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Children's Yoga Teacher Training

95-Hour Registered Children's Yoga Teacher Training | PDF
begins in January. With Louise Goldberg, Christine Apter, Veronica Aguire, Beth Johnson. For educators, yoga teachers, and therapists. Hours apply toward 95- HR Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher certification, Yoga Alliance CEU’s, or Advanced Teacher Training. Previous relevant trainings accepted. Mentorship hours available. Email info@yogacenterdb.com for details.

  • Jan 21-22: Classroom Yoga Breaks Module 1 (12 hr) with Louise Goldberg, ERYT 500 (lead trainer). $250, includes text.
  • Jan 29: Early Childhood Yoga (8 hr) with Veronica Barker-Aguirre, RYT 500. $150.
  • Feb 11-12: Creative Relaxation® Yoga Therapy for Children with Autism and Special Needs Level 1 (12 hr) with Louise Goldberg. $250, includes text & DVD (course repeated May 6-7).
  • March 4-5: Mindful Yoga for Children (12 hr) with Beth Johnson, ERYT 200. $225. | PDF
  • March 12: Classroom Yoga Breaks Module 2 (8 hr) with Louise Goldberg $150
  • March 25-26 YOMU (YogaMusic): The Wisdom is In You (12 hr) with Cynthia Zak, RYT500. $250, includes original music CD.
  • April 22-23: Yoga for Teens and young adults (12 hr) with Christine Apter ERYT500. $225.
  • May 6-7: Creative Relaxation® Yoga Therapy for Children with Autism and Special Needs Level 1 (12 hr) with Louise Goldberg. $250, includes text (same course as Feb 11-12).
  • May 20-21: Creative Relaxation® Yoga Therapy for Children with Autism and Special Needs Level 2 (12 hr) with Louise Goldberg. $225.
  • PLUS 7 hours of non-contact hours, assistant teaching, or mentoring with one of the faculty.
  • Includes 95 HOUR RCYT certificate for Yoga Alliance.
Save $225 and receive a guaranteed place in each class.
Courses may also be purchased separately.

Hours also apply toward Registered Children's Yoga Teacher certifications, Yoga Alliance CEU's, or Advanced Teacher Training. Creative Relaxation® courses previously taken may be applied toward 95 hours.
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RCYT Course: Classroom Yoga Breaks: Yoga and Mindfulness Curriculum© | PDF
Module 2: Sunday, March 12, 2017 8:00 am - 5:00 pm)
With Louise Goldberg, ERYT 500. BREATHE FIRST © is a secular, research-based curriculum of twelve thematic units for implementation in classrooms. Brief practices of 1 to 5-minutes include movement, breath, focus, and meditation for use by teachers and counselors to enhance learning readiness, executive function, and self-regulation at school and at home. $150. Register via Paypal | More Info >

RCYT Course 3: Creative Relaxation®: Yoga Therapy for Children with Autism and Special Needs
12-hour Certificate Teacher Trainings with Louise Goldberg, MA, ERYT 500 for yoga teachers, therapists, educators. CEU’s RYT’s, OT’s, OTA’s (FL). www.yogaforspecialneeds.com

Level 1: February 11-12, 2017 and May 6-7, 2017 Learn more >
Curriculum includes effective communication techniques, creating opportunities for independence, adaptations for visual learners, varied styles of teaching, yoga for groups/privates. Includes text, DVD.

Level 2: May 20-21, 2017 (pre-requisite: completion of Level 1) Learn more >
Advanced curriculum, creating specialized lessons, updated research, practice teaching and assessment. Children with special needs are included for demo lessons. Level 2 certificate; website listing.

Level 3: Summer/Fall 2017
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Upcoming Events & Workshops

Meditation Series | PDF
Thursdays in February, February 2, 9, 16, 23 • 7:30 - 9:00 pm
with Christine Apter, PhD, ERYT500. For new and experienced meditators. Join millions of others in the world who benefit from the mental exercise. Learn to meditate or deepen your practice. Simple and varied techniques, Background, Benefits and cautions will be presented, Plenty of practice. $60 for four sessions.

