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Teaching Yoga to Children & Teens Module with Christiane Kerr

2nd June 2021

Teaching Yoga to Children & Teens Module with Christiane Kerr

Tutor: Christiane Kerr

Date: 2nd June 2021

Time: 19:30 - 20:30

Location: ZOOM

Type of Event: Modules

Places Available: 18

Teaching Yoga to Children & Teens Module with Christiane Kerr
Course Dates:
Starts 2nd June 2021
Ends 10th July 2021
4 Wednesdays: 2nd June, 9th June, 16th June, 7th July. 4 live zoom sessions (7.30pm - 9.00pm)
3 Saturdays:  5th June, 12th June, 10th July. 3 live zoom sessions (09.30am - 1.30pm)
Additional self-paced pre-recorded sessions to complete.
Information about the Course

This module is suitable for qualified yoga teachers and trainees who are interested in teaching yoga to children and teens from ages 2 /12 to 18.

The module will be broken into 3 sections.  

Section 1:  Teaching to ages 2 ½ to 7

Section 2:  Teaching ages 8 – 12

Section 3:  Teaching ages 12-18

Each section will focus on a different age group with key skills being reinforced over the duration of the module. 

You will learn how to set up and run yoga classes for children and teens, including the practical requirements.

For each age group we will look at: 

Anatomy and physiology.

·     Cognitive development and neuroscience.

·     Adapting asanas for each age group.

·     Partner and group poses.

·     Language and scripting for each age group.

·     Breath awareness and where appropriate, simple pranayama.

·      Meditation, mindfulness and relaxation.

Age appropriate teaching cues.

·     Class planning and structure.

·     Managing your yoga class with positive discipline.

·     Creative ways to engage each age with yoga.

·     Recognising and managing stress.

·     Bringing yoga off the mat and into daily life.

You will receive a booklet for each section along with a posture booklet and a teaching pack that covers the business and logistics of teaching to children and teens including templates.

Teaching will include live Zoom sessions with pair and group work in breakout rooms, video lectures, audio lectures and audio visual presentations, audio downloads you can use in your classes, pdf lessons, classes for each age group.

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