YogaKids Calendar of Training Events
Here you’ll find all our upcoming live and online training events. We offer two types of live training: Level 1 (Foundations) and Level 3 (Transformations). Both are part of our Certification Program.
If you’d like to go directly to the shop to register for any of our live training events, please click here. Our training events DO sell out so be sure to register as soon as possible!
Our online Level 1 Foundations is available for you to begin learning immediately. Click here to learn more.
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** Endorsed by Dr. Deepak Chopra, Dr. Andrew Weil, & Jean Houston, Ph.D **
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June 22, 2018 - June 24, 2018
Level 1 Foundations | La Grange, Illinois$549.00 - Purchase
This Level 1 Training is a stand-alone training event AND the first step of our Full Certification track..
Learn all the benefits of Full Certification here.
This event, held in areas around the world, introduces attendees to the YogaKids’ one-of-a-kind way of teaching yoga to children. The YogaKids program is more than just poses. It blends traditional yoga and its benefits with theories of multiple learning styles in a comprehensive, imaginative, and playful approach to education. This revolutionary approach, developed by YogaKids founder, yoga-pioneer/ educator/author Marsha Wenig, has been helping children — along with adults — discover the pleasures and benefits of yoga for over 20 years.
Attendees will experience 2 full days of life-changing love and laughter, led by one of our experienced trainers. They will be introduced to all 14 of the YogaKids Elements, the building blocks of this amazing program. These Elements (Math Medley, Laughing Language, Visual Vignettes… to name just a few) incorporate all the different ways children learn. They combine yoga with reading, writing, science, art, music, games, ecology, philosophy and much more — and thus, create a matrix for learning that’s accessible to all children.
Attendees also will be introduced to the 20 categories of YogaKids poses/activities. The YogaKids program has over 185 poses/activities and the Foundations Training teaches 85 of them. (The others can be learned by joining the Certification track.) Some poses are based on traditional yoga asanas, while many are unique to the YogaKids program. In addition, attendees will learn successful strategies for lesson planning and will have the opportunity to team-teach an original YogaKids class to children. Other topics covered during the workshop include teaching teens, inclusive teaching, and guidelines for teaching a successful YogaKids class.
Foundations Training events are for anyone wanting to give the gift of yoga to children: yogis, parents, teachers, occupational therapists, speech therapists, and other child-focused professionals. No yoga experience is required.
- Friday, June 22: 12:30PM – 5:30PM
- Saturday, June 23: 2:00PM – 9:00PM
- Sunday, June 24: 12:00PM – 4:00PM
Ahimsa Yoga Studio La Grange
14 W Burlington Ave
La Grange, IL 60525
TRAINER: Kim Vulinovic
Kim began her yoga practice in 1996 after the birth of her youngest daughter and was surprised to find that yoga helped, not only her physical body, but all aspects of her life. She joined YogaKids in 2001 looking for a career that merged her love of yoga with an interest in child development and education. Kim is designated by Yoga Alliance as a ERYT-200 hour and teaches both child-focused and adult-focused yoga classes.
Kim Vulinovic is a Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider. This course is available for Continuing Education credit from Yoga Alliance for Registered Yoga Teachers.