Practical Yoga Interventions for the Classroom that Promote Physical Activity and Motor Development

Making physical activity using yoga an easy addition to any classroom!

Welcome to Practical Ways to Incorporate Yoga Into the Classroom for Physical Activity and Motor Development!

Yoga is integrated principal based approach that focuses on 5 basic areas.

The goal of this course is to focus on the exercise/physical portion of yoga and ideas for implementing it into the school and classroom.

Course Objectives

•Learn the benefits of common yoga poses and modifications.
•Understand strategies and ideas for incorporating yoga.
•Learn and access different yoga resources and staff collaboration.
•Become aware of current research.

Included In This Course

This course comes to you in lecture and video format. Watch real kids performing poses, modifications, along with intervention games and ideas.

  • What is yoga?
  • Information on research for a physical and exercise stand point.
  • Common yoga poses and modification ideas.
  • Ideas/interventions for adding yoga to the classroom.
  • Using yoga as part of your themes.
  • Collaboration ideas with other members of the school staff.
  • Where to get yoga resources.
  • BONUS MATERIAL included as part of the course.
  • Quiz and certificate of completion.

Bonus Resources

Get BONUS printable yoga cards, games, and stories to start using right now! For just taking this course you will get $20+ dollars worth of printable resources!

Certificate of Completion

Take the quiz at the end of the course to receive a certificate of completion that you can submit for continuing education to your state. You must pass the quiz with a score of 80% or higher.

This course has been given live at the school based PT/OT conference in Minnesota. If you were there you may have already taken this course.

Your Instructor

Bethany Carroll MA, OTR/L & Chanda Jothen PT, DPT
Bethany Carroll MA, OTR/L & Chanda Jothen PT, DPT

Bethany has been an occupational therapist for over 7 years. Bethany graduated from St. Catherine's University in St. Paul Minnesota with her Masters in Occupational Therapy in 2012. She has spent her occupational therapy career working with the pediatric population. She currently works in the schools at the preschool, elementary and middle school levels. She has experience in various settings including an Autism center, outpatient pediatric clinic and school districts. Bethany has taken additional yoga training in the pediatric population. She has experience presenting training and education at the Minnesota Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Institute statewide conference. Beyond pediatric yoga training, b\Bethany has additional training in Handwriting With Tears, Zones of Regulation, sensory processing, and behavior interventions. Bethany lives in Minnesota with her husband and two young children.

Chanda has been a physical therapist for over 11 years. Chanda graduated with a DPT in 2008 from the University of Wisconsin - LaCrosse and has an undergraduate degree in Kinesiology from the University of Minnesota Minneapolis in 2005. She has spent time working in orthopedics, pediatrics, and geriatrics She worked as a school based physical therapist for 7 years. Chanda has additional training in both pediatric and adult based yoga. She has presented training and education and physical therapy and occupational therapy statewide conferences and within her school district. She has held mentorship and leadership roles in the school based setting. She currently runs the website Pink Oatmeal where she tries to make life easier for therapists, teachers, and parents by providing resources that they can use in their classroom, therapy rooms, or homes that promote movement and motor skills. Chanda lives in Minnesota with her husband, dog, and three young children!

Together Bethany and Chanda have presented this course live at the Minnesota School Based Institute Conference to an audience of over 300 people.

Course Curriculum

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  What Is Yoga?
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
Does this course count for continuing education?
Although approval has not been sought out for this course, there is a quiz and certificate of completion available for 2 hours at the end of the course. You can submit this to your state and check for continuing education credit. Many people have had good luck submitting courses that don't have official approval.
Do I get the bonus materials included in this course for FREE just for purchasing?
YES! We want you to have resources today to start using yoga in the classroom. When you purchase this course you will have $20+ dollars of yoga resources to get you started !

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