Get ready to learn how to teach and use yoga with young children through a variety of methods in school or at home. This course is designed for teachers, child care providers, counselors, parents and those who want to learn the best strategies to get young children involved with yoga in child-friendly ways.
You will learn characteristics of this special 2-6 year old age group and why it is the best time to introduce them to yoga. This course will include breathing and calming exercises that really work with these young children to help ease anxiety, stress, nervousness, or inability to focus.
Discover what the Best Yoga Poses for Kids are and why your child should be doing these poses regularly. An illustrated pose guide of these top 9 poses is included in the course for ease in practicing at home or school.
Learn the 5 Best Yoga Games to teach young children to help them practice yoga poses, build strength, flexibility, and practice self control, while working together, and having fun. These games are perfect to play anywhere and require few props or materials.
Get transition tips to help children move easily and quietly from one activity to another in a home or school setting. Live videos, lesson plans, quizzes, and exercises all make this a very hands on and practical course.
Course bonuses include live teaching videos, sample lesson plans, an illustrated pose guide, 10 yoga games, and a certificate of completion.
This course is a more is a wonderful follow up our Kids Yoga 101: How to Teach Yoga to Kids course.
What are you waiting for? Jump in and get ready to learn how to effectively use yoga with young children.
Take a One Minute Vacation and get more ideas to help children transition from one activity to another.
Kids love to play yoga games and they are a beneficial way to practice yoga poses and have fun working together.
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.