LKY YOGA TEACHER TRAINING SCHOOL - RYT200 Yoga Teacher, Teen & Children's Yoga Teacher Training (Yoga Alliance Professionals accredited)
'The course was fantastic with Louisa, a very experienced teacher, sharing her knowledge and enthusiasm with her students. I learned so much from Louisa and was able to start my business teaching yoga as soon as I had qualified. Louisa provided a personal service and her years of experience shone through. A wonderful course!' - Karin Morrice
'Wonderful experience! Only good things to say about this - I learnt more than I ever thought I would, met wonderful people and left feeling amazing. Louisa is really an excellent, thorough and supportive teacher. Looking forward to my next course...!' - Aurelie Irving
'Fun and friendly atmosphere. It's clear Louisa is very experienced in childrens yoga as this shines through in her classes. Loved the course and would highly recommend.' - Kelly Signorini
'Louisa ran a wonderful children's yoga course. It was really great the way Louisa covered the management side of teaching as well as going into lots of detail about yoga for children. I would definitely recommend this course.' - Emma Harley
'So today I became a qualified Childrens Yoga Teacher. So happy. It's been amazing. Mahoosive thank you to Louisa Craig who stopped me from talking myself out of this course quite a few times. One of the best things I have ever done. ' - Clayre Christie
'This is a fantastic course with an amazing teacher! Would highly recommend it to anyone wanting to teach yoga to children. Louisa made learning so much fun' - Eileen Wilson
Children's Yoga Teacher Training (online training begins again 15th-18th October 2020 but you have a year to complete)
LKY Children's Yoga Teacher Training (40 hrs) is fun and playful, connecting trainees to their own innate creativity and wisdom, while giving practical tools and knowledge for teaching Yoga for children, ages 2 – 12 years old.
The course is for anyone who loves working with kids, and loves yoga. It is for yoga teachers wanting to specialise, and educators wanting to bring the benefits of yoga to their classrooms. It's for anyone who works with children: child psychologists, paediatric physiotherapists, paediatric occupational therapists, nurses, speech therapists, nannies….
It's also a great for parents to find new ways to connect with their children, and share a healthy, fun, and non-competitive movement-based activity with their families. It is for anyone who wants to expand a current related profession, or learn a new one!
You do not need to be a yoga teacher to take the course, but you must have 2 years yoga practice.
The course comprises of general topics, learning through group work and discussion, lectures, and practical sessions. We will study child development, looking at physiological, psychological, spiritual and social aspects related to each age group. We will explore themes, games, stories, music and other creative ideas to use with children as they grow and develop.
- Setting up and running classes safely
- Safety issues related to child development
- Child protection
- Yoga in school and community organisations
- Pranayama, yamas and niyamas, meditation and relaxation techniques to use with the different age groups
- Child development
- Behaviour management
- Techniques to improve concentration and memory
- Creative lesson planning
- Exploring yoga-related themes, games, stories, songs
‘Yoga Education For Children’ by Swami Satyananda Saraswati. Read pages 1-89.