Yoga Teacher Trainings

We offer several Yoga Teacher Trainings. Join us in our mission to bring the gifts of yoga & mindfulness to youth and families in communities across the world!

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Yoga Teacher Trainings

95-Hour Registered Children’s Yoga School (RCYS)

Work towards the Yoga Alliance children’s yoga teacher trainings specialty designation of Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher (RCYT) by enrolling in our registered children’s yoga school.

Yoga Teacher Trainings

85-Hour Registered Prenatal Yoga School (RPYS)

Our training format offers participants 75 contact hours with our lead trainer, offered in three 25-hour modules. Completion of all three modules leads to Yoga Alliance designation as a Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher (RPYT) when combined with a 200 RYT.

Yoga Teacher Trainings

200-Hour Registered Yoga School (RYS)

It is not necessary to be an adult certified yoga teacher in order to attend our children’s yoga trainings, however now it is an option! Train with us to earn the Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher designation (RYT) and gain a solid understanding of all aspects of the practice of yoga.

Yin Yoga Teacher Trainings

30-Hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training

Learn how to both practice and share the gifts of Yin with your yoga students. This 30 hour training defines yin, yang and restorative yoga including the benefits and contraindications of each and will equip you with the ability to create intelligently sequenced yin lesson plans based on Chinese medicine and meridian theory.

gentle yoga for seniors

Gentle Yoga for Seniors Teacher Training

Learn how to teach a comprehensive, well-rounded Gentle Yoga class. This specialty training focuses on the needs of the 65+ population, though, the sequences offered are applicable to all age groups interested in practicing yoga in a gentle & mindful way.

Yoga & Mindfulness for Children

Yoga & Mindfulness for Children

If this is your first training, start here! This foundational yet comprehensive children’s yoga teacher training program is designed to provide you with the tools and knowledge needed to share the gifts of yoga with youth 2-12+ years of age.

Yoga & Mindfulness for Children Advanced

Yoga & Mindfulness for Children: Advanced Teaching Concepts

This advanced training is open to anyone who has previously completed the foundational training above. Build and strengthen skills for teaching yoga, mindfulness and related concepts.

Yoga & Mindfulness in Schools

Yoga & Mindfulness in Schools

For service providers who have previously completed our foundational training and have an interest in bringing yoga and mindfulness education into schools. Become empowered to share your gifts in a variety of school contexts, learn best practices for teaching in the school environment, and much more.

Yoga for Babies & Toddlers

Yoga for Babies & Toddlers

This training outlines how practicing yoga can support the social, emotional and physical development of babies and toddlers while providing tools and techniques for successfully integrating playful, yoga-based movement, songs, games, and relaxation into their day.

Yoga & Mindfulness for Tweens and Teens

Yoga & Mindfulness for Tweens and Teens

This training is designed to inspire and empower those who work with adolescents ages 10 – 18 to share yoga and mindfulness techniques that support the unique needs of these age groups.

Yoga & Mindfulness for Diverse Abilities

Yoga & Mindfulness for Diverse Abilities

Learn how yoga and mindfulness can benefit people with a wide range of diagnoses and physical and developmental disorders as you learn techniques for sharing these practices with individuals and groups in a variety of contexts.

Trauma Informed Yoga & Mindfulness for Youth

Trauma Informed Yoga & Mindfulness

This two-part training presents information about the types of trauma, neuroscience and physiology of trauma, signs, symptoms & common misdiagnoses, how yoga can be part of the healing process, and how we can ensure our teaching and other interactions with students are trauma-informed.

Yoga & Mindfulness for Youth Athletes

Yoga & Mindfulness for Athletes

In this one-day specialty training, you will learn best practices for integrating yoga and mindfulness into athletic training for a variety of ages and sports.

Stress Reduction for Teens

Stress Reduction for Teens through Mindfulness (SRTM) Teacher Training

How can we work with tweens and teens to make small changes that may make a lasting impact on living with less stress? With mindfulness practices. If you work with this population in any capacity, you will not want to miss this training.

Yoga & Mindfulness in the Preschool Classroom

Yoga & Mindfulness in the Preschool & PreK Classroom

In this one-day professional development training, participants will gain an understanding of the many benefits and how to’s of integrating yoga and mindfulness-based activities into their class day.

In-service Professional Development Workshops

In-service Professional Development Workshops

ChildLight offers professional development trainings and workshops available in a variety of lengths and formats customized to the needs of your school, organization, conference or private group.