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 yoru 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 Divine Light Yoga graduates. It is tailored to your interests, needs and goals. You choose your start date and your focus for the programme.
Your experienced mentor, Laura, will guide, inspire and support you through weekly or bi-weekly Skype 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 Divine Light Yoga private online 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 programme 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. Laura 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, Laura, on topics of curriculum, teaching methodology, creative lesson planning, personal and professional development. This will be delivered over a 6-week period via three 60-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, organisation & 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 programme. 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/health care/social care
- Behaviour management techniques for the yoga class
- Therapeutic yoga techniques for working with children with special needs
- Working one-to-one with children
- How to organise and lead family and large-scale community yoga events
Who is this Mentorship Programme for?
All Divine Light Yoga teacher training graduates of any of our courses; Children’s Yoga Teachers with an interest in developing their skills & experience and learning more about the Divine Light Yoga 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 60-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.