Develops social/emotional awareness and skills
Promotes relaxation, attention, mindfulness, and self regulation
Fosters physical fitness and character development
Kelly Martin, MEd, LPC-S, RPT-S, will utilize an integrated approach of yoga, mindfulness, physical poses, nervous-system regulation, social/emotional skill development, and emotional support to help equip children with the skills, self-understanding, and self-confidence needed to make healthy life choices.
Using techniques and curriculum based on Yoga Calm, participants will leave feeling more focused, relaxed, and energized. Skills and activities covered are simple breathing techniques; yoga poses; games that develop patience, mindfulness, compassion, and leadership skills; relaxation techniques and storytelling.
Develop personal awareness
Learn strategies to maintain focus
Manage emotions and impulses
Foster empathy and skill in communicating with others
What’s NOT part of our Yoga Calm class? The use of deity names or spiritual terms or concepts; chanting or praying; chakras or other esoteric yoga concepts; teaching of inversions (headstands, handstands); advanced breathing (pranayama) techniques.