Calm For Kids
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BWY MODULE - Teaching Yoga to Children and Teens
This course covers teaching yoga to ages 2 1/2 to 18. Each weekend will focus on a different age group with key skills being re-enforced over the duration of the course. You will learn how to set up and run yoga classes including the practical requirements. Teaching will include talks, group and pair work and practical sessions.

Weekend One - Ages 2 1/2 to 7

Benefits of yoga for children
Age grouping and developmental milestones
Exploring books, poems and rhymes as teaching tools
Age appropriate teaching points for asanas
Breath awareness and relaxation techniques
Class planning and structure
Class management techniques
Teaching meditation and visualisation
Using music in your class

Weekend Two - Ages 8 to 11

How to engage 8-12 year olds in yoga
Asanas - safety and adapting for this age group
Anatomy and Physiology
Active and quiet yoga games
Rhythm work
Creative class planning
Mindfulness and meditation exercises
Breath awareness techniques

Weekend Three - Ages 12 to 18

Introducing yoga to teens
Pacing your class
Recognising and dealing with stress
Bringing yoga into everyday life
Breathing and relaxation techniques
Mindfulness for teens


BWY MODULE - Teaching Yoga to Children and Teens

Course Entry Requirements
This module is open to qualified yoga teachers and trainees from all yoga traditions. 

Course Venue  
Poole Yoga Centre, 35 Denmark Road, Poole, BH15 2DE
Course Dates 
Weekend 1 - 16/17 September 2017
Weekend 2 - 18/19 November 2017 
Weekend 3 - 20/21 January 2018 

Course Times 
9.30am to 5pm on each day

£725  (Earlybird £695, if booked and paid for in full by 30 April 2017) 
Please contact if you are interested in our staggered payment scheme.  

The course fee includes:
  • BWY registration and certification fee
  • Course material   
Extra costs for students will be a DBS check and course books. 
We will discuss assessment methods on the first weekend and if a tutor is required there will be an additional charge though peer assessment is an option. 
(***Closing date for applications is now 9 August 2017) 

Please contact if you are interested in attending or would like any further information.

You can download a booking form here, which should be returned to us with your deposit of £200. The course balance is due by 30 June 2016.
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