Develop Your Teaching Style and Enjoy the Consequences

Aruna with her kids yoga class in 2003 This post about the noise level in a kids yoga class has really touched on an important topic. As we develop our style as a teacher we will also develop our own guidelines for what is acceptable and what is not in our classes. When we go out and teach, not everyone will like those guidelines!  We also decide which of our guidelines we are willing to change and when to move

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Turning Negatives Into Positives


  Yes, all of these come from experience and I’ve addressed them in all kinds of creative ways. If you see yourself in any of these, I have one suggestion to help you become a great teaching assistant: READ THESE AND DO THE OPPOSITE! I want to be positive but I have my pet peeves and often they involve the teachers assisting in my Kids Yoga classes. I’ve vented with a friend, who is also an experienced daycare manager, and

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Are You Ready to Teach Kids?

How to Tell if You are Ready to Teach Kids If you are wondering if you are ready to teach kids yoga here’s a quick test. Does the thought of going in front of a class of 20 kids to do yoga make your mouth dry, your hands shake, and your head spin? Are you wondering what you should do? Or are you looking out at the kids, reading their reactions and deciding what they need? My teacher always says

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Kids Yoga Teacher Certification – Finding The Best Training & Hiring the Best Teacher

Registered Childrens Yoga School Kids Yoga Teacher Training Yoga Alliance in Nanaimo British Columbia

What does it mean to be a Certified Teacher? This post goes out to all those who are interested in becoming kids yoga teachers and also those who are looking for a kids yoga teacher. Both should remember: If you are wondering what to look for in a good course or teacher, start by looking at their reputation. Just Because It’s Called Yoga Doesn’t Mean It Is Here’s a little story that explains why: Every year at the Yoga Show

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Yoga Certification – Who Can Teach Kids Yoga?

yoga certification who can teach kids yoga?

Continuing on the questions that came in around getting certified as a kids yoga teacher. When it comes to getting certified to teach kids yoga the ideal would be to have Yoga Teacher certification. I could write pages on what this means and there are many commentaries on what this means so I’ll keep my opinions about it as brief, well – as brief as possible. We’re in a new era. The thousand year old tradition of Yoga used to

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Questions from Readers About Becoming a Kids Yoga Teacher

question from readers about becoming a kids yoga teacher

These two questions came in from readers about certification for teaching kids yoga: Hello, I am wanting to know the best yoga courses to do to learn to teach Children and adolescents. I have already done over 300 hours of a full-time advanced diploma in yoga teaching here in Australia, but would love to bring yoga into schools in the future. I would appreciate your advice. I like the idea of combing yoga with art, music, story telling and thinks

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