Kansas Technical Assistance System Network (TASN)
provides technical assistance to support school districts’ systematic implementation of evidence-based practices.

Introduction to Mindfulness and School-Based Yoga for Leaders/Administrators


June 29, 2022 from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm

This workshop provides an introduction to mindfulness and school-based yoga utilizing the Little Flower Yoga methodology which serves to:

  • Help children/youth, and those who support them, thrive in the world regardless of circumstances, and navigate the many challenges they face with a sense of personal power and self-awareness.
  • Provide tools that help children/youth navigate physical, mental and emotional barriers to learning, including managing distractions and building emotional regulation skills.
  • Create environments of respect and encouragement, where children/youth can safely learn essential relationship skills, becoming more attuned to their own and others needs.

General Agenda 

  • 8:00 AM – Check in
  • 8:30 AM – Start
  • 11:30 AM – Lunch (On Your Own)
  • 1:00 PM – Workshop resumes
  • 3:30 PM – End

Accommodations

Please indicate in "Accommodations" if you will need a lactation room.

Continuing Education

TASN SMHI is an approved provider for the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board (#18-011). Social workers may receive 5 continuing education credits for each day. Certificates of attendance will be available to download upon completion of a brief evaluation at the conclusion of the day.

Media Consent

SMHI may take photographs, videos, and recordings of activities and participants during training, meetings, and conferences. These items will be used to positively recognize the work of participants and promote learning. They may be shared via social media pages, the SMHI webpage, conference materials, and SMHI promotional materials. The utilization of photographs, videos, or recordings taken by SMHI will abide by all state and federal laws regarding confidentiality and will not be used for any commercial value or monetary gain. By registering to attend this event, participants agree to have photographs, videos, or recordings utilized, without remuneration, unless this permission is revoked in writing to SMHI.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify how mindfulness and school-based yoga have beneficial effects on outcomes related to children/youth’s psychological well-being.
  • Identify how mindfulness and school-based yoga practices enhance social emotional learning outcomes.
  • Articulate how mindfulness and school-based yoga practices support staff well-being and co-regulation.
  • Develop an individual, building/organization, or district/community-wide implementation plan.

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Details

Time June 29, 2022 from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
Check In at 8:00 AM
Format Meet In Person
5.0 Professional Learning Contact Hours
Provider(s) TASN School Mental Health Initiative
Contact Amy N Wells
amyw@tasnsmhi.org
Trainer Mayuri Gonzalez
School Yoga Project Director - Little Flower Yoga
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Location

Venue Botanica, The Wichita Gardens
701 Amidon Wichita, KS 67203