This innovative online, Yoga Alliance Professionals accredited specialist training course will enable you to teach fun, authentic and engaging yoga classes to children aged between 12 months up to the age of 5 years, covering toddler & family yoga classes and yoga to children in a nursery or pre-school setting. Amy has taught yoga to toddlers for over 12 years, through this course she spreads the joy that is sharing yoga with young children and their families to as many people as she possibly can, it is simply the best job in the world!
How the course is delivered
With young children and a busy work-life Amy spent many years struggling to find the time and money to attend live, in-person training courses. She now delivers most of her training online, so time pressed people can access high-quality, supportive, flexible yoga training courses.
This course is delivered through the creative mix of:
- 1:2:1 mentor sessions with Amy via zoom (2 hours)
- Training videos, including recorded classes of Amy teaching (22 hours)
Access to Amy's further training workshop, Doing yoga with Toddlers & Preschoolers (2 hours)
- Online manual resources (3 hours)
- Personal reading, research, assignments and teaching practise (16 hours)
- Personal feedback on all assignments and teaching practise (2 hours)
- A copy of Amy's toddler & pre-school yoga book Two Little Yogis
On-going access to all online course material after completion of the course (minimum 12 months access post training)
Who is the course for?
This course is for time-pressed people looking for high-quality, self-paced training, with excellent support, delivered by a passionate trainer who who regularly teaches toddler yoga classes. The courses is for teachers who enjoy working with young children and their families, and love having fun and playing with the practise of yoga. Specialising in toddler & pre-school yoga also helps to expand your teaching schedule and create opportunity for weekday, daytime classes.
Yoga teachers: The course is open to all qualified or trainee yoga teachers from any school or tradition. Pregnancy, mum & baby or children yoga teachers in particular may feel this is natural extension to their current class offering.
Yoga practitioners from other professions: Non-qualified yoga teachers are welcome to apply if they come from a related profession including Early Years Foundation educators. This course would particularly suit those working in nurseries and other childcare settings that wish to offer toddler and pre-school yoga classes within childcare settings.
All teachers should be safe to work with young children, having an up-to-date Enhanced Disclosure (CRB check) is not a prerequisite of the course, but is preferable. And all teachers should be in a position to obtain one when they start teaching and come into contact with children, as this will be a prerequisite for anyone working within any childcare setting.
Due to the online nature of the course there is more flexibility to fit the course around every day life and work. You can join the course anytime and it takes between 2 to 4 months to work through the course and complete assignments, dedicating roughly 3 hours a week, however some students take longer or shorter time depending on their other time commitments and previous teaching experience. You are encouraged to complete the course within 6 months.