Yoga Philosophy & Meditation Workshop
Saturday, February 18 • 1:00 - 3:00 pm
with Charlene Wilkinson. Explore, through discussion, pranayama, and meditation, how to incorporate the principles of yoga into every area of life. A portion of this class includes a meditation practice. All levels welcome. $15 prepaid, $20 at door.

Sound Healing with Yogi/Musician Richard Brookens
Sunday, February 19 • 2:30 - 4:00 pm | PDF
Tune in, Turn on and Drop deeper into yourself with a Gong Meditation! With Gongs, Tibetan Singing Bowls, Ting-Shaws, chimes and bamboo flute. You’ll also learn a simple Mantra. $15 pre-registered, $20 at door.

JOURNEY THROUGH THE CHAKRAS: Yoga and Meditation Retreat
February 23-26, 2017. DaySpring Retreat Center, Ellenton, FL with JoAnn Evans and Louise Goldberg. Learn More >

Teacher Training
200 hour Teacher Training will resume September 2017​.

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Ongoing / Weekly Events & Workshops

Children's Yoga Tuesdays, resumes September 6 • 4:30 - 5:15pm
Facilitated by Louise Goldberg and Jane Charland. For Ages 7 and up. No classes during school vacation days. $10, or $8 each for siblings. Visit http://creativerelaxation.net for more information.

Feldenkrais Method: Awareness Through Movement
Tuesdays • 1:30 - 2:30 pm
Taught by Iris Alsheh GCFP, BFLT. The Feldenkrais Method is a mental and physical improvement system based on discovering natural, easy, efficient and pleasurable ways of moving your mind and body. It is based on the premise that all human beings have the potential to learn to do everything they do in easier, less effortful and more satisfying ways than is their habit. Please call 954-330-6991 if interested. Suggested donation $10. FIRST CLASS FREE!

Connected Warriors: FREE Yoga Class for Veterans and Family Members Only
Mondays • 2:00 - 3:00 pm
With Angela VanHemert and Staff. We are grateful to offer this program and thank Angela for her commitment. All levels welcome.

Yoga on the Wall
First Sunday of each month • 5:15 - 6:45 pm

with Sabah. Finding your center of balance can sometimes be as difficult as finding your inner peace. A wall can be as useful as a Yoga mat when it comes to certain positions. Whether you are looking to perfect an existing pose, or tackle a new challenging one, the wall will keep you as steady as a rock. Experience profound body awareness, deep peace and relaxation, powerful stretching while keeping the spine in perfect alignment. $15.

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General Information

Teacher Training
200-hour Teacher Training will resume September 2017.
Advanced Yoga Trainings Facilitated by Christine Apter, PhD, RYT 500
Workshops for teachers and advanced students are held once a month during the summer months. Explore techniques and philosophy and deepen your understanding and practice of the vast and treasured teachings of yoga. These workshops are intended to advance yoga teachers and serious practitioners by providing deeper explorations into asana, pranayana, meditation, anatomy, philosophy in a well-planned, experiential atmosphere. They are designed to meet the curricular requirements of Yoga Alliance for continuing education and expansion toward advanced teacher status. Ample materials, notes and resources are provided.

Yoga Nidra
Yoga Nidra is a practice that includes intention filled guided meditation, gentle stretches, breathing and deep relaxation in which the mind withdraws from the senses and turns inward.

Yoga Nidra takes you deep inside to a threshold state between sleep and wakefulness, a state in which you are very receptive and connected to your intuition. It enables you to find answers within to your problems and concerns. It increases creativity and inspiration and enables you to live a peaceful and meaningful life. It is a beautiful and ancient practice of complete physical, mental and emotional relaxation while still maintaining awareness at the deeper levels.

Yoga Nidra workshops are presented in the spring and the fall at the Yoga Center.

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