YogaKids Calendar of Training Events
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October 13, 2018
Level 1 Foundations | Online Event$499.00 - Purchase
This is a stand-alone training event AND the first step of our Full Certification track.
This online course, made of up 4 live webinars, 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 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 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.
WEBINAR EVENT DATES AND TIMES
Each webinar event will last between 60-90 minutes.
- Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 7amPT/10amET
- Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 7amPT/10amET
- Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 7amPT/10amET
- Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 7amPT/10amET
* Please note: If you cannot attend the live webinar, you can watch the session recording.
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.