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Kids Yoga Specialization Program with Gökçe Akyıldız


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Kids Yoga Specialization Program with Gökçe Akyıldız

Kids Yoga Specialization Program with Cihangir Yoga’s beloved kids and teen yoga instructor Gökçe Akyıldız starts again!

This 40 hours program aims to train instructors who are able to communicate with kids, to describe yoga poses correctly and effectively to kids with use of stories and games, it is designed to cover both theory and practice.
Everyone who wishes to work with teachers, yoga instructors, parents and kids, and is willing to step into the journey of discovery of the inner child is welcome.

You can participate the module 1 separately as a single module.
But you need to complete the 2nd module also to earn 95 Hours Kids Yoga Alliance Certificate.

Modul 1

October 19-20 Saturday/Sunday 10:00-17:00
October 26-27 Saturday/Sunday 10:00-17:00
Cihangir Yoga, Cihangir
Program Price:  2000TL (Early bird price is 1850 TL until August 30th, 2019)
For registration and more information, you can reach us at info@cihangiryoga.com or +90 532 471 9030.

Content of the Program is as follows:
– What is Kids Yoga and how is it different than adult yoga?
– Instructing yoga poses correctly to kids at classes where competition does not exist, to introduce them to yoga;
– Teaching yoga poses to kids through stories and educational games;
– Preparing kids yoga sequence plan;
– Exercises and breathwork to improve the kids focus and their attention duration;
– What are mental, physical, psychological targets and gains of kids yoga classes?
– How can we use yoga for supporting school life?
– Class management
– Philosophy and ethics
– Breathing exercises
– Relaxation techniques
– Childhood period physiology and anatomy

Important Conditions about the Program:
– Participants who have not completed a 200 Hours YA Certified Fundamental Yoga Training Program may earn a participation certificate which can be used to work with kids in any institution or school; participants who are graduates of a 200 Hours YA Certified Fundamental Yoga Training Program may earn 40 Hours YA approved (YACEP) certificate.
– The participant can earn the certificate at full attendance to the specialization Program and completion of all assignments and internships.
-The price of two Modules combined is 3550TL.

Who can participate?
Yoga Instructors, Mothers, Child Development Students and Graduates, Class Teachers, Child and Adolescent Psychologists and Psychiatrists, Physical Education Teachers and anyone who wishes to get in touch with their inner child.

Specialization Program Prerequisite:
-The participant must have at least 3 Months of yoga experience (Minimum 5-10 beginner level classes).
-This condition can be fulfilled during the program or within one month after the program.

Modul 2

December 7-8 Saturday/Sunday 10:00-17:00

December 14-15 Saturday/Sunday 10:00-17:00

Cihangir Yoga, Cihangir

Program Price:  2200TL (Early bird price is 2000 TL until October 25th, 2019)
The price of two Modules combined is 3550TL.

Teenagers may feel under a lot of stress due to changes brought by the adolescence period, and the pressure caused by the school and examination systems.
Dualities, school life, friendships, hormonal changes, starting to build their personalities, decisions they must make about their futures especially about selecting a profession, increase in responsibilities experienced by teens during adolescence are among important causes of stress increase. Yoga is a very effective tool for kids and teens to cope with the increased stress, and emotions with negative effects such as anxiety, anger and fear caused by these conditions.

At this specialization program, we will introduce “Yoga for Kids with Special Needs” and “Mindfulness for Kids” concepts along with focusing on physical, mental and psychological changes during the adolescence period.

Content of the Program is as follows:
– How can I support examination anxiety and stress of kids with the right breathing exercises, techniques and yoga practices?
– How can I minimize attention deficiency and concentration disorder and help kids be more focused?
– How can I reinforce the trust in their relationships with breathing practices and yoga with a partner?
– How can I help them control their anger and stress with breathing techniques?
– How can I support them improve their physical intelligence and emotional skills with yoga?
– How can I teach them improve their creativity, increase balance and flexibility through yoga?
– How do I bring individual and social awareness with yoga into my classes?
– How do I prepare a class sequence?
– Meditation Practices
– Relaxation techniques
– Integrating elements such as games, hand skills, music, etc. to class sequence plan
– Focusing and concentration exercises according to different age groups
– Importance of emotions and expressing exercises
– Importance and description of Karma concept
– Yama’s and Niyama’s building the foundation of yoga
– Philosophy and ethics
Class Management
Adolescence Period Physiology and Anatomy
Yoga for Kids with Special Needs
– What does ‘Mindfulness for Kids’ mean?
Creative Thinking Techniques
Props usage and their importance at classes

Prerequisites:
-You must complete the 1st Module.

-The participant must have at least 6 Months of yoga experience (Minimum 30 beginner level classes).
95 Hours Kids Yoga Alliance Certificate

– Participants who have completed a 200 Hours YA Certified Fundamental Yoga Training Program, may earn a participation certificate which can be used to work with kids in any institution or school, and are qualified to earn the 95 Hours Kids Yoga Specialization Participation Certificate if the program is fully attended and all assignments and internships are completed.
You can contact our instructor at gokceakyildiz1@gmail.com for your questions.
For registration and more information, you can reach us at info@cihangiryoga.com or +90 532 471 9030.