A 40-hour course that prepares you to work with at-risk youth using Yoga and Meditation techniques.
Your Own Greatness Affirmed (Y.O.G.A.) Inc.
Mission Statement: To provide urban youth with tools of self-discovery that foster hope, discipline, and respect for self, others and community.
The Y.O.G.A. for Youth Program incorporates traditional tools and meditative practices that help young people manage stress, anxiety, loneliness and anger. Our goal is to tap the intuitive wisdom and potential of each young person.
Who should participate:
If you have a desire to teach in the Y.O.G.A. for Youth Program.
If you interact with youth as a front line worker, counselor, teacher, yoga teacher, artist, dancer, or martial artist.
If you want to service your community while deepening your personal practice.
Tools and practices involve:
Yoga exercises and postures that systematically work with the body, breath and sound, enabling students to relax and achieve mental tranquility.
Cultivating increased self-esteem and self-awareness through specific stress-relieving exercises.
Offering alternate responses to psychological pressures and physical challenges through the promotion of self-control and peaceful creativity.
Course Dates: June 3-7, 20016
To Register, contact: [email protected]