Join the tribe of compassionate, empowered leaders by becoming a kids yoga teacher! This training will deepen your understanding of yoga and the needs of children; while giving you the opportunity to practice asana, meditation and teaching.
December 1-3, January 5-7, February 2-4
Friday 5:30-9p, Saturday 12:30p-7p, Sunday 11a-5p
Each session will explore:
* Compassionate communication, constructive feedback & vocal empowerment
* Yoga philosophy
* Physical, social, emotional developmental patterns
* How to build a safe, fun class curriculum
* Age appropriate goals, games, teaching techniques
* Group & partner asana
* Breathing techniques and partner yoga
December 1-3 Weekend #1 | Foundations & Philosophy | will take an in-depth look at the developmental needs and strengths of children ages 0-3 years old (and how influential this time is for all children); appropriate yoga poses & sequences for littles; the foundations of yoga philosophy, how to use music; anatomy of bone and muscle; meditation & mindfulness techniques; teacher self-care techniques.
January 5-7 Weekend #2 | Warriors of Loving-Kindness | will explore the social, emotional and developmental needs of children ages: 4-8 years old; the use of story and books to support yoga; how to become an advocate for children; games; partner & group work; pranayama; the anatomy of the heart & respiration in children.
February 2-4 Weekend #3 | Creativity & Yoga | will take an in-depth look at the developmental needs and strengths of children ages 9-13 years old and how to incorporate mindful crafts, drawing meditations and creative movement into yoga and classrooms; the anatomy of the nervous system and chakras.
$950, $750 preregistration rate by November 7th. 10% off for staff, teachers and current school teachers
$350 per weekend
$200 deposit will hold your space. Register with Namaspa through their website or by calling 541.550.8550
Email AcroYogaDeven@gmail.com with questions.
This course is Yoga Alliance approved and offers 48 contact hours/12 non-contact towards Children's Registered Yoga Teacher credentialing.