TEEN YOGA AND MINDFULNESS
& CHILL SKILLS
TEEN YOGA & MINDFULNESS
Suitable for pre-teens and teens
Classes designed specifically for the needs of teens and pre-teens, teaching yoga postures, breath awareness, meditation and relaxation techniques.
Young people are given time to connect with themselves and the space to be present and calm and encourage balance in their life.
Classes include postures for strength and flexibility, relaxation and mindfulness practices for concentration and de-stressing and a range of breathing exercises.
There is an emphasis on learning techniques to use at home and/or in the classroom to help focus, stay calm and most importantly, relax.
All delivered in a fun, safe, non-competitive and welcoming space.
Regular Yoga classes can help with:
Increasing strength and stamina
Confidence and raising self esteem
Increasing focus and concentration
Skills to help manage exam stress
Feeling grounded and balanced
Reducing tension, stress and anxiety
Being in the present moment
Time to be still and rest body and mind
Classes can be themed, for example
Yoga for Self-Esteem
Yoga to De-stress
Yoga for Concentration & Focus
Yoga to Energise
Yoga to deal with Anger
Whatever the theme there are always discussions on how yoga relates to everyday life and encouragement to bring techniques into daily life.
Chill Skills sessions can be run as a one off or as a series of themed sessions.
They work particularly well for students in Years 11 and 13 in the run up to exams.
The sessions help students relax, focus and keep calm. All vital, especially so in the run up to exams.
The emphasis is on teaching students skills that they can use off the mat, in the classroom and even in the exam room to help.
Sessions can also be classroom based so no mats or hall space required.
“I like yoga because it helps me relax and be more calm.”
“I’m doing yoga because I find it relaxing and thoroughly enjoyable. It also helps with my strength and flexibility.”
“I wanted to continue doing yoga because I believe that it makes me better physically but also mentally.”
USEFUL TO KNOW
All abilities are catered for
and every body
Wear loose comfortable clothing and try not to
eat anything too heavy
before a class.