Implementing Yoga in Physical Education Training

Let’s take a look one of our ALL-NEW trainings coming up. If you’re a PE teacher, health teacher, current yoga instructor, social worker or school counselor, or a classroom teacher, get excited!

This program is designed to teach physical education teachers how to add a yoga program to their curriculum.  During this 20-hour workshop, you will learn how to confidently lead and teach a multi-level traditional yoga class modified to suit physical education curriculum, needs, environment, and standards.  Yoga classes offered in Physical Education can give students the tools they need to build confidence and self esteem, relieve stress and anxiety, and practice the 5 health-related fitness components throughout their lives.

The training includes:

  • How to teach and give modifications of basic postures
  • Partner and group poses
  • Breathing exercises
  • Lesson planning tools
  • Understanding the benefits of yoga
  • Learning different styles of yoga
  • Alignment strategies
  • Examples of yoga as a course/unit curriculum in a high school physical education program


Yoga By Degrees
1042 S. York St.
Elmhurst, IL 60126


2 Day Option:

Saturday, October 17 & 24, 8:00am-6:00pm


3 Day Option:

Thursday, October 22 4:00-9:00pm
Friday, October 23, 4:00-9:00pm
Saturday, October 24, 8:00am-6:00pm

Details to Know:

Space is limited! Payment can be in the forms of cash, check (payable to Jennifer Thiede), credit card at Yoga By Degrees or over the phone at 630-782-9642. Once payment is received, your spot will be held and you will receive confirmation.

Did you know… Many of our attendees have been able to get financial support from their districts!

Upon completion of the 20 hour workshop, you will receive a certificate of participation.  CPDUs may be available through your employer or credentialing organization.  As each credentialing organization has their own requirements, you should confirm with them that your training hours will apply toward your degree or continuing education requirements.  Application for accreditation from these organizations is your responsibility.

Contact Information:

Jenny Thiede

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