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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 homes, yoga studios and schools. This weekend will deepen your understanding of yoga and the needs of children; while giving you the opportunity to embody and practice 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. You will learn tangible tools to start sharing with youth right away!

This course will cover:

* How to bring yoga into schools and classrooms

* Meditation exercises & games for all ages

* Chair Yoga * Compassionate communication & constructive feedback

* Practice Teaching * The Benefits of Yoga and Mindfulness for all children in any learning environment  * Physical, social, emotional developmental patterns * How to build a safe, fun class curriculum * Breathing techniques and partner yoga * Anatomy specifics for Kids

REQUIRED READING (sections of the following): The Yamas & Niyamas By Deborah Adele YAMI YOGI MANUAL by Deven Sisler (available for purchase at Namaspa) Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life 3rd Edition by Marshall Rosenberg How to Talk so Kids Can Learn By Adele Faber

Friday, August 3 1:30-8:30pSaturday August 4 1p-8pSunday August 5th 1:30-8:30p.
Investment: $400 preregistration before July 1st, $450 after. (10% discount for school teachers & Namaspa teachers)

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

Deven Sisler founded the Yoga and Mindfulness Institute (YAMI) in 2015 with the hope of making fitness, fun and relaxation accessible for children and families through yoga, AcroYoga & meditation. She has been teaching children and families for over two decades, and continues to offer classes, workshops and empowering teacher trainings. Find her online at, use her code DEVEN for a free 30 day trial!  |

This course is Yoga Alliance approved and offers 20 contact hours/5 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.

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