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Workshops

Sharing
Trauma
Informed Yoga
for Children 

25th February 2024
10.00-16.00 
In Person
7 Thane Works, London N7 7PH
Maximum of 20 participants.

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Childhood experiences can be very different, and many carry the weight of unseen struggles.

Whether we're guiding children in schools, yoga studios, or community spaces, it's crucial to recognise that some may have endured trauma, even if it's not immediately apparent.

If we don't understand how to share yoga and mindfulness in a way that is sensitive to their feelings, there is a risk of unintentionally triggering, disempowering, or instilling shame.

Since trauma resides in the body, skilful approaches are needed to help our students and clients reconnect with and trust their bodies after such experiences. Understanding trauma, how it presents and how to work with it, is key to offering yoga and mindfulness to children.

By deepening our understanding of how trauma affects the body and mind, how it influences behaviour, and what tools we can incorporate in the class to empower them, we are creating a safe space which supports their growth

The workshop will cover the following topics:

  • How our nervous system reacts to triggers

  • Different types of traumas

  • How to work with trauma using 5 key elements of trauma sensitive yoga

  • How to help children self regulate

  • How to empower children 

  • Establish a secure and supportive environment for the healing process

We will have opportunities to self reflect on different aspect related to the day including self compassion.  


With extensive experience working and sharing yoga with children and teens, Soraya and Ayala have put together this engading and rich one day workshop which will equip you with tools to support children you work with.  

 

Upon completion of the workshop you will receive a certificate accrediting you with 5 CPD points.

This workshop is suitable for yoga teachers, children yoga teachers, occupational therapists, school teachers and other professionals who are working with children and have been practicing yoga themselves. 

Ayala is a yoga therapist and a yoga teacher trainer who has been sharing yoga in the mainstream educational system as well as in therapeutic settings in the past 20 years. In the past year, Ayala implemented a therapeutic yoga intervention in a high school in London for students with ADHD/ASD. 

 

Soraya has been working with yoga for children for 17 years and for last 3 years offers trauma sensitive yoga as an adjunctive treatment to C-PTSD & PTSD (see www.sorayayoga.co.uk)

 

Investment - £108

  

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Therapeutic Breathing Practices for Children 

TBC - In person 
10.00-16.00 (UK Time)
Maximum of 8 participants.

* You will be directed to EnchantedWonders.com for payment

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In the Hatha Yoga Pradapika (an ancient yogic text) it says;"When the Breath wanders, the mind is unsteady, but when the Breath is still, so is the mind still.”

What valuable information and tools will help us implement this important idea with children and teens?

In my work with children, teens and families over the past 20 years I have noticed the importance in the way of delivering breathing practices including the understating of the relationship between breath and stress.

 

If you are working with children and curious to know more about the many benefits of breath awareness and breathing practices, I would like to invite you to join me for a 1 day workshop and explore together with me the wonders of breathing.

This workshop will equip you with the tools and knowledge (research based) which will enable you to deliver breathing practices and breath awareness practices to children and teens while encouraging curiosity, enriching knowledge and inviting playfulness.

We will find creative ways to support children’s  and carers wellbeing through breath work by making the knowledge and the practices accessible both in your classes and in their daily life. 

This is an interactive, retreat style workshop, connecting together people who are excited and curious to learn about Breath.  There will be plenty of opportunities to share practices with one another, ask questions and experiment.

The workshop is delivered in an intimate manner at a magical garden studio in the N12 area in London and includes delicious vegetarian lunch.  

I keep numbers for the workshop low in order to allow space to work with individual needs.

 

All materials and props for the workshop will be provided on the day.

 

Upon completion of the workshop you will receive a certificate accrediting you with 5 CPD points.

This workshop is suitable for yoga teachers, children yoga teachers, occupational therapists, school teachers and other professionals who are working with children and have been practicing yoga themselves. 

A free monthly continue support is offered to all who participate in this workshop. 

 

 

Investment - £144 

* You will be directed to EnchantedWonders.com for payment

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Introduction to Yoga and Creativity for Children

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Join Ayala to discover how adults can support and maintain a high level of creativity in children, so that they can grow up and stay connected to their creativity? In this workshop we will explore the different ways yoga enables us to hold and create an enriching environment for children and how to use yoga to help enhance traits and skills in children to help unfold their creativity

"I am so incredibly grateful to Ayala, the course and my class mates. I’ve learned so much and have already started to use a lot of what we practice with my children. It’s been a game changer in terms of mentally specifically. 

C.F

“Where to start, just blown away by Ayala. Her caring nurturing personality, experience, humanness. I am very lucky to have found this training and to be sharing space with her.

Sejel Bodereau

“I’m Inspired, this is such a valuable part of my yoga journey, my journey as a parent and my life journey. I am beyond grateful to Ayala generosity of spirit and Knowledge”

J.R

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