Children’s Yoga Teacher Training

 

YogaBeez is a registered Children’s Yoga School offering high quality, accredited children’s yoga teacher training courses and workshops. These are available to yoga teachers, nursery, primary and secondary school teachers, therapists, parents or anyone who is passionate about sharing yoga and mindfulness with young people.
Our Children’s Yoga Teacher Training courses are accredited with Yoga Alliance International and certification is recognised worldwide. Empowering Teachers and Young People. We offer children’s yoga teacher training in Nottingham and London in the UK as well as internationally in Finland and South Africa.

YogaBeez offers:

  • 4-day Foundation Course teaching yoga and mindfulness to children aged 2-12 yrs.
  • 6-day Advanced Training… delving deeper into yourself as a yoga and mindfulness teacher for toddlers, children, teenagers and young people with additional needs.

  • The 95 hour Children’s Yoga Teacher Training, which is accredited by Yoga Alliance International is made up of the Foundation and Advanced trainings with a mentorship programme.
  • Yoga Workshops for Schools – INSET day trainings, Yoga Tools for Nursery and Primary Schools and Healthy Living Week Yoga Days.

Our unique YogaBeez method incorporates the ethics and philosophy of traditional yoga and mindfulness, blending them with today’s curriculum requirements.

 

If you are interested in a career of teaching yoga to children or simply want to incorporate yoga into your classroom, sports-field, home or therapy sessions, contact us to find out more!

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Foundation Course

This 4-day Foundation Children’s Yoga Teacher training is available to yoga teachers, nursery and primary school teachers, therapists, parents or anyone who would like to introduce yoga and mindfulness into the lives of children. The course focuses on nursery, preschool and primary school age children and teaches the foundations for teaching a well-rounded yoga class.

 

The YogaBeez children’s yoga teacher training incorporates all aspects of the traditional yoga practice blended with Montessori philosophy and works of Howard Gardner and Thich Nhat Hanh to educate, exercise and empower the WHOLE child.

 

Two year’s prior yoga practice and some experience with children are advisable, however, every applicant will be considered.

 

Curriculum

 

By undertaking this foundation level children’s yoga teacher training course, you will gain knowledge of the following areas:

  • The brief history of yoga
  • Practice and play with essential warm ups and child appropriate yoga poses
  • Explore and recognise the power of proper breathing
  • Introduction of Mindfulness and meditation for children
  • Mindful or Mind-full
  • Affirmations
  • Stress management and Relaxation
  • Partner poses and group yoga games
  • Explore yoga with music and books
  • Benefits of yoga and mindfulness for children
  • Discover the stages of child development (ages 2-12 years)
  • Understand, educate and exercise the ‘WHOLE’ child – incorporating the classroom curriculum
  • Discover the educators at the root of this programme– i.e. Maria Montessori, Jon Kabat-Zinn, etc
  • Classroom management
  • Ethics of being a good teacher
  • Observation, discussion, preparation and jointly teaching a lesson (ages 2-12 years)
  • Tips for starting up your career as a children’s yoga teacher

 

 

UK – London

Date:              22nd to 25th August 2019

Time:              10am – 6pm daily

Venue:           Level Six – Peckham Rye

Fee:                 £600

EB Fee:          £550 until 27th May 2019

 

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Date:              5th to 8th December 2019

Time:              10am – 6pm daily

Venue:           Level Six – Peckham Rye

Fee:                 £600

EB Fee:          £550 until 10th October 2019

 

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Date:              5th to 8th March 2020

Time:              10am – 6pm daily

Venue:           Level Six – Peckham Rye

Fee:                 £600

EB Fee:          £550 until 9th January 2020

 

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Date:              28th to 31st May 2020

Time:              10am – 6pm daily

Venue:           Level Six – Peckham Rye

Fee:                 £600

EB Fee:          £550 until 2nd April 2020

 

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Date:              20th to 23rd August 2020

Time:              10am – 6pm daily

Venue:           Level Six – Peckham Rye

Fee:                 £600

EB Fee:          £550 until 25th June 2020

 

