25 Hour Modular Training Course

Yoga For Teens: 25 hour training for yoga teachers, current trainees and educators working with teenagers

Thursday 13 July – Sunday 16 July 2017 – REGISTER NOW

Priced from $1190 (includes tuition, all meals and 3 nights in quad (4) share room with shared bathroom, other accommodation options subject to cost and availability)

Earlybird Price from $1040*

*Earlybird – offer only available for bookings made more than 8 weeks prior to course commencement.

This 25 hour retreat style training program is to induct yoga teachers and educators in how to offer both yoga and mindfulness to teenagers within schools. This is an ideal training for those who would like to expand their skills to offer specialist classes to teens.

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Modular Trainings

Byron Yoga Centre’s 50 and 25 hour Modular Trainings are designed to be stand alone specialty courses as well as being applicable to part of your 200, 300 or 800 hour certificates. They fit particularly well as part of a Level 2 300 hour course. You could choose to do the Byron Yoga Centre Level 2 and also participate, before or after, in one or several of the Modular Trainings to gain some hours required for certification.  These modular course hours can also be used for the ongoing professional development required each year by Yoga Alliance and other professional bodies.  Or you could just do one because you want to learn more!

2017 Modular Training Courses

50 hour Yin Yoga: Sun 26 March – Fri 31 March

50 hour Remedial Yoga: Sun 21 May – Fri 26 Mayyacep

25 hour Yoga for Teens: Thu 13 July – Sun 16 July

25 hour The Arts of Adjusting and Articulating: Thu 24 Aug – Sun 27 Aug

25 hour Advanced Asana Workshops: Thu 28 Sept – Sun 1 Oct

50 hour Yin Yoga: Sun 15 Oct – Fri 20 Oct

Increase your specialist skills and nurture our teenagers

Byron Yoga Centre’s 4 day Yoga for Teens Training led by Chloe Thorogood is for yoga teachers, graduates and current trainees and also for anyone working within the education system, especially teachers of High School students in the areas of fitness and health.

Chloe Thorogood has been working with and teaching yoga to teens for the past 10 years. As a qualified High School teacher she has an intricate understanding of the education system and the practicalities of teaching yoga to teens. Currently working with a number of schools in the Byron area she has explored various techniques and practices that are most effective to introduce and sustain yoga and meditation for teens.

This is a groundbreaking training to introduce both yoga and mindfulness to teenagers within schools. An ideal course for those currently teaching in schools in areas such as fitness or health and want to introduce yoga into the curriculum, or for yoga teachers who would like to expand their skills to offer specialist classes to teens.

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Yoga For Teens Training Course Details

The training will cover exploration of all aspects of yoga and mindfulness and its contributions to physical, emotional and spiritual health.

The program will combine both practical and theory workshops complimentary to the key objectives of the Personal Development, Health and Physical Education Key Stages 4-6 Curriculum. A comprehensive training to equip those who work with young people with skills and knowledge of teaching yoga and mindfulness to adolescents.

Participants will gain a toolbox of resources to create yoga and mindfulness classes for adolescents that aim to enhance connectedness, sense of self and advocates lifelong commitment to health.

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Course Content

  • Learning to teach yoga postures safely and effectively to teens
  • An introduction to philosophy, pranayama and mindfulness techniques for teens
  • Explore the differences between genders and level of instructions
  • Gain an understanding of the management of the learning environment to maximise participation including sequencing, classroom management techniques, rules and regulations
  • Learn how to establish and implement self care strategies in accordance with the Department of Education guide
  • Practical sessions to fill your toolbox with self esteem exercises, techniques to promote positive mental health with plans for the yoga classes
  • Gain an understanding of the teen ‘mind’ adolescent psychology and an introduction to understanding anatomical / physiological development

This 25 hour retreat style training program will focus on building your knowledge so you gain a toolbox of skills to guide teenagers through practical yoga and mindfulness sessions for wide ranging benefits.

Course Accreditation

You will receive a certificate of completion and this can be counted as 25 hours towards your Level 1, Level 2 or Cert IV certification.

This 25 hour training can be counted as your CPD (Continuous Professional Development) as required by Yoga Alliance (YACEP) and Yoga Australia.

Note: There are no assessments or online requirements for this course (yay!).

Your Teachers

This course will be facilitated by Byron Yoga Centre Senior Teacher Chloe Thorogood

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Sample Program – 4 day Yoga For Teens Training

In this retreat style training, you will enjoy yoga classes, practical training sessions to further your teaching skills plus time to relax and reflect.

Day 1:

2:00pm - Arrive and settle in to your accommodation
3:00pm - Welcome Circle
4:00pm - Introduction to the course
6:00pm - Dinner
7:00pm - Pranayama / Meditation / Yoga Nidra

Day 2-3:

6:30am - Asana, meditation and pranayama class
8:00am - Breakfast
9:00am - Practical workshop with Chloe Thorogood
10:30am - Break
11:00am - Practical workshop with Chloe Thorogood
12:30pm - Lunch
2:00pm - Reflection and relaxation
4:00pm - Practical workshop with Chloe Thorogood
6:00pm - Dinner
7:00pm - Yoga Nidra / meditation / pranayama

Day 4:

6:30am - Asana, meditation and pranayama class
8:00am - Breakfast, check out of rooms
9:00am - Final session and closing circle
11:00am - Departure (you are welcome to stay on to use the facilities and have lunch)

* Daily program may vary slightly

Course Venue

This fully residential training will be held at the Byron Yoga Retreat Centre, Byron Bay.

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Thursday 13 July – Sunday 16 July 2017 – REGISTER NOW

For information on the Byron Yoga Retreat Centre accommodation and food, plus to find out more about Byron Bay – click here

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