2.5 DAY EVENT
JUNE 17 & 18 - 8:00-3:30
JUNE 19 - 8:00-12:00
Registration Deadline: May 25, 2019
Jen Griest Hayes, BS, MA, RYT, RCYT, spent 17 years in
the classroom as an Intervention Specialist and team
teacher, spanning grades K-12. A practicing yogi, Jen looked
for ways to help her students find tools and techniques to
help with stress management, self-regulation, and increase
movement. She took her first ChildLight Yoga training in
September of 2012 and found exactly what she was looking
for! Jen is the owner of Afterlight Fitness and Educational
Consulting, the Director of Pre/Postnatal, Early Development,
and Specialty Programs at Grow With Me Yoga & Fitness
Studio, and a Director of Programs and Teacher.
Development for ZENworks Yoga, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit
organization in Northeast Ohio.
What is IMPLEMENT?
The Yoga 4 Classrooms IMPLEMENT program was developed to inspire and
empower schools to affordably, effectively, and sustainably integrate yoga and
mindfulness school-wide by providing training and resources to encourage and
support implementation from the inside.
Our IMPLEMENT Leader Training is our advanced training program for
school-based teams and individual school professionals who wish to launch
and maintain Yoga 4 Classrooms as a school-wide initiative supporting
physical, social and emotional health and wellness, learning-readiness and a
positive school climate. Join us for 6 hours of online home study, plus 2.5 days
of engaging education, support, planning and teaming. Go back to your school
ready to LEAD and IMPLEMENT!
Prerequisites to attending the IMPLEMENT Leader Training
1) You currently hold a position as a salaried staff member of a school or
district and are inspired and motivated to lead implementation of yoga and
mindfulness practices school-wide individually or as part of a school leadership
2) You have attended a 6-hour Yoga 4 Classrooms Professional Development
Workshop (on location, online or as part of a full-day in-service).
3) You have spent a minimum of 3 months gaining experience with Yoga 4
Classrooms by actively and consistently using the tools acquired in the
workshop with your own students. It is imperative that you have some solid
experience using the Yoga 4 Classrooms activities with your students and
clients prior to attending the IMPLEMENT Leader Training.
4) You have a personal mindfulness-based practice and/or are fully dedicated
to continuing study and practice of mindfulness, e.g., meditation, yoga,
mindfulness courses for your own personal growth and development.
5) You are 100% committed to completing the 6-8 hours of online home-study
PRIOR to attending the in person portion of the training.