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Module 3 Special Needs & Trauma Sensitive yoga (Atlanta)

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Date(s) - Feb 12 - Feb 14
9:30 am - 6:30 pm

Johns Creek Yoga


In this module you will evolve by cultivating the specialized skill set necessary to teach yoga to children who have special needs and the rapidly expanding population needing trauma sensitive yoga. This training provides 24 contact hours towards becoming a Yoga Alliance certified Children’s Yoga Instructor.
This 24-hour training includes the following:
Introduction to yoga for children with special needs
Skills to assess and effectively respond to the individual child and support their growth through group and personalized yoga classes
Explore appropriate yoga lesson plans for children with Down Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD and other special needs
Practical teaching experience with children who have special needs
Trauma Sensitive yoga training for youth based on up to date research and experience in the field
User friendly information about PTSD and Neurological changes that occur from trauma, chronic pain and recurrent stress
Experience a trauma sensitive yoga class with parenthetical teaching
Introspection and conversations to inspire best practices when teaching yoga to special populations
An overview of techniques such as Tapping, Entrainment and Sound Therapy that may compliment and enhance your work with special populations
Discuss teaching opportunities and common scenarios including potential behavioral challenges and strategies for dealing with them
Identify and strategize your next steps in this work
Materials Provided: Course Manual (pdf)

Other Suggested Materials: Mini Pose Cards, Pose Chips, Small Poster

Tuition: $499 (or $449 with early-bird discount)

Friday: 10 am-6:00 pm
Saturday: 10 am-6:00 pm
Sunday: 10 am-5:30 pm

For schedules and registration click here


Bookings are closed for this event.


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