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Dru Kids & Teens Online Teacher Training 2020

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12 June, 2020
(Registration open till June 2020)

 

What a interesting time we're in at the moment, a time for us to stop and reflect, to wonder, dream and re-set! It's a time for humanity to awaken to the possibilities of new beginnings and new futures.

The Dru Kids & Teens course (DKT) is going ahead this year, but it too has needed to reset and find creative ways to move forward. It's now being delivered online so you can receive these wonder-filled teachings no matter where you live in Australasia!

 

DKT is designed to inspire, inform and ignite a passion to work with children and teenagers from a Dru perspective.

It offers a wonderful toolbox to dip into, helping you to:

  • expand your teaching repertoire, bringing joy and creativity to teaching children and adults alike

  • open the way for new business opportunities so you make a living from your Dru Yoga teacher training

  • learn tips on how to deliver yoga online

  • add another string to your bow making a real difference in the world

‘You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.’  

Khalil Gibran

 

Eligibility

To register for the DKT teacher training you need to be a DYTT graduate or a student having passed your DYTT interim assessment.

Course content

  • understanding kids and teens
  • EBRs adapted for different age groups
  • components of a Dru class for kids
  • partner work and massages
  • songs, journeys and themes
  • classroom management for different ages
  • creative exploration through a yoga obstacle course
  • establishing classes and working with education systems 
  • body awareness, wellbeing and philosophy
  • lesson planning for different ages
  • comprehensive list of resources
  • practical teaching experience

Course tutors

The course will be led by Suzanna Thell, Mouli MacKenzie, Erika Stellar                                 

Suzanna, is a lead Dru Yoga trainer on courses around Australasia and is the co-creator of the Dru Kids and Teens manual. She is an early childhood educator and has been teaching yoga to young people of all ages over the past 15 years. She brings a wealth of experience and knowledge from developing and teaching kids yoga programs within a successful business model. Suzanna has published her first children’s yoga story, titled Deer-lightful, based on Dru’s EBR 1 sequence.  

Mouli, an International Dru senior tutor and prolific book designer, co-created the jam-packed DKT manual and Deer-lightful with Suzanna. She has experience leading family yoga days for the young and the young at heart and brings her effervescent, joyful energy to the DKT course.

Erika, Dru support tutor, has taught children of all ages in family yoga workshops and in regular kids classes. She brings a wealth of knowledge about teaching in the Australian school system and how to incorporate mindfulness into kids yoga classes.

 

 

 

Course delivery

The original Dru Kids and Teens course (4 days face-to-face) has changed due to the travel limitations and social gathering restrictions, resulting from the Coronavirus pandemic.

The course has been re-structured into 2 x 3 day modules presented online using Zoom as the teaching platform.

 

Dates

Online Mod 1 - Friday to Sunday, June 12-14, 2020

Online Mod 2 - Friday to Sunday, August 14-16, 2020

 

Times

Timing of the course has been structured so the course works across 4 time zones:

WA time: 8:00 - 2:30pm

SA time:  9:30 - 4:00pm

EST:        10:00 - 4:30pm

NZ time:  12:00 - 6:30pm

There will be a preliminary Zoom practice session prior to the first module, date TBC.

 

Application form

Click here to download your application form
Please fill in and send to dkt@dru.com.au 
or post to PO Box 448 Mawson ACT 2607

 

Booking and payment form

Click here to secure your place, or click BOOK NOW button. Please either pay:

$890 full course payment upfront

OR

$190 deposit (non-refundable) 

 

Please pay online using BOOK NOW button or call the Dru Office  02 6161 1462 with your credit card details

Alternatively call the Dru Office on 02 6161 1462 to pay over the phone

 

Payment options        Deposit                       Completion          Total fees      
Upfront full course payment       $890
Deposit plus completion  $190 $700   $890

 

PLEASE NOTE

If you would like to discuss payment options, please call Suzanna: 0410 135 604

These fees cover your tuition and your full colour DKT manual

Balance of course fees due before start of course 10th June 2020

Don't forget to download and fill in your application form and return to Suzanna

 

ANY QUESTIONS

Please call Suzanna on 0410 135 604  

or email suzanna@dru.com.au

Dates

Friday, June 12, 2020 - 10:00
 to 
Sunday, August 16, 2020 - 17:00
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I not only enjoyed it, I loved it! Thank you. It really helped me to feel my core stability muscles. I'm looking forward training them ;-)

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Dru Yoga Teacher, UK

If you want to physically strengthen your body and emotionally enhance your mind, Dru Yoga will give you the tools to take into your daily life and help you cope with the stresses of modern living.

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Thank you, this was lovely. It was great to have your teaching in my home! Great production also - good picture, good sound, easy to fast forward and great that I could see what was happening as I fast forwarded so I knew when to stop. I also like the way Dru Online is bringing us more specific subjects like this one, that before we have only seen in the workbooks. Thank you.

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