6 hour course to deliver 30-45 minute yoga and mindfulness sessions to children ages 2-5 years based on the unique flexible scheme of work from Yoginis Yoga. Level 1 begins the yoga journey with a focus on the physical body.
By the end of this course the learner will be able to: ●State what yoga is ● Lead yoga sessions in accordance with the Yoginis Yoga mission and values ● Understand the benefits of teaching yoga to children and convey this to others ● Discuss the importance of mental health and wellbeing for children ● Create a suitable environment for leading a yoga session ● Deliver a yoga session to a group of children to include: ● Use the yoga sessions to evidence and support child development in line with UK National Curriculum/Development Matters and others
Training is delivered on the Yoginis Yoga training platform ‘The Hive’ with options for facilitated group training.
Yoginis Yoga are specialists in children’s wellbeing and mental health with 20 years experience
including special needs. Yoginis Yoga’s aim is to upskill childcare and education professionals to
deliver fun, all inclusive schemes of work as part of the education syllabus.
Course content is designed by highly qualified and experienced yoga and mindfulness
professionals; Susan Hartley BWY Dip, YMT and Katie Brennan BWY Dip ACMA/CGMA and
accredited by AFPE and the Children's Activities Association.