Upcoming 2019 Bee You Kids Yoga Teacher Trainings

 

Level One - Teaching Yoga to Kids Ages 2-7
July 12th & 13th (Bee You Kids Yoga Studio, Manasquan, NJ)

Level Two - Teaching Yoga & Mindfulness to Tweens & Teens
August 16th &17th (Bee You Kids Yoga Studio, Manasquan, NJ)

Yoga for Special Needs Teacher Training with Elizabeth Goranson
Spring 2020 TBD (Bee You Kids Yoga Studio, Manasquan, NJ)


 

Level 1 - Kids Teacher Training Learning to Teach Kids Ages 2-7 years

Bee You YogaTeaching Yoga to Kids Ages 2-7 years old (15 hours)
The Bee You Yoga (BYY) kids teacher training is a fun-filled, practical and engaging course that emphasizes teaching yoga and mindfulness to kids in a way that stretches their imaginations and offers them non-competitive environment where they are encouraged to "Bee Themselves." What makes the Bee You Yoga training unique is the emphasis on mindfulness and the way in which it can be incorporated into children's yoga and their everyday lives. This training is perfect for anyone that is interested in sharing the gift of yoga with kids; this includes teachers, parents, caregivers, therapists and yoga practitioners. Even if you're already experienced in teaching yoga to children, this course is a great way to add innovative and fun ideas into your classes, keeping them fresh and engaging.

​Trainees will learn how to teach yoga classes for kids ages 2-7 with age appropriate yoga poses and activities, how to create theme-based yoga classes, how to use self-calming, meditation and mindfulness techniques to help kids calm their bodies and minds. At the end of the 15 hours, trainees will be prepared to start their teaching journey and will have the opportunity to practice teach a group of children.

This training will include:

  • The benefits of yoga for children
  • Creating yoga practices for children which include child-friendly yoga poses, partner poses, group poses
  • Yoga music, games and activites
  • Understanding the relationship between the brain, nervous system and body, and how yoga and mindfulness can support integration and function
  • Creating a safe, engaging and age appropriate class sequences
  • Introduction to breathwork for children
  • Introduction to mindfulness & meditation practices
  • Creating you own lesson plans
  • Classroom management
  • Developmental considerations and cautions for toddlers through grade school ages; understanding where they are in their lives
  • Practice teaching
  • Practical information (ie how to set up classes; obtaining your insurance, etc)












A Bee You Yoga Foundations course certificate will be given to each participant if all sessions and the practice teaching session are successfully completed.

Your course registration includes a Bee You Yoga Kids Teacher Training Manual, access to a private Bee You Yoga teachers Facebook page, listing on the Bee You Yoga website under the teachers tab and a course completion certificate.

COST:

$450 Full Price Course
$400 Early Bird Registration (register BEFORE June 15, 2019)

CEUs & PDUs may be available.
Participants responsible for sending certificates to individual licensing boards.

Registration & Location

For questions, please contact Maura Bradley at 732-722-7133 or via email at beeyouyoga@gmail.com

Location
Bee You Kid Yoga Studio
74 Main St.
Manasquan, NJ 08736

Level 2 - Teaching Yoga & Mindfulness to Tweens & Teens

Let's face it, being a 'tween is hard! You are not a kid anymore and you are not quite a teenager. Similarly, being a teen is no walk in the park either! Both 'tweens and teens come to yoga class each week, like adults, with many different issues or concerns. All these situations, big or small cause stress for today's kids and coming to yoga can help alleviate some of that stress while also teaching them techniques and life skills to manage their stress.

The Bee You Yoga (BYY) kids teacher training "Teaching Yoga & Mindfulness to 'Tweens & Teens" will provide the tools necessary for you to help guide 'tweens and teens through this stage of development. This training is a fun-filled, practical and engaging course that emphasizes teaching yoga and mindfulness to kids in a way that stretches their imaginations and offers them non-competitive environment where they are encouraged to "Bee Themselves." What makes the BYY training unique is the emphasis on mindfulness and the way in which it can be incorporated into children's yoga and their everyday lives.

Who should attend this training?

This training is designed for anyone who works with pre-adolescent and adolescent youth. Even if you're already experienced in teaching yoga to children, this course is a great way to add innovative and fun ideas into your classes, keeping them fresh and engaging.
Who should attend?

  • Physical education and health education teachers
  • Yoga teachers or children's yoga teachers wishing to offer a yoga program for tweens and teens
  • School and/or family counselors
  • Social workers
  • Occupational therapists
  • Physical therapists
  • Pediatricians
  • Parents
    and caregivers
  • Child psychologists
  • Camp counselors and recreation directors

What will this training include?

