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Mindful Breathing for Kids

Session 1

This 45-minute webinar explores fun and creative ways to empower and educate children to access Mindful Breathing. Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the benefits of mindful breathing for children and young adults

  • Identify strategies to effectively communicate benefits to children

  • Identify a core set of developmentally appropriate practices to engage children in mindful breathing practices via play, games, crafts and other creative techniques

  • Identify and adapt appropriate techniques to meet a child’s unique needs

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Targeted Breathing and Centering for Kids

Session 2

This 45-minute webinar includes demonstrations of kid-specific breathing and centering tools to help kids calm down, focus, chill-out and relax. Techniques to regulate energy levels will also be demonstrated – learn how to uplift and energize tired, sluggish kids, and harness/release excess energy when kids become silly or fidgety.

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Meditation for Active Kids

Session 3

Session #3 Meditation for Active Kids explores meditation for active children. Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the benefits of meditation for children

  • Determine core differences and benefits of active and reflective meditation techniques and the appropriate application of each when working with children

  • Identify a core set of developmentally appropriate practices to creatively engage children in meditation via play, games, crafts and active techniques

  • Effectively communicate the benefits of meditation to children and empower and educate children to actively participate in creating meditation “toolboxes” that meet unique and individual needs

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Reflective Meditation for Kids

Session 4

Session Four explores reflective meditation for children. Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Develop age-appropriate meditation experiences for children

  • Integrate creative storytelling, guided meditation, guided imagery, and progressive relaxation to encourage deep relaxation

  • Utilize, props, scripts, music and voice regulation to create safe, nurturing and relaxing experiences for children

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Fundamentals of Yoga-Based

Movement, Part 1

Session 5

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the benefits of Core Stabilization postures and stretches

  • Demonstrate the ability to guide and assist others in a series of active and restorative postures that target strengthening, toning and stabilizing the core

  • Demonstrate the ability to guide and assist others in a series of active and restorative Twists and identify key benefits

  • Identify benefits of Hip Strengthening postures and stretches.

  • Demonstrate the ability to guide and assist others in a series of active and restorative Hip Strengthening postures.

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Fundamentals of Yoga-Based

Movement, Part 2

Session 6

Session #6 "Fundamentals of Yoga-Based Movement Part II" explores the fundamentals of yoga-based postures and stretches that fall under the categories of Backbends and Forward Bends.

  • Identify the benefits of Backbends and Forward Bends

  • Demonstrate the ability to guide and assist others in a series of active and restorative postures that target Backbends and Forward Bends

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Fundamentals of Yoga-Based

Movement, Part 3

Session 7

Session #7 "Fundamentals of Yoga-Based Movement Part III - Inversions and Balancing" is a 45-minute webinar exploring the fundamentals of yoga-based postures and stretches that fall under the categories of Inversions and Balancing Postures.

  • Identify the benefits of Inversions and Balancing postures

  • Demonstrate the ability to guide and assist others in a series of active and restorative Inversion and balancing postures

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Essential Elements, Part 1

Session 8

Session #8 is a 45-minute webinar exploring warm-up sequences for yoga-based Movement sessions for children. Demonstrations include gentle seated warms up exercises to target individual body parts/areas to full body warm up sequences. Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Identify gentle seated warm-up exercises to target individual body areas

  • Identify kid-friendly warm-up sequences for the whole body

  • Develop creative warm up sequences, aligned with fun themes to keep kids engaged

  • Apply appropriate adaptations for bed and chair sessions

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Essential Elements, Part 2

Session 9

Session 9 - Essential Elements Part II, Sequencing - is a 45-minute webinar exploring how to correctly sequence Movement, Meditation and Mindfulness sessions to benefit children. Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Sequentially construct sessions to benefit children

  • Demonstrate the ability to utilize pacing and transitions to keep children engaged and grounded for the duration of each session

  • Identify methods to incorporate core sequencing elements -- breathing, centering and relaxation -- when planning sessions for children

