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Professional Development Workshop:

Teaching Yoga & Meditation to Children Ages 2 1/2 - 12

When: Thursday, July 21 & Friday, July 22 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday, July 23 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM

In this 20-hour workshop designed for adults, you will learn:

• How to structure a children’s yoga class to engage the participants mentally and physically.

• Ways to build a yoga vocabulary and apply it creatively.

• Breathing techniques.

• Meditation, visualization, mantras and songs.

• Strategies to adapt the exercises for children with special needs.

• How to work with children safely.

• How to introduce yoga philosophy.

• Partner Yoga.

Registration Fee: $415.00. A non-refundable $125.00 deposit is required to reserve a space. Make cheque payable to Sherry LeBlanc. Full fee by PAY PAL.

Where: 639 Dupont Street, Toronto, ON.

Teacher Training:

Yoga for the Special Child(R) Basic One Program

August 13 - 19 (7 day program)

Yoga for the Special Child(R) is a therapeutic program of yoga techniques designed by Sonia Sumar to enhance the natural development of children with special needs. The Basic One Program is a comprehensive training course in the theory & practice of yoga for babies and children with learning and/or developmental disabilities from 0 - 12 years old. It offers a unique learning environment for children and their parents, special education teachers, yoga teachers, massage therapists and adaptive physical education teachers. Yoga for the Special Child® Programs are also appropriate for the continuing education of health-care specialists in a variety of fields including Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Paediatric and Rehabilitation Nursing.

The Basic Program is a 7 day course that begins at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 13 and ends at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, August 19. The daily schedule includes classes from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM with a one hour lunch break.

Cost: $995.00 (Cdn. Currency). A $300.00 non-refundable deposit will reserve your space. Make cheque or money order payable to Sherry LeBlanc. Full fee by PAY PAL. All fees must be paid in full by July 12, 2016.

Where: Eight Branches Academy, 358 Dupont Street, Toronto ON


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