Level I: Basic
January 22-24 & 29-31, 2010
Fridays: 7-9 p.m., Saturdays & Sundays: 9
a.m. - 6 p.m.
$579 paid in full by December 22, 2009
Includes manual, materials &
CEUs: 34 hours Electives
Recommended for yoga
childcare providers, wellness/health/physical education
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
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:
Creative Kids Yoga trainings are great for teachers,
parents, therapists, yoga instructors, dance instructors, childcare
providers, and healthcare professionals.
- Build your confidence in teaching life skills
to children to promote their overall health, peace, body awareness and
- Meet children where they are developmentally,
while honoring their individual creativity
- Enhance your current teaching skills with
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.
- Age-appropriate asanas (yoga postures) and
- Creative movement concepts to support brain
- Group problem solving, storytelling, art,
songs and games
- An introduction to child development and
- The physical, emotional, social and mental
yoga for children
- Class planning and creating props
Prior experience with children/yoga/movement is recommended but not
required. This training is experiential, non-competitive and playful.
Rosemary Todd Clough,
RYT500, IAYT, PRYT, is the Founder/Director of
Creative Kids Yoga® and Moving Spirit - The Center for Yoga,
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
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!
professionals and kids are saying
about Creative Kids YogaÂ®
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
- Sandy Bothmer, M.Ed.
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
& Certified Creative Kids Yoga Teacher
"This training helped me blend
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 Creative Kids Yoga Teacher
"My grandmother, Rosemary, is a great inspiration to me and
others. Create your own rainbow!"
- Emily Todd Engeman, Age 11
Questions? Call: (603)
NEW WEBSITE in progress: www.creativekidsyoga.com