Children's Yoga Teacher Training - Barefoot Yoga Studio
callpoint
Tel: 083 157 9543
Email: info@barefootyogastudio.ie

Teach engaging, fun and meaningful yoga classes from 3 up to 13 year olds and build a comprehensive toolkit as a yoga teacher to successfully manage and support the children. Connect to yourself in a new way and use your playful side to create your own fun and engaging class plans.

Learn how to integrate child friendly mindfulness and meditation practices.

Help children discover their own strengths and how to let their lights shine bright

Course Content

  • Group specific asanas
  • Breathing exercises
  • Movement & Yoga games
  • Chants
  • Mindfulness techniques
  • Concentration techniques
  • Meditation practices 

This training is designed to be practical and interactive, and covers areas such as integrating children with additional needs. Achieve learnings in partner work, storytelling, and self-care for working with children. Attain creative and innovative ideas for class plans.

 

Course Modules

  • Basics of Teaching Kids Yoga
  • Getting & Keeping Attention
  • Self Care and Practice for the Kids Yoga Teacher
  • Children Developmental Stages Milestones
  • Kids Yoga Anatomy and Alignment
  • Kids Yoga Breathing Techniques
  • Warm Ups (including Surya Namaskar)
  • Teacher Toolkit: Yoga Games Calm Down techniques
  • Kids Yoga Relaxation Visualisation and Affirmation
  • Yoga Philosophy
  • Children with Additional Needs
  • Mindfulness and Mindfulness
  • Practices Meditation and Meditation Practices
  • Yoga in School - Classroom Integration Adaptations for the curriculum
  • Partner Yoga - Group Asana

 

Qualification

It is Yoga Alliance accredited and also compliments the SPHE curriculum currently used in schools. At the end of this course you will be  qualified to teach Yoga classes to children from the ages of 3 to 13 years old.

Learn a new skill and add an additional element to your teaching practice. This diversifies your skill set and makes you stand out. Be the positive change in a child's important development.

Yoga helps children improve body awareness and it helps reduce fears and stress. Enhancing concentration, self confidence and a positive self-image as well as helping to manage difficult emotions among so many more benefits.

 

Dates and Times

To be confirmed.

 

Entry Requirements 

This course is suitable for everyone, there is no prior qualification or learning needed.

 

Instructor - Sarah Walsh

With over ten years experience as a primary school teacher, Sarah has been teaching yoga to adults and children since 2015. 

After seeing how much yoga benefited her own life, Sarah began to explore how she could use it to enhance the well being and confidence of her students. 

She is fully qualified Yoga Alliance 200hrs, Children’s Yoga 95 hours and specialises in yoga for children, teens, family and children with additional needs.