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.
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** Endorsed by Dr. Deepak Chopra, Dr. Andrew Weil, & Jean Houston, Ph.D **
October 13 - October 14
Level 1 Foundations | Vancouver, British Columbia$499.00 - Purchase
This Level 1 Training is a stand-alone training event AND the first step of our Full Certification track.
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.
- Saturday, October 13, 2018: 9:00AM– 6:00PM
- Sunday, October 14, 2018: 9:00AM – 6:00PM
Ocean Breath Yoga
1521 Foreshore Walk
Vancouver, BC, V6H 3X3, Canada
TRAINER: Tamara Semple
Tamara (Tammy) is a RYT-200, CYKT and Certified Girlvana Teacher. She began teaching in 2002 and has been teaching children exclusively since 2014. Her work takes her to numerous schools within 2 school districts, community centers and private classes in her area where she shares yoga, self-regulation techniques and mindfulness practices. Her students range from Kindergarten to twelfth grade and she believes one day her own children will jump on the yoga train too! Tamara is a mother of two kick-butt kids and one adorable pug. The three of them, along with her husband, are her motivating force to practice being a mindful yogi in all she does and with all those she encounters. As a mentor for YogaKids, Tamara is excited to give back to the community that has inspired her to be a positive presence in the lives of kids. Yoga and mindfulness make Tamara’s world go round and she is honored to live a life that allows her to teach, mentor and share it with her people.