  • Apply breathing and re-centering tools to redirect attention and energy levels as needed

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Essential Elements, Part 3

Session 10

This 75-minute webinar explores the correct use and storage of equipment and props, and how to incorporate themes, music, and song when designing Movement, Meditation and Mindfulness sessions for children. Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Identify how to safely use equipment and props to support children in Movement, Meditation and Mindfulness sessions

  • Identify creative alternatives in leu of traditional yoga equipment/props

  • Develop safe protocols for cleaning and storage of equipment and props

  • Develop creative methods to design engaging Movement, Meditation and Mindfulness and adventures for children

  • Identify common generic themes that work for mixed ages

  • Incorporate educational themes to support kinesthetic learnin

  • Identify the benefits of including music and song in sessions with children

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Essential Elements, Part 4: The Three C's

Session 11

The Three C's" is a 45 minute webinar covering Communication, Connection, and Class Management.

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Self-manage verbal and non-verbal communication when working with children

  • Interpret verbal and non-verbal communication when working with children

  • Authentically connect with children and encourage open communication

  • Recognize the four styles of learning and demonstrate how Movement, Meditation and Mindfulness sessions may be structured to support all learning styles

  • Utilize effective communication methods to support a harmonious environment when working with groups

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Arts, Crafts, and Journaling

Session 12

Session #12 "Arts, Crafts and Journaling" is a 45 minute webinar that explores incorporating arts, crafts and journaling into MMM sessions for children. Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the benefits of incorporating arts and crafts and journaling into MMM sessions

  • Introduce age-appropriate projects that are relevant to MMM sessions

  • Implement arts, crafts and journaling as an expressive outlet for children and a means to empower and encourage children to continue practicing outside of their session

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Games

Session 13

This 70-minute webinar explores games as a creative method to explore Movement, Meditation and Mindfulness. Games that support physical, sensory, cognitive and social development will be discussed. Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Identify general and specific benefits of games

  • Creatively adapt games to support developmental, physical and psycho-social needs of children

  • Categorize games to target specific goals, developmental age and needs

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Developmentally Appropriate

Movement, Meditation, and Mindfulness for Toddlers (2-3yrs)

Session 14

This 40 minute webinar explores the fundamentals of developmentally appropriate Movement, Meditation and Mindfulness sessions for 2-3yr-olds:

  • Identify typical developmental milestones that apply to yoga-based movement, meditation and mindfulness sessions for toddlers

  • Identify contraindications and how to safely adapt sessions for this population

  • Plan sessions that are developmentally appropriate, supportive and engaging

  • Review a full session designed for toddlers

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Developmentally Appropriate Movement, Meditation, and Mindfulness for Preschoolers (4-5yrs)

Session 15

This 30-minute webinar explores the fundamentals of designing developmentally appropriate Movement, Meditation and Mindfulness sessions for 3-4yr-olds (pre-schoolers). Includes valuable tips for working with this population and a step-by-step walk-through of a full lesson plan.

  • Identify typical developmental milestones that apply to yoga-based movement, meditation and mindfulness sessions for pre-schoolers

  • Identify contraindications and how to safely adapt sessions for this population

  • Plan sessions that are developmentally appropriate, supportive and engaging

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Developmentally Appropriate Movement, Meditation, and Mindfulness for Elementary Age Children (5-8yrs)

Session 16

Session #16 is a 30-minute webinar exploring the fundamentals of designing developmentally appropriate Movement, Meditation and Mindfulness sessions for 5-8yr-olds. Includes valuable tips for working with this population and a step-by-step walk-through of a full lesson plan. Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Identify typical developmental milestones that apply to yoga-based movement, meditation and mindfulness sessions for 5-8yr-olds

  • Identify contraindications and how to safely adapt sessions for this population

  • Plan sessions that are developmentally appropriate, supportive and engaging

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Developmentally Appropriate

Movement, Meditation, and Mindfulness for Preteens (9-12)

