Join one of Australia’s leading Yin Yoga teachers, Sarah Owen for an insightful 2-day course for parents, teachers and carers: Mellow Kids – Natural Mindfulness for Children.
Children are naturally very mindful and have an in-built curiosity and interest in learning about the natural world. In this 12-hour course you will learn a variety of tools for using natural mindfulness with children to help them feel more grounded, connected, and mellowed out. This course is suitable for primary school teachers, kids’ yoga teachers, home educators, parents and carers – anyone who is interested in sharing the benefits of natural mindfulness with children aged 2-12 years old.
Mellow Kids uses a minimalist, nature-based approach to mindfulness, embracing children’s natural inquisitiveness and curiosity. The activities presented in this course may assist children to strengthen connection with each other and the Earth, as well as developing compassion and cooperation.
This course will include:
- Utilising the breath as a tool for focus and relaxation
- Body-based mindful movement exercises (yoga shapes an sequences)
- Listening activities to develop focus and calm, including story-telling
- Hands-on creative activities using natural materials.
- Take your unique creation home with you!
- A comprehensive course manual with activity descriptions for future reference Practices for parents and educators to stay cool, calm and collected
When: Saturday 6 October 2018, 10am–4.45pm & Sunday 7 October 2018, 9:45am–3:30pm
Where: Canberra Yoga Space, Level 1 / 13 Botany Street, Phillip ACT 2606
Cost: Early bird of $325 until 31 August 2018. $375 from 1 September 2018.
“Sarah is a wonderful teacher, who offers insights and practical knowledge. She is very caring and inclusive in her teachings and encourages you to ask questions, share experiences and bring your whole self to the lessons. I loved every moment of our classes and have integrated my learnings from Sarah and this teacher training into my way of life. Thank you Sarah.” SM
“The training was everything I was looking for and Sarah delivered it beautifully, balancing each day with a mixture of practice and theory. Sarah’s training gave me a greater understanding of anatomy and our skeletal limitations, the ability to sequence based around meridians and individual needs, and new meditation methods to use during my own practice. Thank you Sarah for your experience and wisdom.” NM
About Sarah Owen
Sarah Owen is a yoga teacher and qualified primary school teacher with over 15 years’ experience working with children, including teaching yoga and mindfulness in schools. Sarah continues to develop natural play-based curricula and teaching programs to educate her young son from home. She is the creator of Mellow Kids: Natural Mindfulness for Children. The Mellow Kids program utilises a minimalist and naturalist approach that embraces children’s creativity and uses natural materials for printing, sculpture and simple hands-on play, as well as creatively engaging with the breath, the body and the Earth.
Please note that all payments are non-refundable. You must let us know at least 48 hours before any workshop or event takes place if you will not be able to attend and want to keep payment as credit at the studio. Credit notes can be used for future workshops, courses or classes.