Brooklyn High School Yoga Teacher Reviews Yoga 4 Teens Teacher Training Online Course

Paula A.Brooklyn, NY 2/24/20  From 1-5 stars, how would you rate the course?  I give "Yoga for teens course"?a 5-star rating.? I highly recommend anyone who is interested in teaching teens to connect with Christy.  Why were you interested in the course?  As a high school teacher teaching yoga, I wanted to have fresh ideas how to teach teens.? My yoga training was for adults, I have adapted a lot of my training experience...

How Yoga Can Help Teens with Physical Disabilities

We're big believers in the benefits of yoga for children and teenagers. If we weren’t, we wouldn't be doing what we do. Seeing teens become stronger and more confident as they progress with their yoga practice is rewarding for us as teachers. When it comes to teens with physical disabilities, yoga can be a powerful tool to help them become more comfortable in their bodies. Here's why:Yoga Is for Every BodyYoga meets us where we are. Yoga is versatile by its very nature.  It works for every...

Meet Emily, Longtime Teacher, New Yoga 4 Teens Teacher

By Christy Brock Miele    Last week, I had the honor of witnessing a new high school yoga class taught by Emily Barro.  Emily is a high school biology teacher (22 years teaching) who is pioneering the first ever Yoga course at her school, Fountain Valley High .  She has witnessed her students’ mental health decline and wanted to provide tools for students to manage their stress.  Luckily, her school agreed and the administration approve...

Success with Teen Yoga: A Class Planning Example

By Christy Brock Miele    Every time I teach teenagers yoga, I learn from the experience.  When you put yourself in front of a group of students in the t(w)een years, you never know what's going to happen!   And yet, with some advanced planning and anticipation, you can achieve that teen yoga magic you're hoping for.  My hope with this blog is that by sharing my recent experience of teaching 22 thirteen-year-old girls I might help other teen yoga teachers have...

If You Are Teaching Teenagers Yoga, You Should Be Doing This

By Christy Brock MieleIf you are an adult teaching teenagers, chances are you have been baffled by your students’ response (or lack of response) on more than one occasion.  Even if you’re an experienced teacher, what you have previously taught that was gratefully embraced before may not go so well with a different student group.   How you respond as a teacher provides a lot of information to students.   If students are resisting your leadership of the class wit...