Health & Wellness
Yoga for Brain Break, Relaxing Mindfulness - Ongoing Semi Private
Learner practices selected poses, breathing exercises & a meditation with affirmation creating a body/mind break to release stress, tiredness and replace those with feeling a soothing relaxation, refreshed vitality, calmness and focus.
Pamela Ocana, M.A.
387 total reviews for this teacher
1 review for this class
Completed by 4 learners
year old learners
learners per class
Meets 1x per week
Runs week after week
30 minutes per class
Important Note: CEFR: all levels Learner shall be cleared by his/her Physician to engage in the physical practice of Yoga. This is an ongoing, one on one private class for any young student needing a Brain Break as requested by some parents. Each week Learner is guided through a complete yogic practice to include a variety of accessible and relevant techniques: Each class begins with a catching up so as to be able to personalize the practice to meet learner's present needs; followed...
This class is taught in English.
Teacher has a B.A. in psychology, an M.A. in Liberal Studies, is a Yoga and Meditation college professor, holds the highest credentials from the Yoga Alliance as a Teacher. Continued Education Provider, Lead Yoga Teacher Trainer, and is also a Yoga Therapist.
N/A, but Learner is encouraged to continue practicing on their own, even if it is just one pose a day for a few breaths, developing self-awareness, physical/mental concentration, and building a discipline that will turn into a solid personal practice to help as needed for a lifetime.
Space: Learner will need a quiet space in the home, without sensorial (unless child needs it) and/or electronic interruptions. Materials: Ideally, learner will have a non-slippery Yoga mat, a blanket (regular or weighted whichever one they prefer), a yoga strap, 2 yoga blocks, eye pillow (it could be any alternative acceptable to child like a small folded towel), and a cushion (or pillow) for his/her comfort. Water bottle: Learner will not need a water bottle, but it is encouraged that they be properly pre-hydrated. Clothing: Clothing (pants and a top) should be loose and comfortable. No shoes and no socks are required as Yoga is practiced barefoot for better grounding, freedom of movement and safety. Parents: Parents are encouraged to stay nearby in the background, monitoring the child's wellbeing, in case child needs parental support. Notebook & Pen: Optional, Learner may want to keep a journal of his/her class experiences.
Informal throughout class and with final review.
30 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Safety First: Learner shall be cleared by his/her Physician to engage in the physical practice of Yoga. By registering Learner in this class, Guardian/Parent(s) acknowledge(s) they understand there are always risks in any physical program, assume(s) all risks, and waive(s) any rights to file any claim against the instructor in regards to Learner's participation in class. Learner shall have had nothing to eat a couple of hours prior to the class and be properly hydrated.
Pamela Ocana, M.A.It is my passion to share the gifts of Yoga, Meditation, Art History/Humanities, Languages, Kindness & Logic in a joyful & mindful way with children of all ages, including those young at heart. I believe these areas of study help cultivate personal wellbeing, an enriched community, and ultimately, a more peaceful world.
387 total reviews
759 completed classes
1) I teach subjects that have captivated my mind and heart for a lifetime: Mindful Yoga, rooted in its well-proven techniques (Mindfulness, Poses, Breathing Control Exercises, and Meditation); kid-friendly Art History classes; Linguistic...