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95H Certification Program Part 2 - ONLINE

Part 1 we will focus on you learning the foundation of The Sonia Sumar Method and step by step instructions on how to work with different kinds of additional needs. Part 2 training will develop it further and also help you as a yoga teacher to progress in your practice.

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95H Certification Program Part 2 - ONLINE
95H Certification Program Part 2 - ONLINE

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Jun 12, 2023, 8:00 AM EDT – Jun 17, 2023, 5:30 PM EDT

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About the event

95H Part 2 (55H)  ONLINE -EDT time zone

Dates: June 12-17

Times: 08:00am to 12:30pm AND 02pm to 05:30pm

Teacher:  Sivakami Sonia Sumar and Renata Sumar Gaertner

$1080/ $980 early bird


About the program: 



Prerequisite: Part 1 Program  Part 2: Developing Programs for Teens and Young Adults  This course further expands on the techniques learned in Part 1 with special emphasis on  working with teens and young adults, but also refining your skills to work with kids from 0-12 years                   Note: Participants are expected to have had some experience teaching at least 2 hours of  yoga for the special Child ® (i.e. 4 half-hour classes). Participants will bring at least one video of one  of these half hour sessions/classes to the course for feedback.  (Note: video must be compatible with  Windows Media Player or Quick time). A video of any student of any age is acceptable but a session  with an older child is encouraged.  The Part 2 curriculum includes: ​ Review the four stages of development and receive feedback from Sonia regarding the  videos each student recorded working with a child with Special Needs using Yoga for the Special Child  - The Sonia Sumar Method

  • Discuss theory and practice of working with older students 13 and above
  • Describe physiological and psychological benefits of yoga on older children and young
  • Learn challenges and solutions for working with adolescents and teens
  • Learn criteria and structure of group classes
  • Provide opportunity for feedback and guidance on specific case studies


After completion of the 95H Certification Program (Part 1 and 2)  courses and fulfill the requirements for the video class, participants will receive a Certificate of Accomplishment for the program,  **For Registered Yoga Teachers with 200hrs, both Part 1 and  2 comprehensive teacher training  satisfies the 95 contact hours for Yoga Alliance RCYT (registered children’s yoga teacher). Please note:  you must complete both courses to have the combined 95 contact hours for the Yoga Alliance. Please  refer to Yoga Alliance for additional information on the requirement to obtain RCYT certification.

After  Part 1 and 2, you will not be certified to teach Yoga for the Special Child® to other  teachers, but to teach yoga classes to children of all ages using the Sonia Sumar Method.

Who Should Attend  Yoga for the Special Child® is ideal for parents, caregivers, yoga teachers, educators,  occupational, physical, and speech therapists, nurses, or anyone interested in teaching yoga to  children with special needs.  ​Accreditation   ​At the end of the course you will receive a Certificate that is recognized by Yoga Alliance US (95H Children Yoga Certification) and IAYT ( Continuing Education Provider). Once you receive this certificate you can officially start teaching yoga to children with additional needs. If you decide to do that Privately you will need insurance and valid up to date CRB ( this is only applicable/ needed in the UK, other countries may have different rules and regulations. )  You will be also able to apply for Yoga for the Special Child Practitioner Licence which means that you will be able to use the title “Yoga for the Special Child Practitioner”, use the logo of Yoga for the Special Child and also have your contact  details listed on the main website. This is a great way of generating clients as the website is worldwide recognized and has a huge number of visitors. It will also  connect you to the rest of the Yoga for the Special Child family from all around the world. It is an extensive network of fantastic dedicated yoga therapy practitioners that offers a great support and connection.

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