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Teacher Training

Welcome to the exciting journey of Children’s Yoga! Come and learn the age-old philosophies and how to make them interesting and easy to understand for children. Our teacher training is practical, insightful, and fun. Blissful Kids Teacher Training is led by highly trained and experienced teachers, Jani and Anja, where you’re sure to gain real value while developing your personal teaching style and receiving pro guidance on how to work with kiddie yogi’s. “We will connect to our own inner child and nurture her/him to come out and play while we learn how to teach children. We’ll discover and experiment with different styles and techniques and assist you in finding your niche. There is no single way to teach Yoga to children.”

  • Foundation Course

    100 level

  • Join us for a Blissful Kids Teacher Training where you will get the foundations of teaching Creative Yoga to young children. Learn how you can take this age old practice and make it fun and playful. The Blissful Kids Teacher Training is open to anyone who loves children and Yoga.

         

    Comprised of Module 1 & 2

     

    Below are some of the topics we will cover in our Foundational Course, This Training is  truly an enlightening experience, where you will learn as much about yourself as you will about teaching yoga to children. It is through your journey and reconnection to self that you will uncover the joys of teaching children.  

     

    Course outline:

    • The History of Yoga
    • Why children should do Yoga
    • Benefits of Yoga and Art for children
    • Themes & Art ideas
    • Mantras and Affirmations
    • Songs and Music
    • Breath-work
    • Warm ups, yoga poses & partner poses
    • Games
    • Relaxation & Guided Imagery
    • Class planning
    • Child development
    • Mindfulness & Meditation
    • Tips for teaching children art
    • Setting Healthy Boundaries
    • Tools and tricks for getting and keeping the attention of your students
    • Introduction to colour therapy
    • Touch on Yoga for special needs
  • Advanced Course

    200 level

  • Join us for another Blissful Kids Teacher Training where you will add to the foundations of teaching Creative Yoga to older children. Expand on your repertoire of Creative Yoga. This module is available to those who have successfully completed Module 1 and is packed with fresh information to aid your journey.

       

    Comprised of Module 3, 4 & 5

     

    Our Advanced Course moves deeper into your journey. This will give you more tools to teach children yoga, art and mindfulness. We will unpack age old philosophies and concepts and make them really fun and easy to understand and teach. As much as you are learning about teaching children you will be continuing your journey of self discovery.

     

    Course outline:

    • Yoga Philosophy –  (8 limbs)
    • Anatomy
    • Chakras & Colour
    • The Journey Inward
    • Teen Development
    • Class planning
    • Yoga for Special Needs
    • Stress and the brain
    • Learning Styles
    • Mindfulness
    • The 5 senses
    • The Elements
    • Ayurveda
    • Teachers from the past
    • Art from the heart
    • Positive discipline in the classroom – Discipline from the heart
    • Creating a business from your children’s yoga classes
    • Health and safety guidelines
    • Clarity on your vision

    Module 5:

    Our observation & practical hours program is for children’s yoga teachers who have completed the Blissful Kids Advanced Teacher Training (Module 3 & 4)these hours form a part of the 200 level training.

Preschool Teachers

We offer a specially designed short course for preschool teachers to effectively introduce useful calming strategies into the classroom. Come and discover the benefits of Creative Yoga within the school day! Together we will consider exciting ways to bring Creative Yoga, Mindfulness and Breath work into the classroom to help calm, energize or balance out your students and to unlock their true potential.

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