ANGELS

Topics: Yoga / Pages: 60 (14780 words) / Published: Dec 4th, 2013
YOGA ANGELS TEACHER TRAINING MANUAL
A Practical Guide for Teaching Yoga to Kids,
Tweens and Teens

Subhadra Griffiths

CONTENTS

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Preface
Introduction
Yoga Angels Yoga Program
Apprenticeship Program

Yoga Angels Basics

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Definition of Yoga
Asana: The Third Limb of Yoga
Comparison of Teaching Children and Adults

Yoga Angels Teaching Philosophies

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Purpose
Qualities of a Yoga Teacher
Teachers Studies & Personal Practice
The Benefits of Yoga
What to Observe
LAUSD Physical Education Learning Standards

Getting Started

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Preparations/Cautions for Yoga Practice
Description of Yoga Angels Yoga Practice for Children
Individual Attention in a Group Setting
Children and Creativity
Children Needing Restorative Yoga

In The Classroom

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Yoga As A Business

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Ages 3-6
Ages 7-12
Ages 13-18
Teaching Children How To Teach
Standard Sequence Taught First
Sun-salutations
Jumping
Standing poses
Back Bends
Additional Poses after Standard Sequence Period
Yoga Adjustments
Discipline of Love/ Sanskrit
Ending Class/Namaste
How to Create a Yoga Angels Program
Sample Budget & Schools Served
References
Author’s Bio/Personal Experience
Acknowledgements
Evaluation Form

PREFACE

Condensed From Text Submitted to The Indian Government
Council On Educational Research And Training—1989 by B.K.S. Iyengar)

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