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Help your students find their Hidden Warrior. By building stronger inner resources through yoga and mindfulness, you are giving them the tools to they need to thrive in a challenging world.
Schoolhouse Warriors | Yoga & Mindfulness for the Classroom
Today’s students face tremendous pressure to achieve within a world that is often overwhelming. The tools of yoga and mindfulness offer proven methods of developing the inner resilience needed to navigate physical, mental and emotional stress. Bringing these practices to your school is a simple way to support making your students’ lives healthier, and can increase their capacity to learn effectively, manage challenging emotions, self-regulate behavior, and achieve personal and academic success.
Each and every class is comprised of breathing techniques to balance stress and energy levels. Yoga asanas(poses) to create space, balance, and strength from the inside out. And meditation to clear the mind, cultivate self love, and create compassion.
Improved overall health
Increased strength and ﬂexibility
Improved body image
Better sleep quality
Improved executive function
Improved focus and attention
Greater sensory integration
Improved emotional regulation
Greater self confidence
Decreased stress and anxiety
Greater compassion and empathy
Increased leadership skills
Greater sense of community and safer school climate
Michelle Ireland uses her 25 year career as a Montessori Teacher and 200RYT training with The American Yoga Academy to guide her students and clients into a journey of health and wellness. With a passion for education coupled with a warm and loving essence, her classes nourish the body, mind and spirit giving true meaning to the union through yoga. Michelle received her Fitness Business Certification from Rutgers University in early 2016. Michelle has Reiki I and II Certifications, and has training in Kundalini Children's Yoga, Yoga Nidra, and Prenatal Yoga. She also holds a Certification in Mindfulness for Well-being and Peak Performance. She is currently pursuing a 500RYT by continuing her studies with world renowned International Yoga Therapist, health & wellness expert Claire Diab.
Schoolhouse Warriors | Montessori Connection
Similarities of Yoga and Montessori
Both have a calming and centering effect on the child.
Both begin simply and then gradually increase in difficulty.
Both provide movement. (Maria Montessori built movement into the work and eliminated sitting at desks.)
Both yoga and Montessori build peace from the inside out.
Both yoga and Montessori focus inward and increase awareness.
Both yoga and Montessori are non-competitive.
Like Montessori work, the emphasis for Yoga With Children is on the process, not the end product. Enjoy the poses without concern about doing the perfect pose.
Many of the asanas (poses) have names based in Mother Nature, giving a direct
correspondence to many of the terms used in a Montessori environment.
We want the child to be successful in order to build self esteem, so the poses are modified and sequenced to give the child the tools to do them successfully.
There are three parts of a pose: going into a pose, being in the pose, and coming out of a pose with control. These correlate with carrying a piece of
work from the shelf, using the work, and thoughtfully placing a work back on the shelf.
Schoolhouse Warriors |Price Sheet
Billed in hourly increments. Paid through half or *in full. (*discounts applied below)
Recommended Class times:
Toddler / 30 minutes
Pre-school / 30 minutes ( 45 min. available after 10 weeks* )
Elementary / 45 minutes ( 1 hr. available after 10 weeks* )( *evaluation dependent )
6 Week Session
Totals per Session
2 payments (3 weeks)
Pd. In Full($20 savings)
$100 x 6 = $600
$150 x 6 = $900
8 Week Session
2 payments (4 weeks)
Pd. In Full ($25 savings)
$100 x 8 = $800
$150 x 8 = $1200
10 Week Session
2 payments (5 weeks)
Pd. In Full ($30 savings)
$90 x 10 = $900
$135 x 10 = $1350
$1320ols of yoga and mindfulness offer proven methods of developing the inner resilience needed to navigate physical, mental and emotional stress. Bringing these practices to your school is a simple way to support making your students’ lives healthier, and can increase their capacity to learn effectively, manage challenging emotions, self-regulate behavior, and achieve personal and academic success.
Totals per Se