YFP is hosting its second volunteer training of 2012 on Saturday, July 14 from 9 am-3 pm at Warren Village. This training is available to any yoga teacher interested in teaching community based yoga or serving special populations. This training is required for volunteers who would like to teach at a Yoga for the People site in 2012 including all new volunteers and is optional for current volunteers who have already attended orientation.* The program cycle for trained volunteers matched with sites to teach yoga this spring will run July 9- August 13 (6 week commitment).
Volunteer training covers a comprehensive array of topics designed to prepare you for teaching community based yoga on your own or at a YFP site including:
History, Mission and Vision of Yoga for the People
Working with Special Populations including:
- seniors/people with a disability
- community based classes
Adjusting Students in a Community-Based Setting
Role Playing, Teaching and Hands On Activities
To register for the YFP Volunteer Training, please click here.
*Future volunteer training dates are September 22. Future program cycles are July 9 – August 13 (6 week commitment) and Oct 1 – Dec 17 (12 week commitment). YFP volunteers may take any one of these trainings, as long as it is prior to your volunteer work.