Prerequisites are Yoga Nidra I & Yoga Nidra II

Yoga Nidra for Kids Certification

Learn to Guide Meditation for Kids

The Yoga Nidra for Kids Training takes what you learned in the I AM Yoga Nidra™ training and applies the same principles and techniques to children. It is one of the only professional Yoga Nidra for Kids Certification trainings available in the country to date. The I AM Yoga Nidra™ for Kids Training will enable you to facilitate Yoga Nidra to children ages 5-teens, with suggestions on ways to use it with kids under 5. 

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"If every 8 year old in the world is taught meditation, we will eliminate violence from the world within one generation."

~The Dalai Lama

The Yoga Nidra for Kids Certification addresses the high stress level, pressure and demands of children in the world today and how Yoga Nidra can help. You will learn how it fosters their growth and development and gives them tools to help them navigate through the challenges in life at every age. Whether you are a parent, teacher, counselor, therapist, child psychologist, caregiver or childcare provider, this training will enable you to give the greatest gift to the children…the gift of knowing they always have a way to help themselves.

This training deepens and enhances your understanding drawing on the scientific basis and modern applications of this healing practice for children. We will explore research and the benefits of Yoga Nidra in stages of child development. You will learn how Yoga Nidra techniques for children can help them relax, self-regulate and focus better so that they can concentrate and learn more effectively in school and be more calm and at ease in life.

Develop Yoga Nidra for Kids protocols to address such conditions as:

In this course you will gain an understanding of basic child development stages and best application of Yoga Nidra for each stage. Responsibly guide children into Yoga Nidra with a thorough understanding of the practice and gain a new appreciation and personal understanding of this ancient practice and it’s amazing applications for children.

What's Included

Bring Mindfulness to Children, Offering a Way to Cope with the Challenges in Life.

Additional Resources

How Do Yoga Nidra Practices Benefit Depression and Anxiety?

For those who are often troubled with endless thoughts, anxiety, or depression it can be challenging to sit in peace and quiet. But because Yoga Nidra is guided with techniques that give the mind things to do, it gives a natural point of concentration to the mind. As the mind is focused, it becomes calm and the nervous system can begin to relax.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the prerequisites for this course?

Can I guide Kids Yoga Nidra after completing this course?

Yes, you will be certified to guide children skillfully in Yoga Nidra meditations.

Do I receive a dedicated set of Kids Yoga Nidra Cards?

Yes!

I previously took Advanced Yoga Nidra when it included a module on kids. If I am interested in working with kids, is it still advisable to take this course?

Yes! You will get more in depth information and practice working with kids in different age groups. You will also receive a Kids Yoga Nidra deck with new and expanded techniques.

Will this course allow me to specialize in working with kids with trauma, learning disabilities or those on the autism spectrum?

This course will provide understanding, guidance and insight on working with all of these conditions, but does not provide specialized expertise.

Why does the length of my course differ from others?

Depending on location, content may be delivered in various formats. However all curriculum and content is the same.

Where do I get my manual and program materials?

Program materials and other class resources are provided digitally through an online platform once you register. You have the option to have these materials printed on your own if you wish.

How do I get my CE hours with Yoga Alliance?

In order to qualify, you need to be a registered yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance. You can input these hours from this course directly through your login portal on their website.

Additional Resources

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