Yoga and Young Children

ID number
East Maine SD 63 First Steps Preschool

10000 Dee Rd
Des Plaines, IL 60016
United States

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Participants will learn yoga breathing strategies, poses and relaxation techniques that can be used with children. The yoga will be presented in a storytelling format. This is an active participation training. Participants should dress comfortably and bring a yoga mat or beach towel. The benefits of yoga for children will be connected to the IELDS.

Learner objectives

1. Participants will demonstrate at minimum 4 yoga poses.
2. Participants will connect IELDS to the 4 yoga poses they demonstrate.
3. Participants will demonstrate at minimum 3 breathing strategies they can use with children.

Intended audience
Administrator, Early Childhood Special and General Educator, Family Educator, Family Member, Occupational Therapist/Physical Therapist, Social Worker, Teacher Assistant
Contact hours
State Performance Plan Indicator Alignment
SPPI 7 - Early Childhood Outcomes
Training topic area
Developmentally Appropriate Practice, Physical Fitness, Wellness
Gateways to Opportunity content area
Health, Safety and Well-Being