Yoga for Babies & Toddlers
Whether you are a parent, childcare professional, yoga instructor, early intervention specialist, therapist or postpartum doula, our Yoga for Babies & Toddlers training is for you! You will gain the foundational education, tools and inspiration to offer enriching yoga-based movement, songs, games, and engaging new opportunities for parents and caregivers to bond with their little ones, OR incorporate what you learn into your current work supporting the development of babies and toddlers.
Our curriculum supports early childhood development–social, emotional, physical, and the overall contentment and comfort of babies and toddlers through play, song, and movement-based activities. Attendees will leave with an illustrated manual filled with dozens of unique yoga-inspired activities, lesson planner, sample lessons, continuing education suggestions, a list of additional resources AND free access to a baby and toddler class video library!
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
* We love babies and toddlers, however this training is for adults only. Little ones are invited to demo classes only. Nursing moms are always welcome.
WHAT TO BRING
• JC Toys 20” La Baby, available in various skin tones
• The My Sweet Love 20″ Soft Baby
- Explain the benefits of yoga-based activities for babies and toddlers and their caregivers.
- Share developmentally appropriate yoga-based movements, simple breathwork, songs and rhythm in parent-child classes or with the children in your care.
- Create well-rounded classes for babies and toddlers promoting physical, mental, social and emotional development.
- Implement best practices for teaching and behavior management.
- Integrate modifications and adaptations for a variety of class settings and student needs.
- Find additional tools and resources for continued 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.
Since 2014, ChildLight Education Company has been a Yoga Alliance approved Registered Children’s Yoga School, a Registered 200 Hour Yoga School and a Registered Prenatal Yoga School providing teacher training and continuing education.
ChildLight Education Company is a Continuing Education Provider through Courses4Teachers. The credit they offer is graduate-level professional development semester credit, through the University of the Pacific, designed for salary advancement and/or to renew credentials for teachers in districts across the U.S.
Vermont Student Assistance Corp. (VSAC)
ChildLight Education Company is an approved program provider as a non-matriculated course or program that will improve the ability to get a job or encourage further study for VSAC grant recipients who are not enrolled in high school.
Department of Rehabilitation in California
ChildLight Education Company is an approved entity for training with the State of CA, Department of Rehabilitation.
***Participants have also had CE hours accepted through Athletics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA), National Council for Certified Personal Trainers (NCCPT), and the Foster Care system in addition to PT, SLP, American School Counselor Association (ASCA), and individual school districts across the country.
Have you previously attended our Yoga for Babies and Toddlers 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.
Live Online: $385
Includes 18 contact hours, a comprehensive, downloadable fully-illustrated instructor manual, a video library of over 50 clips demonstrating the songs, activities and poses included in the training, proof of attendance, and (optional) certification administration. Those who complete certification also earn ChildLight Instructor Circle membership. Scholarship Opportunities & Group Discounts are available on a limited basis.
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Teachers are able to request the resources their students need to thrive, and that means something different for every classroom. Donor’s Choose receives classroom project requests from every corner of America, spanning every subject and grade level, so projects can be supported that match donor criteria including yoga & mindfulness training registrations, books, mats and curriculum for the classroom. Read some tips from the Horace Mann Company here.
RECOMMENDED TRAININGS & RESOURCES
Attend this training on its own or as part of our 95-Hour Children’s Yoga School!
Also recommended: Yoga for Children book and Yoga for Children-Yoga & Mindfulness Activity Cards, by Lisa Flynn, available on our website.
ADDITIONAL RECOMMENDED TRAININGS:
Yoga & Mindfulness for Children Teacher Training
Prenatal Yoga Foundations Teacher Training
eLearning – ChildLight’s Online Courses!
Dates: July 12-13, 2023
Times: Wed & Thu 10am-4:30pm ET
Trainer: Megan Morris
Location: Live Online
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