Teens & Tweens Yoga March 17th & 18th with Caprice Abowitt!

Saturday March 17th 5:30-9pm & March 18th 11:45-6pm.

Metta Kids Yoga Teacher Training, Tweens and Teens Module, is a well-rounded program which will prepare you to teach children ages 10 and up in a wide variety of settings. Adolescence can be a challenging time for many people. Yoga is a fun way to build strength, foster community, relieve stress and create balance in the busy lives of teens today. This teacher training is a great tool for yoga teachers, school teachers, specialists, parents and caregivers–anyone who loves working with children. A 200 hour is not required, but those without a yoga teaching background should have a strong and consistent personal practice.

This training will cover:

  • developmental milestones
  • introducing meditation and mindfulness practices for teens
  • the benefits of yoga for tweens and teens
  • asanas (poses) and sequencing
  • creating boundaries for classroom management
  • practice teaching (and practice being a kid)
  • introducing yoga philosophy to teens
  • games and activities
  • the business and ethics of teaching yoga to children
  • teaching in different environments and a brief overview of inclusive classrooms
  • constructing lesson plans
  • adjusting and assisting

Requirements for certification include:

  • reading assignments and homework
  • sample lesson plan
  • teaching and recording a final class

$275 early-bird by February 17th, $300 thereafter