- February 28, 2022
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
In this workshop participants will experience an inclusive kids’ yoga class. Adaptations/modifications for all abilities will be discussed and explored. Participants will learn some basic chair yoga poses, strategies for various neurotypes and how to set up your yoga space. We will explore how yoga and mindfulness benefits all children and how to bring these practices into your classrooms.
Presenter: Karen LeSage
Karen has over 25 years of experience working with children from birth to nineteen years of age in child care and community settings. Throughout her career her focus has been on inclusion for all children. She is a licensed Early Childhood Educator, Infant/Toddler Educator and Special Needs Educator.She is also a registered 200 hour Yoga Teacher, a 95 hour Children’s Yoga Teacher, a certified Prenatal Yoga Teacher and a Kidding Around Yoga Instructor and she’s been trained in the Mindful Schools Curriculum.
Karen is passionate about creating a space where all children are welcome.
She uses yoga, mindfulness and gratitude practices as a platform to help children develop self awareness, promote regulation, create social awareness and support executive functioning skills. These are skills that they will be able to use throughout their lives.
Venue: Child Care Options CCRR
Located directly behind the Denny’s Restaurant. Please do not park in spots reserved for our neighbours.