Social/Emotional Connections to Learning

Social/Emotional Connections to Learning (Wellness 3)

This course familiarizes participants with 20 social/emotional games and yoga-based processes that can be used in PreK-12 classrooms, counseling or therapeutic settings to teach skills in communication, respecting personal boundaries, recognizing and responding to feelings and how to use physical activity and breathing techniques to help manage emotions.

Developed from over 30 years of counseling and teaching in both schools and clinical settings and informed from research, Yoga Calm is effective and appropriate for all ages and abilities.

Case histories from school counseling, private practice and clinical experience will be used to highlight successful techniques and strategies for working with a broad range of student needs. The use of storytelling, symbolic language and the complementary aspects of Eastern and Western psychology will also be covered.

No prior yoga experience is necessary.

No prerequisites to this course.

Fully online with lifetime access to course materials. Start anytime.

Other Course Benefits

Students learn about Yoga Calm’s social/emotional skills-building activities and applications for children in various settings, as well as yoga in general as a complete wellness system.

Participants experience firsthand the use of communications skills activities such as reflecting feelings, paraphrasing, appropriately sharing one’s story, and using encouraging and supportive words. They will also learn how to help children learn about

  • Personal boundaries and appropriate ways of establishing them.
  • Student strengths, personal awareness, archetypes and the roles they play in personal success.
  • Giving and receiving compliments.
  • Using positive self-talk to attain goals.
  • Identifying and managing strong emotions

Activities You Will Learn

Specific Activities, from the book Yoga Calm for Children, that you will learn include:

  • Archetype Game
  • Back Breathing
  • Calm Voice
  • Changing Channels
  • Child
  • Communication Game
  • Community Circle
  • Conflicting Feelings
  • Exploring Feelings
  • Guided Relaxations – Symbolic Imagery
  • Happiness Recipe
  • Harassment Prevention
  • Mindful Snack
  • Past, Present, Future (Warrior II)
  • Personal Space
  • Pinwheel Breath
  • Tree Challenge
  • Trickster
  • Yes/No

Start Now!

Our online courses allow you to begin your coursework as soon as you register, with online videos, readings and resources. It’s a great way to learn at a convenient time and place and to repeatedly watch and practice activities.

Get Credit! Get Certified!

Coursework applies towards the Yoga Calm Youth Instructor program.

A certificate of completion, showing 12 instructional hours, is provided and coursework is accepted for continuing education by many professional licensing boards.

This course also qualifies for one University of the Pacific/Benerd College graduate-level, semester credit, and 12 Clock Hours from Washington School Counseling Association.


$195 Course fee

10% Group Discount for groups of 3 or more. Contact for registration information)

Purchase orders accepted. Send PO to along with registrant names and email addresses)

Installment billing available. Select “PayPal CREDIT” upon checkout for 6 months of interest-free financing (requires a minimum $25/month payment).

Contact us if you have any questions.


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