20 CEUs Certified by Yoga Alliance
Join us for a weekend of laughter and learning! This interactive workshop is for adults who wish to learn how to make Yoga safe, effective and engaging for children. Based on sound child development principles, the ancient science of Yoga is turned into fun, appealing, age appropriate stuff kids love. You will walk away with many tools and techniques to share with the children in your life as well as a deeper understanding of Yoga. Previous Yoga experience is helpful but not required. Both, practice and discussion are included so dress comfortably and arrive ready to play. By the end of the weekend you will have complete lesson plans to use plus ideas for many more.
You’ll learn to teach children how to:
- Develop coordination, strength and flexibility
- Build self-esteem
- Relax completely
- Breathe well
- Cultivate healthy habits
- Be at peace
Specialized techniques for kids include:
- Cooperative games
- Deep relaxation
- Proper breathing
- Asana (Yoga postures)
- Positive thinking
- Yoga philosophy
All made entertaining and appealing to kids – and tailored for specific age groups.
About the Instructors
Ganga Chaitanya is director of the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center in Hochiminh Vietnam. She is a registered Yoga teacher with YogaAlliance at the 500-hour level (E-RYT, RCYT), she is an experienced teacher, has been working with kids and teaching yoga for kids for many years.
Deviyani (Christine Ortaliz) is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) with Yoga Alliance. She is experienced in working with children of all ages in schools, yoga centers, churches and correctional facilities in the U.S., Taiwan and Vietnam for 20 years.