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Mindful Yoga Breaks Workshop: Children’s Yoga & Mindfulness for Professionals
August 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Explore the many benefits of yoga and mindfulness techniques, and how to utilize these techniques for interventions with children. In this workshop, we will unpack the Social Emotional Learning toolbox and discuss the development of coping skills. You’ll leave with a deeper understanding of the physiological ways that the brain and body interact.
Where: Jewish Family and Children’s Services, 2150 Post Street, Olive Room, San Francisco, CA 94115
When: August 1, 2019
Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm
At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be able to:
-List practical, concrete tools in the Social Emotional Learning toolbox that develop emotional literacy and increase capacity for self-regulation.
-Identify child-friendly terms and phrases to explain the brain’s physiology as it relates to managing emotion.
-Describe in child-friendly terms the relationship between mind and body, self-regulation, impulse control, and positive social skills.
-Demonstrate games and yoga poses that increase capacity for executive functioning.
-Each workshop participant will leave with their own deck of Mindful Yoga Breaks® Cards.