Niroga Events

Dynamic Mindfulness Training

Los Angeles, CA | February 1 & 2, 2019

Dynamic Mindfulness in classroom

Create a mindful classroom where meaningful learning and connection happen.

Stress blocks learning and connection. Learn how to reset and refocus your students and yourself in our immersive two-day training.

Dynamic Mindfulness training"This has transformed the school and given a new sense of purpose and vigor to the students and staff at CPHS, and develops students capacities beyond the classroom."

- Principal Robert R. Garcia, Canoga Park High School

We believe that your health is key to your students' well-being.

Experience Dynamic Mindfulness, learn how it supports self-care, and develop strategies for incorporating it into your personal and professional life in our immersive two-day training. You'll also gain the knowledge and tools to introduce it to your classroom, laying the foundation for meaningful learning and connection. Transformation begins one breath, one caring teacher, and one mindful child at time.

"I am now trained in Dynamic Mindfulness by Niroga [Institute], which has taken my emotional intelligence tools to the next level...I incorporate Dynamic Mindfulness into most of my trainings and student discipline. Making transformative life skills an essential focus will reform our classrooms."

- Assistant Principal Christina Lincoln-Moore, LAUSD, Chairperson of the California Mathematics Council - South (CMC-S) Equity, Access and Empowerment Committee

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Learn experientially  
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Share Confidently

Dynamic Mindfulness in class

Build a foundation for success.
Teach Dynamic Mindfulness practices that help students connect, learn, and grow.


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Learn experientially

Be a student again. Experience the benefits of Dynamic Mindfulness for yourself. Investigate the science of how Dynamic Mindfulness works. Understand why sharing trauma-informed, stress resilient mindfulness activities based in movement is crucial to your and your students' success.

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Share Confidently

Develop your teaching skills in our on-site practicum. One of the best ways to learn is to teach, and you'll have opportunities throughout our training to teach peers, gain feedback, and design mindfulness practices that support your specific goals and needs. Transformation begins with you.

CASELThis training is based on our comprehensive, CASEL approved curriculum. Participants will receive a copy of this book as part of the training.

Day 1: Dynamic Mindfulness Foundation
Research shows that modeling mindfulness is one of the most effective ways you can improve your students' behaviors and emotions.

February 1
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Dynamic Mindfulness Foundation focuses on self-care as the first step in sharing these valuable tools with students. You will learn why it is essential to heal before you teach through an investigation of the science of how Dynamic Mindfulness works. You will also develop skills to be able to incorporate Dynamic Mindfulness into your life, providing you with greater personal and professional sustainability.

Day 2: Dynamic Mindfulness Teacher Training*
Learn to teach Dynamic Mindfulness as a tool for stress resilience, focused attention and emotion regulation.

February 2
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

During the second day of this immersive training you will gain experience teaching Dynamic Mindfulness. You will also be able to confidently implement our Transformative Life Skills Curriculum. Through practice teaching, group discussion, and expert support you will be able to successfully lead Dynamic Mindfulness with students, clients, families, colleagues, and more. You will also deepen your own Dynamic Mindfulness practice of mindful movement, breathing techniques, and centering.

Day 1: Dynamic Mindfulness Foundation Training ​

  • Identify personal stressors and coping mechanisms
  • Utilize tools for stress-resilience that are personally optimal
  • Understand and explain the impact of chronic stress on the brain and behavior
  • Interpret the neuro-scientific basis of how Dynamic Mindfulness works
  • Describe how Dynamic Mindfulness can help mitigate the effects of trauma, including secondary trauma
  • Apply trauma-informed instruction to their Dynamic Mindfulness protocol
  • Facilitate a 15-minute Dynamic Mindfulness protocol that can be done anytime, anywhere

Day 2: Dynamic Mindfulness Teacher Training ​

  • Identify and analyze the benefits of Dynamic Mindfulness as a tool for stress management, self-care, and healing from secondary trauma
  • Describe how Dynamic Mindfulness can enhance stress-resilience, increase attention, self-control, and emotion regulation in children, adolescents, and adults
  • Design a lesson or client session that strategically incorporates the Dynamic Mindfulness ABCs for the specific needs of that class, student, or client
  • Apply appropriate interventions for student or client stress response of fight, flight or freeze
  • Apply trauma-informed instruction to their Dynamic Mindfulness protocol
  • Facilitate a 15-minute Dynamic Mindfulness protocol that can be utilized in a professional setting
  • Create an implementation plan to integrate Dynamic Mindfulness into their professional practice

*You can sign up for one day or both. Please know that Day 1: Dynamic Mindfulness Foundation (DMF) is a prerequisite for Day 2: Dynamic Mindfulness Teacher Training. The online version of the DMF, Dynamic Mindfulness For Stress Resilience, satisfies the prerequisite requirement.

Faculty

The 2 Day training will be conducted by Joyce Hu, Niroga Regional Manager, Southern California, and Camille Aragon, Program Manager, Southern California.

 


Continuing Education Units

Upon completing this course:

  • Educators can receive 0.5 units of Continuing Education from Cal State East Bay for each 6-hour day of the trainings. Both days together are available for 1 unit.
  • The two-day training meets the qualifications for 12 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Provider Number: 128478.
  • There is an additional administrative $20 fee to issue CEUs.
  • For more information on Continuing Education Credits.

 

Dynamic Mindfulness Training

Location:
University of Southern California, Village Community Room
3015 S. Hoover Street
Building 1-189
Los Angeles, CA 

  • Day 1 DMF - February 1, 2019
    9AM – 4PM PSTwith break for lunch
  • Day 2 DMT - February 2, 2019
    9AM – 4PM PSTwith break for lunch

Your Day 1 registration fee includes Niroga's CASEL recommended curriculum.

Space is Limited. Register Early!
Early Bird Price until January 18, 2019.

CEUs available. Visit our Continuing Education information page for more info.

Please note that all registration fees and CEU costs are non-refundable. Because there are no refunds for the Niroga CEU administration fee or the Cal State East Bay cost per unit, please confirm with your employer or district that CEUs provided through Cal State East Bay are eligible.

Day 1 only

Dynamic Mindfulness Foundations Training - $250

Day 2 only

Dynamic Mindfulness Teacher Training - $250