A Few of our Favorite Training Programs for Teaching Teen Yoga

A Few of our Favorite Training Programs for Teaching Teen Yoga

Do you have a question about youth-focused mindfulness education? We can help you find an answer. Send us your questions and we’ll reach out to our community of teachers, yogis and health professionals standing by to help. This week, Alexandra in California asks: “I currently teach yoga to pre-teens at an inner city school in San Diego. […]

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4 Essentials of Effective Youth Yoga and Mindfulness Teaching Part One: PURPOSE

4 Essentials of Effective Youth Yoga and Mindfulness Teaching   Part One: PURPOSE

In this series, we will unpack the essential elements of effectively teaching youth yoga; Purpose, Pedagogy, Relationship and Appropriate Practices.   Purpose: Why We Teach What am I here to hear? Being an effective facilitator begins with listening to the needs of the students. Listening from the heart, free of judgment, is an art and […]

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4 Essentials of Effective Youth Yoga and Mindfulness Teaching Part Two: Pedagogy

4 Essentials of Effective Youth Yoga and Mindfulness Teaching Part Two: Pedagogy

In this series, we unpack the essential elements of effectively teaching youth yoga; Purpose, Pedagogy, Relationship and Appropriate Practices. Pedagogy: Our Approach to the Art of Teaching Teaching yoga to youth requires us to have a clear understanding of both the method of our practice and our approach to the science of teaching.  The way of teaching an […]

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5 Reasons Teens Love Partner Yoga

5 Reasons Teens Love Partner Yoga

One of the most effective methods I have found for engaging adolescents in mindful yoga is partnership. Developmentally, teens have a strong need for interaction. Unfulfilled, the need for positive social experience can drive young people to lives of loneliness, depression and long-lived anxiety. Adolescence is the perfect time and yoga is a perfect method […]

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