Would you like to be part of unique physical education and social awareness program specifically designed for children ages K-5 th grade called YOGA123. Our classes are in the title one schools so you need to be willing to drive out of south bay.
YOGA123 is a 12 week unique physical, social and emotional program that focuses on helping students develop their stress management skills, increase self-confidence and enhance positive attitudes toward self, others and school work.
With the combination of yoga stretching and breathing techniques, repetitive positive words and mood cards, the YOGA123 program becomes inspirational and educational to the students, the teachers and the whole family unit. YOGA123's curriculum also aligns with many of the California State- Physical Education.
YOGA123’s objective is to provide the opportunity for children to incorporate daily habits that inspire the use of health and well-being techniques, stress reduction tools self confidence feeling both in the classroom and at home. We believe that one positive and healthy experience for a child, no matter how small, can last a lifetime!
Responsibilities: The main responsibility of the yoga instructor is to teach elementary school students yoga postures. You do not need to be a certified yoga Teacher just a person who loves and practices yoga. We will provide training in how to deliver the program.
Time Required: Willing to teach approximately 2 classes, a total of 1.5 hours at a time in one school location for one year; Classes go from Sept to June. Your impact reaches approx 150 students a year. This is taught during school hours usually in the morning.
Knowledge and Skills
- Needs to be physically fit and flexible.
- Able to be calm and exude a positive energy during sessions.
- Able to explain and teach the movements and principles of yoga to children.
- Knowledgeable about "asana" or the postures of yoga, as well as the relaxation and the breathing required.
- Love and enjoy working with elementary children.
- Teaching / Instruction
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Orientation or Training
- weekly for 12 weeks in am
- patience, love of children and yoga