Kids Yoga 101: How to Teach Yoga to Kids
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Kids Yoga 101: How to Teach Yoga to Kids

Learn how to teach yoga to children through exercise, movement, yoga poses, games, and mindfulness techniques.
4.3 (539 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
3,109 students enrolled
Created by Sara J. Weis
Last updated 7/2020
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 10 articles
  • 10 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • You will be able to confidently teach yoga to children and give children the skills and knowledge that will benefit kids in their daily activities. You will understand the benefits of yoga for children and be able to lead kids through age-appropriate poses, exercises, and games. You will become knowledgeable of breathing and calming exercises, kid-friendly yoga poses, games, relaxation and mindfulness strategies, and kid tested lesson plans and resources.
Requirements
  • Students must enjoy children and desire to introduce them to the lifelong benefits and skills of yoga.
Description

What Will I learn?

Discover why yoga is important for children in our world today and how it is different than adult yoga.  You will also learn the t benefits of yoga for kids and how to teach yoga to children that will give them the skills that will last for life. The best breathing exercises and techniques will be taught that will help kids remain calm and focused in their daily activities.   

Child-friendly yoga poses, games, exercises, and activities are shown that actually help children practice and remember the yoga postures. You will also discover the best mindfulness tips and relaxation techniques that really work with kids.   

Take the guesswork out of what is really effective with teaching kids yoga and get the top-recommended resources including books, props, games, and materials.   

This course is full of bonuses include a kids yoga lesson planning guide and templates,  ready to use kids yoga lesson plans,  illustrated yoga pose printables, the top resources for kids yoga, and live yoga classes with children. 

A personalized certificate of completion is awarded at the end of your course.

Who this course is for:
  • Students who desire to introduce and teach yoga to children. This course is perfect for parents, teachers, counselors and health care professionals.
Course content
Expand all 26 lectures 01:13:05
+ Welcome to Kids Yoga 101! I am glad you are here!
3 lectures 09:35

You will learn what is covered in your How to Teach Yoga to Kids course and what you will learn. By the end of this course, you will be able to confidently teach yoga to kids in any setting.

Welcome to the How to Teach Yoga to Kids Course
01:24
+ The Benefits of Yoga for Kids
1 lecture 04:05

You will learn why kids need yoga and how and why it helps this in their daily activities.

The Top 6 Benefits of Yoga for Kids
04:05
+ Begin with Breath
1 lecture 02:54

You will simple strategies to use with kids to help them slow down, be mindful, and become aware of their breath.

Breath Work Strategies That Really Work With Kids
02:54
+ Yoga Poses for Kids
1 lecture 02:19

You will learn how to best engage children with yoga poses. Example yoga poses and themes will be given for different ages.


Kids also love partner yoga poses. Find out some of the favorite partner yoga poses.

How to Teach Age Appropriate Yoga Poses
02:19
+ Yoga Games for Children
1 lecture 03:25

Kids love yoga games and they are a perfect way to learn and practice new poses. In this lecture you will learn the top yoga games that children love to play.

The Top Yoga Games to Play With Kids
03:25
+ Stillness and Mindfulness
1 lecture 02:27

Kids need moments to be still, quiet, and mindful. Learn the most effective ways to incorporate stillness and mindfulness with kids in their daily lives.

How to Instill Stillness and Mindfulness With Kids
02:27
+ Recommended Kids Yoga Resources
3 lectures 15:29

Take the guess work out of what really works with teaching yoga to kids. Learn the best kid tested and approved yoga resources and props. 

Top Kids Yoga Resources
01:39
The Top Kids Yoga Read Aloud Books, Props, and Materials
13:49
What's in my Kid's Yoga Bag?
00:01
+ How to Best Contact Places to Teach Yoga to Children
1 lecture 01:19

Learn how to best reach out to schools, libraries, daycare centers, preschools, yoga studios etc, to let them know you are interested in teaching yoga to children.

Tips for Reaching out to Places to Teach Yoga to Children
01:19
+ Teaching Kids Yoga Course Bonuses
9 lectures 01:57
Kids Yoga Lesson Planning Template
00:04
Yoga Pose Guide
00:04
Summer Kids Yoga Lesson Plan
00:05
Fall Yoga Lesson Plan
00:05
Springtime Transformation Kids Yoga Lesson Plan
00:12
Winter Kids Yoga Lesson Plan
00:05
Let's Go Camping Kids Yoga Lesson Plan
00:04
Recommended Kids Yoga Resources Complete List
00:06
+ Closing
2 lectures 21:42

You did it! Congratulations and nice work. You are now ready to teach yoga to kids confidently and in any setting. Remember your included Certificate of Completion in the resources section.

Preview 02:13
Bonus: Live Video of a Kids Yoga Partner Pose Class
19:29