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Children's Yoga Teacher Training with Deven Sisler

This training is for parents, caregivers and teachers who want to share the tools of yoga, meditation and mindfulness in your homes and schools. Each weekend will deepen your understanding of yoga and the needs of children; while giving you the opportunity to practice compassionate communication and teaching. Easy yoga practices, mindful fun games, guided meditations will support your rejuvenating self-care, from this wellspring you can meet the children in your life with equanimity.

January 5-7, February 2-4
Friday 5:30-9p, Saturday 12:30p-7p, Sunday 11a-5p

Compassionate communication, constructive feedback & vocal empowerment
Use of music, story and crafts in yoga
Yoga philosophy
Physical, social, emotional developmental patterns
How to build a safe, fun class curriculum
Age appropriate goals, games, teaching techniques
Group & partner asana
Breathing techniques and partner yoga
Anatomy for Kids

Module #2 Warriors of Loving Kindness | Developmental Patterns Ages 4-8 years
Module #3 Creativity & Yoga | Developmental Patterns Ages 9-13 years

The Yamas & Niyamas By Deborah Adele
YAMI YOGI MANUAL by Deven Sisler (available for purchase at Namaspa)
Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life by Marshall Rosenberg
How to Talk so Kids Can Learn By Adele Faber

$350 per weekend
10% off for Namaspa staff, teachers and current school teachers
$200 deposit to hold your space, to be applied towards tuition.

HOW TO REGISTER Scroll down this workshops page to "Children's Yoga Teacher Training" click "Sign up" and follow the prompts. Email [email protected] with questions.

This course is Yoga Alliance approved and offers 48 contact hours/12 non-contact towards Children's Registered Yoga Teacher credentialing. Additional hours are available through continued mentorship with Deven Sisler.

Central Oregon residents only--1 per student. Begins on the first day of your paid class and applies to both locations. No refunds or extensions.

Sign up using the form below, click above or call 541-550-8550

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