How to Teach Yoga to Kids at School and Home
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How to Teach Yoga to Kids at School and Home

Learn How to Help Children Become Focused, Mindful, and Calm with Yoga at School or Home
4.6 (17 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,056 students enrolled
Created by Sara J. Weis
Last updated 9/2017
English
Current price: $10 Original price: $50 Discount: 80% off
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 8 Articles
  • 5 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • You will learn how to effectively use yoga with young children to introduce poses, calming exercises, yoga games, and relaxation techniques that can be used at home or school. Live teaching videos, illustrated pose guide, 15 bonus yoga games, lesson plans, and much more are included with this course.
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Requirements
  • Enjoy working with young children and desire to introduce them to the life long benefits and fun of yoga.
Description

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.




Who is the target audience?
  • Those who want to use yoga with young children in the school, home, daycare or child care setting.
Curriculum For This Course
29 Lectures
01:52:51
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Welcome! Get Ready to Learn and Change the Lives of Children.
2 Lectures 05:22
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Teaching Yoga to Young Children at Home or School
1 Lecture 00:52
Get Ready to Learn
00:52
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Teaching Yoga to Young Children Course Overview
1 Lecture 02:09
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Instructor Experience and Published Resources
1 Lecture 04:51
Learn about your instructor's background and expertise in this subject area.
04:51
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Characteristics of Young Children, What is Kids Yoga, and the Benefits of Yoga
2 Lectures 04:11
Discover how kids yoga and adult yoga are different.
04:09

The Benefits of Yoga for Children Quick Quiz
00:02
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Breathing and Calming Exercises for Young Children
2 Lectures 09:17
Students will learn about the breathing exercises that work with young children.
04:27

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The Best Yoga Poses for Children
3 Lectures 10:18
Students will learn how to introduce and teach yoga poses.
04:46

Video guide of yoga poses.
05:31

Name the Yoga Pose Quick Quiz
00:01
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How to Use Yoga in Your Preschool or Childcare Classrooom
2 Lectures 08:25
How to Use Yoga with Early Childhood Curriculum, Themes, and Lesson Plans
07:13

Sample Preschool Lesson:Brown Bear
01:12
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Using Yoga During Transitions
1 Lecture 07:24

Take a One Minute Vacation and get more ideas to help children transition from one activity to another.

How to Use Yoga During Classroom Transitions
07:24
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Yoga Games for Children
4 Lectures 20:23

Kids love to play yoga games and they are a beneficial way to practice yoga poses and have fun working together.

The Benefits of Playing Yoga Games
04:31

Top 5 Yoga Games for a Preschool Classroom
01:37

Ball Pass Game In Action
12:31

Quiet Noisy Bell Yoga Game
01:44
2 More Sections
About the Instructor
Sara J. Weis
4.4 Average rating
61 Reviews
1,971 Students
2 Courses
Kids Yoga Instructor and Bestselling Author

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.