This course is designed for 3-6 year olds to learn the practices of mindfulness and yoga in a fun, interactive way. Each child will be accompanied by 1 or 2 parents, and all activities will involve both the parents and children.
Workshop Learning Objectives
Develop skills to understand stresses and develop coping strategies
Develop skills to manage reduce and manage anxiety, habits that transcend into adulthood
Improve understanding of sensations and feelings and how to respond rather than react
Improved focus and attention
Learn to communicate and listen with greater mindfulness to family, friends and in school
Deepen interpersonal relationships.
About the Instructor
Nicole Coogan is a NYS Licensed Social Worker, a NYS Certified School Social Worker and a Certified Children’s Yoga Instructor. For the past eight years, she has been employed by a Long Island School District as a School Social Worker. In 2015, she opened her own private practice in Sayville, NY called, Inspire Counseling, where she provides therapy to children and their families to help manage anxiety, depression, ADHD, OCD, grief, anger, self-esteem and other struggles they may be facing. Nicole became certified in children’s yoga and mindfulness through ChildLight Yoga this past year to provide “therapy yoga” tailored to the individual needs of her clients. Nicole works to incorporate stress reduction, yoga and mindfulness into her therapy and is excited and honored to now be working with children through the Long Island Center for Mindfulness to teach these skills in their mindfulness groups. She has been personally trained by Cory Muscara through the Long Island Center for Mindfulness to teach this 6-week kids mindfulness course.
Investment: $160 for 1 child (includes 1 or 2 parents) / $295 for 2 children (includes 1 or 2 parents)
We have a limited number of partial scholarships available for those unable to cover the registration cost.If you are interested in a scholarship, and/or have concerns or questions before registering, please reach out at firstname.lastname@example.org