July 1, 2018

Wellness Training Program for Agencies and Community Centers

Mindful Yoga Chicago provides nationwide training programs for facilitators, coaches, therapists, and other professions working in hospitals, agencies, and community centers. Led by Melissa Leger, E-RYT® 200, RYT® 500, YACEP®, MBSR Level 1 Instructor, training programs are customized to meet the needs of the organization. With over 18 years in training experience at the corporate and municipality level, Melissa noticed in the health and wellness industry, specifically for mind-body techniques, there was a shortage of training available that addressed the needs of organizations to adequately train professionals using adult learning methods. Additionally, most programs were not tailored to meet the needs of special populations who may have never been exposed to yoga or meditation or had different physical or mental abilities.

Mindful Yoga Chicago bridges the gap by creating professionally customized programming that includes mind-body techniques and application in professional and formalized training formats. We create curriculums, instructor guides, student manuals, training schedules, as well as program development to help create standardized programs for your team.

Mindful Yoga Chicago Provides


  • Customized curriculum development after an initial assessment with key leaders. Topics include but are not limited to:
    • Teaching yoga to special populations
    • Stress reduction and relaxation techniques
    • Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
    • Journaling techniques
    • Meditation techniques
    • Mindful communication
    • Yoga Nidra or guided relaxations
    • Art therapy
    • Mindful eating
    • Coaching programs
    • Personal finance
    • Aromatherapy
    • Exercise
    • Healthy eating habits
  • Facilitation of training onsite, online, and phone-based training
  • A wide network of subcontractors to help facilitate additional training within the program to meet organizational needs
  • Assessments and check-ins with key leaders or training participants
  • Group and individual mentoring and coaching
  • Train the trainer modules after the initial curriculum has been developed to create self-sustaining programs
  • Assistance with best practice hiring methods in the wellness fields for sustainability
  • Professional training techniques based on adult learning methods
  • Creation of organizational training manuals, online courses, and ongoing programs
  • The ability for the Yoga Alliance Certification for participants if desired
  • Ability to train on Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Techniques and for participant certification

Training Programs Are Ideal For


  • VA Hospitals
  • Community Centers
  • Senior Centers
  • Physical Therapists Offices
  • Outreach Organizations
  • Prisons
  • Recreational centers

Experience


  • Experienced in leading conference format, group, remote, and one to one training
  • Customized employee training
  • Yoga and meditation practice and instruction
  • Partnering with other professionals to fill training needs and gaps
  • Trauma-informed training and practice
  • Creation of mind-body and series for organizations and training to ensure sustainability
  • Leadership training at the C-Level.

Company Information


Agami Karma Yoga DBA Mindful Yoga Chicago

Operating since 2012 with over 18 years in training experience

LLC For-profit Organization
Pending designations:
• WOSB, MBE, VBE

Nationwide and remote training locations

DUNS: 081338320
NAICS Codes: 611620, 611699, 611519, 611710

Yoga Alliance School and Continuing Education Provider

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