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CREATIVE KIDS YOGA
®
TEACHER TRAINING

Level I: Basic Certification
with Rosemary Todd Clough


  January 22-24 & 29-31, 2010
Fridays: 7-9 p.m., Saturdays & Sundays: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.



TUITION: $599
$579 paid in full by December 22, 2009
Includes manual, materials & YogaDots®
 CEUs: 34 hours Electives


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Recommended for yoga and dance teachers,
childcare providers, wellness/health/physical education teachers,
counselors, parents, classroom teachers,
and health care professionals!


A Playful Approach to Moving Yoga Off the Mat
Creative Kids Yoga combines new and time-honored yoga and movement concepts for children to create unlimited possibilities!

Inspiration for the Home, Studio, or Classroom
Yoga and movement helps children to balance the stressors of our busy world. Imagine a more joyful classroom, a healthier child care environment, a peaceful and creative home life. With CKY trainings and workshops, you will:
  • Build your confidence in teaching life skills to children to promote their overall health, peace, body awareness and self-expression 
  • Meet children where they are developmentally, while honoring their individual creativity
  • Enhance your current teaching skills with alternative approaches 
Creative Kids Yoga trainings are great for teachers, parents, therapists, yoga instructors, dance instructors, childcare providers, and healthcare professionals.

Level I: Basic Certification
Discover a playful, innovative approach to moving yoga off the mat!  Learn to teach age-appropriate classes that include asanas, movement concepts, games, creative dramatics, art, and storytelling. Explore research on integrating brain development and bodywork for children.  Identify key benefits of yoga and movement such as improved concentration, coordination, flexibility, balance, self-awareness, and stress release. Upon completion of this 5-day training, you will be certified as a Level I Creative Kids Yoga instructor. CEUs available.

Areas of Exploration
  • Age-appropriate asanas (yoga postures) and
    relaxation techniques  
  • Creative movement concepts to support brain development
    and learning 
  • Group problem solving, storytelling, art, songs and games  
  • An introduction to child development and anatomy 
  • The physical, emotional, social and mental benefits of
    yoga for children 
  • Class planning and creating props
Prerequisites
Prior experience with children/yoga/movement is recommended but not required. This training is experiential, non-competitive and playful.



Rosemary picRosemary Todd Clough, RYT500, IAYT, PRYT, is the Founder/Director of Creative Kids Yoga® and Moving Spirit - The Center for Yoga, Dance and Wellness in Merrimack NH. She has been teaching yoga and dance for 30 years to students of all ages and abilities. Rosemary brings a depth of experience and a playful approach to her classes. She holds a BS in Education from Tufts University and was elected a teaching fellow at Harvard University in the Graduate School of Education. She is a Certified Professional Level Kripalu Yoga Teacher, a Certified Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapist and a Stott-Pilates Instructor. Rosemary's years of creative movement and modern dance training with Vineyard Dance, Ballet Arts, Jack Weiner, Barbara Mettler, Anne Green Gilbert, Caryn McHose and Kevin Frank have had a significant influence on her teaching. Rosemary has been on the faculty of Rivier College and White Wing School. She has taught nationally certified Kripalu yoga teacher training courses and presents numerous workshops and trainings throughout the U.S. and abroad.  She is the mother of five and a proud grandmother!

What professionals and kids are saying about  Creative Kids Yoga®

"Rosemary brings her vitality and expertise in the fields of yoga and education to this training. Learning through doing and discussion makes for a fun-filled training experience."

- Sandy Bothmer, M.Ed.
Author of Creating the Peaceable Classroom
& Certified Creative Kids Yoga Teacher

 
"I deepened my knowledge of child development and learned many new and exciting ways to teach children. Most importantly, I came away with skills to enhance my own life."

- Maureen  Le Gallo
Third Grade Teacher & Certified Creative Kids Yoga Teacher


"This training helped me blend my knowledge of yoga with creative movement to positively impact children's lives. I have taken children places that I never dreamed of going."

- Julie Cyr
Certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher &
Certified Creative Kids Yoga Teacher

 
"My grandmother, Rosemary, is a great inspiration to me and others. Create your own rainbow!"

- Emily Todd Engeman, Age 11
Student of Creative Kids Yoga


Questions? Call: (603) 886-7308 
Online: www.movingspirityogadance.com
NEW WEBSITE in progress: www.creativekidsyoga.com


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