CHILDREN'S YOGA TEACHER TRAINING (95 HOURS)

This Children's Yoga Teacher Training Course is specifically designed for individuals who wish to be certified as a Registered Children's Yoga Teacher (RCYT). It's open to yoga teachers and fitness professionals who love working with children. Participants in this Kid's Yoga Teacher Training Course will learn fun-filled ways to engage children of all ages, providing them with the necessary tools to live a healthy, peaceful and well-balanced life.

This Children's Yoga Teacher Training Course is a 95 hour training registered under the Yoga Alliance RCYS (Registered Children's Yoga School). The course begins with the study and understanding of all childhood developmental stages and how the issues of each stage impacts what is appropriate for teaching them.

Our approach to children's yoga incorporates the use of asana, pranayama, props, music, art, games, storytelling, and imagination to stimulate children's senses, while stretching and strengthening their developing bodies.

Eligibility for Children's Yoga Teacher Training Course, India

The Children's Yoga teacher training course is open to yoga teachers (qualified and currently in training) and may also be suitable for qualified professionals working in an educational setting as continuing professional development. If you are not a qualified/trainee yoga teacher please contact us at enquiry@santhiyoga.co.in for confirmation of your eligibility to apply.

Benefits of Childern's Yoga Certification

Once certified, you'll be qualified to teach children in yoga studios, schools, community centres, and other family oriented settings. Teaching yoga to a special population, such as children, also increases your marketability. Graduates of this program qualify for "registration" with Yoga Alliance as Registered Children's Yoga Teachers (RCYT's).

Dates for Children's Yoga Teacher Training, India

Aug 02-17, 2017: Children's Yoga TTC India
Nov 02-17, 2017: Children's Yoga TTC India
Jan 04-18, 2018: Children's Yoga TTC India

Curriculum for Children's Yoga teacher training

General Background in the Specialty Area
Benefits of children's yoga
How to teach children from different age groups
Understanding the different developmental stages
How to communicate effectively with parents, guardians and teachers (Body Elements)
Techniques, Training and Practice
Basic Hatha Vinyasa/ Ashtanga asanas and sequences, alignment, pranayama and meditation techniques
Asana sequences and creative movement routines appropriate to age group and developmental stage
Proper alignment and modifications specific to age group and developmental stage
Learning children's yoga sequencing techniques
Understanding asana and pranayama contraindications in children
Application and teaching of relaxation techniques
Use of games, books and activities
Incorporation of music, songs and chanting
Teaching yoga to children with special needs
Teaching Methodology
Children's yoga lesson planning
Organisation of games and activities
Learning behavioural classroom management techniques
Communication with children from different age groups and children with special needs
Understanding the different needs and conditions of special needs children
Applying modifications to accommodate special needs children
Using songs, stories and other activities to express Yogic principles and asanas
Anatomy and Physiology:
Understanding basic normal human anatomy and physiology
Understanding childhood developmental anatomy and physiology
Application of childhood developmental anatomy and physiology to asanas and pranayama (including benefits, contraindications, normal ranges of movement)
Understanding energy anatomy and physiology
Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics for Children's Yoga Teachers
Application of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali to children
Application of the Yamas and Niyamas in children at different age groups
Understanding supervision requirements of children and special needs children
Practicum
Practice teaching with Lead Trainer
Observation of teaching by Lead Trainer
Peer teaching (assessed by Lead Trainer)

Daily Schedule for Children's Yoga Teacher Training

08.00 10.00 : Asana Practical
10.00 11.00 : Lunch
11.00 12.30 : Lecture sessions
12:30 13:00 : Break
13:00 14:30 : Lecture sessions
14:30 16:00 : Teaching Practice



Course fee for Children's Yoga Teacher Training

Single AC Room with attached bathroom: $950

Shared AC Double room with attached bathroom: $800

Fee includes the course fee, accommodation, training manual and food during class hours

Accommodation

Accommodation of the students will be in our nearby guest house. The Guest House is only 3mins walking distance from the school. This guest house has all modern amenities, AC, free Wi-Fi, TV, self-cooking facilities. Both Single and shared rooms are available. The rooms are clean, airy and simple. Both the school as well as Guest house are located in a quiet and safe residential area. There are Super Markets, Fruits & Vegetable stores, Juice shops and Restaurants nearby.

Yoga School Facilities

Two beautiful Yoga Shalas
Ayurvedic Treatment Rooms
Secured and gated complex with 24 hour security
Free Internet
A small common kitchen for self cooking
Spacious and clean rooms


For more details and pictures of the accommodation please contact us

There are also lots of affordable homestays, serviced apartments and guest houses nearby the school. If the students are staying anywhere near the school (within 5km radius) we can provide free daily transportation to the school.

Food

Wholesome and sattvic vegetarian brunch will be served daily. Seasonal, locally available fruits and vegetables, tea and snacks will be provided.

Payment Information

A non-refundable deposit ($200 USD) is due with your application. In the event payment is submitted and the training is full, or your registration not accepted, the deposit will be refunded. Payment in full is due before two months of the beginning of the course.

If you are registering after the balance due date, the full tuition is due with your application to reserve your space. Payment can be made by bank transfer or through PayPal

In order to book please drop an email to enquiry@santhiyoga.co.in