17 Nov 08:00 - 22 Nov 17:00 - Taipei
Aditi Yoga Studio 愛，瑜珈
YOGA FOR THE SPECIAL CHILD® BASIC PART 2 (55 HOURS)
Prerequisite: Basic Part 1 Program
Basic 2: Developing Programs for Teens and Young Adults
This course further expands on the techniques learned in Basic 1 with special emphasis on
working with teens and young adults, but also refining your skills to work with kids from 0-12 years
Note: Participants are expected to have had some experience teaching at least 2 hours of
yoga for the special Child ® (i.e. 4 half-hour classes). Participants will bring at least one video of one
of these half hour sessions/classes to the course for feedback. (Note: video must be compatible with
Windows Media Player or Quick time). A video of any student of any age is acceptable but a session
with an older child is encouraged.
The Basic Part 2 curriculum includes:
Review the four stages of development and receive feedback from Sonia regarding the
videos each student recorded working with a child with Special Needs using Yoga for the Special Child
- The Sonia Sumar Method
Discuss theory and practice of working with older students 13 and above
Describe physiological and psychological benefits of yoga on older children and young
Learn challenges and solutions for working with adolescents and teens
Learn criteria and structure of group classes
Provide opportunity for feedback and guidance on specific case studies
YOGA FOR THE SPECIAL CHILD® BASIC CERTIFICATION
After completion of both Basic 1 and Basic 2 courses participants will receive a Certificate of Accomplishment for the Yoga for the Special Child® Basic Certification.
**For Registered Yoga Teachers with 200hrs, both Basic 1 and Basic 2 comprehensive teacher training
satisfies the 95 contact hours for Yoga Alliance RCYT (registered children’s yoga teacher). Please note:
you must complete both courses to have the combined 95 contact hours for the Yoga Alliance. Please
refer to Yoga Alliance for additional information on the requirement to obtain RCYT certification.
After Basic Part 1 and 2, you will not be certified to teach Yoga for the Special Child® to other
teachers, but to teach all ages children using the Sonia Sumar Method.
Who Should Attend
Yoga for the Special Child® is ideal for parents, caregivers, yoga teachers, educators,
occupational, physical, and speech therapists, nurses, or anyone interested in teaching yoga to
children with special needs.