Channel your passion for yoga in a worthwhile cause, and that is to teach the children of today the positive change they need for tomorrow. Divine Light Yoga offers you a brilliant opportunity to become an instrument of positive well - being with its first ever childrens yoga teacher training. Learn the tools and techniques that you will need to develop your own individual creative lessons to share with children of all ages and abilities. Make a difference while you gain knowledge as this training will also be an avenue to support the underprivileged beautiful children of awe-inspiring Thailand. Start your journey to a new cause in the beautiful TCDF Eco-logic Resort, set in the serene rainforests of Pak song.
The maximum participants in the group is 12.
Divine Light Yoga is more than delighted to welcome you to the TCDF Eco-logic Resort in Pak song, Thailand. A small, idyllic nature resort hidden in the rain forests and mountains behind Ranong. Lush greeneries and fresh air creates a cool and calm tropical vibe to the place. The resort was established not just for tourism but for a worthwhile cause of supporting and advocating education, healthcare and welfare of disadvantaged children within Thailand.
The Eco-logics' landscape is dotted with chic guest houses offering comfort and peace. They also have an ecological farm where fresh vegetables, herbs, fruits and other produce are cultivated and utilized for delectable meals at their slow food restaurant. You can then take a bite of their fun indoor and outdoor activities like jungle treks and cooking courses that children would definitely love. You can even make your stay more remarkable by volunteering and joining their weekend activities with local kids.
Situated on the foot of the mountain within the resort, these bungalows are all very close to the river, allowing you easy access to the riverside. You can sit and relax in the beautiful garden with campfire places, or simply take in the beauty around you from your bungalow's porch.
These beautifully decorated rooms are adorned with murals, wooden decors and furnitures made by local craftsmen. Each room has a private bathroom situated in a small private garden with hot water shower, a toilet and a Thai style shower.
Upon completion of this yoga teacher training, students will receive certificate affiliated with Yoga Alliance. Registration with Yoga Alliance provides a globally recognized credential.
The training is programmed to focus on providing a holistic environment for children, combining elements of musical mantras, interactive story-telling, art, nature, movement and dance, group discussions and play to explore the principles and practices of yoga mindfulness. On the duration of the training, workshops incorporating the educational philosophies of Reggio Emilia's Hundred Languages of Children and Howard Gardner's Multiple Intelligences will be conducted.
Techniques and activities to introduce asana, breath-work and meditation to children aged 3-18 years old
Partner and group yoga fun for all ages
Combining Educational Philosophy and teaching methodology with Yoga
Introducing yoga philosophy and practices to children of all ages, including the Chakra System, Yama and Niyama, the 4 Paths of Yoga
Meditation & Visualisation techniques for each age group
Creative Mindfulness activities and techniques
Therapeutic yoga techniques for children with Special Needs
Understanding Autism, ADHD, Sensory Disorders, communication difficulties and social-emotional difficulties and how to effectively use yoga for each of these SEN.
Incorporating art, music, dance and nature into children’s yoga
Hindu Mythology for Tweens & Teens
Interactive story-telling and yoga journeys for all age groups
Yoga for children with English as an additional language
Behaviour management in the yoga class
Positive & Empathetic language skills
Start your morning with a calming tea or coffee which are provided daily to your hearts content. Your mornings will then be filled with peace and rejuvenation as yoga sessions will be done daily to revitalize you and help deepen your practice while you learn how to efficiently provide a safe, nurturing, holistic environment to children. Various styles of practices will be incorporated in your daily practice ranging from Anusara yoga, Hatha yoga, Vinyasa yoga to Yin yoga.
The event is not just a training program in itself but also a program that would benefit the lives of many. 30% of the proceeds from the Divine Light Teacher Training will go directly to the Thai Child Development Foundation to support the healthcare, education and welfare of underprivileged children within Thailand. The Eco-logic resort itself is run by the foundation and the profit they earn benefits local children in different ways. They also have various handmade products made by the children of the foundation which are sold at the resorts art eco shop.
Yoga Alliance RYT 200 (Yin Yoga)
Learning under the guidance of many inspirational teachers, Laura has developed a teaching style that enables yogis of all levels to feel empowered, confident, and inspired in their own practice by combining elements of yoga therapeutics with Vinyasa flow, mantra, and meditation to provide a supportive, healing, and playful environment both on and off the mat.
The training will take place in Pak song, a small village about 36 kilometers from the city of Ranong, Southern Thailand. Abundant with nature's bliss, the place is situated within the lush rainforests of Thailand where serenity and beauty wonderfully blends together.
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Your taste buds are in for a treat as delicious vegetarian meals made from fresh ingredients will be served for breakfast, lunch and dinner. A tasty and healthy complement to your holistic learning.
Acquaint yourself with the rich taste of Thai culture in a Thai cooking course
Explore the awe-inspiring sceneries in a daytrip to the beach or the hot springs
Learn the local language in a Thai language workshop
Let your worries melt away with pampering Thai massages, body scrubs and more
Make your stay more memorable by volunteering or joining the resort's activities in support of local kids
Soak in the beauty and tranquility of nature in a mountain trek or a bike ride
Test the river waters with an adventurous or rather relaxing bamboo raft ride.
Visit the art - eco shop where various products are sold like items specially made by the children supported by the foundation and make a valuable purchase that would benefit the special school program of TCDF
Work the magic of your green thumb and experience the satisfying feeling of gardening
Pamper your body with traditional Thai massages, oil massages, body scrubs and other treatments offered at the Eco - logic Resort. These treatments are available at extra cost.
The closest airport to the resort is Ranong Airport (UNN). You can fly here directly from Bangkok Don Mueng Airport (DMK) (approximately one hour), there are two flights per day at 6:00 a.m, and 6:00 p.m.. Once you have booked your flight, let Divine Light Yoga know and they will arrange a private car from the resort, to pick you up.
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