Introduction to Yoga with Young Children

Yoga is a form of exercise that focuses on strength, flexibility and breathing with the aim of improving physical and mental wellbeing. The aim of this course is to introduce a yoga programme that is suitable for all young children and can be delivered by practitioners in an early years setting. Studies have shown that young children practicing regular yoga experience a decrease in stress, have fewer behaviour issues, better overall learning and development outcomes, and increased strength and flexibility in the body

Course description

This course covers:

  • why children's yoga is important and how it can improve a child's mental & physical health
  • designing an engaging programme o support children's mental and emotional wellbeing
  • explanations of the benefits of introducing yoga in an early setting
  • exercises you can use to create a tailored programme
  • the importance of having fun and praising childrens' efforts at each stage
  • the positive impact meditation sessions can have on a child's personal development
  • a summary of key points in the course

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You can buy this course from EduCare's online shop for £11.99 + VAT. You will need to register or log in to complete the purchase. You can purchase courses for up to ten people and allocate access to other learners. Discounts are available for purchasing for more than ten people, please email us for a quote.

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This course is included in the Early Years Alliance membership training package which is FREE to access for all members. 

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Key features and benefits

Price £11.99

Max. Duration 1 hour

Target Audience Early Years, Parents

  • One module with a multiple-choice questionnaire.
  • One CPD credit*.
  • Optional narration of the course module and questionnaire for accessibility
  • Personalised downloadable certificate
  •  70% pass mark
  • Printable module for future reference.
  • Course id: 208

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