Sunday Nov 2019 Instil conference at Friends House, London
Our first conference saw the initial launch of the Children’s Yoga Foundation. We are ever thankful of the tremendous support of Yoga teachers, teaching professionals and children’s mental health advocates. Plus we would like to highlight great work of our workshop holders:
Siri Arti – Movement and mantra – How to incorporate Kundalini movement and mantra into a whole class, short breaks in a school day and as a toolkit. Benefits, exercises and practical examples to take away.
Beth Peak – Empowering children to celebrate being unique – Exploring a child’s self-confidence and inner superhero qualities at pre-teen age. Exploring diversity and celebrating differences.
Bryony Duckitt – The 8 limbs of yoga – Exploring ways to bring ALL aspects of yoga into your children’s classes. Philosophy, poses, breath play, sensorial development, mindfulness and meditation in practical, age-appropriate, fun, educational and empowering ways.
Lisa Greenough – Inclusive Yoga (SEN) – Explores inclusive yoga, SEN yoga class, 1-1 SEN yoga sessions. Incorporating practical elements, such as the use of language, resources, learning aids and engaging activities.
Vicky Thomas-Clarke & Sam Bernice – Teaching the whole class in schools – Exploring the differences in running classes in school and privately. Skills needed for school teaching and practical examples and tips for success and gaining more classes.
Nicole Zimbler – Yoga for autism & reflex yoga – Working within the spectrum. Understanding flight or fight response, the neuro-developmental reflex system, vestibular, proprioception, and interoception. Tools for supporting the child’s development in these areas through yoga.
Patricia Maddalena – Mindset matters – Taking a look into the state of children’s mental health and how mindfulness tools and techniques can improve emotional state, decision-making, and increased focus and concentration.
Emily Haslam-Jones – Yoga for trauma, emotional regulation and resilience in a therapeutic setting for adverse childhood experiences.