Lisa Wilkinson's Blog Post
Here’s Ciarán Mac Fhearghusa discussing what inspired him to become a Teen yoga teacher, why he loves teaching yoga and much, much more.How and why did you start teaching teen yoga?
After spending the summer of 2011 in India studying to become a yoga teacher I began
incorporating yoga into my classes as a secondary school teacher. Initially, it was some basic movements combined with some breath awareness to help get the class more focused before the academic work began.… Read more
The elbowroom is running 4 weeks of summer kids camp (ages from 4-10 years old). Full days of arts, crafts, games, yoga, dancing and as much outdoor activity as weather permits.
A great selection of activities for all primary school aged children to help build confidence, foster creativity, building friendships in a community of children and facilitators.
Time Spent Outdoors
The camp is suitable for all children in mainstream education. We also embrace children with additional needs who are able for group environments.… Read more
Susan Church and Orla Crosse
26 bones, 33 joints and 100+ muscles, tendons and ligaments in each foot. Where do you start?
Evaluate the functional workings of the feet in many important asana. Discover how each area of the foot has a unique and important role to stabilise and support to in each standing and seated pose. Learn the importance of muscle length and strength in this area.… Read more
This module is for qualified yoga teachers, who wish to work with children with additional needs within a group setting.
This module is perfect for yoga teachers working within a special school, or if there are children with additional needs attending a mainstream yoga class. The course will cover the sensory benefits of yoga for children with additional needs. Participants will learn specific Asana sequences, breathing and sensory techniques to add to your existing practice which is designed to meet the needs of children with a particular condition.… Read more
Turn Your World Upside-Down. Are you fearful of going upside down?
Did you glide into a handstand as a child?
Do you know how to keep yourself safe in shoulder stand?
This two-hour workshop on will focus on the how to keep safe in inverted postures such as headstand, handstand, backbends and will focus on the aspects of ourselves (both mental and physical) that sometimes hold us back from doing things that we would really like to do.… Read more
Teenage teacher training is designed to prepare adults to teach fun and exciting yoga classes to teenagers.
It will incorporate dynamic sequences of traditional poses, partner poses and functional animal movements with slow relaxing poses and mindfulness practices. This course will also explore teen wellbeing as it relates to educational settings.
Teenagers face many challenges relating to stress and anxiety. They are often overlooked when it comes to teaching yoga, yet they are the ones who may benefit the most from a regular yoga practice There is, however, a greater emphasis being placed on their wellbeing both educationally and socially but it is still in its infancy.… Read more