ONLINE Teacher Training for Tweens & Teens: October 9-18, 2020 (6 Sessions)

The NGY Yoga + Mindfulness Teacher Training for Tweens and Teens is a 25-hour Yoga Alliance approved online training and is part of the NGY 95-hour Registered Children’s Yoga School. Click here for more information!

ONLINE Training!
Dates: October 9-11 & 16-18, 2020 (6 sessions)
Schedule: Fri 4-7pm, Sat & Sun 9am-2pm PDT
(Fri 7-10pm, Sat & Sun 12-5pm EDT)
Location: The comfort of home.
Investment: $595.00

Choose your perfect payment option below.
Email us with any questions.

 

**Registration Deadline:  October 2, 2020**

Pay in Full
Investment: $595.00

 

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

 

Educator, School Employee, Student & Active/Retired Military Discount

Pay in Full
Investment: $595.00 $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!

Educator, School Employee, Student & Active/Retired Military Discount

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

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!

 

Strengthening. Supportive. Social.
This is Next Generation Yoga Teacher Training for Tweens and Teens.

Using time-honored yoga practices, modern mindfulness techniques, and age-appropriate connection strategies, teacher trainees learn to facilitate creative and educational experiences through a unique methodology that aligns with the developmental needs of teens and tweens. No prior yoga experience is necessary; we will teach you what you need to know!

Next Generation Yoga Teacher Training for Teens and Tweens offers a variety of tools and strategies to empower you to create meaningful yoga and mindfulness experiences for adolescents. 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 develop original strategies to bring benefits of yoga and mindfulness to teens and tweens.

Frequently asked questions:

This training is for you if:

  • You are an adult who loves teens/tweens and yoga.
  • You are an adult who loves teens/tweens and is curious about yoga. (No yoga experience is required).
  • You are a parent/grandparent/guardian/caregiver looking for ways to bond with your teens/tweens.
  • Your work in education as a teacher (upper elementary, middle or high school), support specialist, before/after school care provider, counselor, therapist, administrator, or homeschooler.
  • Your work in education as a teacher (upper elementary, middle or high school), support specialist, before/after school care provider, counselor, therapist, administrator, or homeschooler.
  • You work as an adolescent 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 teen programming and outreach efforts.
  • You are a yoga teacher who would like to diversify your teaching and business potential.
  • You offer other kinds of educational activities for teens/tweens such as dance, martial arts, gymnastics, art, drama, camp, or sports. Yoga will have something to enhance your offerings!
  • You are a volunteer with a community or religious setting who wants to have more tools in the toolbox to keep teens/tweens focused and enthusiastic.

As a trainee of this course you’ll receive…

  • A comprehensive yoga and mindfulness manual with resources for class success and business development.
  • An understanding of the benefits of yoga and mindfulness for teens and tweens and an explanation of the developmental needs and typical behavior of ages 10-18.
  • Instruction on how to plan, sequence, and execute meaningful yoga classes and how to include fun extras like art activities, music, props, games and partner work, journaling, breath work, and relaxation techniques.
  • Tips on how to include learning points into your teachings in order to support educational experiences and promote social-emotional development.
  • Classroom management techniques when a child 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.
  • A chance to watch an experienced NGY teacher in action! Every training has observation classes led by the NGY trainer so students get to see real participants in a real yoga class … the highs, the lows, and everything in between!
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 some light related reading, brainstorming, and lesson planning/project work done outside of class.

Yes! Upon completion, you’ll receive a certificate to teach yoga + mindfulness to tweens and teens.

As of now, no. In light of COVID-19, Yoga Alliance has made a temporary provision to allow its schools to offer contact hours in a virtual format currently through September 30, 2020. It’s expected that this will be extended so keep eye on this space and read the latest from Yoga Alliance here.

BUT a desire to become registered with Yoga Alliance or become an RCYT is not required to take this training. Once you complete this certification training you’ll be ready and able to teach yoga + mindfulness to tweens and teens!

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, Candace Martinez, MA, RYT

Candace has been working with children since 2001. She holds a masters in Early Childhood Education with an emphasis on Childhood Trauma, and has worked in preschools for over 15 years. Her specialty is bringing social-emotional learning to every crevice of a classroom, curriculum, and interaction. After getting her 200 hour yoga training, she immediately brought yoga and mindfulness to her preschoolers and fellow teachers. To further her studies, she completed the NGY Teacher Trainings for 2-7 and 8-13 year olds, and, finding heart and mission to be exactly what she was looking for to combine her love of yoga and children, and she later became an NGY TrainerClick here to learn more about Candace!

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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