Youth, Parents, and Teachers

Youth, Parents & Teachers

Kids Yoga (ages 4-8)

This fun, upbeat class will assist children in gaining flexibility and strength in the physical body, while also supporting their social-emotional development by boosting self-confidence, self-acceptance, and helping them to learn mind-quieting (meditation) techniques to deal with stressfull situations.  Crystal Widmann, M.S., M.Ed., E-RYT 200, RCYT

Newtown Campus/$49/ RCHYC 9003 C01
4 Thu, 10/8-10/29, 4:30-5:15 pm

Preteen Yoga (ages 9-12)

This fun, upbeat class will assist preteens in gaining flexibility and strength in the physical body, while also supporting their social-emotional development by boosting self-confidence, self-acceptance, and helping them to learn mind-quieting 9mediation) techniques to deal with stressful situations.  Each class will include a sequence of yoga postures, basic age-appropriate meditation techniques, journaling, and time for group sharing.  Crystal Widmann, M.S., M.Ed., E-RYT 200, RCYT

Newtown Campus/$59/ RCHYC 9004 C01
4 Thu, 10/8-10/29, 5:30-6:30 pm

Ballet for Tots (ages 3-5)

Dreams of being a dancer start now! Let your children enhance their sense of rhythm, balance, coordination, flexibility, and posture as they dance to fun “song and dance” routines. This ballet class will involve basic barre work to music and stretching on a continuing basis. Elena Lydon

Newtown Campus /$69/RCHYC 9001 C01
6 Mon, 9/28-11/2, 4:30-5:15pm

Ballet/Tap Combo (ages 5-7)

Graceful ballet, happy tap! Let your children enhance their sense of rhythm, balance, coordination, flexibility, and posture as they learn both fun styles of dance. This ballet/tap class will involve basic barre work to music and stretching on a continuing basis, tap combinations and warm-up dance to enhance timing. Elena Lydon

Newtown Campus /$69/RCHYC 9002 C01
6 Mon, 9/28-11/2, 5:20-6:05pm

DYSLEXIA: The Reason About 80% of Struggling Readers Struggle: What Is It? What to Do?

This course will help participants understand the cause and impact of dyslexia on both children and adults.  Using visuals, lecture, interaction with workshop leader and group discussion, it will demonstrate the symptoms of dyslexia in small children, middle school children, teens and even adults. Participants will learn how to help their children, students or themselves, the kinds of teaching methods that works for them, how to convey their needs to others. Anne R. Edwards

Newtown Campus/$89 RCEGN 8655 C01
3 Wed, 10/7-10/21; 7-9pm

Children’s Yoga Teacher Training Program (RCYT Yoga Alliance Approved)

Learn to teach yoga to children from ages two through teen!  This comprehensive, Yoga Alliance-approved program will cover childhood development, communication with parents/caregivers, yoga poses and activities appropriate for each age level.  You’ll learn how to develop class plans and effectively teach yoga to children of all ages.  We will also cover legal considerations of teaching yoga to children and have ample time for observation and practice teaching.  This course is appropriate for yoga teachers, educators, nurses, child psychologists or anyone who would like to learn more about sharing yoga with kids!  This program satisfies the requirements of the RCYT (Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher) designation with Yoga Alliance. Crystal Widmann, M.S., M.Ed., E-RYT 200, RCYT

Newtown/$1,199 (plus $75 materials fee paid directly to instructor)/ WSMCE 5140 C01
3 Sa, 9/12, 10/10, 11/14, 9 am – 4 pm
3 Sun, 9/13, 10/11, 11/15, 9 am – 4 pm
15 Thur, 9/3-12/17 (no class on 11/26), 6:30-9:30 pm