Do you want to feel inspired and confident to teach the ancient practices of yoga to children?
Are you looking for a course that fits in with your own schedule that can be done at your own speed?
During this course we will delve into the many fun and creative ways that we can bring yoga to the lives of the children around us, not just during yoga classes, but off the mat in our daily lives.
The practice of yoga not only keeps us healthy and strong, it also has profound effects on our emotional and mental wellbeing.
With the importance of mental health awareness rising in schools, now more than ever, is the time to provide children with these valuable tools.
This course is suitable for Yoga teachers, parents, School Teachers and those who work in the education and care sector.
This distant learning 40 hour training programme will focus on building your knowledge so you gain a toolbox of skills to guide children through practical yoga and mindfulness sessions for wide ranging benefits.
The course is split into
Module 1- Yoga Benefits & Philosophy
Module 2- The Yoga Class and Themes
Module 3- Asana, Sequences & Songs
Module 4- Warm ups, Pranayama, Games & Partner Yoga
Module 5- Stories
Module 6- Relaxation, Meditation, Chanting & Mudra
Module 7- The Chakras
Module 8- Yoga for Children with Additional Needs
Module 9- Business and Safeguarding
Module 10- Art of Teaching
At least 2 years regular Yoga practice and continuous established practice.
Experience with children
You will be given:
An in depth course manual with a varied selection of class plans
Videos of example classes or an invitation to observe 2 children’s yoga classes/workshops
Online support from an experienced and professional mentor (which continues after completion of the course)
Certification guidance on gaining insurance
You will learn
Teach yoga in a fun, creative way, whilst creating a safe and nurturing environment for children to explore their body and mind
Teach yoga to children aged 3- 16 years
Adapt yoga for children with learning and physical disabilities
Use themes in your classes to enhance the wellbeing of all your students
Create your own games, sequences, stories and activities
Use music, stories, art, crafts, nature and Hindu Mythology to enhance the senses
in addition to:
Dealing with challenging behaviour
Tips for running your own business
Social Media guidance
Short yoga techniques that can be added into the structure of the school day
How to book
If you would like to apply for this course, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org for application details
If your application is successful, a non refundable deposit of £50 must be made to secure your place.