Workshop: "Yoga in Schools" with Sarah Herrington

Saturday, March 21, 2020 9:00am to 12:00pm

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The Center for Religion and Spirituality invites you to this Yoga, Mindfulness and Social Change workshop of with yogi and author Sarah Herrington, M.F.A.

In light of public health concerns related to the coronavirus, this workshop will be held online. Details are outlined below. 

In this 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
Registration is open online (click Buy Tickets button) until Friday, March 20, at Noon. This is a virtual workshop. On the Friday before the workshop, registered participants will receive an invitation to connect via live videoconference using Zoom. Please watch this short video on connecting to this workshop via Zoom.

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. For further information, please call the Center for Religion and Spirituality at 310-338-2799 or e-mail

About the Speaker
Sarah Herrington, M.F.A. is a youth yoga teacher and an advocate for meditation, yoga and creativity. She is was the administrator the first Master of Arts in Yoga Studies in North America at Loyola Marymount University, and has taught yoga in NYC public schools for ten years, and out of that founded OM Schooled Teacher Trainings, training others to teach yoga to youth.

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