Module 7 – Expand (Newark)

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Date(s) - Jan 10 - Jan 12
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Button 7Module 7 – Expand your teaching to special populations


In this module you will expand your unique, grounded and elevated self to serve the world.  You will be introduced to the Pre-Grounded program (ages 3-6), you will learn skills for teaching to kids and teens with special needs, and will learn best practices for trauma-sensitive yoga. This training was formerly called Level 3: Grounded for Good and provides 22 contact hours towards becoming a Yoga Alliance certified Children’s Yoga Instructor.

This 22-hour training includes the following:

  1. Pre-Grounded Training. Learn the specifics of working with kids ages 3-6 in preschools and in studios.
  2. Lesson planning, storytelling, songs, games, mindfulness practices and more for ages 3-6
  3. Practical teaching experience with Pregrounded children
  4. General anatomy and physiology of ages three – teen
  5. Therapeutics for kids and teens
  6. Introduction to yoga for children with special needs. Every child has special needs and the better we can assess and respond to the individual child, the more effectively we can support their growth.
  7. Trauma Sensitive yoga training for youth
  8. Practical teaching experience with special populations
  9. Ethics
  10. Connect with Grounded teachers and solidify your support system based on your common ground and immediate goals.
  11. Graduate with a comprehensive toolbox of ways and means to ground your community

Materials Provided: Course Manual (pdf)

Other Suggested Materials: Mini Pose Cards, Pose Chips, Small Poster

Tuition: $499 ( $449 early-bird discount by Dec 15th)

Schedule: Sat-Sun: 8-6pm Mon: 8-12noon

To register please visit the Newark Yoga Movement website @

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I individually and also as parent and/or guardian of the minor child identified above hereby acknowledge the following notices and grant to Grounded Kids, LLC the following release from liability and negligence:
Liability Release: I acknowledge and fully understand that I will be engaging in physical activities that may involve risk of injury. I acknowledge that I have been advised to consult with my physician with respect to any past or present injury, illness, health problem or any other condition or medication that may affect my participation in this yoga program. I assume the foregoing risks and accept personal responsibility for any and all personal injury sustained by me and discharge and hold harmless Grounded Kids, LLC, its owners, directors, members, officers, teachers, employees, and agents from any claim, cause of action or liability for damages arising from any injury to my person, or other persons or property caused by my participation in Grounded Kids yoga program including the negligence of Grounded Kids LLC.
In the event that I become ill or injured during or as a result of participation in the class, I hereby allow Grounded Kids, LLC to arrange for such emergency medical attention as they in their sole judgment may deem to be required to preserve my life and /or my child’s life and/or health. I hereby release, discharge, and hold harmless Grounded Kids LLC, as well as any person or entity that provides such emergency medical attention, from any and all liability in connection with any injury to my property arising in connection with or as a result of such emergency medical treatment.
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