Kids and Youth Yoga Teacher Training
Kids yoga incorporates a balance between spontaneity and structure ,children can listen to each other as well they can express themselves in a creative way , kids learn better when they are playing and enjoying , doing yoga with your children is a great way to nurture them and spend valuable time together as a family
Traditionally in India , a proper yoga routine is introduced to a child in his eight year , as this is seen as the beginning of Puberty. Also , at this age the air sacs, or alveoli, in the lungs are fully developed for the breathing exercises , and the child has gained the ability to conceptualise . During our training program we will be including as well practices for under 8 , we will be having special sessions on yoga for baby and mother ( including shantala massage ) toddlers yoga, preschool and kinder practices but with a fun element on it, including circles , guided play and games . Using playful techniques is a powerful form of teaching which has been used in all cultures around the world. Yoga encourage both parents and kids to become gentle and kind.
Including in the program
Through the yoga Sadhana we will connect with our inner child and we will be learning how to integrate principles of yoga in the classes with kids , we include in our kids yoga teacher training course :
|8:00 am to 9:30 am
|Age group daily practice
|9:30- 10:30 am
|10:30 - 12:00 pm
|Anatomy, physiology babies, kids and teens
|12:00. - 2:00 pm
|2:00 pm to 2:45 pm
|Philosophy principles and chanting
|2:45 pm to 3:30
|3:30 pm to 4:15 pm
Some sessions can be longer depending on the topic of the class . non contact hours will be given to write assignment , prepare lessons and study for questionary . The online livestream classes are 3 hrs daily per session with special interactive method between the participants
After completing training graduates must also teach 30 hours of children’s yoga before they may register as Registered Children’s Yoga Teachers (RCYT®)s. These hours of children’s yoga must be taught after graduating from a RCYS.
What you would learn after completion of the course:
Incorporate in The yoga class songs, games ,circles , asanas, breathing and partner yoga, relaxation , sound, crafts , knitting and sensory tools allowing the children to learn in a multysensorial environment, visual, aural, inter and intrapersonal
General Background In The Specialty Area:
Includes the study and understanding of all childhood developmental stages from age 0-15 and how the issues of each stage impact what is appropriate for teaching them. the specifics of appropriate developmental application for each age group. Also includes the understanding of the yoga teacher’s relationships with parents/guardians and developmental specialists and basic communication skills for conducting those relationships.
Includes knowledge of classroom techniques, lesson plans and group processing for children’s activities. Age-appropriate teaching skills for yoga class techniques (including how to phrase age-appropriate questions to a child) and effective communication skills (such as songs and stories) for working with children.
Anatomy And Physiology:
Anatomy and physiology related specifically to changes during child development and their application to yoga techniques. Includes both the study of the subject and application of its principles to yoga practice (benefits, contraindications, healthy movement patterns, etc). Includes both human physical anatomy and physiology (bodily systems, organs, etc.) and energy anatomy and physiology (chakras, nadis, etc.).
Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle And Ethics For Children’s Yoga Teachers:
Includes basic yoga precepts as they relate to children and to teaching yoga to children (e.g., the Yamas and Niyamas). Awareness of ethical behavior and state and local legal requirements as related to behavior with and supervision of children. Specific training in parameters and techniques of ethical touch with regard to teaching children. Basics of ethical language and behavior, both when parents or guardians are present and when they are not
These hours must be spent observing another teacher lead a children’s yoga class. teaching a children’s yoga class as a lead teacher Elective hours to be distributed among the educational categories according to the school’s chosen emphasis (may be Contact or Non-Contact Hours).
Requirements and note for the Course:
-1 level 200 Hours YTTC is a Requirement Course for the registration with the Yoga Alliance . For the students who have not completed a 200-hour Yoga Alliance Registered Training, or registered with YA, you will receive a graduation certificate from KSSOY upon completion of this training, but you will not be able to register with Yoga Alliance as a Children Yoga teacher however you will be certified by the school independently