Teaching Kids Yoga Level 1

IMG_2377aYIMS1This is the first module to receiving your RCYT designation with Yoga Alliance.

Spend a weekend immersed in the world of kids yoga with this fun, interactive and inspiring workshop. Teaching Kids Yoga Level 1 is a research-based foundational teacher training course, providing comprehensive education on how to effectively teach yoga to children 4-12 years of age. Includes experience teaching real children, tons of tips on creating engaging yoga classes for kids, laughter, connection and FUN!

Training curriculum includes:

  • 60 child friendly yoga poses
  • 6 pranayama exercises ideal for children
  • 17 guided imagery texts
  • 20 yoga games and activities
  • Intro to Kids Yoga: what is kids yoga, how it is differs from adult classes, joys and challenges of teaching kids yoga
  • Key methodology to meet the every changing needs of each individual child
  • Child growth and development: Preschool to Tween
  • Differences between teaching boys and girls: what to be aware of and how to do this effectively
  • Classroom Management: how to promote responsibility & learning
  • How to create engaging kids yoga classes: keys and components of Lesson Planning
  • How to use games, props, music and literature in kids yoga class


Who should attend:

We recommend all participants have 1+ years of yoga experience prior to attending.

  • educators
  • physical education and health education teachers
  • yoga instructors
  • school or family counselors
  • child psychologists
  • social workers
  • occupational therapists
  • physical therapists
  • camp counselors
  • recreation directors
  • pediatricians
  • and others who regularly work with children


book coverWhat is included:

  • 20 contact hours
  • Once Upon a Pose by Donna Freeman
  • Teaching Kids Yoga Level 1 Manual
  • The Pet Store
  • Membership in the YIMS Teacher Trainees Facebook Group

COST: $395 CD + GST




Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and/or Professional Development Points (PDPs) may be available through your employer. As each credentialing organization has their own requirements, you should confirm with them that your training hours will apply toward your degree or continuing education requirements. Application for accreditation from these organizations is your responsibility.

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