Session 17

Session 17 is a 40-minute webinar exploring the fundamentals of designing developmentally appropriate Movement, Meditation, and Mindfulness sessions for 9-12yr-olds (tweens). Includes valuable tips for working with this population and a step-by-step walk-through of a full lesson plan. Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Identify typical developmental milestones that apply to yoga-based movement, meditation, and mindfulness sessions for tweens

  • Identify contraindications and how to safely adapt sessions for this population

  • Plan sessions that are developmentally appropriate, supportive, and engaging

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Developmentally Appropriate Movement, Meditation, and Mindfulness for Teens and Young Adults (13+)

Session 18

Session #18 is a 30-minute webinar exploring the fundamentals of designing developmentally appropriate Movement, Meditation and Mindfulness sessions for teens and young adults. Includes valuable tips for working with this population and a step-by-step walk-through of a full lesson plan. Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Identify typical developmental milestones and contraindications that apply to yoga-based movement, meditation, and mindfulness sessions for teens and young adults

  • Plan sessions that are developmentally appropriate, supportive and engaging

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Planning Engaging, Supportive and Beneficial Sessions for Mixed Age Groups and Mixed Abilities 

Session 19

Session #19 is a 30-minute webinar that explores working with groups and planning inclusive sessions for children of all ages and abilities. Lisa shares valuable tips and will walk participants through a full lesson plan she uses when teaching summer camps for disabled children. Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Plan safe and beneficial Movement, Meditation, and Mindfulness sessions that are inclusive, accessible, and engaging for all children

  • Identify key class management techniques to help children connect in a meaningful way

  • Identify sequencing methods and communication cues to create accessible sessions for mixed abilities that flow flawlessly

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Movement, Meditation, and Mindfulness in the Clinical Setting

Session 20

Learn about the benefits of Movement, Meditation, and Mindfulness programming in the clinical setting (inpatient and outpatient). Explore the benefits for patients facing health challenges; how to identify and meet patient needs; effectively communicate with and empower patients and caregivers.

 

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Adaptive Movement – The Basics

Session 21

Developing the ability to view Movement, Meditation and Mindfulness postures and practices via a critical and analytical lens is the foundation of successfully adapting sessions for children of all abilities in different settings. This 80-minute webinar focuses on ten common yoga postures to introduce “Outside of the Box” analysis of yoga-based stretches and postures and is the foundation of learning adaptive movement. Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Analyze yoga-based stretches to identify appropriate adaptations

  • Analyze yoga-based stretches and examine alternate recommendations when accessible adaptations cannot be identified

  • Adapt common yoga-based stretches to be accessed standing, seated, prone and standing

  • Safely and effectively adapt common yoga-based postures to meet individual needs of children of all abilities

 

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Kid Approved: Chair Movement

Session 22

Lisa Roberts presents this 60-minute webinar exploring chair friendly Movement, Meditation, and Mindfulness sessions for children. Ideal for home, classroom, clinic and hospital settings. Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Determine appropriate applications of seated and chair-based movement

  • Identify appropriate modifications of yoga-based stretches for the chair

  • Plan engaging and developmentally appropriate chair movement sequences for children

  • Includes two seated stretching sequences for kids (themed and non-themed)

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Kid Approved: Bed Accessible Movement 

Session 23

This 60-minute webinar explores planning bed-friendly movement sessions for kids; ideal for home and healthcare settings. Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Determine appropriate applications of in-bed movement sessions

  • Identify appropriate modifications of yoga-based stretches for the bed

  • Plan engaging and developmentally appropriate bed movement sequences for children

  • Includes a general, restorative (non-themed) bed sequence suitable for all ages

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Introduction: Do Kids Need Restorative Stretching?

