Mon, 23 Aug | Yoga Satsanga Ashram, Wales

Children and Teens Yoga Teacher Training course (1)

100 hours Children and Teens Yoga Teacher Training course. 6-day residential Intensive. This course is for already qualified Yoga Teachers or school teachers (please enquire about insurance) The course is lead by Yogachariya Jnandev, along with some guest speakers.
Children and Teens Yoga Teacher Training course (1)

Time & Location

23 Aug, 11:00 – 28 Aug, 11:00
Yoga Satsanga Ashram, Wales, Ardwyn Grange, Login, Whitland SA34 0UY, UK

About The Event

Children and Teens YogaTeacher Training Course

23rd - 27th August 6 days residential 

What does Kids Yoga Teacher Training involve?

Over this kids yogateacher training modules you will be learning intensively different levels of postures, kriyas and formative work to be able to teach yogato children from age the of 2+ onwards. There will be 84 postures broken down from beginner level to very advanced as generally young children are very flexible and able to do them along with some simple pranayamas and relaxation techniques. There are also some elements of moral science taught to help kids build a strong and healthy character and personality.

The course will briefly include:
Asanas and pranayamas for children/teens, relaxation techniques suitable for age groups, psychological and emotional health of children/teens from a yogic perspective, class planning, a physiotherapist will come in and talk over the physiological changes for each age group.
As always we will be coming from the authentic traditional Yogic perspective and draw on Jnandevs extensive teaching of children he did in India when working in schools there teaching Yoga.

Is Kids YogaTeacher Training for you?

Are you a parent or grand parent? Are you a school teacher? Do you have an interest in teaching yogato kids? Would you like to help the younger generation to be healthy and fit? If the answer is YES to any of these then yes this kids yogateacher training course could be for you and it can help you transform your own life as well as all the kids around you! You will be helping improve the quality of their lives through yoga.

How can Yoga help Kids?

Our Aim is to through yogahelp our younger generation to be STRONG, FLEXIBLE, STABLE, FOCUSED and POSITIVE which will also improve their concentration, memory, self-understanding and endurance. Yogawill help overcome so many health problems and improve holistic health and well being.

Yoga, kids and Families

Yogais one of the healthiest tools to actively engage the whole family together to establish a healthy relationship and profound interests in each other’s health and well-being.

Am I eligible for Kids Yoga Teacher Training?

If you are willing and have a strong desire to help young children through the tools of yogato improve their holistic well being then yes you are eligible for the kids yogateacher training. We will consider you if you are not already a YogaTeacher, for example we often train school teachers, but will need to know more about your Yogaexperience to date.

Duration of Kids Yoga Teacher Training Course

The course is 6 days long and we will be running it in two different frameworks. Although you can choose to do only one of these if you do not wish to teach all age groups.

Children’s Yoga Course schedule

(NB This may change slightly according to guest speaker’s availibility)

Part 1 - 2yrs – 11yrs

Day 1 – working with 2 – 7yrs olds

9:30am – Introductions

10am – warm-ups for kids and making them fun!

11 – 12pm appropriate asana and kriya work

12 – 12:30 appropriate pranayamas

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch break

13:30 – Lesson planning

14:00 – relaxation and meditation techniques

14:30 – Yogic philosophy on working with children healthy psychological development

15:30 – How to deal with children in the yoga class environment, coping with situations, brain storming session

16:30- - close for the day

Day 2 – working with 2 – 7yr olds

9:30 – review and reflections on day 1

10am – warm-ups for kids and making them fun!

11 – 12pm appropriate asana and kriya work

12 – 12:30 appropriate pranayama’s

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch break

13:30 – Lesson planning

14:00 – relaxation and meditation techniques

14:30 – Yogic philosophy on working with children healthy psychological development

15:30pm – live class with kids

16:30pm – close for the day

Day 3 – working with 8 – 12yr olds

9:30 – review and reflections on day 2

10am – warm ups for kids and making them fun!

11 – 12pm  appropriate asana and kriya work

12 – 12:30 appropriate pranayamas

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch break

13:30 – Lesson planning

14:00 – relaxation and meditation techniques

14:30 – Yogic philosophy on working with children healthy psychological development

15:30 – Safeguarding and protecting children, our civic duties and the law. Professional and appropriate conduct with children, family and schools.

16:30pm – close for the day

Day 4 – working with 8 – 12yr olds

9:30 – review and reflections on day 3

10am – warm ups for kids and making them fun!

11 – 12pm  appropriate asana and kriya work

12 – 12:30 appropriate pranayamas

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch break

13:30 – Lesson planning

14:00 – relaxation and meditation techniques

14:30 – Yogic philosophy on working with children healthy psychological development

15:30 - Basic Anatomy and physiology for the different age groups presented by physiotherapist.

16:30pm – close for the day

Day 5

9:30am – Introductions

10am – appropriate warm ups

11 – 12pm appropriate asana and kriya work

12 – 12:30 appropriate pranayama

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch break

13:30 – Lesson planning

14:00 – relaxation and meditation techniques

14:30 – Yogic philosophy on working with children healthy psychological development

15:30 – How to deal with children in the yoga class environment, coping with situations, brain storming session

16:30- - close for the day

Day 6

9:30am – Review and reflections

10am – warm ups

11 – 12pm appropriate asana and kriya work

12 – 12:30 appropriate pranayama

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch break

13:30 – Lesson planning

14:00 – relaxation and meditation techniques

14:30 – Yogic philosophy on working with children healthy psychological development

15:30 – How to deal with children in the yoga class environment, coping with situations, brain storming session

16:30- - close for the day

Homework and Assessment

· You will need to go back after the training and create a number of lesson plans, teach them to Children and write a report providing feedback from participants/parents/observers

· You will also teach a mock session under our observation at the ashram.

· Write an essay on the developmental stages of children

· Write about Children and the benefits of yoga practice

· Short essay on use of positive language with children.

· Other additional questions/projects may be required.

Certification will be issued after completion of all coursework within max 6 months

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