Young Mountain Yoga - Modules Outlined

The program includes four weekend modules, plus a fifth module of  integrative work.  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.