Learn to teach yoga to 2-7 year olds.

Next Generation Yoga Teacher Training
for 2-7 year olds

Continuing Education with Jodi Komitor

The demand for Kids Yoga classes is on the rise! More and more, Yoga studios, schools, community centers and families around the globe are adding children’s yoga classes to their daily schedules. There is a significant difference between teaching adults and kids and it is essential that teachers undergo the appropriate studies with a qualified, reputable, substantial training.

This 25-hour intensive provides a comprehensive, hands-on exploration of unique NGY methods for combining the ancient practice of Yoga with the playful nature of children. Age-appropriate poses, thematic classes, child development principles and behavior management techniques are sure to fill your Yoga bag with proven practices for developing meaningful Yoga experiences with children.

The learning environment of the NGY Teacher Training is experiential, filled with demonstration classes, lesson planning techniques and ready-to-use teaching tools. Whether you are a first-time teacher trainee or a well-schooled, experienced Yoga Teacher, we offer a detailed and individualized study of Yoga for 2-7 yr. olds.

What we’ll cover

  • What is Kids Yoga and the countless benefits
  • Themes, poses, group games, partner Yoga, breathing exercises and relaxation techniques
  • Ideas for incorporating art, music, books, props and storytelling into children’s yoga classes
  • How to plan, sequence and lead fun, creative and educational yoga classes
  • Child development & anatomy as it relates to yoga for 2-7 yr. olds
  • Behavior management tools for a positive, safe and non-competitive Yoga environment
  • Tips on how to become a confident and sensitive kids yoga teacher
  • Opportunities to observe yoga classes for 2-7 yr. olds, led by a master teacher

Upon completion of your NGY Teacher Training, you will receive a graduation certificate and be ready to teach yoga to 2-7 yr. olds.

Training Details:

Thursday, Nov 8, 9:00-4:00
Friday, Nov 9, 9:00-4:00
Saturday, Nov 10, 12:30-6:00
Sunday, Nov 11, 12:30-6:00

Namaste Berkeley
2820 7th Street
Berkeley, CA 94710

Tuition:*

$695 // $595 if registered by October 1, 2018

Special discounts and scholarships:

$100 off if you are a graduate of a past NGY TT
Limited opportunities for 50% scholarship if you are a current full-time school employee or full-time student.

Please email tt@ilovenamaste.com for more information regarding discounts and any other questions you may have.

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*Payments are non-refundable, but may be converted to account credit (minus a $85 processing fee) if cancellation is received prior to October 15th, 2018. No cancellations or refunds after October 15, 2018.

**This training qualifies as 25 hours of elective credit in the Namaste Professional 300 hour Teacher Training.

Jodi Komitor is considered a leading authority and pioneer in the Kids Yoga industry. She is the author of the best-selling book The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Yoga with Kids (Macmillan 2000), the star of Gaiam Kids Yoga videos & Activity TV Yoga for Comcast on Demand, the Kids Yoga expert on Grokker (http://bit.ly/1njESSJ) and the creator of Whale Yoga DVD. She has taught Yoga to thousands of children around the world and certified hundreds of Kids Yoga Teachers in the Next Generation Yoga Teacher Training. She is the founder of The Biz of Kids Yoga and a frequently sought after subject expert, mentor, speaker, educator, coach and writer.

Because of her visionary and leadership work in the field of Kids Yoga, Jodi Komitor has an international presence. She has been featured in numerous publications, television programs and online media including such prominent outlets as Time Magazine, The Associated Press, US News & World Report, Child, New York Post, New York Newsday, The Today Show, EXTRA, Inside Edition, BBC, CBS Early Show, ABC News and more.