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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!

Learn tools to teach yoga to children and families with True Self Yoga’s ‘Kids and Family Yoga Coordinator’, Kelli Mae Willis. Attending one or both weekends will count towards Yoga Alliance Registered Children's Yoga Teacher certification (RCYT 95 hours) through YAMI.

Weekend #1: Postnatal and Family Yoga TT, ages 0-2 | April 12-14

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

Kids Yoga TT, ages 2-6 | April 26-28

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.
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

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 Feb 1st, 2019. 

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

Register here