YOGA & MINDFULNESS

BRAINS Occupational Therapists and Master’s level OT students from GVSU are collaborating to bring the therapeutic benefits of yoga and mindfulness to your children in a 3-session series. This group is open to all children 6-12 years old to strengthen their bodies and minds and support a number of sensorimotor skills.

 

Saturday, February 9th
Saturday, March 16th
Saturday, April 13th
12:00 PM-1: 30 PM

 

This group is appropriate for your child if:

they are between the ages of 6 and 12 years old

they require assistance for self-calming

they have difficulty with coordination or motor planning

they want to improve their focus or attention

they need practice with body control and regulation

they want to explore multisensory play in a calm and supportive environment

they enjoy movement and hands-on activities

 

Your child can expect to learn:

self-regulation

improved attention and focus

strength and motor planning

mindful confidence

 

Yoga & Mindfulness will meet three times on Saturdays at BRAINS Main Campus. Registration and waiver are required and space is limited. It is recommended that children wear comfortable clothing that encourages freedom of movement and bring a reusable water bottle. Each class is 1.5 hours in duration. Children are encouraged to participate in all 3 sessions but are able to attend select sessions.

 

Facilitator

Sessions are supervised by Jennifer Rodriguez, MS, OTR/L, CAS and Patricia Carroll MS, OTR/L

Sessions are facilitated by masters level occupational therapy students from Grand Valley State University.

 

Registration

Speak with a support staff by calling 616-365-8920 or visit us in the office. Registration will remain open until capacity is met or until April 13th.

 

Cost

$20 per session.

 

For more information, please call BRAINS at 616.365.8920.


All groups, events, & classes are subject to change and/or cancellation dependent on attendance. Groups must meet the therapeutic & clinical requirements of both the participants & the facilitators. Families will be notified before the start of scheduled groups/classes to determine continuation or cancellation. Thank you in advance for your understanding. Cost of group is due in full regardless of session attendance. No discounts or refunds will be issued for missed sessions.