The YOGAPL3Y Kids Instructor Training Course is designed for anyone with a passion for working with children, who wants to learn how to lead playful kids yoga classes at their local community centre, yoga studio or after-school program.
-2 day in-person training
-Online pre-course materials
-Online Notes and Tutorial Videos for Yoga poses, games & activities
During your training, you will learn how to create a motivating and safe space where kids ages 6-12 can get playful and have fun as they develop physical literacy and positive mental health through yoga.
You will develop instructing skills and learn effective strategies on how to teach kids yoga in a simple and playful way, using a combination of traditional yoga and our PLAYful & interACTIVE teaching approach.
You'll also learn how to follow our pre-made YOGAPL3Y Class Plans and deliver an effective yoga class that includes a balance between active movement and mindfulness activities. A class that develops physical literacy and fundamental movement skills, while fostering a playful and positive class environment.
Developing physical literacy and promoting playfulness and positive mental health through yoga
Becoming a YOGAPL3Y Instructor: Class Structure, Culture, Coaching, and Certification
Understanding Yoga & Mindfulness, Coaching and Cueing.
Next-Level Instructing Skills: Teaching Using an Interactive Approach while Fostering a Positive Class Culture
*Register by October 18th for Early Bird Rate: $325 USD
*Payment plan available (click HERE for monthly payment plan option)
Once you have completed your weekend course, you will have the knowledge and skills to obtain certification status.
In order to qualify for the "Certified YOGAPL3Y Kids Instructor" title, you must submit a practicum assessment (via video) of yourself teaching YOGAPL3Y to a group of at least 5 children who are 6 to 12 years old. In this video, you'll need to demonstrate that you are able to deliver a YOGAPL3Y class according to our internationally accredited program standards, following the class plan that will be given to you during your training (online video tutorials included).
Following your successful practicum assessment, you'll be eligible to become a licensed YOGAPL3Y Kids Instructor through our Membership program ($227/year for Commercial Users, or $177/year for Not-For-Profit Instructors), where you'll get access to on-going online YOGAPL3Y class plans and activities.
By registering for this course, you agree to the following Terms & Conditions.
Christina Aaron, BSc., 200hr e-RYT, YACEP & Children’s Yoga Instructor, is obsessed with helping children & youth gain the confidence and ability to be the very best versions of their own unique selves. She believes that there is no better way to instill the skills and tools necessary to have the courage to be your best self than through the practice of yoga. Empowering kids to feel comfortable and strong in their body, to use their breath to calm themselves and get through stressful times, to focus and to self-regulate are invaluable skills that children & youth can use throughout their life. Christina is passionate about sharing yoga with children in a fun & playful way and she is grateful for the opportunity to teach others how to do the same.
Christina completed her 200hr Yoga Teacher Training with world renowned yoga teacher Nicki Doane in 2014, and she continues to study with her annually.
PL3Y International Inc. is the parent company of DANCEPL3Y, YOGAPL3Y, and POWERPL3Y. We provide fitness programs, instructor training services and products based on an innovative and positive approach and philosophy.