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Yoga to Grow - Yoga Teacher Training
Yoga Teacher Training: Foundations of Teaching Yoga to Children
St. Louis Missouri USA
October 6, 2014 to October 10, 2014
Yoga Style: Children's Yoga
Contact: Yoga to Grow
The YTG Children's Foundations of Teaching Children's Yoga is designed for any yoga practitioner who wants to share their passion for yoga with children. This certification program will provide you with the knowledge, tools and experience to begin teaching children in your classroom, yoga studio or community setting. The training will provide a foundation in teaching a YTG class that is fun, creative, imaginative and child-focused. This 35 Hour training is focused on teaching yoga to children 3-11 and is appropriate for those looking to bring yoga into their current work with children or for those interested in teaching yoga to children as a career. The Foundations Training will deepen your own knowledge and practice of yoga in addition to providing an essential foundation for understanding child development and how yoga promotes the growth and development of the whole child. The training will cover each component of a YTG class: Warm Up, Co-creation, Pranayama, Sun Salutations, Posture Sequence, Relaxation and Guided Meditation.

This Foundations Training provides hands-on experience in teaching. Participants will lead poses and games with the training group during posture clinics to gain confidence and experience. In addition, participants will observe a YTG class and work in groups to teach a 45 minute YTG class to a group of children. This applied experience is an important part of developing well-prepared and confident Certified Yoga to Grow Teachers.

The YTG Foundations Training is a five day intensive offering which in cludes 35 hours contact hours of teaching. Training will be held 9:00-5:30 Monday-Thursday and Friday 9:00-3:00. Attendance at all sessions is required for certification. All sessions are led by Susan Mathis, Founder and Director of Yoga to Grow. Training size is limited to 20 participants to ensure quality instruction.

The Foundations Training is the required first step to the 95 Hour Children's Yoga Teacher Training Program. Upon successful completion of the Foundations Training, participants may enroll in Advanced Methods of Teaching Yoga to Children (28 Hour Training) and Teaching Children's Yoga: Application and Practicum (24 Hour Training). 8 additional hours of study and teaching experience will complete the training. This training meets or exceeds the standards set by Yoga Alliance. Upon completion, those who hold RYT-200 credentials may register as a Registered Children's Yoga Teacher (RCYT) with Yoga Alliance. Participation in additional training is not required to enroll in the Foundations Training to receive certification.

$695
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