22 Hours Electives
February 15-17, 2008
& Sunday, 9am-6pm
KKY Teacher Training Certification,
KKY Training Manual & a listing on the KKY website.
The Karma Kids Yoga Teacher Training Program is for anyone who loves
working with children. Our course will provide you with fun-filled
ideas that are engaging and beneficial for kids of all ages.
Our method of teaching yoga
to children incorporates the use of animated poses, props, music, art,
games, storytelling, and the imagination, to help stimulate their
senses and stretch and strengthen childrens' developing bodies.
You will learn to provide
children with the necessary tools to live a healthy, peaceful and
This course is limited to
only 20 people.
your space now!
Teacher Certification Will Cover:
- The Benefits of Yoga for Children
- Child-friendly yoga poses, games,
themes, stories, breathing and relaxation exercises and visualization
techniques - over 100 poses and games!
- Developing a yoga class that is fun,
safe, effective and engaging for toddlers through teens
- Incorporating props, music, art,
stories, and age-appropriate themes
- Partner and group yoga poses and games
- Teaching with confidence
- Tips for teaching yoga to children
that support a fair, non-competitive environment
- Tools for dealing with restlessness in
- How to give positive and constructive
- An opportunity to develop and present
your own yoga class incorporating your own creative ideas
- How to monitor kid trends
- Bringing out the child within you and
Jessica Carr Phillips, senior teacher and studio manager of Karma Kids Yoga,
took another road that lead to yoga with kids. First introduced to yoga
as a movement technique during her actor training, she began to weave
yoga into her dance and movement classes for young people.
Jessica was delighted to find that children loved yoga as much as she
Now an avid yogini, Jessica holds teacher-training certificates from
Radiant Child Yoga Program, Next Generation Yoga, Itsy Bitsy Yoga
(Babies), and Karma Kids Yoga.
Whether she’s performing with the National Theatre for Children or
barking in a down dog during a yoga class, Jess loves being with
children. Her silly nature and willingness to improvise
with students makes her a creative and engaging teacher. Jess has lead
drama and yoga programs throughout New York City.
Jessica, also an actress and playwright, lives to play and now, thanks
to Karma Kids Yoga, she plays to live, too