Yoga Ed.'s “Teaching Children's Yoga” Online Training Course is designed for individuals who want to learn how to teach yoga to children. Through this eight-week course, you will learn the theory and science behind the physical, cognitive, emotional, and social benefits of yoga for children. You will gain the confidence to lesson plan for your students through ample opportunities to embody and practice teach yoga breathing, postures, games, and relaxation exercises throughout the course. Upon completion of our course, you will be fully equipped with the knowledge and tools to help children build a lifetime of health and wellness through the practice of yoga.
How It Works
Flexible course structure to meet your schedule demands.
- This course takes place over eight weeks.
- Each week includes 2-4 hours of course material (module) for a total running time of 32 hours.
- Modules include video lectures, live check ins, interactive exercises, downloadable lesson plans, reflection questions, quizzes, and key teaching points for each grade group.
In a new, self-paced format, this training allows you to learn at your own pace and repeat lectures and practices as often as you’d like! Click here to view the syllabus or download an information packet to learn more about this training.
Resources to support you.
- 350-page color manual that covers the following topics: Yoga Ed. teaching philosophy, positive classroom management, anatomy, physiology, developmental milestones, social emotional learning, brain based education, lesson planning, breathing, yoga poses, relaxation, and a resource guide
- 72 pre-made lesson plans for children ages 3 to 12, Pre-K to 5th grade
- Live weekly webinars on Wednesday evenings with us to dive into the weekly material together and answer any questions you might have
- Lifetime access to course workshops, including video lectures and assignments for each week’s lecture topic
Meet the Trainers
Leaders in the field provide training and mentorship.
Brynne Caleda, M.Ed., E-RYT is a leader in the field of yoga education. As CEO of Yoga Ed., Brynne champions the efficacy of innovative, evidence-based yoga programs for schools to establish lifelong foundations for student’s fitness, wellness, and productivity. Over the past decade, Brynne has worked closely with educators, health professionals, and parents to enrich school communities with yoga tools to more authentically and effectively teach to their students and children. A pioneer of yoga education in Hawaii, Brynne is also the founder of Stretch Your Imagination, a non-profit that creates sustainable yoga programs for Hawaii’s schools. When not at home in paradise with her two year old son, you can find Brynne leading trainings and empowering educators to integrate yoga into schools across Europe, Asia, and the United States.
An enthusiastic strategist, Julia believes that every great movement is powered by a strong idea and a dedicated team of problem solvers. Deeply inspired to cultivate healthier schools through yoga education, Julia scales Yoga Ed. operations by leveraging data-driven technology to drive strategic growth. Julia brings her passion for and experience with full-stack web development to support Yoga Ed.’s online presence. Before Yoga Ed., Julia’s endeavors included global arts education, international humanitarian relief, and conducting research on mindfulness practices in education. Julia holds a B.S. in Human Biology with a focus on the Brain and Behavior from Brown University.
Artist, Educator, and Entrepreneur, Harmony Turner has made it her life’s work to inspire, inform, and integrate. Alongside an MFA in Dance, MA in Teaching, and BA in Theatre Arts, Harmony is also a certified Yoga Ed. Trainer for Honolulu, Hawaii, bringing the benefits of yoga education to PK-12 schools, teachers, and diverse organizations. Harmony has founded her own company, HarmsaStar, with goals of artistic expression, integrity, community, and collaboration. Harmony is truly humbled to be part of both the arts and yoga communities, professions, and movements in Hawaii. She is presently working as Lead Resource Teacher at Holy Nativity School, where she also previously served as the Health and Wellness Director.
Block off your calendar.
Session Dates: September 3 – October 26, 2018
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It says it is self-paced, but there are dates. Why?
We offer weekly check-ins on Wednesdays 6:30pm PST to share thoughts, answer any questions you may have, and connect you with your cohort of yoga educators.
What if I miss the weekly check-ins? Will I miss the bulk of this course?
No; one of the best parts about this course is that its designed for you to go-at-your-own-pace :) All of the calls will be recorded so that you can listen in as your schedule allows.
What do I have to do in order to get a certificate of completion?
Simply watch course videos, score a 80% or higher on all corresponding quizzes, and complete your final teaching project. All course work must be completed and submitted by two weeks after the end date of the course. Your certificate of completion will be mailed to you one month after the end date of the course.
Does this qualify for CEU’s?
Yes, this course qualifies for 32 hours continuing education units with the Yoga Alliance. Also, feel free to check with you local school or district to see if they will accept course credits.
Do you accept purchase orders from schools?
Yes! Email us at email@example.com so that we can support you. Please note that all POs must be received at least 1 week prior to the course start date.