“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.
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.
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