Trainees will learn how to teach yoga and mindfulness classes for kids ages 8 and up with age appropriate yoga poses and activities, how to create theme-based yoga classes, how to use self-calming, meditation and mindfulness techniques to help kids calm their bodies and minds. At the end of the 18 hours, trainees will be prepared to start their teaching journey sharing yoga and mindfulness with 'tweens and teens.

Trainees will learn:

  • The benefits of yoga for 'tweens and teens
  • Creating yoga practices for 'tweens and teens which include yoga poses, partner poses and group poses
  • Yoga music, games and activities suitable for 'tweens and teens
  • Creating safe, engaging and age appropriate class sequences
  • Creating a non-competitive, mindful class environment
  • Introduction to breath work for 'tweens and teens
  • Introduction to mindfulness & meditation practices
  • Creating and executing your own lesson plans
  • Classroom management skills
  • Developmental considerations and cautions for 'tweens through teens; understanding where they are in their lives
  • Practice teaching to small groups
  • Designing specialty classes (e.g. after-school programs, family yoga, summer camps, etc.)
  • Communicating and building relationships with your students and their parents/caregivers
  • Practical information (i.e. how to set up classes; obtaining your insurance, etc.)
  • Business and marketing techniques
  • Teen appropriate relaxation exercises, visualization and meditation techniques
  • Games and activities that address teen issues such as self-esteem, body image, nutrition, stress, anger, and relationships
  • Creative ways to build confidence, trust, teamwork, focus, concentration, and a sense of peace from within
  • Helping teens identify negative thought patterns and replace negative self-talk with positive affirmations
  • Breathing techniques to calm, energize, and balance the nervous system


A Bee You Yoga course certificate will be given to each participant if all sessions and the practice teaching session are successfully completed.

Your course registration includes a Bee You Yoga Kids Teacher Training Manual, access to a private Bee You Yoga teachers Facebook page, listing on the Bee You Yoga website under the teachers tab and a course completion certificate.

Registration & Important Information

COURSE DATES:August 16th & 17th (Bee You Kids Yoga Studio, Manasquan,NJ)
Friday - 12:00pm - 7:30pm & Saturday, 10:00am - 4:00pm

COURSE LOCATION: Bee You Kids Yoga Studio, Manasquan, NJ

COST:
$450 Full Price Course
$400 Early Bird Registration (register BEFORE July 1, 2019)
To register, please click the link below

For more information about this training, please visit: www.beeyouyoga.com or call Maura Bradley at 201-892-6733

CEUs & PDUs may be available.
Participants are responsible for sending certificates to individual licensing boards.

Yoga for Special Needs Teacher Training with Elizabeth Goranson

Yoga for Special Needs Teacher Training with Elizabeth Goranson

Foundations is a certificate program for yoga instructors as well caregivers, parents, teachers, therapists, counselors, speech, pathologists, school psychologists.

This yoga course for those with special needs lays the groundwork for integrating yoga into the care of children and teens with autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, emotional and behavioral disabilities, anxiety, and down syndrome.

Aspiring and experienced yoga instructors with the vision of serving those with special needs can complete Foundations as a stand-alone course or as the pre-requisite for the Stretch What Matters 95-hour RCYT Yoga Alliance Teacher Training. Foundations was created by Elizabeth Goranson, founder of Stretch What Matters and M.S.Ed., E-RYT-200, RCYT.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore the history of yoga, along with the ways that yoga increases physical, social, emotional, and mental well-being
  • Review the unique needs of people with autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, emotional and behavioral disabilities, learning disabilities, anxiety and down syndrome
  • Learn the components that make up a complete yoga session and understand how to apply yoga within your already existing routines and schedule
  • Understand how to accommodate different learning styles throughout a yoga session
  • Demonstrate yoga poses with the Stretch What Matters Yoga System
  • Learn mindfulness and meditation practices, plus yoga activities that build skills and confidence
  • Translate research data and personal performance levels into individualized yoga plans
  • Apply your new skills to an abbreviated teaching session and receive supportive feedback
  • Acquire an overview of the business side of yoga

Registration & Important Information

Course Fee: $550

The fee for the Foundations course includes:

  • The Foundations training
  • The 130-page Digital Foundations Training Manual
  • Upon course completion, the Stretch What Matters Foundations Certificate


Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Bee You Yoga Teacher Training Cancellation Policy

Cancellations of fully paid Bee You Yoga registration will be given, less a $50 processing fee, 2 weeks or more before training.

Absolutely NO refunds or credits will be issued within two weeks of training.

$30 fee applies to any check returned due to non-sufficient funds.

​When paying for a training to a yoga studio other than Bee You Kids Yoga Studio, the studio's cancellation policy will apply.