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Yoga and Mindfulness in the Classroom: Trauma-Informed Tools to Support Social and Emotional Learning, Student Success and Positive Climate
Yoga and Mindfulness in the Classroom: Trauma-Informed Tools to Support Social and Emotional Learning, Student Success and Positive Climate

Where:   WILMINGTON, DE

When:  Friday, May 1, 2020 at 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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$249.99
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Location

DOUBLETREE WILMINGTON
4727 CONCORD PIKE
WILMINGTON, DE 19803
Phone:  (302) 478-6000
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Course Description:

Do you find yourself wondering what more you can do to help your easily distracted student? The one who has a hard time maintaining focus? What if you had the tools that would enhance focus and attention, ease anxiety, and improve confidence, self-esteem and academic performance? During this seminar, you will learn simple, developmentally appropriate yoga and mindfulness tools that can be immediately integrated into your daily curriculum. These skills are a proven and effective way to promote self-regulation ability, learning readiness and resilience while cultivating a positive, peaceful, productive classroom.

Through the framework of – Noticing, Mindful Choice, Practice, Reflection, Integration – you will learn how to empower your students and yourself with increased self-awareness, the foundation for the development of self-regulation skills and cognitive control. Through 67 simple yoga and mindfulness-based activities designed to engage the whole child, you will help your students move from a state of anxiety and dysregulation to a state of engagement, control and connectedness. All activities are specially chosen for their suitability for the typical classroom space and schedule and can be done standing beside or sitting at desks, while hands and bodies remain off the floor. Yoga 4 Classrooms is easy for teachers, students, and therapists to use, and helps to create a more harmonious, learning friendly school day.

This inspiriting workshop will give you the tools to integrate yoga and mindfulness skills into your classroom, leaving everyone feeling empowered, calm and ready to learn. Absolutely no yoga experience is required.
Objectives:

  1. Explore the mind-body connection and how stress and trauma affects learning and behavior.
  2. Evaluate the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional benefits of yoga and mindfulness-based interventions for children in schools.
  3. Determine the signs of imbalance in your students and yourself.
  4. Develop opportunities for taking yoga breaks during the school day.
  5. Implement 67 simple, trauma-informed yoga and mindfulness-based activities, as needed, throughout the day.
  6. Design outcome-focused sequences based on time available: calming, focusing, energizing, community building.
  7. Access additional tools and resources to ensure continued progress.
OUTLINE

MIND-BODY CONNECTION
  • Neuroscience of attention, learning and behavior
  • Yoga as a trauma-informed intervention
  • Rationale for yoga and mindfulness in the classroom
  • Research on yoga in schools
SELF-REGULATION: A 5 STEP APPROACH
  • Noticing
  • Mindful Choice
  • Practice
  • Reflection
  • Integration
PRACTICAL TOOLS FOR THE CLASSROOM
  • Let’s Breathe
    • Conscious breathing exercises to calm and center or empower and energize
      • Balloon Breath
      • Countdown to Calm
      • Power Breath
      • Conductor Breath, and more …
  • At Your Desk
    • Convenient, time-saving seated stretches and modified yoga postures to refresh and focus
      • Cat Pose
      • Open Heart
      • Corkscrew
      • Sitting Pigeon, and more …
  • Loosen Up
    • Take a break activities designed to dispel stress, build community and promote readiness to learn
      • Do My Best
      • Geyser
      • Posture Prep
      • Stick Ems and more …
  • Be Well
    • Developmentally-appropriate discussion starters supporting health and wellness of the whole child
      • Celebrate You
      • Practice Peace
      • Get Your Zzzzzs
      • Be Clean and more …
  • Imagination Vacation
    • Modified, child-friendly approaches to meditation and relaxation
      • Special Friend
      • Mindful Meditations
      • Gratitude Relaxation
      • Picture it Tree and more …
SEQUENCES
  • Morning Meeting
  • Take a Break
  • Transitions
  • Pre-Writing & Writing Break
  • Pre-Testing & Testing Break
  • Calm/Focus
  • Mood/Energy Shift
  • Close of Day
SUSTAINABILITY
  • Tools and tips for engagement, inclusivity and a trauma-informed presentation
  • Modify for individual needs and abilities
  • Empowering your students to integrate learning
  • Engaging the family
  • Monitoring the impact of implementation
Target Audience

  • Educators
  • Special Educators
  • School Administrators
  • School Social Workers
  • School Counselors
  • School Nurses
  • Paraprofessionals
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Speech Language Pathologists

