How much do you really know about the developmental changes children undergo to become adults, and how these changes affect their physical fitness and capabilities? We developed this course to answer just those questions. In this workshop, you’ll gain an understanding of the basic changes the body undergoes through childhood, what this means for children during physical activity, and how to modify yoga classes to meet their developmental needs.
Bonus! Download a free copy of the Yoga Ed. Child Development Manual by enrolling in this course. This 25 page full color e-book summarizes all topics covered and comes complete with illustrations.
Recommended Background: None. Anyone who is interested in learning about this topic is welcome to take this course.
Course Length: This course includes 2 sections of video lectures ~1 hour in total, with optional quiz questions to test your understanding.
A strategist by trade and scientist at heart, Julia earned her degree in Human Biology with a focus on the Brain & Behavior at Brown University. While studying in Providence, Julia joined the Britton Lab to examine the effects of mindfulness-based practices on emotion and affect in teenage students. Through her research studies, Julia witnessed the power of teaching life skills from an early age and now deeply believes its potential to transform the holistic health of future generations. Julia is currently the head of operations at Yoga Ed. and strives to leverage technology to share yoga education with communities worldwide.