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Children's Yoga Teacher Training - 95hours (6 modules)

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Car Po Building


Lyndhurst Terrace

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Island

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2018 Children's Yoga Teacher Training Dates in Hong Kong

Module 1: Adventurers - Jan 6-7th

Module 2: Explorers - Feb 3-4th

Module 3: Discoverers - Mar 10-11th

Module 4: Teen Travellers - Apr 7-8th

Module 5: for Schools - May 4th

Module 6: for everyBODY - May 5th

Early BIRD offer applies $14,000. Sign up and pay by November 30th

Note: All 6 modules to be taken in sequential order to receive the full Early Bird Price. Alternatively the regular price is $17,500. Individual modules can be purchased seperately.

MODULE 1 : Yoga Adventures, Poses, Breathing & Play for Children Aged 4-12 years (PART 1): Learn the essentials, philosophy and core elements of teaching children’s yoga.
Participate in a Class for Children Aged 4-8yrs
Lesson Planning
Breathing Exercises
Prop Suggestions
Yogic Relaxations
YogArt & Crafts
Child Friendly Songs & Chants

MODULE 2: Explore the Growth & Development of Children’s Yoga for Children Aged 4-12 years (PART2): Anatomy & Physiology. Growing with your Students. Find your Voice.
The Growing Child - Anatomy & Physiology of Children
Your Role as a Teacher
More themes, & Stories for Older Children
Planning for Older Classes
Voice Basics & Voice Health
Partner & Group Yoga Poses
Deepening our Energy Work

MODULE 3: Discover your playful inner child.Baby & Toddler Years 123: Develop the connection to our natural yogic breath while planting the seed with lifelong intentions.
Observe a baby yoga class
Developmental Anatomy & Physiology of Babies & Toddlers
Baby & Toddler Massage
Discover, Empower & Calm - Yoga for Mums
Baby & Toddler Class Planning

MODULE 4: Travelling Deeper into the Practise: A journey of self exploration while delving into the teenage years (13-18) of children’s yoga.
Participate in a Yoga Class for Teen Years 13-18 :
Yoga Teaching Tips for Teens
Class Themes for Teens
Anatomy & Physiology - Typical Development During Adolescence
Restorative Yoga
Yoga Games for Teens
Lesson Planning for Teen Yoga

MODULE 5: Foundations for Life-long Learning: Exercises for Classrooms (for Primary & Secondary school years)

Yoga for Schools Sample Class
Some Background on Yoga - Why Yoga for Schools, Teachers & Students?
Children & the 21st Century Brain - How Do we Know Yoga Works?
History of Yoga in Education & Benefits of Yoga for Schools
Mini Yoga Breaks - Yoga Class Preparation Routines
Relaxation & Stillness Exercises
Your Role as a Yoga for Schools Teacher & Support for Parents

MODULE 6: Essential Inclusive Yoga, Relaxation Techniques, Yoga Therapy & Business In Children’s Yoga: Connecting the oneness of children in your classes.
Therapeutic Yoga Class “Living Loving Kindness”
The Business Yogi
The Effects of Yoga on Stress
Yoga Relaxation Techniques
Thai Yoga Massage
Mindfulness & Yoga Nidra with Children
Inclusive Yoga Classes - Yoga for Children with Special Needs
Family Yoga

Course Resources

To support you through the entire 95hr course, Gecko Yoga’s Children's Yoga Teacher Training includes, Course Manuals for Each of the 6 Modules, Games Guide, Pose Pack, Class Plan Pack, Journal & Gecko Yoga Zone Access - one year access included in the full training which supports you with a listing on the Gecko Yoga® Website (FIND A TEACHER) & private Facebook group for further mentoring.

Games Guide + Pose Pack + Class Plan Pack + Journal are all included in the cost of the full course. These can be purchased as a pack for HK$499 if you are attending individual modules only. Cash only on the day of the training and please order your set before to ensure stocks last.

All resources are bespoke and specifically written & created for this Teacher Training. Jenny's parents are the artists!

Gecko Yoga Zone Access - one year access included in the full training which supports you with a listing on the Gecko Yoga® Website & private Facebook group for further mentoring. This will help you get started as a newly certified Children's Yoga Teacher by Gecko Yoga®.


Q: Do I have to take the modules in order?

A: No you don't have to. It is beneficial to do so as they build upon each other. But they can be attended in a manner that suits your timetable and learning. We have different payment schedules available to pay per module, or non-sequential pre-booked all 6 & sequential Early Bird offers.

Q: Do I have to attend them all?

A: Attend the modules that suit your interests most. If you are only ever going to teach teenagers then simply attend Module 4 - Teen Travellers. Likewise if you are only interested in teaching the littlest yogis then Module 3 is the one for you! If you are interested in learning how to support the growing child then all 6 modules is the training for you. Note: Spaces are limited on the TT and we offer priory to the students who have registered for the entire course. Refer to the Terms & Conditions for information on refunds and cancellation policies.

Q: Will I get to see children doing yoga in this training? Can my own child participate?

A: During the training we will be holding free demo yoga classes for you to observe and an invitation for these classes will be made available to the local community. If you have a child or know someone who may be interested in participating for that particular age group please let us know when you register or when you see this invitation go out.

Q: I have never done yoga before but would really like to learn about Children's Yoga, can I take the Training?

A: Sadly, no, we would not recommend you join our course until you have one years practice of yoga before registering for the course. In this training we make use of poses and terms that are specific to the ancient practices of yoga and we would encourage all participants to have a basic understanding of those before undertaking this training.

Q: What's the homework requirements on this course?

A: For the first four modules there is an at home teaching practicum required to be certified. This involves teaching students and submitting coursework up to 60 days after the last day of the training. There will be pop quizzes and written assignments as well in some modules.

Q: Do I need to be a 200-hour Yoga Teacher already?

A: This training is open to all whether you are a yoga teacher or not. All we ask is that you have a minimum of 1 years yoga practice before you sign up.That way you will be familiar with the yoga practice and some of the terms you will hear in the training. If however you wish to receive the Yoga Alliance RCYT accreditation then yes you will need to have the 200hr TT under your belt at least by the time you complete your training.

To know all about Yoga Alliance USA's & Yoga Australia certifications please refer to their websites for all the prerequisites.

Q: When will I get my certificate?

A: Once you have attended the training dates then submitted your at home course practicums we will email you the certification as a pdf. This will show that you have not only attended a training but also taught students to receive the highest level certification. For the two modules that do not have any at home practicums you will receive those certificates of attendance once the course has completed via email. For the full 95-hour certificate this will either be presented in person if all course requirements have been met in time for the last day of the training, otherwise it will be emailed to you as a pdf.

Q: Who can attend this training?

A: If you have a passion for yoga wish to share the benefits of yoga with children of all ages (and their families) then this is the training for you! This training is great for continuing educational units for yoga teachers, school teachers and educators. Therapists and other health care providers who work with children will also find inspiration and effective ways to bring yoga into their work environment. Parents and all generations of family members who may wish to play & educate children with the ancient traditions of yoga will find plenty to keep your holidays, weekends and daily lives enriched with practices that support one another to live a fun-loving, happy, healthy life no matter what your age!

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Hong Kong

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