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Postnatal, Family & Kids Yoga Teacher Training


  • True Self Yoga 2727 Westmoor Ct SW Olympia, WA 98502 United States (map)

Join for one or both weekends!

This training is for parents, caregivers, teachers, counselors, therapists and current yoga teachers who want to share the tools of yoga, meditation and mindfulness in your homes, yoga studios, fitness centers, child care centers and schools. Learn tools to teach yoga to children and families, ages 0-6, with True Self Yoga’s ‘Kids Yoga Coordinator’, Kelli Mae Willis. Attending one or both weekends will count towards Yoga Alliance Registered Children's Yoga Teacher certification (RCYT 95 hours) OR Continuing Education credits through the Yoga and Mindfulness Institute (YAMI).

Research shows that yoga and meditation can help kids:
* Focus and concentrate for homework or test taking
* Increase calm and self-regulation of emotions
* Cultivate better abilities to be cooperative
* Improve strength, flexibility and self-esteem

Weekend #1: Postnatal and Family Yoga Teacher Training | April 12-14

Ages 0-2

Yoga is a tremendous tool for healing and self care in the years following birth. Postnatal Yoga classes give parents and caregivers a space to rest, build strength, and find likeminded community. As babies grow, they can also receive benefits from participating in family yoga classes with a caregiver. Families that practice yoga together can truly thrive!

This training is for parents, caregivers, teachers and yogis who want to share the tools of yoga, meditation and mindfulness in your homes, yoga studios, health care spaces, fitness centers or child care centers.
This weekend, for adults who want to teach adults and adults with children, will explore:
* Creating safe and inclusive space for all kinds of families
* Postpartum anatomy and appropriate yoga practices for postnatal health
* Social, emotional and physical developmental patterns of infants and toddlers
* Baby and toddler friendly yoga sequences
* Yoga Movement with Song
* Meditation Activities
* Partner Yoga
* Tools to plan and organize a parent child class successfully

Our unique training format is designed to support your personal rejuvenation and self care. From this wellspring you can meet the children in your life with equanimity, patience, and presence.

Children’s Yoga Teacher Training| April 26-28

Ages 3-6

Children thrive and utilize tools of self-calming, focus, meditation. As the world speeds up they need our help more and more, you can learn to share these tools with the children in your life. This training is for parents, caregivers, teachers and yogis who want to share the tools of yoga, meditation and mindfulness in your homes, yoga studios, fitness centers and schools.

This weekend, for adults who want to teach children, will explore:
* Compassionate communication
* Yoga philosophy
* Social, emotional and physical developmental patterns
* Mindful games
* Building fun class curriculum
* Meditation Activities
* Partner Yoga
* Breathing techniques that help calm, focus and self-regulate

Tuition for one weekend: $475 
$50 off when registered and paid in full by March 1st, 2019

Tuition for both weekends: $900 
$100 off when registered and paid in full by March 1st, 2019

Register here

Attending a single session and completing the homework will give you 20 towards Yoga Alliance requirements and Children's Yoga certification. Email YAMI YOGI founder Deven Sisler, acroyogadeven@gmail.com to learn more about mentorship and how to complete your full 95 hour journey.