Learn to Teach Yoga to Children

Evolution Prenatal & Family Yoga Center offers day-long Yoga 4 Classrooms professional development workshops for educators as well as a variety of weekend trainings in ChildLight Yoga designed for anyone interested in sharing yoga with children.  These fun, interactive, professional trainings provide you with the tools needed to teach yoga to children with confidence and skill.   Evolution Prenatal & Family Yoga Center is honored to be ChildLight Yoga’s Vermont hub for their 95 Hour Children’s Yoga School, a Yoga Alliance registered children’s yoga school (RCYS).


To register for trainings, please contact Yoga 4 Classrooms and ChildLight Yoga directly.

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ChildLight Yoga Level I Training

ChildLight's Children's Yoga Teacher Training is an incredibly fun, interactive and educational experience! A passion for yoga and a love for children is at the core of this training. This comprehensive kids' yoga teacher training program is designed to provide yoga practitioners with the tools and knowledge needed to share the gifts of yoga with children.

Training addresses teaching yoga to children ages 2-teens with a concentration on ages 2-12yrs. Whether you are seeking to incorporate what you learn into your current work with children, or whether you are looking to teach yoga to children as a career, the CLY Teacher Training will provide you with the information and inspiration necessary to begin doing so immediately.

Who should attend:

The ChildLight Yoga Teacher Training is open to yoga teachers and yoga students (1+ yrs. yoga practice) who LOVE children, including: preschool - grade 8 educators, physical education and health education teachers, school counselors, child psychologists, social workers, mental health counselors, occupational therapists, physical therapists, camp counselors, recreation directors, pediatricians, and any others who regularly work with children.

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Time: Fri 5-9pm, Sat 9am-6pm, Sun 10am-4:30pm

Tuition: $395

 

Tools to Improve Self-Regulation, Learning and Classroom Climate

(#2)Middle of Yoga 4 Classrooms sectionIncreasing numbers of students across the country lack the skills of self-regulation, impulse control and focus negatively affecting their behavior, ability to learn and overall well-being. These critical life skills, essential to success at home, in school and throughout life, can be learned when taught in a developmentally appropriate, engaging way. Sharing yoga and mindfulness techniques, specifically designed for the time and space crunched classroom, is a convenient, engaging and effective way to promote these skills while cultivating a positive, peaceful productive classroom climate.



Through the framework of - Noticing, Mindful Choice, Practice, Reflection, Integration - you will learn how to empower your students and yourselves with increased self-awareness, the foundation for the development of skills of self-regulation and cognitive control. You will recognize signs of imbalance, and will have the confidence and skills to effectively implement 67 yoga and mindfulness-based activities, specially chosen for their suitability for the typical classroom space and schedule. This means all activities can be done standing beside or sitting at desks, while hands and bodies remain off the floor, away from dirt, germs and chemicals. Yoga 4 Classrooms is easy for teachers, students, parents and therapists to use, and helps to create a more harmonious, learning-friendly school day.  

Who Should Attend:

This workshop is appropriate for K-12 classroom teachers, administrators, special educators, school counselors, school social workers, occupational therapists, SLPs, physical therapists, physical education teachers, health educators, and paraprofessionals.

Participants will:

  • Understand the neuroscience of stress, the symptoms, and how it affects learning and behavior
  • Learn 67 simple, classroom-friendly yoga and mindfulness techniques to support self-awareness, self-regulation, social and emotional learning, and resilience
  • Understand the 5 critical steps to integrated self-regulation
  • Facilitate learning readiness which improves student achievement
  • Improve classroom management while supporting students individual needs, cultivating a positive, peaceful, productive classroom climate
  • Become a more effective educator as you lead and practice these tools with your students 

Absolutely no yoga experience is required. In fact, participants are encouraged to wear regular, comfortable clothing and flat-soled shoes to the workshop as we'll be simulating a classroom experience. This fun and informative workshop will relax and inspire you.

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Upcoming Training:

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9 am-3:15 pm

 

ChildLight Yoga and Mindfulness for Tweens and Teens Training

teenChildLight Yoga and Mindfulness for Tweens and Teens is a yoga teacher training intensive designed to inspire and empower those who work with adolescents.  Learn to share yoga and mindfulness tools developed especially for youth ages 10-18 years in this inspiring, “transformative” training intensive. Support tweens and adolescents in developing self-awareness, emotional resilience, healthy body image, and compassion through asana, breathing practices, meditation, community building, “mat chats” and more. Leave the training empowered to make a significant difference in the lives of tweens and teens.

Who Should Attend:
This intensive is designed for anyone who works with pre-adolescent and adolescent youth including:

• Physical Education and Health Education Teachers
• Yoga Instructors/Children’s Yoga Instructors wishing to offer a yoga program for tweens/teens
• School or Family Counselors
boys• Social Workers
• Occupational Therapists
• Physical Therapists
• Pediatricians
• Parents
• Child Psychologists
• Camp Counselors
• Recreation Directors
• And any others who regularly work with tweens and teens

For full training description and to register:

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Check back soon for upcoming dates.

Time: Fri 5-9pm, Sat 9am-6pm, Sun 10:30am-4:30pm

Tuition: $395