IN-PERSON OM SCHOOLED KIDS TEACHER TRAINING!
*sign up through the host studio (links below) + complete the OM Schooled Teacher Training Application on our website so we can get to know you
Next Teacher Trainings:
Los Angeles, CA
@ Light on Lotus in Mar Vista
January 18-20, 2018
Trainings are held several times a year in New York City, Los Angeles and occasionally other cities (watch this space!) Online courses are also available so you can learn no matter where you are.
What To Expect:
We believe in educating the whole child, body, mind and spirit, with All of yoga. Take a deep breath!
If you are a yoga teacher, this course will help you direct and share your yoga with purpose. You’ll learn how to translate yoga into age-appropriate goodness.
If you are a school teacher, this course will help bring peace to your day. You’ll learn to incorporate mindfulness into the classroom. Yoga is for every child and is a low-cost, accessible addition to any school.
If you are a parent, learn how to share mindfulness, health and plant seeds of wellness in your children early on.
If you are a therapist, learn how to bring tools of yoga, the mind-body connection and emotional literacy into your practice with youth.
There are no pre-requisites for OM Schooled other than a desire to teach kids, and a love and appreciation for yoga.
OM Schooled Kids yoga Teacher Training Includes:
-how to structure a kids’ yoga class, focusing on 4-12 year olds (K-5) with an overview of other age groups ranging from birth through teen
-how to develop lesson plans and curriculum aligned with state and national PE standards. You will leave with a stack of lesson plans
-approaching kids yoga teaching as a yoga practice in and of itself! Tips for staying balanced and open. (hint: “Stirum Sukham Asanam”…Yoga is both steady and joyful. -The Yoga Sutras, Patanjali)
-ideas for combining yoga with classroom management (key with kid’ yoga!)
-ways to share yoga in the classroom (yoga & math? yoga & history? yoga pauses? Yes!)
-ideas for addressing different types of learners and developmental stages
-ideas for sharing yoga with different communities
-yoga poses, breath work and ideas for meditation and relaxation
- practice teaching time
-approaching the livelihood of a kids yoga teacher/ school yoga teacher: get real-world yoga teacher advice
-ethics and teaching kids yoga
*this training is a 20 hour course and provides Continuing Education credits through Yoga Alliance. We have also partnered with the Children's Yoga Collaborative so you can use OM Schooled toward a 95 hour teacher training credential through Yoga Alliance (while studying with us AND other greats in the field) Email us with any questions about this!
*training manual and all materials are included
By signing up for OM Schooled, you acknowledge that all poses, breath work, exercises, conducted will be done at your own risk. OM Schooled is not responsible or liable for any injury sustained as a result. Be sure to check with your doctor and communicate any limitations to OM Schooled!
There are no refunds after payment is made, so be sure to ask all your questions up front.
In order to receive your certificate of completion, you must attend all hours of the training and must complete all OMwork (including your required lesson plan and practice teaching). If you must miss any hours, please communicate this in advance with your facilitator to make sure there is a way to make this up! (typically this is challenging, so do your best to clear your schedule for all the OM Schooling and let yourself immerse :)