Maitri Studio, Belfast, Elaine Curry, Sinead Burley, kids yoga, teacher training

CANCELLED Maitri is venue to a Kids Yoga teacher training June 2019

Saturday 8th June - 10.00am to 5:00pm

Venue: Maitri Studio, 4 The Mount, Belfast

Contact: Elaine Curry


Sat 8th June 2019

Join Elaine &Sinead for a 2 weekend course of kids yoga teacher training


Integration is the key to understanding

YTTNI is a Northern Ireland based yoga training company- we want to help our teachers to spread the love of yoga. We believe that a good yoga teacher will adapt for the needs of each pupil within the class, to work with their energies, emotions and physical capabilities.

YTTNI is a partnership: Sinead Burley and Elaine Devlin

Over the last two years we have combined our talents and expertise to train school teachers and other professionals working with children.

Sinead is a full time Yoga teacher for adults and children.  She runs a company Yoga for Kids and has completed training with YTTC Ireland and Special Yoga.  She has a Masters Degree in Philosophy, P.G.C.E in Primary education and 17 years experience as a school teacher.

Elaine is a full time Yoga & Pilates instructor. She is also a complementary therapist. She enjoys working with both special needs groups and sports teams. She runs Calm Confident Kids training in baby yoga, massage& reflexology. Her aim is to make yoga accessible to all. Elaine has a BSc in radiography and is currently studying for an MSc in Human Nutrition. Her passion is teaching anatomy & physiology in relation to yoga,

During the course you will learn to teach yoga to various age groups from aged 3 years to teens.

Our course syllabus

  • Anatomy & physiology of children in respect to yoga
  • An introduction to the general philosophy of yoga
  • 8 limbs of yoga and their central importance in a form related to children
  • Breathing techniques for children.
  • Yoga postures for different ages & abilities
  • Partner postures
  • Yoga games and activities
  • Yoga for special needs
  • Class planning and sequencing
  • Mindfulness for children & teens
  • Meditations & relaxations

The duration of the course is 2 weekends followed by an assessment day.

The cost of the course is £650. As part of your training you will receive:

  • Comprehensive training manual
  • 10 yoga class plans
  • Yoga posture cards
  • 10 relaxations to use in class
  • T-shirt
  • You also get the opportunity to teach a class of children ensuring proper practical experience before completing the course.

 To book email or call 0783 408 3802