Teaching Kids Yoga - Empowered U
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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, practice teaching with your peers and learning directly from Yoga In My School founder Donna Freeman.

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

What 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

A deposit is required to hold your spot. Deposits are not refundable. Cancelations up to 30 days prior to the event may be issued a credit with Empowered Yoga to be used towards a different program. Unfortunately we are unable to issue a credit or refund the deposit within 30 days of the event. Certificates of completion may be issued upon the successful completion of the requirements above. Once a certificate is issued students may be eligible to register with the Yoga Alliance as an RYT. For more info, contact us at info@empoweredyoga.ca

  • Teaching Kids Yoga
    July 23, 2016 - July 24, 2016
    8:00 am - 6:00 pm


2003 91 Street SW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada