By: Chelsea Brady, E-RYT 200, RYT 500, YACEP, 2013 Yoga Alliance Foundation Scholarship Recipient
Published: May 30, 2017
Teenage years can be a mentally, physically, and emotionally challenging time in a young person’s life. With changing bodies, dynamic emotions, and pressure from parents and peers, yoga can be a powerful outlet that allows teens to look inward and find center. For the past five years, I have taught teen yoga in public schools and studios. Here are my 5 keys to teaching this age group:
Teaching teens is quite different from teaching children or adults and should be approached differently. With these tips, you can bring your yoga teaching to schools, extra-curricular activities, summer camps, and beyond to help the next generations of yogis find their practice.
Based in Santa Cruz, California, Chelsea Brady is a passionate holistic health practitioner. Chelsea was awarded the Gift of Yoga Scholarship in 2013 for her work with adaptive youth yoga, which allowed her to continue training at the 500-hour level. Since then, she has worked in schools, corporate settings, and studios teaching a wide range of ages and abilities. She is passionate about her work with teens and is co-leading her first Teen Yoga Teacher Training this year.
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