Kids Yoga Teacher Training


kids yoga teacher training

Join Joey Henderson, of the Yoga Loft in Lindsay, Ontario for this 20 hr Kids Yoga Teacher Training designed for early childhood educators, elementary school teachers, and certified yoga instructors who are passionate about introducing the benefits of yoga to children. This comprehensive program equips participants with the essential knowledge and practical skills needed to teach yoga to kids of all ages, from toddlers to teens.

benefits of kids yoga

Yoga offers numerous benefits for children, including improved strength, flexibility, coordination, and body awareness, as well as enhanced self-esteem, reduced anxiety, and increased relaxation. Additionally, yoga boosts concentration, memory, academic performance, and social skills by encouraging cooperation, empathy, and positive interactions.

what you will learn
The training covers the fundamentals of teaching yoga to children, with a focus on developmentally appropriate practices for various age groups. Participants will learn how to adapt traditional yoga poses and sequences for kids, creating a safe and inclusive environment. The program includes an in-depth exploration of key yoga poses for children, partner yoga to build trust and teamwork, and yoga games to make learning fun and engaging. Creative and mindful activities, such as incorporating art, music, and storytelling into yoga sessions, will be taught alongside mindfulness practices to help children focus and relax.
Breathing exercises and guided visualizations will be integral components of the training, teaching participants age-appropriate techniques to enhance calmness and focus while fostering imagination and inner peace. Family yoga sessions will be covered, with strategies and activities that encourage family bonding and cooperation. Additionally, the program offers practical tips for classroom management, maintaining engagement, and adapting yoga for children with special needs. Participants will also receive 3 family yoga class plans and 6 kids yoga class plans, along with information and resources for future lesson planning. 
leading your own classes

By the end of the training, attendees will be confident in their ability to deliver fun, safe, and beneficial yoga experiences to families and children, helping to nurture their physical, emotional, and mental growth. Join us to discover the transformative power of yoga for kids and become a catalyst for positive change in the lives of children.

A comprehensive 100-page color manual is included to support your learning and teaching journey.


kids training dates + schedule

18 hours theory + instruction | 3 hours reading

2024
Friday July 12th | 10 am – 5 pm
Saturday July 13th | 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday July 14th | 9 am – 12 pm

your training includes:

  • 18 hours of theory & instruction + 2 hrs homework

  • Satya’s comprehensive 100-page color manual

  • Class plans; 3 family yoga & 6 kids yoga class sequences

  • Certificate of completion of 20 hour kids yoga teacher training

prerequisites

  • None

investment

Kids YTT 20 hr – $525 + HST

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All of our continuing education courses are Yoga Alliance Accredited YACEP

(Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider®)