In this class, students will learn how the developmental stages of children effect the muscles, brain and emotions. Then we will add the trauma informed lens to this study, exploring how trauma at different developmental stages effects the child and then bringing in tools to stabilize the whole child- mind, body and spirit. Using this information, students will learn to plan appropriate classes for each age group. Students will also study the yoga sutras, chakras, mudras and the subtle body ( the kosha model), learning how to integrate this knowledge to develop a balanced class including important concepts such as forgiveness, compassion and empathy.
Special guest speakers, a kirtan workshop and sound bowl healing meditation will enrich this experience.