Get the foundation of teaching yoga in schools through our self-paced, online, yoga in schools professional development available 24/7 from any computer or mobile device.
Practice at your own pace. You have the entire school year to finish the training, so take all the time you need and fit it into your busy schedule, your way.
The training is 100% online – although we'll share plenty of ways to meet colleagues in real life! Available on mobile + desktop with Wi-Fi connection.
Forget what Tree Pose is? No worries. Once you've completed the training, you can always go back and review a pose, concept or technique again.
HERE'S WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
UNIT 1: WELCOME
Learn more about Yoga Foster and the foundational principles of the practice of yoga
UNIT 2: SELF-CARE
Spark your own practice by creating a self-care plan, learning about emotional regulation, identifying and understanding emotions, and access resources to fuel your practice.
UNIT 3: YOGA FOUNDATION
Learn the core poses, breathing techniques and the foundations of mindfulness
UNIT 4: DEVELOPMENTAL STAGES OF YOUTH
Apply these tools to the physical, mental and emotional developmental stages of the youth in your classroom.
UNIT 5: GOING DEEPER
Add more poses and breathing techniques to your toolkit, while understanding the link between body, mind and soul.
UNIT 6: LESSON PLANS + CURRICULUM INTEGRATION
Leverage these tools to understand the lesson plans and build your own flows into your school day schedule.
UNIT 7: CLASSROOM IMPLEMENTATION
Understand the best practices for implementation, from engaging parents and colleagues, creating a safe physical space in the classroom, and body language skills.
...AND HOW YOU'LL LEARN IT
- Pre-recorded video content demonstrating poses, breathing techniques, yoga flows and safety concepts
- Audio files for mindfulness and storytelling
- Static slides to review key concepts and practices
- Quizzes and interactive tools to self-test retention and recall
- Written prompts for reflection and absorption throughout
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