Session 24

Everybody needs restorative stretching! This subtle and gentle approach to stretching is fabulous for kids of all ages to: 

  • Learn self regulation skills

  • Develop inner reflection skills

  • Practice meditation and relaxation

  • Value the benefits of switching "off"

  • Experience a gentle, supportive and therapeutic approach to stretching

  • Aid tweens and teens who have growth spurts or sit for long periods at a desk/computer

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Restorative Stretching for Children Part I

Session 25

This webinar explores the fundamentals of restorative (passive and supported) stretches that fall under the categories of Backbends and Forward Bends. Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Determine the benefits and appropriate applications of restorative Backbends and Forward Bends

  • Demonstrate the ability to guide and assist others in a series of restorative postures that target Backbends and Forward Bends

  • Utilize traditional (yoga blocks, straps, bolsters) and non-traditional (pillows, blankets, towels) props to fully support children in restorative and passive stretches

  • Determine appropriate time holds and counter stretches for each practice

  • Plan sessions to include creatively named postures, themes, guided breathing and meditation that are developmentally appropriate and beneficial to children

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Fundamentals of Restorative Stretching Part II

Session 26

This 55-minute webinar explores the fundamentals of restorative (passive and supported) stretches that fall under the categories of Hip Stabilizers and Twists. Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Determine the benefits and appropriate applications of restorative Hip Stabilizers and Twists

  • Demonstrate the ability to guide and assist others in a series of restorative postures that target Hip Stabilizers and Twists

  • Utilize traditional (yoga blocks, straps, bolsters) and non-traditional (pillows, blankets, towels) props to fully support children in restorative and passive stretches

  • Determine appropriate time holds and counter stretches for each practice

  • Plan sessions to include creatively named postures, themes, guided breathing and meditation that are developmentally appropriate and beneficial to children

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Fundamentals of Restorative Stretching Part III

Session 27

This 60 minute webinar explores the fundamentals of restorative (passive and supported) stretches that fall under the categories of Inversions and The BIG Relax (supported resting posture). Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Determine the benefits and appropriate applications of restorative Inversions and The BIG Relax

  • Demonstrate the ability to guide and assist others in a series of restorative postures that target Inversions and The BIG Relax

  • Utilize traditional (yoga blocks, straps, bolsters) and non-traditional (pillows, blankets, towels) props to fully support children in restorative and passive stretches

  • Determine appropriate time holds and counter stretches for each practice

  • Plan sessions to include creatively named postures, themes, guided breathing and meditation that are developmentally appropriate and beneficial to children

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Introduction to Wellness Support for Children

Session 28

This webinar introduces the therapeutic benefits of Movement, Meditation and Mindfulness and her upcoming 12 wellness support focused webinars for pediatric professionals, educators and parents. Learn how combined Movement, Meditation, and Mindfulness practices may support children's general health and target specific outcomes for those experiencing health challenges.

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Targeted Wellness Support Stress and Anxiety

Session 29

This 60-minute webinar explores Movement, Meditation and Mindfulness for Stress and Anxiety support. Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Determine the benefits of Movement, Meditation and Mindfulness interventions to support Anxiety and Stress

  • Identify a core set of yoga-based Movement, Meditation and Mindfulness tools that may be helpful in managing stress and anxiety

  • Support and guide children to develop “toolboxes” specific to individual needs with developmentally appropriate and effective tools to manage stress and anxiety

  • Develop a protocol for assessing a child’s needs for yoga-based intervention, communicating with children, parents and pediatric professionals involved in child’s care and determining when to refer to another professional

  • Includes a suggested lesson plan for general management of stress and anxiety, designed to appeal to kids of all ages

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Targeted Wellness Support for Sleep and Quality Rest

Session 30

This 55-minute webinar explores Movement, Meditation and Mindfulness to support Sleep and Quality Rest. Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Determine the benefits and appropriateness of Movement, Meditation and Mindfulness interventions to support Sleep and Quality Rest for children

  • Identify a core set of yoga-based Movement, Meditation and Mindfulness tools that may be helpful in managing sleep issues

  • Support and guide children to develop “toolboxes” specific to individual needs with developmentally appropriate and effective tools to prepare for sleep and quality rest

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