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Teaching Children's Yoga (UK)

Improve physical fitness, build social emotional skills, and support children's health and wellness to last a lifetime.

This course gives you the skills and confidence to learn how to teach yoga and mindfulness to children ages 3 to 12.

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 yoga and mindfulness practices.


What You'll Learn

How It Works

Flexible course structure to meet your schedule demands.

Our flexible online training integrates two types of course material - self-paced and instructor-led - for an engaging, interactive learning experience.


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Start your self-paced coursework today.

Self-paced coursework means you can learn at your own pace and repeat lectures as often as you need to absorb the material.

By signing up early, you'll get that much more time to dig into the self-paced coursework so you can make the most of the instructor-led coursework when it begins.


Next Session: 23rd July - 16th September

Instructor-led coursework for eight weeks.

This course will take place over eight weeks. Each week, we'll deliver weekly emails straight to your inbox with assignments, due dates, and live check-in access details.

Each week is 1-4 hours of course material.

Instructor-led coursework lasts eight weeks from 23rd July - 16th September. Live check-ins will be held on 27th July; 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st August; 7th, 14 September from 18:00 - 19:00 BST/GMT.

All weekly check-ins are recorded so you can choose to listen on your own time.


For More Information

Click here to view the syllabus or download an information packet to learn more.

 

What Students are Saying...


Jo, Birmingham
United Kingdom

“The instructor's teaching style was fun and energetic. She held the space well, helping when we needed it, encouraging us, answering questions, making sure she shared the uptodate research with us. I felt well supported throughout and I feel I have lots of fantastic ideas to help teach yoga to children.”



“The training was excellent! Thank you for running this programme. It has changed and developed me as a person and a teacher.”

Nicki, Birmingham
UK

Course Curriculum


  Part 6: Breathing Exercises, Warm-ups, and Yoga Postures for Children
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  Part 7: Partner Postures, Games, and Relaxation Exercises for Children
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Meet Your Instructors


Brynne Caleda
Brynne Caleda

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.


Julia Bond
Julia Bond

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.


Cab Benton
Cab Benton

Cab, E-RYT, is a passionate educator. For the last 10 years she has been a primary school teacher in Birmingham where she has taught from Nursery to Year 6. Having trained as a children’s yoga instructor in 2013, she noticed the impact that yoga tools had on the children in her care especially in terms of resilience, self-awareness, compassion and empathy. The value that yoga can bring to PE was recognised by OFSTED when her lesson was graded as Outstanding. Curious to learn, she has travelled around the world from Bali to LA to learn more about yoga.. Cab is currently a YogaEd. Trainer and Nursery Teacher.

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Frequently Asked Questions


What do I have to do in order to get a certificate of completion?
Simply watch course videos, score a cumulative 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.
Are group discounts available?
Yes! We offer discounts for groups of four or more. Please email us at [email protected] to get your discount code.
Do you accept purchase orders from schools?
Yes! Email us at [email protected] so that we can support you. Please note that all POs must be received at least 1 week prior to the course start date.
How long do I have access to this course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
Do I need to be a teacher to take this course?
No, this course is designed for anyone who works with children (or would like to work with children). Yoga teachers, parents, nurses, counselors, mental health professionals, youth services support staff, and many other professionals have gone through our course and found the knowledge to be instrumental in supporting their ability to teach yoga to children in the unique environments they work in.