IYNAUS Presents Iyengar Yoga for Kids & Teens with Abhijata Iyengar
The IYNAUS team is pleased and excited to deliver this kid-friendly announcement! Over a four-month period in 2021, Abhijata will teach an online series of Iyengar Yoga for Kids & Teens classes for ages 8–19, as well as an Iyengar Yoga for Kids & Teens teaching methodology series for CIYTs and Iyengar Yoga teachers in training. She will conduct online sessions one weekend per month, from February to May 2021. The Iyengar Yoga for Kids & Teens class, ages 8–19, will be a 45-minute asana class on Saturdays. The teaching methodology portion will be an hour-long session on Sundays.
The Sunday classes are for CIYTs and Iyengar Yoga teachers in training only. Registrants for the teaching methodology series will automatically be registered for the Saturday classes as well to experience Yoga for Kids & Teens as these classes are taught at RIMYI.
- Saturday, Feb. 20 and Sunday, Feb. 21
- Saturday, March 13 and Sunday, March 14
- Saturday, April 10 and Sunday, April 11
- Saturday, May 22 and Sunday, May 23
- Iyengar Yoga for Kids & Teens, Asana Class: Saturdays 11–11:45 a.m. EST
- Iyengar Yoga for Kids & Teens, Teaching Methodology: Sundays 9–10:00 a.m. EST
The Saturday Kids & Teens classes will be designed to increase flexibility in mind, body and spirit, nurture creativity and provide guidance for practicing yoga enjoyably and safely. Potential topics of the Sunday teacher series include basic guidelines for teaching yoga to kids and teens, class structure and sequencing, how to incorporate Yama and Niyama, and teaching to various age groups.
The Saturday series is open to ages 8–19. An adult must be present during these classes. The Sunday teacher series is open to CIYTs and Iyengar Yoga teachers in training who are members of IYNAUS or another Iyengar Yoga national association. Iyengar Yoga teachers in training who are interested in attending must upload a letter of recommendation from their mentor during the application process.
The series fee is $30 for Saturday-only series and $80 for the combined Saturday and Sunday series. Individual classes are not for sale. No refunds for this series.