No, this course is open to anyone that is interested in sharing the gift of yoga with children. This includes, yoga teachers, parents, teachers, OTs, PTs, EVERYONE!! This course will teach you how to encourage the best in your children while also making a difference in the lives of the youth in your community.
After the 15 hour foundations course, yes, you would be able to teach a kids yoga class. This course equips you with the basic principles and tools needed to effectively teach yoga to children ages 2-7 years old. After this training, you will be able to effectively plan and teach yoga classes to meet children's varying needs whether they are at school, home, or a yoga class in their community.
After this 15-hour training, you can teach anywhere! A great place to start may be your local library, community center, preschool or childcare centers. Reach out to one of these local organizations to inquire about offering kids yoga classes.
There are mats available at the studio but please bring your own if you have one and are more comfortable with it. Pack plenty of snacks and drinks (there is a water filter at the studio) as we will have breaks throughout the day on Saturday and Sunday. (There is also a deli and coffee shop near by to run out and buy drinks and snack throughout the weekend.)
Wear comfortable clothes as we will be practicing yoga during this training.