Yoga and Mindfulness for Children



Teach yoga and mindfulness for children ages 2-12+ years! A passion for yoga and a love for children is at the core of this training. This comprehensive Yoga Alliance approved children’s yoga teacher training program is incredibly fun and interactive, designed to provide adult yoga practitioners with the tools and knowledge needed to share the gifts of yoga and mindfulness with youth.

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Whether you are seeking to incorporate what you learn into your current work with children, or looking to teach children yoga as a career, our team of knowledgeable trainers will provide you with the information and inspiration necessary to begin doing so immediately. Participants will leave with a variety of sample lesson plans as part of the overall training manual. You will leave the training feeling joyful and uplifted having spent your time ‘playing’ yoga!

Who Should Attend

Adults with 1+ yrs. yoga practice who LOVE children, including yoga teachers, yoga students, preschool-grade 8 educators, physical education and health education teachers, school or family counselors, child psychologists, social workers, occupational and physical therapists, camp counselors, recreation directors, pediatricians and any others who regularly work with children.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional benefits of yoga and mindfulness-based interventions for children as reflected in the growing evidence-base.
  • Share mindfulness activities, yoga postures, breathwork, games, songs, relaxation and visualization techniques for youth 2-12+ maintaining a focus on safety, diversity and inclusivity.
  • Create developmentally-appropriate and engaging yoga and mindfulness lessons that promote whole child development while providing children with life long skills for success.
  • Effectively modify and adapt teaching for a variety of settings, group and individual needs.
  • Implement best practices for teaching and classroom management.
  • Find support, tools and resources for continuous learning.


Participants must complete the required 18 contact hours. Candidates who attend all required training hours and successfully complete the certification process will be listed as a Certified ChildLight Instructor on our website.

CE Hours/ Approved Providers

Trainings are valid for Yoga Alliance CE hours and possible CEUs or PDPs from your credentialing organization.


Have you previously attended our Yoga & Mindfulness for Children Teacher Training and need a refresher? Retake this training live for $100 -OR- Watch a previous training recording as often as you’d like over a 7-day period for $100.

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