The day will provide you with a practical introduction to teaching yoga to children in a safe, fun and inclusive way, covering nursery, primary and secondary school age groups. Discover your inner child as you take part in children’s yoga sessions and channel your creative flow for class planning yoga postures, games & relaxations in peer groups. As long as it’s safe and fun, the imagination has no boundaries! The day will also cover class management and the important legislation governing teaching children. Come along for an imaginative day and to gain an appreciation of how rewarding it is to teach yoga to children and the importance of the legislative framework.
NB: Sandra & Rona are running a Yoga Scotland Children’s Teacher Training Module commencing with a long weekend residential in November 2019 and 2 Training Days in Jan/Feb 2020. Please note this OGT day can be attended as a stand-alone training day or as a (non-mandatory) introduction or taster for the Children’s Teacher Training Module.
Sandra Cook has been practicing Yoga since 1983 and trained with various teachers to qualify as a Hatha Yoga Instructor with Yoga Scotland in 2006. She is a Yoga Scotland Foundation Course Tutor and a Yoga Teaching Diploma Course Tutor with the British Wheel of Yoga. Sandra teaches weekly classes in schools, universities and businesses, including private tuition and hosts workshops and seminars locally and nationally. She brings light and fun into her Children’s and Family Yoga classes, with a belief in the immediate benefits for children and to sew a seed for their futures. Sandra works with Rona on the Yoga Scotland Foundation Course in Aberdeen and is really looking forward to tutoring Yoga Teachers on this OGT Day and taking their development further on the Children’s Teacher Training Module.
Rona Main is a qualified Yoga Teacher with the British Wheel of Yoga and a Yoga Scotland Foundation Course Tutor. She has been practicing Yoga for over 20 years with 12 years teaching experience of adults and children in London & Aberdeenshire. Rona is a Coach with Aberdeenshire Council’s Active Schools teaching curricular and after-school Yoga in Primary & Secondary Schools and also teaches Family Yoga at events including the annual Techfest Festival in Aberdeen along with Sandra. Rona is really looking forward to Co-Tutoring the Yoga Scotland Children’s Yoga OGT Day and Teacher Training Module, to help other Yoga Teachers add this valuable skill to their teaching repertoire and discover the fun and rewards of teaching Yoga to Children as an area of growing demand in the Yoga profession.