Kelly Wood has been teaching kids yoga since 2002 and is considered a pioneer in her field. Her extensive 16 years of experience teaching in her Los Angeles studio, Karuna Yoga, along with weekly visits into public and private school classrooms has given Kelly expertise in teaching children. Kelly’s focus is now on training school teachers the calming methods, language, storytelling, and mindfulness practices to serve education and community.
Kids Yoga Teacher Trainings
Kelly has created two signature yoga trainings, Hi Yoga Teacher Training and SCHOOL Kids Yoga & Mindfulness Teacher Training. The SCHOOL Kids Yoga & Mindfulness Teacher Training is designed specifically for public school educators, approved as professional development by the Los Angeles Unified School District. The Hi Yoga Teacher Training is designed for anyone in the general public who is interested in teaching Kids Yoga in studios and other locations within the community.
Contents of the Hi Yoga DVD
Kids Yoga Sequence
A 15-minute kids yoga class for children to practice on their own. The sequence is intentionally simple to encourage focus and calming. The postures and the meditation are proven kid favorites, taught by Ms. Kelly, expert Kids Yoga Teacher & Trainer. For children ages 4-11.
Parents & Kids Yoga Sequence
A 15-minute parent and child yoga class for one parent and one children to practice together. The sequence of partner poses and the partner meditation mirrors the Kids Yoga sequence to empower children to teach their parents while creating memorable calm heart moments. This sequence is also for ages 4-11.
Benefits for the Body Systems
Within this video segment, Ms. Kelly describes the benefits of Kids Yoga for the body systems. The Hi Yoga DVD also includes educational videos on the benefits of Kids Yoga for focus and secure bonding.