Kids Yoga Teacher Training Course

A 10-day course to empower and equip yoga teachers and children educators to teach children yogic practices and to provide holistic care and development.

Yoga has become quite popular for adults in recent years, but have we thought of sharing the knowledge with our children? Kids need yoga as much as the adults do. There are enormous benefits of yoga for kids – encouraging healthy habits, enhances concentration & cognitive functions, calming techniques for positive mental health.

Govardhan School of Yoga offers 100 hours Kids Yoga Teacher Training program. This course is inspired from traditional yoga to give fundamentals of Yoga teachings & inculcate mindfulness in children. Learn to interact with children through yoga, meditation, mindfulness, positive thinking and equip yourself with necessary tools to share age appropriate yogic practices.

Teaching Yoga to children enables you to grow with them & it's truly a humbling & enlightening experience.

This course is for everybody & anybody who wants to make a difference in kid's upbringing.Learn to sculpt young minds & bodies, support children to be calm, balanced & creative individuals with strong base of their identity.

Upcoming Courses

    2019

  • 1st to 10th December
    Prices - USD 250 - twin sharing basis per person
    USD 400 - single
  • 2020

  • 23rd to 31st May (Special Summer Holiday Batch)
    Prices - Rs 12000 - twin sharing basis per person
    Rs 18000 - single
  • 1st to 10th August
    Prices - 350 USD - twin sharing basis per person
    500 USD - single
  • 9th to 18th October
    Prices - 350 USD - twin sharing basis per person
    500 USD - single
  • 11th to 20th December
    Prices - 350 USD - twin sharing basis per person
    500 USD - single

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Yoga teaching methodology & effective classroom management.
  • Innovative ways of introducing asanas & breathing practice through games, activities & stories.
  • Yoga for holistic health management - special sequences – stamina, anger management, concentration, emotional management, special needs.
  • Art of teaching,class planning and sequencing sessions with practicum.
  • Lesson on art of cultivating mindfulness in children, facilitate child’s connection with nature.
  • Stories, music, songs, dance & shlokas appropriate for different age groups.
  • Effective ways of behavior management, calming a child with challenging behavior.
  • Concept of Panchakosha & holistic development of children.
  • Fun recipes for kid-friendly snacks.
  • Well-crafted YogNidra & guided meditation for children of different age groups.
  • Kid friendly yoga philosophy.
  • Yoga stories for kids to learn Yamas & Niyamas (social & personal discipline)
  • Children's anatomy & physiology to understand functional developmental differences to safely and effectively teach yoga to Kids.
  • The yoga of parenting, a responsive & nurturing parenting style that facilitates strong emotional bonding.

Itinerary

    Below schedule is designed as per the guidelines based on ‘Dinacharya’ (daily routine) as mentioned in Ayurveda. Integrating the daily routines of Dinacharya is an important step in cultivating discipline. Following Dinacharya is one of the best means to align with nature.

  • 06:30 A.M - Asana and Pranayam Class
  • 09:30 A.M - Brunch
  • 10.15 A.M - Karma Yoga
  • 11.00 A.M - Theory Class
  • 12.30 P.M - Relaxation Therapy
  • 01:00 P.M - Theory Class
  • 03.30 P.M - Asana
  • 05.45 P.M - Dinner
  • 07.00 – 08.00 P.M - Evening Satsang followed by milk/herbal tea
  • Attendance & full participation in daily scheduled classes for the entire course & satsangs daily are mandatory. If for any reason you must be absent from any part of the daily schedule, a written notice must be submitted to the teacher.

Spending almost a month of my life at Govardhan School of Yoga in Govardhan Ecovillage learning yoga was one of the best phases of my life. I got to know about them through their website and their association with Iskcon was one of the key factors of me enrolling into the Yoga Teacher’s Training Certification course. Though a naïve to Yoga, I didn’t feel like such after starting with the course here. Such was my comfort level with the yoga teachers there. All the sessions in the course were quite good and I gelled very well with all the other participants making the time spent well worth. Everything right from the food, facilities and ambience were very well organized and gave an impression of a professional set up amidst the nature’s tranquility. A must place to visit if you love yoga and intend to learn and teach it in your lifetime.

- Ami Majithia

The first acquaintance that I had with Govardhan School of Yoga was through its website that led me to opt for the 28 days YTTC program at Govardhan Ecovillage. The experience that I had in the YTTC program was simply awesome. What I liked the most was the way in which the entire course was structured covering all aspects of yoga in the classical way, with strong foundations and giving you everything you need: food, knowledge, spirituality, concepts, delightful experiences and more. The environment in Govardhan School of Yoga, it’s surroundings, all yoga teachers and the mood of the people in general will give you a truthful version of the lifestyle there amidst the sanctity of yoga. All this will make you feel confident to travel back home and take up yoga teaching. The time you spent at the yoga school here will help you leave with enthusiasm and to keep on learning even more about this practice. Set aside the plan of teaching, even the techniques and practices you learn will help you improve in your daily life. I have been fortunate enough to be blessed by the purity of this place and would definitely look forward to visit here again.

- Adriana Plaza

My experience of Yoga Teacher’s Training Certification course at Govardhan School of Yoga was nothing short of amazing. A great learning experience with wonderful and easily approachable yoga teachers, one of the best places – Govardhan Ecovillage; nestled amidst nature’s serenity; to learn yoga, and the best facilities that led into an amazing experience of 28 days of learning YTTC. Govardhan School of Yoga was referred by one of my friends who had been here before. Today, I feel extremely happy that I did listen to my friend and got enrolled myself in to this life changing course. Everything about the course was great, especially the Asana and the Pranayama sessions, so were the technical classes. The yoga teachers had a very good knowledge about everything in general and were the perfect fit in the set up. Govardhan Ecovillage is now definitely on my travel list for the coming year.

- Surabhi Rathod

If I have to say what were some of the best days in my life, it would be the 28 days that I spent at Govardhan Ecovillage recently learning Yoga Teacher’s Training Certification course at Govardhan School of Yoga. The place itself is wonderful, and I really enjoyed the company of many other special souls. Our teachers were so patient, easily approachable, dedicated, humorous and knowledgeable. Our teachers were so patient, easily approachable, dedicated, humorous and knowledgeable. I chose to do the course just to connect with myself and learn more yoga. Though, I dreaded the fact that I would have to practice teaching as well, which I could not see myself doing at all. But the way the teachers led us through the process was so powerful that I was able to find that spark of confidence within myself that I was looking for. It was truly life changing, and I am grateful for every part of it. I would definitely love to visit Govardhan Ecovillage again to experience this pure ecstasy.

- Narayani Pokhrel
 

THE STAY

Accomodation at Govardhan Ecovillage is equipped to provide you the mesmerising experience of living in nature without compromising the basic comforts of modern life. The stay here is characterised by healthy living amidst serene natural environment to heighten your journey to explore the inner peace. Eco-living being the cornerstone of all our programs, your time here will also educate you how to exist in perfect harmony with nature even in your city life.