Are you interested in teaching yoga to kids, but not sure where to start? Whether you are a yoga teacher, school teacher, parent, grandparent or anyone who loves doing yoga and wants to share that with kids, this workshop will give you some tools to get started! Embrace your inner kiddo and join in the fun!
Led by Annie Damsky, you will learn techniques for teaching age appropriate yoga to 4-7 yrs, 8 - 13 yrs and teenagers. For each age group, we will discuss techniques, poses (names and variations), meditations and breathing exercises, plus physical and emotional developmental markers. Additionally, you will learn games, partner/group activities, practice teach and receive a variety of resources for furthering your training.
Sunday, October 9, 9 am - 4 pm.
Morning session (9 a - 12 p): Class and Theory Basics, 4 -7 year olds
lunch (12 - 1p)
Afternoon (1p - 4p): 8-13 yr, Teens, and Special Needs
This workshop is subsidized by Sweet Om Alabama. Proceeds benefit their mission to serve the community through the shared practice of yoga.
Early Bird (limited spots, register by Sept 17): $35
Friend of SOA: $75
Annie Damsky, owner of Villager Yoga, has been teaching kids yoga for six years. She achieved her 200-hour Yoga Alliance instructor certification in 2009 at Birmingham Yoga and has the following certifications in Children’s Yoga: YogaFit Kids (2009), It’s Yoga, Kids (2011), Dancing Spider Kids Yoga (2013). Annie has an additional certification in Prenatal Yoga through a 32-hour Pranakriya training (Yoga Alliance accredited) and also teaches Parent + Baby, Toddler and Family Yoga. Her experience includes teaching year-round yoga to all ages, both in schools, in summer camps, in the studio and at community events.
Please note: you do not have to be a certified yoga teacher to attend this workshop.
Sunday, October 9
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$75 Friend of SOA|$55 standard|$35 Early bird registration by September 17 (limited spots)