Brain-based learning empowers you to teach in the ways that children learn best. In this workshop, you will learn the fundamentals of brain-based learning and understand how to integrate strategies into the classroom through yoga tools. With a basic understanding of how the brain works, you will easily utilize evidence-based principles and strategies to instantly engage learners in any topic.
Topics Covered: The Brain (Structures, function, and childhood differences); Neuroscientific Principles (Integration, neuroplasticity); Yoga Tools for Brain Based Learning (Movement, play, stress reduction, emotional regulation, and prosocial activities)
Bonus! Download a free copy of the Yoga Ed. Brain-Based Learning Manual by enrolling in this course. This 30 page full color e-book summarizes all topics covered and comes complete with illustrations.
Recommended Background: None. Anyone who is interested in learning about this topic is welcome to take this course.
Course Length: This course includes 2 sections of video lectures ~1 hour in total, with optional quiz questions to test your understanding.
A strategist by trade and scientist at heart, Julia earned her degree in Human Biology with a focus on the Brain & Behavior at Brown University. While studying in Providence, Julia joined the Britton Lab to examine the effects of mindfulness-based practices on emotion and affect in teenage students. Through her research studies, Julia witnessed the power of teaching life skills from an early age and now deeply believes its potential to transform the holistic health of future generations. Julia is currently the head of operations at Yoga Ed. and strives to leverage technology to share yoga education with communities worldwide.