ONLINE Yoga + Mindfulness for Disabilities + Differences: October 7, 14, 21 & 28 2020

The NGY Teacher Training for Kids, Teens, and Young Adults with Disabilities & Differences is a 25-hour Yoga Alliance approved online training and is part of the NGY 95-hour Registered Children’s Yoga School (RCYS). Click here for more information!

ONLINE Training!
Dates: October 7,14,21 & 28, 2020 ( 4 Live Sessions and 11 recorded Hours)
Schedule: Wednesdays October 7, 14, 21, & 28:  6-9:30pm EST
Location: The comfort of home.
Hosted by: Practice Community & The Green Yogi
Trainer: Sarah Henderson
Investment: $595.00

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Pay in Full
Investment: $595.00

4-month Payment Plan
Investment: 4 monthly payments of $158.75

Pay in Full
Investment: $495.00

Next Generation Yoga is proud to support educators, school support staff, full-time students, and active/retired military by offering a $100 discount on this Teacher Training. Please review our terms and conditions for discount qualifications and requirements prior to registration. Please email us with any questions!

Pay in Full
Investment: 4 monthly payments of $133.75

Next Generation Yoga is proud to support educators, school support staff, full-time students, and active/retired military by offering a $100 discount on this Teacher Training. Please review our terms and conditions for discount qualifications and requirements prior to registration. Please email us with any questions!

Inclusive. Informed. Uplifting.
This is Next Generation Yoga Teacher Training for Disabilities + Differences.

Using time-honored yoga practices, modern mindfulness techniques, and best practices from adaptive, accessible, and inclusive approaches, teacher trainees learn to facilitate creative and educational experiences through a unique methodology that aligns with the developmental and social needs of these special populations. No prior experience in either yoga or working with diverse groups is necessary; we will teach you what you need to know!

The Next Generation Yoga Teacher Training for Disabilities + Differences offers a variety of tools and strategies to empower you to create meaningful yoga and mindfulness experiences. Experienced trainers share their own passion for this work as they facilitate a fun and inspiring training curriculum. Trainees are given opportunities to interact and observe, to learn about what works for others, and to come up with original ideas for sharing the wonder of yoga and mindfulness with these groups.

Frequently asked questions:

This training is for you if:

  • You are an adult who loves kids, teens, and/or young adults with disabilities and differences and yoga.
  • You are an adult who loves special populations and is curious about yoga. (No yoga experience is required).
  • You are a parent/grandparent/guardian/caregiver/sibling looking for ways to bond with your family member.
  • Your day job is in education as a teacher, support specialist, before/after school care provider, counselor, therapist, administrator, or homeschooler.
  • You work as a physical, occupational, speech, or mental health therapist, nurse or doctor, and would like to bring some variety and new techniques to your therapeutic offerings.
  • You are a librarian looking to provide unique story time experiences.
  • You are a yoga teacher who would like to diversify your teaching and business potential.
  • You offer other kinds of fun activities for special populations such as dance, martial arts, gymnastics, art, drama, camp, or sports. Yoga will have something to enhance your offerings!
  • You are a volunteer in a community or religious setting who wants to have more tools in the toolbox to keep participants focused and enthusiastic.

As a trainee of this course you’ll receive…

  • A comprehensive yoga and mindfulness manual with resources for yoga class/session success and business development. 
  • An understanding of the benefits of yoga and mindfulness and detailed explanations of various diagnoses and how to support these individuals with mind-body practices.
  • Instruction on how to plan, sequence, and execute amazing yoga classes and how to include fun extras like art activities, music, props, games, stories, breath work, and relaxation techniques.
  • Techniques for when a student doesn’t want to participate, how to change the energy level of a high energy or low energy class, and how to keep everyone safe in class.
  • Guidance for how to facilitate individual sessions/private lessons.
Upon finishing the course, you’ll receive a certificate of completion and have the opportunity to become a licensed Next Generation Yoga® Teacher and reap the benefits of our unique NGY Teacher Community!*

Participants will meet on Zoom, a web-based video conference service. It is free and your Trainer will provide a link to the virtual “room.” If you don’t have video capabilities, you can join by phone.

This course is taught to you “live” and online. That means our master trainers will be leading you through the course during a specific time and you’ll have the chance to actively participate as well as interact with your fellow trainees. You’ll be able to see and hear other like-minded people from around the world – how cool is that!?! While we do encourage being available to participate in the live classes and discussions, if you need to miss, all sessions are recorded and will be available for you to download and watch later.

There will be reading and related coursework to be done outside of class. The time will vary from session to session.

Yes! Upon completion you’ll receive a Yoga + Mindfulness for Kids, Teens, and Young Adults with Disabilities & Differences certification.

Yes! This training will count as 25 hours towards YA’s 95-hour RCYS training requirements.

In light of COVID-19, Yoga Alliance has made a temporary provision to allow its schools to offer contact hours in a virtual format through September 30, 2020. During this time online training hours will count as full contact hours through Yoga Alliance & the NGY 95-hour Yoga School.

Read the latest from Yoga Alliance here.

Click here to read more about the NGY 95-hour Registered Children’s Yoga School.

Have questions or want to know more?

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Meet your trainer, Sarah Henderson, E-RYT

Sarah began her professional life in disability services for kids and families. In 2010, she made what she thought was a career switch and became a yoga teacher. But soon she found herself training to become a Kids Yoga teacher, then an adaptive and accessible yoga teacher. Known for her imaginative teaching that bring stories and healthy living principles to life through yoga and mindfulness practices, Sarah is passionate about teaching kids of all ages and abilities to connect with themselves and others through movement and meditation. In addition to her role as a trainer for NGY, she also authors NGY’s monthly lesson plans for ages 2-12.
Learn more about Sarah here.

Next Generation Yoga offers Yoga Alliance approved trainings and is an approved Registered Children’s Yoga School (RCYS). Current yoga teachers registered with Yoga Alliance as 200 hour RYTs are eligible to earn a 95-hour specialty designation of Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher (RCYT) when they complete the required Next Generation Yoga Teacher Training curriculums. Click here to learn more.
*A desire to become a RCYT is not required in order to participate in any of our certification courses.

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