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Reaching In, Reaching Out Online Training
October 22-December 16$350
Over the course of 8 weeks, this online training will share New Leaf Foundation’s best practices for making yoga accessible and relevant for young people in under-represented spaces. It will provide a strong foundation for carrying out yoga service work, along with opportunities to reflect on your own motivations, experiences, and challenges. With over a decade of experience offering yoga to youth in marginalized settings, we’ve built a comprehensive body of tools and activities to support resilience-building. Reaching In, Reaching Out is engaging, informative, and features brand new content!
- the importance of anti-oppression practices in yoga service
- the basics of trauma and neurophysiology
- to recognize “behavioral challenges” amongst youth from a trauma-informed and strengths-based perspective
- a trauma-informed framework for offering yoga and mindfulness, including practices to approach with caution
- considerations for reducing potential triggers in yoga settings and creating safer spaces for offering yoga-based practices
- how to build a session based on New Leaf’s class model
All proceeds go to support our mindfulness and yoga-based youth programs. Sliding scale spaces are available.