120 Day Event Calendar Mon August 21, 2017 - Tue December 19, 2017
Drug Awareness-A Seminar for Parents
with Art Martinez
Sun September 10, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lieutenant –Cook County Sheriff’s Police Department, Retired.
Art Martinez served for 28 years with the Cook County Sheriff’s Police Department in Illinois. While with the department he spent time in uniform, tactical unit, undercover narcotics, gangs and special assignments. He was Deputy Director of the Metropolitan Enforcement Group of Cook County, the largest multi-jurisdictional drug task force in Illinois, where he served for 17 years. He has been assigned as a Group Supervisor of a DEA Drug Homicide team, has been assigned to a State Police narcotics and currency interdiction team and as a Lieutenant, supervised four gang and narcotics teams for the Cook County Sheriff’s Police.
During his career with the Cook County Sheriff’s Police, Art has conducted narcotics investigations from street level operations to upper level conspiracies as well as infiltrating major drug trafficking organizations. He has been the recipient of numerous awards from the International Narcotics Enforcement Officers Association, including three awards for valor while supervising undercover operations. He has been qualified as an expert in the narcotics field both in state and federal court and has been called to testify in several states throughout the country.
Art has coordinated and taught courses in narcotics investigations for the Illinois State Police, the Cook County Sheriff’s Police, the Illinois Drug Enforcement Officers Association (IDEOA) and North East Multi-Regional Training (NEMRT).
Art Martinez has presented drug awareness seminars to parent groups throughout Cook County, as well as teaching the dangers of drug use to middle school children in several schools.
Restorative Yoga Training
with David Bryan
Sat September 16, 2017 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
A Yin Yoga Training: Deepening the Practice
with David Bryan
Sat October 14, 2017 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Essentials of Teaching Yoga in the Classroom
with Kelly Monahan
Sun November 5, 2017 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Prepare to move your body and be young at heart in this fun, insightful, and practical workshop. Join one of URU’s own children’s yoga teacher and learn how to:
- Enrich children’s mental and physical health through captivating movement, relaxation, and mindful meditation
- Use effective and age-appropriate, self-calming and self-regulating techniques
- Give children tools they can take home with them as well as use at school
- Learn how to stay in your center and have clear, meaningful interactions with children
- Cooperative communication and listening skills for effective teaching
With a love of children and a love of yoga, Kelly combined her two loves and began teaching yoga to children in the DC, VA & MD area. Beginning in 2008, she started teaching in studios and traveling to bring yoga to children in schools. In 2013, she and her family relocated to Gulf Breeze where she continues to offer yoga to children in the community.
Kelly’s yoga teacher training was with Radiant Child Family