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Karma Kids Teen Teacher Training

Teenagers today are more stressed than ever and sharing the practice of yoga can transform them and positively
influence the rest of their lives. These are the years that they begin to explore who they are and dive into the
deeper dimensions of the yoga practice.

Where

3945 N Academy Suite E, Colorado Springs CO, US 80917
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Type of Event

  • Teacher Training

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When

Jul 31
2015
02:00 amto10:00 am

Price

$595

Early bird Price thru June 29th- $525

Full Description

This course will teach you how to guide students in a journey of self-exploration, giving students effective yogic
tools to handle stress, anger, anxiety, depression, and other challenges facing teens. You'll learn how to help
students develop compassion and self-confidence, so that ultimately they will be empowered to be agents of peace
in the world.
What you will learn:
• The benefits of yoga for Teens
• Teen appropriate yoga poses, class themes, relaxation exercises, visualization and meditation techniques, including
laughter meditation
• Developing a yoga class that is fun, safe, effective and engaging
• Breathing techniques to calm, energize, and balance the nervous system
• Learning how to connect with teens and how to hold the space in the classroom
• How to make yoga philosophy accessible to teens; including principles of yoga (Yamas, Niyamas, non-violence and
karma yoga)
• Working with at-risk populations
• Games and activities that address teen issues such as self-esteem, body image, nutrition, stress, anger, forgiveness,
relationships, addiction, and sexual health
• Creative ways to build confidence, trust, teamwork, focus, concentration, and a sense of peace from within
• Helping teens overcome self-destructive behaviors and attitudes, replacing negative habits with healthy habits
• Helping teens identify negative thought patterns and replace negative self-talk with positive affirmations
• The male/female dynamic in the yoga classroom and how to avoid pitfalls
• Teaching with confidence and creativity, patience and acceptance, with an open-heart and an open mind
• Establishing appropriate teacher boundaries
• How to inspire teens to create goals and develop the courage and perseverance to follow their dreams