What is our Mentorship Program?
It is a program aimed to support and guide children’s yoga teachers and YoPlay Yoga For Kids graduates. It is tailored to your interests, needs, and goals. You choose your start date and your focus for the program.
Your mentor, Jen, will guide, inspire and support you through weekly or bi-weekly calls (by phone or zoom)
The mentorship is a distance learning programme aimed to support and guide children’s yoga teachers and YoPlay Yoga For Kids® graduates. It is tailored to your interests, needs, and goals. You choose your start date and your focus for the program.
Your experienced mentor, Jen, will guide, inspire and support you through weekly or bi-weekly Zoom calls, during which you will reflect on your week, discover new techniques, set weekly intentions and take action with confidence and enthusiasm.
You will also have constant access to our YoPlay Yoga For Kids® private online Facebook community in which you can post any questions, concerns or ideas and our teachers and mentees will provide support and answers to your curiosities and concerns.
Why Should I Join the Mentorship Programme?
The mentorship program will give you confidence, motivation, and inspiration to share and expand yoga within your community or worldwide. Whether you’re a new teacher or have been teaching for many years, we all come across situations and experiences in which we need support, guidance, and inspiration. Jen has a wealth of experience, knowledge, and creativity to share with you in order to guide you through certain unknown or difficult situations, to enhance your creativity and to support you in your personal and professional development.
What will I receive?
On-going support and advice from your senior mentor, Jen, on topics of curriculum, teaching methodology, creative lesson planning, personal and professional development. This will be delivered over a 6-week period via three 45-min online calls, plus online support throughout those 6-weeks to provide support with planning & sequencing classes, behaviour management strategies, working with children with challenging behaviour or special needs, liaising with parents and other professionals, getting started with your children’s yoga business such as writing proposals, organization & management of large scale family/community events plus professional development in your area of interest. Options are available for those that wish to have a one-time consultation.
What will I learn?
Your learning outcomes will depend upon your focus for the mentorship program. Areas include, but are not limited to;
- New teaching methodology and creative teaching techniques based on educational philosophy
- How to develop your own unique teaching style based on your skills, experience, and interest
- Integrating yoga into therapy/education/healthcare/social care
- Behavior management techniques for the yoga class
- Therapeutic yoga techniques for working with children with special needs
- Working one-to-one with children
- How to organize and lead family and large-scale community yoga events
Who is this Mentorship Program for?
All YoPlay Yoga For Kids® teacher training graduates; Children’s Yoga Teachers with an interest in developing their skills & experience and learning more about the YoPlay Yoga For Kids® approach to teaching; teachers and other professionals who would like to integrate children’s yoga into their daily sessions with children.
Your investment into developing, expanding and transforming your children’s yoga classes includes 3 x 45-minute unique coaching calls, during a 6-week period each tailored to your goals and desired areas of growth PLUS online communication throughout those 6-weeks to provide support. Options are available for those that wish to have a one-time consultation.