LISA FLYNN, E-RYT, RCYT

Lisa Flynn, founder & CEO of Yoga 4 Classrooms and founder and former owner of ChildLight Yoga, national organizations providing professional development trainings, curricula, resources and consulting to individuals, schools and organizations who support the social, emotional, cognitive and physical wellbeing of children, youth and families. She is the author of the Yoga 4 Classrooms Activity Card Deck (2011); Yoga for Children: 200+ Yoga Poses, Breathing Exercises and Meditations for Healthier, Happier, More Resilient Children (2013); and Yoga for Children—Yoga Cards: 50+ Yoga Poses and Mindfulness Activities for Kids (2018); contributor to Best Practices for Yoga in Schools (2015) and the newly released Stories of School Yoga: Narratives from the Field (2019); and sponsors the free resource: Research Repository: Yoga, Meditation and Mindfulness for Children, Adolescents and in Schools. Lisa contributed to the first published research study to use both subjective and objective data to examine the acute and longitudinal effects of a school based yoga intervention in young children. Her work has been featured on Fox News and publications such as Education Week, Forbes, Greater Good Magazine, Washington Post, Yoga Journal and Parents. In addition to supporting a diverse group of schools in sustainably implementing yoga and mindfulness school wide, Lisa is a national presenter and advocate for youth mental health and the integration of MY-SEL (mindfulness, yoga, social and emotional learning) in education. Closer to home, she also serves as a school board member of MSAD 35/ South Berwick and Eliot, ME.



Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Lisa Flynn is the Founder & CEO of Yoga 4 Classrooms®. She is an author for Adams Media, a division of Simon & Schuster, and her work has been published in numerous journals/publications. Ms. Flynn receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Lisa Flynn is a member of the Yoga Alliance and International Association of Yoga Therapists.
Credits listed below are for full attendance at the live event only. After attendance has been verified, pre-registered attendees will receive an email from PESI Customer Service with the subject line, “Evaluation and Certificate” within one week. This email will contain a link to complete the seminar evaluation and allow attendees to print, email or download a certificate of completion if in full attendance. For those in partial attendance (arrived late or left early), a letter of attendance is available through that link and an adjusted certificate of completion reflecting partial credit will be issued within 30 days (if your board allows). Please see “live seminar schedule” for full attendance start and end times. NOTE: Boards do not allow credit for breaks or lunch.

If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, or questions on home study credit availability, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

PESI, Inc. offers continuing education programs and products under the brand names PESI, PESI Healthcare, PESI Rehab and Psychotherapy Networker.




Counselors
This intermediate activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

Delaware Counselors: We’re working to get you credit. Updates will be posted as they become available.

New Jersey Counselors: We’re working to get you credit. Updates will be posted as they become available.

Pennsylvania Counselors: We’re working to get you credit. Updates will be posted as they become available.


Educators/Teachers
This activity qualifies for 380 minutes of instructional content as required by many national and state licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.

New Jersey Educators, Administrators & Education Services Personnel: This activity will offer 6.0 Actual Professional Development Hours. PESI, Inc., powered by MEDS-PDN, is a registered New Jersey Professional Development Provider with the NJ Dept. of Education.

Pennsylvania Educators & School Personnel: 6.5 ACT 48 Hours will be made available through Capital Area Intermediate Unit (CAIU)Mount Laurel, NJ on 04/29/20; King of Prussia, PA on 04/30/20 and Wilmington, DE on 05/01/20.. Those requesting ACT 48 Hours will be required to sign in and provide their Pennsylvania Certification Number and will receive instructions at the seminar on how to create a free online account with CAIU; only those individuals who have a CAIU online account are eligible to receive ACT 48 Hours.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists
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PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses in full attendance will earn 6.3 contact hours. Partial contact hours will be awarded for partial attendance.


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants
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PESI, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #: 3322. Full attendance at this course qualifies for 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs in the Category of Domain of OT and Occupational Therapy Process. Partial credit will be issued for partial attendance. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Course Level: Intermediate.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants
This activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. CE requirements for physical therapists vary per state/jurisdiction. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.

Delaware Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: This course has been submitted to the Delaware Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for review.

Maryland Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: This course has been submitted to the Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for review.

New Jersey Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: This course has been submitted to the New Jersey State Board of Physical Therapy for review.

Pennsylvania Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: The Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy recognizes approval by all other state boards. This activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists.


Speech-Language Pathologists
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This course is offered for .6 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).


Social Workers (NASW)
This activity is pending approval from the National Association of Social Workers.

Maryland Social Workers: Please note that yoga, holistic therapies and nature based topics are not accepted by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners.

New Jersey Social Workers: We’re working to get you credit. Updates will be posted as they become available.

Pennsylvania Social Workers: The Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors accepts many national association CE approvals, several of which PESI offers. For a full list, please see your State Board regulations at https://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/. This Intermediate activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


Other Professions
This activity qualifies for 380 minutes of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.

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