Lisa Flynn, E-RYT 500, RCYT, is founder and CEO of ChildLight Yoga® and Yoga 4 Classrooms®, organizations providing evidence-informed yoga and mindfulness education to children, as well as training for educators and other professionals who support their well-being. She is the author of the Yoga 4 Classrooms Card Deck: Tools for Learning, Lessons for Life (2011); and Yoga for Children: 200+ Yoga Poses, Breathing Exercises, and Meditation for Healthier, Happier, More Resilient Children (Adams Media, 2013) and her work has been featured on TV news programs including Fox News, as well in publications such as Parenting, Yoga Journal, Kiwi, and Yoga Therapy Today. Lisa contributed to the first research study to use subjective and objective data to examine the acute and longitudinal effects of a school based yoga intervention in young children. The manuscript was recently published in the Journal of Evidence-Based Complementary & Alternative Medicine. Recently honored as Dover, NH region’s “Small Business of the Year,” her studio, ChildLight Yoga Studio and Training Center, serves as headquarters for its internationally recognized trainings and products while providing award-winning programming for expecting parents, babies, toddlers, children, teens, families and adults. Created with accessibility and sustainability in mind, Lisa's programs and products are successfully used in thousands of homes, schools and communities worldwide.
www.childlightyoga.com and www.yoga4classrooms.com
Sally Delisle, E-RYT500, RCYT, YACEP, is the Director and Trainer for ChildLight Yoga Teacher Trainings, as well as a Yoga 4 Classrooms Trainer. She is author/creator of the ChildLight Yoga & Mindfulness Advanced Teaching Concepts Training and manual, Yoga & Mindfulness for Youth Athletes Workshop, and contributor to the ChildLight Yoga & Mindfulness in Schools and Tweens & Teens training manuals. Sally completed her 500 hr yoga certification through The Yoga Loft of Bethlehem, PA where she is currently on faculty of the 200 and 300 hour teacher training programs. She has been sharing yoga and mindfulness practices with children, teens and adults in studio, childcare, preschool, public school, and homeschool settings, as well as teaching athletes, coaches and educators at area universities and school districts, for over 17 years. In addition to holding degrees in both Fine Arts/Dance and Psychology, Sally is a Reiki Master, Doula, and National Board Certified Reflexologist.
Jennifer Mueller, MA, E-RYT, RCYT, has been teaching yoga students of all ages since 2008 and directs a children's and family yoga program in Washington DC. In addition to being a Trainer for ChildLight Yoga® and Yoga 4 Classrooms®, Jen holds a variety of children’s yoga certifications. She is also a prenatal yoga instructor, childbirth educator, a Certified Educator of Infant Massage (CEIM) through Infant Massage USA, and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). Jen completed her adult yoga teacher training at Willow Street Yoga in Takoma Park, MD and her prenatal training with Janet Caulfield of Urban Yoga. She founded Breathing Space to create a hub for family yoga in Washington DC and to share her enthusiasm for developmentally appropriate poses, games, and songs with yogis of all ages and hopes to offer her students freedom she finds in yoga. Prior to teaching yoga full time, Jen spent more than a decade in non-profit administration and advocacy communications. Her experience in social change movements and managing charitable organizations has been extremely helpful when working with schools and community organizations to implement yoga and mindfulness programs for children. View Jen's video bio on the CLY YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/vIvt8ccTcp4
Yoga for Children: 200+ Yoga Poses, Breathing Exercises and Meditations for Healthier, Happier, More Resilient Children, by Lisa Flynn
"Play with the practices in this book and bolster your child's resilience and self-esteem as you enhance your relationship." ~ Amy Weintraub
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