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UK – Nottingham     

Date:        28th to 31st May 2020

Time:              10am – 6pm daily

Venue:           The Yoga Village – Nottingham

Fee:                £600

EB Fee:  £550 until 2nd April 2020

Contact:         Sophie Bee – kidsyogawithsophie@gmail.com

SOUTH AFRICA – Cape Town

Date:               2nd to 5th April 2020

Time:               10am – 6pm daily

Venue:           TBC

Fee:                R6500 or early bird R6000

Contact:         Bryony Duckitt – info@yogabeez.com

FINLAND – Helsinki

Date:               16th to 19th July 2020

Time:              10am – 6pm daily

Venue:      Shanti JoogaKoulu, Helsinki

Fee:        €700 or early bird special of €650

Contact:        Heli Hietanen – joogasiemen@gmail.com

YogaBeez advanced children's and teen yoga teacher training - tree of life mindful movement

Advanced Course

This 6-day advanced children’s yoga teacher training will continue to nurture your knowledge and understanding of children’s yoga.

 

We delve into the world of anatomy and physiology, basic first aid, more advanced poses. We will explore mindfulness and meditation for children, as well as writing guided imagery. You will learn further classroom management, nutrition and healthy living, plus social and emotional development, group and partner poses.

 

The second half of the training focuses on working with teens and understanding their development through the ages 12-16 years. This will also include learning about students with additional needs, exploring pranayama, vinyasa, massage and nutrition. After mind mapping, lesson planning and creating original guided imagery with your group, you will teach a hands-on teen yoga class.

 

Throughout the training, your own yoga practice and inner exploration will continue to deepen. Together we will look further at how to get your classes up and running, how best to approach schools, setting up your yoga business and tackling social media. We also look forward to introducing you to some great guest teachers.

 

The advanced training is open to students who have completed the Foundation Course.

 

If you have undertaken any other specific children’s yoga training courses with a minimum of 32 hours and have at least 6 months teaching practice you might also be eligible to join – contact us for details.

 

Curriculum

 

By undertaking this advanced level children’s yoga teacher training you will have knowledge of the following areas:

  • Social and emotional development (ages 5 -11)
  • Yoga poses and breath work suitable for primary school age
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Affirmations and guided imagery
  • Mindfulness and meditation for all ages
  • Partner poses and group games
  • Nutrition and healthy living
  • Props, music and books
  • Mind mapping and lesson planning
  • Classroom management
  • Anatomy and physiology of adolescents – development through the teens
  • The changes in the brain
  • Neuroscience and Mindfulness
  • Teen stress and media influence
  • Yoga asana and vinyasa
  • Pranayama for teens
  • Restorative Yoga and Massage
  • Chakras, chanting, mudras and mantras
  • Intro to Yoga for children with additional needs
  • Tips for setting up your Yoga practice
  • Contacting schools and social media
  • Basic first aid, health and safety, insurance

 

Advanced Training Dates:

UK – London

Date:     24th to 29th September 2019

Time:    9:30am – 6:30pm daily

Venue:  Gaia Studio, Peckham Rye, London SE154LF

Fee: £850 or early bird £800

 

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UK – London

Date:     15th to 20th February 2020

Time:    9:30am – 6:30pm daily

Venue:  Gaia Studio, Peckham Rye, London SE154LF

Fee: £850 or early bird £800

 

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Workshops and CPD

 

Mudras, Mantras and Mythology – 6th October 2019

 

Join us for a day of demystifying the ancient mantras and mudras that form the basis of today’s yoga practices. Summon your inner child as you sit back and listen to stories of the most prolific Indian deities and understand more about their meaning and influence. Practice both standing and seated mudras that you can integrate to your own practice.

 

This workshop is designed for those wishing to deepen their personal practice, teachers of all forms of yoga, students and for those wanting to share with children.

 

Gathering in this safe and welcoming space we will chant, create, move and learn together in a powerful day of understanding and fun. Includes a vegan Ayurvedic lunch, Mala bracelet making, lesson plans and suggestions to take away.

 

Presented by Mala Mayaselvon and Bryony Duckitt

Spaces are limited but for full details on Eventbrite

 

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