.

About the Speaker
Sarah Herrington, M.F.A. is a youth yoga teacher and an advocate for meditation, yoga and creativity.  She is a lecturer and administrator of the Graduate Yoga Studies (M.A.) Program at Loyola Marymount University. She previously taught yoga in NYC public schools for years, and out of that founded OM Schooled Teacher Trainings, training others to teach yoga to youth.

Sunday, April 22 at 1:00pm to 6:00pm

University Hall, 3324
1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045

Event Type

Workshops

Departments

LMU Extension, Center for Religion and Spirituality, Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts, Yoga Studies - Graduate

Tags

Extension Yoga Studies

Website

http://extension.lmu.edu/yoga

Cost

$45 per person

Hashtag

#LMULifeLongLearner

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