Kids Yoga Teacher Training

 

This energizing 2 day, 20hr kids yoga teacher training is ideal for Educators and anyone working with kids. The course provides simple yet effective tools that are useful in any group setting with children. The YOGA ROCKS approach incorporates movement, reflection, co-operation, and stillness into every yoga session. Participants completing the course will have a skill set that is applicable and supportive to a range of settings from anti-bullying situations to after school programs, mindfulness and cross curricular activities.

 

 

Teacher Training Certification Will Cover:

  • Class management and group dynamics
  • Age – appropriate poses (JK – Gr. 2) (Gr. 3 – 6) (Gr. 6 – 8 discussion only)
  • Child friendly yoga language and queuing
  • Opportunity to assist and observe Yoga Rocks kids classes
  • Cooperative games and group building and bonding challenges
  • Introduction to relaxation and mindful techniques
  • Brain Gym activities and exercises & introduction to cross lateral patterning


All participants will receive a YOGA ROCKS certificate of completion for their participation in the training. 5 of the 20 hours of training will involve kids yoga class observation and refection paper.
 

This training is facilitated by Antoniette Finelli; founder of Yoga Rocks. She integrates 20 years experience of Montessori teaching, Yoga Ed instruction & workshop facilitation, to bring her innovative style to this empowering teacher training. As a certified Phys. Ed teacher and Brain Gym facilitator, Antoniette has pioneered kids yoga in class rooms and physical education curriculum’s throughout Canada and the United States.


Dates: Fri Feb 21, Sat Feb 22, Sun Feb 23 

Times: Friday 8:00-10:00pm (Introductions), Sat 2-9pm & Sun 2-9pm

Cost: $245+hst paid in full before June 28 or $275+hst after

Note: $25 for teachers manual – paid directly to Antoniette on the first night. Cash only
 


 

  

 

Antoniette's roots are in Ashtanga Vinyasa and was certified at Vinyasa Flow in California. She has been teaching yoga since 2002 and her favourite class to teach is fun flow with lots of heat and great music!
 
Antoniette also teaches yoga to children aged 3-19 in schools, camps, outdoor education and private venues in California, Toronto and across Canada. She is passionate about engaging children of all ages and abilities to become healthy and active through the use of these non-competitive activities. She is also a Certified Thai Massage Practitioner and Regisitered Reflexologist.
 
Antoniette's favorite yoga pose is Ardha-Chandrasana (Half Moon) because she feels like she can fly!
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