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Yoga Calm Intensives

The Intensive introduces the complete Yoga Calm system, its principles, research support and over 100 activities and lesson plans from the Wellness 1, Wellness 2 and Wellness 3 courses.

These courses cover the entire Yoga Calm Wellness Curriculum including mindfulness and breathing exercises, simple yoga poses, social/emotional skill development activities, relaxation/storytelling processes and emotional guidance techniques. These activities are effective for a wide range of ages (PreK-12), settings, and populations, including special-needs children.

Overall, you will learn new activities, games, and processes that:

  • Reduce stress, self-nurture, and regulate emotions
  • Improve self control, concentration and imagination
  • Increase fitness, self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Enhance communication, trust, teamwork and leadership skills
  • Help with sensory integration, ADHD, autism, anxiety, and other needs
  • Help you with classroom management
  • Support your health!

The course series also provides a supportive environment in which to observe, practice-teach, develop new skills and nurture yourself. (See photo gallery from past events.)

The course format, and the Yoga Calm approach, features a cycle of physical yoga, cognitive learning and relaxation/integration — for an effective, yet relaxed approach to learning.

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Start Learning Now!

Our new hybrid course design for the Intensive allows you to begin your coursework as soon as you register with online videos, readings and resources.  A great way to learn at a convenient time and location and to repeatedly watch and practice activities. Then in June you will be ready to deepen your knowledge with a full day of experiential activities and Q&A sessions.

multnomah fallsRelax, Refresh, Renew

The Oregon Summer Intensive is held at Still Meadow Retreat Center, one of  Oregon’s secret jewels, with beautiful gardens, incredible food and 60 acres of woods, grape orchards and trails. At the foot of Mt. Hood, 30 minutes from Downtown Portland and Portland International Airport, Edgefield Resort and the spectacular Columbia River Gorge and 90 minutes to the beach, Still Meadow is the perfect location for seeing the best of Oregon. There will also be ample time to renew your spirit with restorative yoga sessions, walks in the woods, great food, and a sauna for relaxation after each day’s sessions.

Get Credit!

The Oregon Summer Intensive qualifies for 36 CEU/Clock Hours and/or 3 PSU Graduate/Undergraduate Credits. Alls coursework also applies toward the Yoga Calm Youth Instructor and Adult Instructor (RYT-200) Certification program. Certificate of training hours provided for all workshops. Contact your Intensive instructor for more information about continuing education credit.

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