The 3 part workshop series will cover skills and knowledge needed to add simply and effective mindfulness and body awareness tools to the practice of working with children. This workshop is aimed to be flexible in delivery and adaptable to different professional frameworks and contexts.
Please see Encircled Yoga & Community Wellness website in coming weeks for more detailed information.
Day 1: Placing content to context: The what, why, where, how & who of kids yoga & creative mindfulness.
Day 2: Reality versus Ideal: Energy play and Delicate Strength in Facilitating Children's Yoga & Medtation. Understanding individuals needs in group and collective contexts.
Day 3: Making Space and Holding Space for Children's Yoga, Mindfulness & Restoration: Socio-emotional support and referrals, professional boundaries and risk assessment.
Daily Schedule: Conent builds from previous workshop, all workshops are necessary to gain full understanding of use and application of tools.
10-11am: Experiential Play & Learning Immersion Workshop: Participate in simple yoga activites and learn through the expereince of participation and active engagement with the learning tools and frameworks.
11:15-12:30pm: Morning Tea and reflection time. Learning from kids about kids and key concepts driving the Flexi-Flow Yoga frameworks.
12:45- 1:30pm: Lunch & Personal Reflection
1:30 - 2:30pm: Experiential Meditation and Creative Mindfulness Training
2:45 - 3:30pm: Placing Content to Context: Reflection and Excerises for application (practice tasks)
3:30 - 4pm: Experiential Yoga Play & Learning Immersion