Module 1: Get Grounded (Montclair NJ)


Feb 5 - Feb 8    
6:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Yoga Mechanics
107 Forest Street, Montclair, NJ

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Button 1This module is based on the principle that you must first ground yourself before you can ground others. This is a groundbreaking invitation to create an authentic presence, complete engaging groundwork, and be your most elevated self with kids of all ages.  In this module you will be introduced to the Grounded methodology and gain proficiency in the 84 Grounded Elevator series poses. You will receive a well-rounded introduction into all aspects of teaching yoga to kids and teens (ages 7 and up). This training was formerly called Level 1: Get Grounded and provides 22 contact hours towards becoming a Yoga Alliance certified Children’s Yoga Instructor.

This 22-hour training includes the following:

  1. Introduction to Grounded methodology
  2. Gain proficiency in our 84 Grounded series poses as well as modifications and enhancements
  3. Child development as applied to the practice of yoga (physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual)
  4. How to teach alignment to children with skill, clarity and creativity.
  5. Teaching mindfulness, meditation and mudras to ages six- teens
  6. Breathing techniques appropriate for kids and teens
  7. Partner and group yoga including games
  8. Fundamentals of the Chakra System and the Elements
  9. Guiding principles for conduct management based on each student’s constitution and prevailing elements
  10. Create a well-rounded yoga lesson plan that is engaging and meaningful to youth
  11. Put what you learn to action by teaching kids in a Newark public school (Monday)

Materials Provided: Grounded Pose Cards, Manual PDF, Course Outline of Wizard of OM

Other Suggested Materials: Pose Stickers, Pose Chips, Small Poster

Tuition: $499 (or $449 with early-bird discount if registered by January 4th, 2016))

Schedule:  Feb 5 – Feb 8 • Fri. 6-10 pm,Sat/Sun. 1-7pm, Mon. 8-1pm

Registration for this event will be handled by the Newark Yoga Movement at Trainings 2016 in Newark NJ. 

**40% of your training fee is a direct donation to Newark Yoga Movement so while you are gaining valuable tools and learnings, you can know that 40% of your dollars are going directly to help children.**