Overview

Yoga and Mindfulness in the Classroom
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Yoga and Mindfulness in the Classroom: Trauma-Informed Tools to Support SEL, Academic Success, Behavior, and Climate

Trauma-Informed Tools to Support SEL, Academic Success, Behavior, and Climate

In this experiential session, learn how integrating simple, engaging, developmentally appropriate yoga and mindfulness practices, specifically designed for the time and space crunched classroom (including online classrooms) can be a convenient and effective way to promote the development of SEL competencies, positive climate, and student success.

Participants will learn a variety of practical strategies they can immediately use with their students and for themselves, as well as research, case studies, and best practices for building support in their school community. Illustrated handouts and access to a library of additional helpful resources will be provided. Many participants choose to purchase activity cards for use in their classrooms after the workshop.  Here is a link to purchase the cards should you prefer to have them in advance: Purchase Activity Cards

This offering serves as the foundational workshop presented through Yoga 4 Classrooms (www.yoga4classrooms.com)

 

Instructor Bios

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Yoga and Mindfulness in the Classroom: Trauma-Informed Tools to Support SEL, Academic Success, Behavior, and Climate

  • Sarah Kirk

    Dr. Sarah Kirk became the owner and CEO of Yoga 4 Classrooms in 2023 following many years of implementing Yoga and Mindfulness in schools as a school counselor. She is also a National Board Certified Counselor and has worked with children and adolescents for over ten years. Sarah has spent her career helping students, educators, and caregivers live more peacefully through mindfulness, positive behavioral supports, and emotion management. Sarah has a passion for supporting educators and caregivers as they advocate for the social and emotional, mental health, academic, and post-secondary needs of all students in the school system. 

    Sarah was Oklahoma's 2018 School Counselor of the Year and a 2019 National School Counselor of the Year Finalist. She served on the American School Counselor Association Board of Directors from 2019-2022. Sarah received her Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development and Family Science, her Master of Science degree in Counseling from Oklahoma State University, and her Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Capella University. 

09:00am - 03:30pm
Portsmouth - 230 Commerce Way
Lisa Flynn
199.00 Tuition
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USNH Tuition Benefit Discount
PDT - 10% Alumni Discount
UNH Extension Discount
Guild Partner
Military Discount
REEO Discount
New to NH Discount
0.6
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