Youth Yoga & Mindfulness Teacher Training, Sussex
Our Youth Yoga Teacher Training courses give you the knowledge and confidence to support the next generation with yoga and mindfulness practices, helping them to calmly navigate their way through the stresses of adolescence. Our 1 day and 4 day youth yoga courses are all fully accredited by the Yoga Alliance Professionals.
Upcoming Youth Yoga & Mindfulness training dates:
4 day Teacher Training - June 15/16th & July 6/7th, Worthing
1 day Toolkit CPD - 24th November, Worthing
To enquire about a course or to bring a training to your studio please get in touch
Youth Yoga & Mindfulness Training (4 days)
Teaching yoga to teenagers is very different to adults but can be amazingly rewarding and fun! It is also something much needed as stress levels in schools rise and the pressure increases. This course will give you an in-depth and practical understanding of delivering sessions to adolescents and young people. Our Youth Yoga Teacher Training is spread across two weekends, allowing you to digest the information between sessions and reflect on what you have learned. The inter-disciplinary approach helps students to draw from each others experiences and develop an even greater depth of understanding of the subject. We keep class sizes small to further ensure a collaborative, supportive and friendly learning environment.
Suitable for yoga teachers and trainee teachers, health, mental health and youth professionals, teachers, parents
The course will include the study of:
Asana, including their benefits, teaching cues and adjustment if appropriate.
Pranayama, focusing on safe breathing techniques to aid relaxation and reduce stress.
Mindfulness based practices, both moving and still, meditation.
Yoga Philosophy and how this can be woven into sessions to empower young people.
Anatomy, Physiology and the energetic body.
Social and psychological understanding of adolescence including neuroscience
Teaching methods and how to adapt this to engage young people. Awareness of barriers to participation and how to overcome this.
How to set up classes, insurance, DBS and funding, safeguarding and child protection.
For more information please take a look at our course syllabus ➡
Pre-requisit: This course is open to all yoga teachers with a 200hr minimum training as well as health, mental health and youth professionals, teachers and parents who have at least 2 years experience of yoga practice.
Accreditation: The course is fully accredited by the Yoga Alliance Professionals and recognised worldwide. It will enable all participants, upon completion, to gain status and insurance as a Registered Teens Yoga Teacher (If you do not hold a yoga qualification you will be able to join as an Affiliate Member).
DBS & insurance: This will not be required for the course however you will need to have this in order to teach.
Cost: UK: EARLY BIRD £425 if booked before 30th April 2018, £445 thereafter. Payment plans are available, please contact us to discuss your situation.
A 50% deposit must be paid upon completion of booking (we will discuss the course with you first), with the remainder paid 28 days prior to the start of the course. Payment plans are an option, please get in touch to discuss your circumstances.
'I loved my Youth Yoga Training with Nathalie. She's very experienced, approachable and full of great ideas to help gain extra confidence in teaching this age group. Thank you!' - Nicola
'great teaching, excellent resources - the course book feels like a bible!' - Eva
"Lovely to work in a small group and to share ideas and experiences. The experiential learning was great, learning through actually doing" - Kirsty
Toolkit for teaching Youth Yoga - 1 day workshop
24th November, 10-5, Worthing
For those of you interested in sharing yoga with young people but not quite wanting to commit to the full training course, our 1 day further training 'Youth Yoga Toolkit' may be exactly what you need. Open to yoga teachers and youth professionals/teachers with yoga experience, it is a great chance to gain a few tools to build into the yoga studio, classroom or youth group setting.
What will you gain from the day? An understanding of how to structure yoga and mindfulness classes for specific groups of young people in order to meet their needs. Designed as a 'toolkit' session, you will learn an array of practices and techniques that are suitable in the classroom, youth club and yoga studio alike. The practical day will leave you confident to share what you have learned, with ongoing support if needed.
Who is the course suitable for? Open to yoga teachers and trainees, counting towards your Further Training hours with Yoga Alliance Professionals and allowing you to then teach yoga to young people. Also suitable for teachers, youth and health professionals who want to use the techniques in their own work. The session acts as an introduction to our 4 day Youth Yoga Teacher Training course. It does not qualify you as a Teen Yoga Teacher, but gives you additional skills to add to your existing qualifications.
Pre-requisit : This session is for yoga teachers and those who work with young people. Some experience of yoga is necessary.
Cost : EARLY BIRD £95, £110 thereafter, to be paid on booking
Booking terms and conditions : full payment in order to confirm booking. Refunds will be issued up to 28 days prior to the course commencing, minus a 10% admin fee. Following this a refund will be offered if the space is filled (which we will always endevour to do)
Find out about our other Further Training and CPD workshops for yoga teachers here
Youth Yoga Training for School and Youth Professionals
We offer our toolkit training to staff as a bespoke in-house session, tailored around the needs of the young people you work with. These sessions allow for far more specificity and a flexible learning approach. Work-based training can be one day or spread out in bitesize chunks. With a focus on mental health and inactivity in young people, these sessions work towards key public health agendas.
Cost is dependent on numbers of staff, time and location. Please contact us to discuss bringing a training to your workplace.
Why us? When choosing a course we know how important it is to have an insight into your teachers, after all they are the ones from which you will be learning!
Nathalie has been working with young people since 2007 as a youth worker, teacher and yoga practitioner. She has primarily taught English, Art and Yoga to young people who have been excluded from/refusing school, working with some of the most challenging students. As a yoga practitioner Nathalie has taught adults and children, both in mainstream settings and in hospitals, centres for mental health and learning difficulties, youth clubs, young mums and support groups. She is currently working with the Adolescent Chronic Pain team, researching the effects of yoga and relaxation on young people physically, emotionally and socially, as well as teaching in numerous schools and youth groups across Sussex.
The course will also draw from the expertise of colleagues in physiotherapy, neuro-occupational therapy and children's support work in order to offer our students the best possible information, collated in a manual which includes comprehensive lesson plans and guide to delivery.
We will also offer continued support to students who wish to embark on teaching their own classes, helping you to share our passion for inspiring the next generation!