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 top six benefits of yoga for kids and how to teach yoga to children that will give them the skills that will last for life. The top 8 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 guess work 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, four kids ready to use yoga lesson plans, an illustrated yoga pose guide, the top resources for kids yoga, and a live yoga partner pose class with children.
A certificate of completion is awarded at the end of your course.
This is an introductory course to our Teach Yoga at School or Home online course.
You will simple strategies to use with kids to help them slow down, be mindful, and become aware of their breath.
You will learn how to best engage children with yoga poses. Example yoga poses and themes will be given for different ages.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sara J. Weis is a creative and passionate teacher who has inspired children for over eighteen years. Through her bestselling book, Go Go Yoga for Kids: A Complete Guide to Using Yoga with Kids, she has combined her experience as an elementary and junior high teacher and as a certified kid and adult yoga instructor to help introduce children to the lifelong benefits of yoga. She is also the creator of the Kids Yoga Challenge Pose Cards which allow adults and children to move progressively through yoga poses at their own rate and abilities.
Sara holds a Master’s degree in Education as well as a Bachelor’s degree in both Early Childhood and Elementary Education. She is a teacher for the West Des Moines School District and leads kids yoga classes for a nationally known health and fitness club. She lives in West Des Moines, Iowa, with her three children and her husband.