Learn the gift of sharing yoga with the children in your life whether your own, those you teach in a school setting or work with in your profession. You do not need to be a yoga instructor to take this class. Director, Brianne Barrett, has been leading children's yoga classes for more than 15 years. She brings her experience of working with children from various social and economic backgrounds. Brianne holds many contracts and provides in school yoga programs in Connecticut, along with private kids yoga classes, which allows for trainees to fulfill their observation and co-teaching hours. If you are a parent, a health care professional, any professional who is involved with kids, educator or a yoga instructor this training is for you.

Help children through the fun filled format of kids yoga with poses for building strong flexible bodies, offering tools to manage their daily stress, giving self regulation techniques, teaching sensory regulation practices, encouraging safe touch and communication with others, leading meditation and breathing practices and guiding postures in an age appropriate style with lessons teaching the deeper philosophy, wisdom and ancient tools using methodology that includes  kid friendly poses, partner poses games, books, crafts, songs, story and more.

 

2019 Dates: Oct 4-6, Oct 25-27, Nov 1-3

Hours: Fridays 6-9, Saturday and Sundays 9-6

2020 Dates: TBD

 

Cost: Full price with payment plan$1295, Early Bird Full payment before 9/13/2019 with discount $1095

Total early bird price with CT sales tax: $1164

 

Content Covered:

Technique Teaching children ages 2-15

Teaching High Risk Children: including elements for self regulation and sensory integration

Teaching children with special situations and needs

Age specific class plans including activities

A & P specific to children and how it differs from adults

Asana, Pranayama, Meditation for kids

Ethics & Philosophy

Business of Children's yoga and more

In addition to the set weekend hours, there are required observation and co-teaching hours. These hours can be spaced out on a trainees own timeline. There are several options for fulfilling these requirements.

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