Young Mountain Yoga - Modules Outlined

Each module includes two in person intensive Saturdays, two synchronous Wednesday zoom sessions, and asynchronous content. Asynchronous material will be released bimonthly, two weeks before each Wednesday discussion. These modules can be taken independently or in full for Young Mountain Teacher Certification.

Upcoming Modules

Module 1

Grounding and Centering in Yoga

  • Asanas, yoga exercises, breathing techniques, self-regulation techniques.

  • The language of yoga.

  • Yoga for age-specific groups – children, teens, and young people with special needs. (Depression, hyperactivity, autism, physical disability, nervous disorders, eating disorders, obesity, etc….)

  • Yoga class design and teaching. 

Module 2

Stretching and Strengthening in Yoga

  • Asanas II, breathing techniques II, teaching styles, class styles.

  • The joy/fun of yoga.

  • Yoga as self-exploration.

  • Yoga for age-specific groups – children, teens, and young people with special needs. (Depression, hyperactivity, autism, physical disability, nervous disorders, eating disorders, obesity, etc. 

  • Yoga class design and teaching.

Module 3

Mindfulness and Meditation in Yoga

  • Meditation for teens (age group-specific), meditation for Children (age-group specific), meditation for young people with special needs.

  • Asanas practice; breathing techniques practice, creating your class, teaching styles II, rhythm, song, games, voice. Creativity in teaching and learning.

  • Yoga class design and teaching.

Module 4

Self Regulation and Teaching Methodology in Yoga

  • The science of self-regulation.

  • Asanas practice; breathing techniques practice, defining your teaching goals, learning from your class.

  • Relaxation techniques; yoga games.

  • An overview of yoga studies age-specific to children and teens, and young with special needs.

  • Practice teaching,

  • Yoga as Play, and more.

Module 5

Integrating Your Knowledge

  • Those interested in obtaining Certification* have an additional required teaching practicum which includes -Six hours observing teachers -Twelve hours teaching children in the field

Module 3

 

  • Mindfulness and Meditation in Yoga

  • Meditation for teens (age group specific), meditation for Children (age-group specific), meditation for young people with special needs.

  • Asanas practice; breathing techniques practice, creating your class, teaching styles II, rhythm, song, games, voice.

  • Creativity in teaching and learning.

  • Yoga class design and teaching.