Yoga and Other Mindfulness Tools in the Classroom (A Mindfulness at Ramapo College-TMI Offering)


Yoga and Other Mindfulness Tools in the Classroom

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Would you like to try yoga in your classroom? Have you tried it and would like to learn more? This workshop will address methods and benefits of using mindful yoga in the classroom in support of emotional and cognitive development. Methods will cover K-12 hands-on approaches in parallel workshops for teachers. Discover the research that supports the academic and emotional benefits of Yoga in the classroom.

This workshop is appropriate for K-12 classroom teachers, administrators, special educators, school counselors, school social workers, occupational therapists, SLPs, physical therapists, physical education teachers, health educators, and paraprofessionals.

Participants will:

  • Understand the neuroscience of stress, and its effects learning and behavior
  • Understand the neurology of yoga and mindfulness and its benefits
  • Learn about recent studies to use as evidence in promoting yoga in the
  • Leave with simple yoga and mindfulness techniques to support self -regulation, developing compassion, and cognitive development at the various grade levels
  • Facilitate learning readiness which improves student achievement
  • Improve the climate of your classroom
  • Develop techniques to be present for your students

Date/Time: Thursday, February 20, 2020; 9pm-2pm
Audience: All PK-12 Educators and Administrators
Instructors: Tiffany Spizzo; Founder, Little Love Warriors and Independent Consultant
Location: Ramapo College of NJ; Trustees Pavilion

Cost: $149/registration; $99/registration for TMI Consortium Members


About the Presenter...

Tiffany Spizzo

Tiffany is a Yoga Alliance registered yoga teacher with additional trainings in both children and yin yoga and completed Jon Kabat Zinn’s Mindful Based Stress Reduction course. She places great importance on guiding her students of all ages to reduce stress, find their strength and discover a sense of peace and tranquility

Tiffany is the proud founder of Little Love Warriors, a yoga company for children ages 2-12 years old, that offers yoga, meditation, and mindfulness programs. She and her teachers connect children to their emotions, and those of the people around them, spark moments of creativity, guide them to be inclusive of all people, inspire them to support their community and create opportunities to help foster a shift of mindset.

Tiffany is also an independent consultant for Zensational Kids, an educational company that brings yoga and mindfulness practices to schools, where she co-wrote the pre-K program Young Explorers: Yoga and Mindfulness in Early Childhood Education, leads trainings for educators, school support staff and administrators, and teaches in the classroom to support those teachers.

Tiffany lives in New Jersey with her husband and four daughters.

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  • a full refund;
  • transfer to another, upcoming workshop date and location (space permitting); or
  • credit toward a future workshop. (Please note that all credits expire one (1) year from the date that they are issued.)

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Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 09:00 to 14:00
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Event Location: 
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