YIMS Video Webinars provide quality teacher training and professional development that is accessible anywhere in the world, whenever you want it. Partnering with Kids Yoga Academy YIMS webinars set the standard for online kids yoga teacher training. Take advantage of our expertise and come away with numerous tips and techniques to improve your classes and increase your professionalism immediately.
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Yoga for Children with ADHD
Learn how to use yoga to develop focus, enhance calm and improve social skills for children with ADHD. Donna Freeman, founder of Yogainmyschool, and pediatric occupational therapist Allison Morgan, founder of Zensational Kids, will impart practical tips and valuable insights to help children with ADHD be their best selves. 70 minutes
Yoga for Children with Autism
Discover how to effectively use yoga to assist with sensory integration for children with autism spectrum disorders. In this webinar you’ll learn the benefits of yoga for children with autism, easy sensory integration techniques, how to create a sensory friendly environment, how to modify activities to blend with classroom curriculum, and how yoga can be used as a calming tool. Guest presenter Barbara Gini of BodyLogique. 60 mins plus Q&A
ABCs of Teaching Yoga to Children
Develop an understanding of the fundamental skills, attitudes and guidelines which contribute to success when teaching children's yoga. Teaching yoga to children is vastly different from teaching to adults. Learn how to connect with kids, discover your own voice and have a blast while doing it. Join kids and teens yoga expert and founder of YogaInMySchool Donna Freeman as she outlines the A-Z of teaching yoga to kids. A is for Attention - learn the key to increasing attention span ... what is Q for?
Yoga for Literacy Pt 1: Once Upon a Pose
Part 1 of 3 Yoga for Literacy Series. Stories are a powerful way for children to learn. This webinar will examine the what, why and how of creating and using yoga adventure stories when teaching children. Story based yoga classes engage children's imaginations, get them into their bodies, and allow them to connect with themselves and the world. You'll also learn the 8 components of well-balanced, engaging and fun kids yoga classes. Certification given upon completion of all three Yoga for Literacy Webinars. 60 minutes
Yoga for Literacy Pt 2: Reading Readiness with a Twist
Yoga is a powerful tool which can be used to improve language understanding and abilities in young children. In Part 2 of our Yoga for Literacy Teacher Training Series we will be exploring how yoga can be used to help emergent readers develop necessary language skills. Understand key literacy concepts such as syllable segmentation, rhyme & phonemic awareness and how to easily integrate them into kids yoga class. Certification given upon completion of all three Yoga for Literacy Webinars. 60 minutes
Yoga for Literacy Pt 3: Ohmazing Children's Literature
This webinar will focus on using children’s books in kid’s yoga classes changing story time forever. Books are a treasure which can enrich, enliven and entertain. Discover how to augment learning through movement as children become the story in body and mind. Open to the world of imagination, creativity and learning as you stretch physically, emotionally and mentally by combining yoga with children’s literature. Topics include the benefits of combining yoga & literacy, 5 keys to choosing ohmazing books, how to easily incorporate yoga & books into class and much more. Includes a 14 pg YIMS Y4L bibliography of recommended titles. 60 minutes