Saturday, February 18, 2023 9am to 12pm
About this Event
The Center for Religion and Spirituality invites you to this online Yoga, Mindfulness and Social Change workshop with author and yogi Sarah Herrington, M.F.A.
In this workshop, participants will learn tools, techniques and philosophies for teaching yoga to the next generation, focusing on grades K-5 with some discussion of upper grades. We will discuss developmental stages and learning styles for optimum teaching, lesson planning and curriculum development, how to teach pranayama and meditation to children, approaching philosophy in the kids classroom, combining classroom management with yoga, and the differences between studio and school culture.
Registration is open online (click Buy Tickets button). This is a virtual workshop; times listed are Pacific time. On the Friday before the workshop, registered participants will receive an invitation to connect via live videoconference using Zoom. Read here on how to connect.
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 email the Center at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Speaker
Sarah Herrington, M.F.A. is a childrens' Yoga teacher and writer. She taught Yoga in schools full time in NYC public schools for years before beginning her own teacher training, OM Schooled, and has now taught hundreds of Yoga teachers and classroom educators how to share Yoga, mindfulness and meditation within schools. She is the author of OM Schooled: How to Teach Yoga in Real World Schools, EssentialYoga, the Idiot’s Guide to Yoga, co-author of Wanderlust: Find Your True North and has written about Yoga, meditation and creativity for the New York Times, Poets and Writers Magazine, and Mindbodygreen.