Teacher Training Course

Course description

A 3-day intensive and practical course where the student is provided with all the necessary resources to teach yoga classes to adolescents between the ages of 12 and 17.

The primary objective of the course is to acquire the practical techniques and tools to manage the constant change in the mental state and emotions of adolescents through the language of yoga.

Other course objectives are:

  • Learn to connect with adolescents in a positive way
  • Foment values like self-esteem, freedom, and respect in adolescents
  • Learn to create and plan classes for adolescents

We will tackle common themes and problems adolescents face during this period, as well as focus on physical, emotional, and psychological development.

We will practice techniques and a variety of yoga poses that can be adapted to different age demographics.

We will also include a diverse range of resources like music, acroyoga, and games for your classes with adolescents so that you may find the perfect balance between fun and learning.

This course includes an extensive illustrated manual with the entire course content and theoretical section, which works as a reference point as a professor and a point of inspiration for you teaching.

Who is it Geared for?

  • Yoga instructors
  • Secondary education teachers
  • Physical education, dance, and/or sports teachers
  • Principals or school counselors
  • Psychologists
  • Social workers
  • Occupational therapists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Recess monitors
  • Any other professional that works with adolescents

Course content

  • Yoga poses that can be adapted to different levels
  • Group games and dynamics for adolescents
  • Partner yoga
  • Acroyoga techniques
  • Massage techniques
  • Breathing exercises
  • Yoga that can be done in a chair
  • Yoga ́s basic philosophy
  • Meditation
  • Mudras
  • Chakras and energy centers
  • How to create and plan yoga classes for adolescents

Material

  • Illustrated methodology manual
  • Diploma

Certificate

We award a diploma certified by the YOGA ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL, which is currently one of the most important yoga organizations regarding Yoga and qualifies you to teach anywhere around the world.

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