Strategies for Reducing Stress and Creating Effective Classrooms
Date: 5:00pm - 7:00pm PDT October 3, 2012 Location: Lewis & Clark Graduate Campus
Lewis & Clark Graduate Campus
When leaning a new skill or focusing on an activity, the most effective state is to be alert, yet relaxed. Stress can erode attention and make it difficult to learn, particularly if the stress is prolonged. Unfortunately school environments have become increasingly more stressful for both teachers and students.
In this workshop Lynea Gillen, founder of Yoga Calm, will teach simple, practical strategies to help reduce stress for you and your students and bring students to this relaxed, alert state which is best for learning.
Instructor: Lynea Gillen, M.S., RYT
About the Instructor
Lynea Gillen has been practicing yoga since 1973, is a Registered Yoga Teacher, and has over 30 years of experience as a school teacher and counselor. She is the coauthor of Yoga Calm for Children: Educating Heart, Mind and Body, and had trained over 700 counselors, school teachers, occupational therapist and nurses in Yoga Calm®.
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