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Family Yoga Teacher Skill Up Course in Osaka with Karen Wightman 2019

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About the course

Family Yoga continues to gain increasing popularity at it provides relief from stressful and busy lives to share a playful connection and activities that create treasured memories for families. Laughter, movement, bonding, connection and play nourish the entire family and remind us of what is truly important in our lives!

If you have ever wondered how to bring all the ages and stages together under one roof to share the gifts and joys of combined breath awareness and movement - well 'Family Yoga' can provide the unique opportunity to do just that! Discover how to create family yoga classes that captivate, engage and challenge our different ages and their parents in safe, fun, dynamic and creative ways. This workshop is facilitated in a practical, interactive, educational, creative, fun and inspiring format.
Acquire a broad range of foundational knowledge and skills to understand the elements that comprise to create a themed family yoga class such as breathing and mindfulness activities, warm ups, partner and group poses, games, creative expression and taking a yoga rest to connect and relax with your child. In addition explore how to further develop connection within the family through the creation of special events geared at specific ages for one parent and child. Come play and create family yoga for all.

This Workshop includes a 'Certificate of Completion' which can be used as 6 - Continuing Education Units with Yoga Alliance for RYT 200 hours.

Course Modules

• The benefits of family yoga
• Family yoga teaching tips
• Communicating with parents & guardians
• Class structure and elements
• Class opening & centring
• Breathing practices
• Warm-ups and sun salutations
• Poses, partner poses and group poses
• Yoga games
• Mindfulness and creative activities
• Relaxation
• How to plan your course using themes
• Creating special events for one child and parent

This skill up is open to parents, school based educators, paediatric professionals, yoga teachers and yoga enthusiasts. It is recommended for all participants to have prior Yoga experience before taking this course.

★This course you can join even if you don't have taken TT 200 before★

[Details]


Date&Time: 1st April 2019(Mon) 10:00~17:00 (1h Lunch time)
Place: Spirit Yoga International School 5F
Interpreter:Rieko Umeyama
Text: Handout Japanese or English
Price: ¥35,000 (inc. tax)

First arrivals 10 only!!
Special Discount ⇒★¥29,000(inc. tax)★

Additionally , if applying for 4 work shops together
【Yoga for Kids Teacher Skill Up Course】
・<2~5/Toddlers & Preschoolers>
・<9~12/Preteens>
・<13~18/teens>
【Family Yoga Teacher Skill Up Course】
normal price:¥116,000(inc. tax)
⇒Special Price★¥99,000(inc. tax)★‼

※Full payment no cancel no refund
About certificate IMG_3800.JPG [6 hours certificate of Yoga Alliance 300 hours]
Certificate will be given.
About Teacher: Karen Wightman
Capacity: 16 people (Space is very limited. Please book early)?

Karen Wightman Profile

unnamed.jpg Karen began her Yoga practice in Thailand in 1995. During the last 30 years Karen has dedicated her time to working with children in the role of both art teacher and for more than a decade as a children's yoga teacher. Karen began assisting in Children's yoga classes under the guidance of Justin Herold at the Iyengar Yoga School in Bangkok in 2003 and then went on to coordinate a 2 year Yoga program at Satit Kaset International Program as part of the Sports program. In 2006, after 12 years in Thailand she left to follow her passions and immerse herself further in the study of Yoga in Australia. Initially studying the foundation, intermediate and pregnancy Teacher Training in the Knoff Yoga system she then began studying with Rachel Zinman in 2007 and onwards finally completing her training in the Ishta System in 2012. Karen continued to develop her skills in Children's Yoga by completing Level I and II trainings in Yoga for Primary School children with Kylie Peters of Simply kids Yoga in 2006/7 and then at later stage in 2011 Yoga Theraphy for children with Lorainne Rushton of Zenergy Yoga 4 Kids. Settling in the Byron Shire in 2007 Creative Yogis was founded. Karen is both an E-RYT 200/500 hours and a speciality RCYT and teaches both adults and children of all ages from Pre-school to High school. Karen facilitates teacher trainings and workshops both locally and internationally and is a Senior teacher on Rachel Zinman's yearly international training in Australia. Karen continues to design a range of Yoga Education resources for children and has created a Yoga colouring book for children suitable for a variety of ages to enjoy - even big kids - available for purchase on her website in both English and Japanese.
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