Our children’s yoga teacher training covers safe applications of yoga techniques and practices based upon the developing child. Students will learn a variety of yoga postures, breathing exercises, mindfulness exercises, and meditation techniques specifically designed for children. Our trainings are open to all who are interested in learning to teach yoga to children. You are welcome to participate in any of our training certifications/workshops or complete all of the curriculum below in order to become certified through Yoga Alliance®. Yoga Alliance certification requires the prerequisite of a RYT200 Yoga Alliance Certificate through any registered school.
This training will give teachers a general background in child development and the basic concepts of exercise science for children. Specifically, exercise prescription and the frequency, intensity, and duration of exercise for children, the differences between adults and children for exercise prescription and responses to exercise, benefits of exercise and yoga for children, how to adapt yoga and exercise to children with special needs. Safety issues such as, thermoregulation, injury prevention, and hypohydration will be covered. Foundational yoga practices and beginner exercises for children will be taught.
One Weekend (16 Hours)
This training covers yoga techniques and practices such as asana, breathing exercises, mindfulness, and meditation appropriate for children.
Lecture and discussion on alignment principles, such as the plumb line, the curves of the spine, kyphosis, lordosis, scoliosis, abnormal curves, pelvis tilts, and proper standing posture. Detailed discussion and demonstration will focus on how to recognize misalignment and spinal abnormalities during yoga practice and in life. Modifications and corrections to help correct imbalances in the musculature and skeleton will be taught.
One Weekend (16 Hours)
One Weekend (17 Hours)
$325 plus tax
One Weekend (20 hours)
Students will read and discuss the ancient texts of yoga and learn how to apply these ancient practices to modern life. The discussion will center on how to simply communicate these yogic principles to children.
One Weekend (10 hours)
This program is the final component needed to complete the requirements of the Yoga Alliance 95 Hour RCYT Certification. It consists of all components of teaching methodology including leading classes, class observation and receiving feedback. Students will also be required to complete designated written homework assignments. There will be ongoing mentorship for the duration of this course.
Prerequisite: Yoga Alliance® 200 Hour Certification from any Registered Yoga School (RYS®)
Ongoing (18 Hours)