To register you may opt to pay in full for the lowest tuition, or use Paypal credit for 6 months interest free credit, in which case you will pay for the course, then contact us to confirm which session you will be attending to complete the registration.
Awaken the child within and play, laugh, explore, learn and build a repertoire of instructional activities designed to explore emotions, physical awareness, health and fitness, environmental stewardship, social behavior and so much more. Teachers, activities directors, child care workers, yoga teachers or anyone else working with children whose role is to support the growth and development of responsible, compassionate individuals, will find this course comprehensive and inspirational. Theory, practice and hands on experience prepare attendees to effectively teach yoga for kids to children ages three to teen. See the video below to learn more.
Heartwood Yoga and Heartwood Retreat Center are both Registered Yoga Alliance Children's Yoga Schools. Yoga for the Balanced Child: Children’s Yoga Teacher Training Program partner's up with ReFlex Arts Dance and Yoga to assure our teachers have hands on experience working with kids who love to move. The course is taught at Heartwood with practicums at the youth movement center equipped with children’s props, mats, teaching aids and materials. This program is appropriate for anyone who wants to work with children - teachers, caregivers and parents, but yoga teachers desiring to complete the requirements to become RCYT (Yoga Alliance certified) will need to be an an RYT-200 or above.
Mentorship, supervision, and on-going support provide a nurturing atmosphere and ample opportunity to help new teachers gain the confidence and experience to become dynamic youth yoga teachers.
Summer session 2019 : June 22-25, Sunday through Tuesday 9am - 9pm. This completes the educational contact hours. Students are also invited for a nominal fee to stay June 26-28 (three days working from 9-2pm with children in the Heartwood Children's camp) to complete all their practicum hours, making it possible to register with Yoga alliance immediately after the program is complete. Lunch and breakfast is served each day of the practicum. Students are released at 2pm to visit areas around Sarasota, and will be responsible for their own dinners.
Course fee - $850.00 - add $50.00 if you wish to include the extended 3 day residency and practicum.
"Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence." - Plato
17507 Waterline Rd. Bradenton FL. 34212