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Yoga & Mindfulness for Children: Advanced Teaching Concepts

Take your teaching of kids’ yoga to the next level with our Yoga & Mindfulness for Children: Advanced Teaching Concepts training. Instructors who seek to build and strengthen their skills for teaching yoga & mindfulness to children ages 2 – 15 will delve deeper into their techniques for teaching, while learning dozens of new activities. Gain inspiration and uncover a teaching path that is true to you during this experiential lab-oriented training!

This advanced training is open to anyone who has previously completed our Yoga & Mindfulness for Children Teacher Training and all hours count toward our Registered Children’s Yoga School.

Yoga & Mindfulness for Children: Advanced Teaching Concepts
PREREQUISITE
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  1. Describe teaching and learning styles using the Theory of Multiple Intelligences as a framework.
  2. Enhance the process of learning while developing critical thinking skills by integrating nature, art, service learning and literacy concepts into creative, child-centered classes or sessions.
  3. Incorporate developmentally-appropriate anatomy, physiology, reflexology, acupressure, breathing techniques, yoga postures and nutrition concepts into engaging yoga and mindfulness class sessions with youth.
  4. Implement creative ways to expand your offerings using increased knowledge and understanding of the business of kids’ yoga.
  5. Effectively develop and share service learning projects in your community.
  6. Find additional tools and resources for continued learning.
CERTIFICATION

Participants must attend the required 18 contact hours. Candidates who attend all required training hours and successfully complete the certification process will earn an additional 10 non-contact hours and 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.

Yoga and Mindfulness for Children

Yoga Alliance
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.

Courses4TeachersInc.
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.

TUITION

In-Person: $425
Live Online: $385
Self-Paced: $329

Includes 18 contact hours, comprehensive, downloadable fully-illustrated instructor manual, proof of attendance and certification administration. Those who complete certification also earn ChildLight Instructor Circle membership. Scholarship Opportunities & Group Discounts are available on a limited basis.

Register with a purchase order here.

Contact Us for Payment Plan Options.

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.

REFRESHER

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.

Request a refresher.

Suzanne Fisher tells us why she took our Advanced Teaching Concepts Teacher Training TWICE!

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 In Schools
Yoga for Babies and Toddlers
eLearning – ChildLight’s Online Courses!

Upcoming Trainings

Dates: May 19-21, 2023
Times: Fri 6:30-8:30, Sat & Sun 9-5:30pm ET
Trainer: Meg Durkin Vyas
Location: Live Online

SELF-PACED LEARNING with Live Support
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TRAINING FEEDBACK

"This training is relevant for anyone working with children an any capacity, parent, teacher, counselor, etc. Developing resiliency skills / healing trauma through a life long positive practice that includes all children is a no brainer! It's ALL GOOD!"

Valerie B.
ChildLight Education Company
2020-12-18T22:05:48-05:00
"This training is relevant for anyone working with children an any capacity, parent, teacher, counselor, etc. Developing resiliency skills / healing trauma through a life long positive practice that includes all children is a no brainer! It's ALL GOOD!" Valerie B.
"Great insight on mindfulness and being present. Our trainer had great energy and was very informative. We need a full day of this."

Katie L., Teacher
ChildLight Education Company
2020-12-18T22:06:51-05:00
"Great insight on mindfulness and being present. Our trainer had great energy and was very informative. We need a full day of this." Katie L., Teacher
"Keep doing what you are doing! This was a great training for the end of our school year. The activities you shared for calming and redirecting are things everyone can do. I am fully satisfied."

Diane E.
ChildLight Education Company
2020-12-18T21:18:42-05:00
"Keep doing what you are doing! This was a great training for the end of our school year. The activities you shared for calming and redirecting are things everyone can do. I am fully satisfied." Diane E.
"I loved all the examples and stressing the importance of children crawling and bilateral integration. Thank you stressing happy movement of the spine with the five movements too."

Jenn P., Occupational Therapist
ChildLight Education Company
2020-12-18T22:09:41-05:00
"I loved all the examples and stressing the importance of children crawling and bilateral integration. Thank you stressing happy movement of the spine with the five movements too." Jenn P., Occupational Therapist
"We are still talking about this training and the experience. I was able to try a little bit with my PE 10 fitness class. The kids loved the breathing. Not very often our kids can sit back and relax/reflect. Thank you again for taking the time."

Jamie Z., Teacher
ChildLight Education Company
2020-12-18T22:07:22-05:00
"We are still talking about this training and the experience. I was able to try a little bit with my PE 10 fitness class. The kids loved the breathing. Not very often our kids can sit back and relax/reflect. Thank you again for taking the time." Jamie Z., Teacher
"The training more than met my expectations, very useful. The manual is very user friendly with lots of information."

Curt H., Teacher
ChildLight Education Company
2020-12-18T22:07:54-05:00
"The training more than met my expectations, very useful. The manual is very user friendly with lots of information." Curt H., Teacher
"Above and beyond my expectations. I learned much more than I imagined coming into the training."

Edward S.
ChildLight Education Company
2020-12-18T22:09:03-05:00
"Above and beyond my expectations. I learned much more than I imagined coming into the training." Edward S.
"The Trauma-Informed Yoga and Mindfulness professional development workshop was extremely informative and engaging. The instructor did a wonderful job of balancing sharing content knowledge, discussion, and physical practice. The tools and trauma informed practices presented will be simple to bring back to my classroom and beneficial for the scholars. The workshop provides both specific strategies and a trauma-informed lens to view your current practices through. I highly recommend attending!

Stephanie T.
ChildLight Education Company
2020-12-18T22:06:21-05:00
"The Trauma-Informed Yoga and Mindfulness professional development workshop was extremely informative and engaging. The instructor did a wonderful job of balancing sharing content knowledge, discussion, and physical practice. The tools and trauma informed practices presented will be simple to bring back to my classroom and beneficial for the scholars. The workshop provides both specific strategies and a trauma-informed lens to view your current practices through. I highly recommend attending! Stephanie T.
"I feel I was given the information, tips and practice to effectively teach to this age group."

Tyler W., Teacher
ChildLight Education Company
2020-12-18T22:08:18-05:00
"I feel I was given the information, tips and practice to effectively teach to this age group." Tyler W., Teacher
"I took something away from it that I can implement into my classroom. I really enjoyed the Guided Meditations."

Justin L., Teacher
ChildLight Education Company
2020-12-18T22:08:43-05:00
"I took something away from it that I can implement into my classroom. I really enjoyed the Guided Meditations." Justin L., Teacher
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