Yoga and Mindfulness Tools for Self Regulation

Join Jennie Abbot, Founder of Harmony Kids Yoga and Mindfulness Company, for this interactive and dynamic workshop for Educators. In this workshop you learn a variety of hands on activities to easily integrate yoga and mindfulness into the home, classroom or therapeutic environment. Practical tools such as kid-friendly breathing techniques, mindful movement activities, games for connection and community and guided relaxations will be demonstrated in ways that are easy to implement, bringing joyful connection to children's lives. Children's Yoga helps to develop essential tools such as self-regulation, a strong mind-body connection, and introduces skills that help children to find a sense of inner-calm. These tools are gifts that can transform the lives of the children that receive them. Come join us for this fun and interactive introduction to mindful yoga for children. Each participant receives the Harmony Kids Yoga Guide for Educators with exercises and applications for classroom use.

Target Audience

K-12

To Bring/Important Notes

Please wear loose comfortable clothing, have space to move and stretch and bring a water bottle. 

Sessions

10:50 AM - 12:20 PM

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1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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Presenter

  • Harmony Kids Yoga and Mindfulness Company
    Jennie Abbot

    Jennie Abbot is the Founder and Director of Harmony Kids Yoga & Mindfulness Company, the creator of YogaBREAK for Classrooms, Harmony at Home Kits, various Parenting and Educator Workshops and The My Peaceful Play Game for Kids. She is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) and Registered Children's Yoga Teacher (CYA-CYT) with the Canadian Yoga Alliance teaching over 75,000 children to date. Jennie is the co-creator of the Harmony 95 Hour Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher Training Program through the International Yoga Alliance. Jennie’s offers Workshops for Parents and Educators in partnership with the Institute of Child Psychology. Jennie is also a Color Me Yoga Children's Yoga Teacher Graduate, Rainbow Kids Yoga Certified Instructor, with Specialties in Yoga for the Special Needs, Safe Anatomy for Children and Trauma Informed Yoga for Children and Youth through Yoga Ed. In addition, Jennie has taken Mindfulness Training through Dr. Dan Siegel, Author and Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction training with the Center for Mindfulness. Jennie is in participation in a professional learning community that is a project of the Fred Rogers Institute. Jennie has worked with children, families, government, non-profit organizations and educators for over 20 years sharing her passion of bringing happiness and peace into the lives of children through yoga and mindfulness.