Yoga for Physical Education Teachers
We all know that yoga has many benefits. Because it is a lifetime physical activity, it should be a component of the Physical Education Curriculum. It is something that all students can do, and it is something that all students need.
Learn how to implement yoga into your Physical Education Curriculum by participating in Yoga for Physical Education Teachers. Created by an RYT200 veteran Physical Education Teacher, this one-day training includes breath work, poses, sample yoga games, and activities. Upon completion, you will have the tools, skills, and knowledge to teach your students the basics of yoga. Not only will you learn how to make yoga fun and adaptable for all, but you will be able to create your own yoga lesson plans to fit the needs of your students.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This Yoga for Physical Education Teachers training is for people who will be or who are currently teaching Physical Education at any grade level.
- Share mindfulness activities, yoga postures, breath work, games, relaxation, and visualization techniques for students K-12 while maintaining a focus on safety, diversity and inclusivity.
- Recognize key terminology used in the gymnasium to support learning and SEL competencies.
- Describe the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional benefits of yoga.
- Create developmentally-appropriate and engaging yoga lessons that promote whole-child development while providing children with lifelong skills for success.
- Effectively modify and adapt teaching for a variety of settings; group and individual needs.
- Implement best practices for teaching yoga and classroom management in the gymnasium.
- Access additional tools and resources for continued learning.
Participants will receive a certificate of completion that can be valid for Yoga Alliance CE hours and possible CEUs or PDPs from your credentialing organization.
It is strongly suggested that those interested in working with athletes and/or interested in certification attend the ChildLight Yoga & Mindfulness for Tweens and Teens Teacher Training.
CE HOURS / APPROVED PROVIDERS
Trainings are valid for Yoga Alliance CE hours and possible CEUs or PDPs from your credentialing organization.
Since 2014, ChildLight Education Company has been a Yoga Alliance approved Registered Children’s Yoga School, a Registered 200 Hour Yoga School and a Registered Prenatal Yoga School providing teacher training and continuing education.
ChildLight Education Company is a Continuing Education Provider through Courses4Teachers. The credit they offer is graduate-level professional development semester credit, through the University of the Pacific, designed for salary advancement and/or to renew credentials for teachers in districts across the U.S.
Vermont Student Assistance Corp. (VSAC)
ChildLight Education Company is an approved program provider as a non-matriculated course or program that will improve the ability to get a job or encourage further study for VSAC grant recipients who are not enrolled in high school.
Department of Rehabilitation in California
ChildLight Education Company is an approved entity for training with the State of CA, Department of Rehabilitation.
***Participants have also had CE hours accepted through Athletics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA), National Council for Certified Personal Trainers (NCCPT), and the Foster Care system in addition to PT, SLP, American School Counselor Association (ASCA), and individual school districts across the country.
Live Online: $179
Includes 6 contact hours, comprehensive, downloadable fully-illustrated instructor manual and certificate of completion. Scholarship Opportunities & Group Discounts are available on a limited basis.
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Teachers are able to request the resources their students need to thrive, and that means something different for every classroom. Donor’s Choose receives classroom project requests from every corner of America, spanning every subject and grade level, so projects can be supported that match donor criteria including yoga & mindfulness training registrations, books, mats and curriculum for the classroom. Read some tips from the Horace Mann Company here.
Have you previously attended our Yoga & Mindfulness for Athletes Workshop and need a refresher? Retake this training live for $100 -OR- Watch a previous training recording as often as you’d like over a 7-day period for $100.
RECOMMENDED TRAININGS & RESOURCES
Yoga for Children book and Yoga for Children-Yoga & Mindfulness Activity Cards, by Lisa Flynn, available at Amazon.
4 Benefits of Yoga & Mindfulness for Youth Athletes – written by Sally Delisle
ADDITIONAL RECOMMENDED TRAININGS:
Yoga & Mindfulness for Children Teacher Training
Yoga & Mindfulness for Tweens and Teens Teacher Training
eLearning – ChildLight’s Online Courses!
Dates: July 20th, 2023
Times: Thu 10am-4:30pm ET
Trainer: Kristen Santos
Location: Live Online
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