30 hour Childrens’ Yoga Teacher Training with Greville Henwood 500 ERYT

30 hour Childrens’ Yoga Teacher Training with Greville Henwood 500 ERYT

This training is 30 hours long and is certified by Yoga Alliance US and is a Continuing Education Program (YACEP).

Founded in 2004 by Greville Henwood, GroovyKids® Yoga has travelled across the globe offering 10, 15 and 20-hour Teacher Training programs more than 130 times since 2006.

With over 1,200 teachers worldwide, many of whom now teaching licensed GroovyKids® Yoga classes on four continents, in kindergartens and yoga studios, middle school playgrounds and private homes, the program brings delight to kids globally.

After studying Child Development in College and completing numerous training courses, Greville designed the GroovyKids® Yoga Teacher Training around the interaction between student and teacher, an approach that has proved successful and joyful for both.

Teaching adults and kids since 1997, Greville is a former Senior Teacher Trainer at Yoga Works, with his teachers and mentors Maty Ezraty, Lisa Walford and Annie Carpenter and Chuck Miller as his main influences.

About GroovyKids® Yoga Family classes

GroovyKids® Kids yoga family classes are all about having fun for the whole family!
These are excellent for improving strength, flexibility and coordination with everyone!
Expect to laugh and be amazed at how much yoga your kid knows and how much comes so naturally!
Remember why you love being a child so much, and why you love yoga!
It’s the perfect be yourself hour with your whole family!

 

The course breakdown is as follows:

  • 15 hours of Techniques, Training and Practice
  • 10 hours of Teaching Methodology
  • 2 hours of Anatomy and Physiology
  • 3 hours of Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics
  • 3-5 hrs of coursework, to be completed following the training

About Greville Henwood 500 ERYT

Greville has been teaching adults and kids since 1997 and studying yoga himself since 1985.
His studies include training and apprenticing with Maty Ezraty, Lisa Walford, and Annie Carpenter.

This followed a long and mazy path through numerous styles of yoga including the Bikram, Kundalini, and Sivananda yoga traditions before finding a home amongst the Iyengar and Ashtanga lineage.

Previously a Senior Teacher Trainer at Yoga Works and Senior Faculty at the American Yoga School, Greville offers workshops globally, and created the International brand GroovyKids® Yoga, a Teacher Training program for Kids Yoga.

Since 2006, he has trained and certified over 1,300 teachers and offered over 135 trainings.

DAY 1 – 0900-1730

0900-1000

  • Opening lecture.
  • What is GroovyKids® Yoga?
  • What is Yoga?
  • History of GroovyKids® Yoga
  • Key #1 of the 7 Keys to a Successful Kids Yoga class

1000-1300

  • Activity/Lecture
  • Practice GroovyKids® Yoga sequence 1 and adjustments
  • What is safe for kids, what is not?
  • Differences between ages
  • What is failure, what is success?

1300-1400

  • Lunch break

1400-1600

  • Observation and discussion
  • Watch together a live kids yoga class, The GroovyKids® Yoga Show
  • What to watch for in a kids class, differences between ages
  • Breakdown, how and why

1600-1700

  • Introduction of students

1700-1730

  • Activity. When giving and receiving are the same.

DAY 2 – 0900-1630

0900-1015

  • Yoga Practice (adults)

1015-1030

  • Quick recap of Day 1

1030-1145

  • Activity -Dolphin game
  • Keys #2 and #3 of the 7 Keys to a Successful Kids Yoga class
  • The science behind #movetolearntogrow

1145-1245

  • Giving your gifts. What are they? Material vs Immaterial gifts. Discussion and exploration.

1245-1345

  • Lunch

1345-1500

  • The ways we learn
  • Activity
  • How do you give your gifts?
  • Octopus game.
  • Who are we really, underneath the words, who are we in action?
  • Key #4

1500-1600

  • Practice sequence again

1600-1630

  • Review of homework and take-home exam

(30 minutes credit given for home exam)

DAY 3 – 0900-1700

0900-0930

  • Recap of the 4 keys so far.

0930-1100

  • Practice sequence number 2 and breathing techniques

1100-1130

  • Go over exam

1130-1145

  • Break

1145-1230

  • Lecture; Yoga as art, science and philosophy

1230-1330

  • Lunch

1330-1400

  • Breathing techniques, practice and review

1400-1430

  • Keys #5 #6 and #7 to a successful Kids Yoga class
  • Review of the 7 keys, 3 questions for a successful kids yoga class

1430-1515

  • Categorizing poses, building a sequence.

1515-1545

  • Activity: Yoga Games for kids

1545-1630

  • Practice teach in groups

1630-1700

  • Giving and receiving as one again!!

Day 4 – 0900-1700

0900-1030

  • Practice for adults

1030-1130

  • Modern physical education standards, the universality of yoga movement

1130-1145

  • Break

1145-1230

  • How to think like a child but be an adult (activity)

1230-1300

  • Learn the songs

1300-1400

  • Lunch

1400-1430

  • Improving spontaneous communication with kids

1430-1445

  • Partner Yoga in pairs

1445-1500

  • Partner Yoga for groups

1500-1530

  • Review of TT and Class prep

1530-1630

  • GroovyKids® Yoga class taught by Greville

1630-1700

  • How did it go?
  • Presentation of certificates!

Investment:

£647*

early-bird-discount

Early Bird Offer

* The Early Bird price is £647 up until 2nd November, £697 thereafter.

The deposit for the course is £200.

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Please email Sally any questions on info@sallyparkesyoga.com

Dates:

2nd-3rd and 9-10th February 2019
Timings: 9am-5pm

Venue:

The Chatsworth Hotel,
17-23 The Steyne,
Worthing BN11 3DU
UK