ChildLight Yoga & Mindfulness for Children: Advanced Teaching Concepts

Group TrainingThis advanced intensive training is open to anyone who has previously completed ChildLight Yoga & Mindfulness for Children Teacher Training . Instructors who seek to build and strengthen their skills for teaching yoga and yoga-related concepts to children ages 2 - 15 will delve deeper into their techniques for teaching, while learning dozens of new activities.

In this training, you will:

  • Expand on your personal learning and teaching style while exploring the Theory of Multiple Intelligences, how it relates to you and your students, while virtually dissipating behavior issues. 
  • Lisa Flynn, E-RYT500, Founder of ChildLight Yoga and Yoga 4 Classrooms, Author of Yoga for Children, will participate in a LIVE discussion on The Business of Kid's Yoga as she answers your most frequently asked questions.  
  • Sally Delisle, E-RYT 500 and Reflexology Practitioner, will share relevant anatomy, physiology, reflexology, acupressure, breathing techniques and nutrition concepts weaving them into the practice of yoga for children.  
  • Learn creative ways to expand your offerings and income opportunities such as school enrichment programs and summer camps including sample proposals, contracts, waivers and lesson plans. 
  • Discuss Service Learning, volunteer work and the difference between the two. Leave with a project ready to be put into action in your community. 
  • Learn restorative practices for children.
  • Practice new yoga and mindfulness based activities.
  • Consider how to incorporate Nature, Art, and Literacy concepts to enhance the process of learning while developing critical thinking skills in a creative child-friendly manner.
  • Reflect on yoga philosophy as it applies to ourselves and the children we teach.
  • Deepen your understanding and use of Sanskrit
  • Participate in collaborative group discussions, lesson shares, and so much more!

This Training includes:

18  contact hours; Comprehensive CLY Advanced Instructor Manual; Lesson Plans; Designation as an Advanced CLY Instructor on our website; Inclusion in the CLY Instructor Community Facebook Group for continued sharing of resources, advice and support, and more!  Recommended resources and other teaching materials will be available for viewing at the training.

Advanced certification is optional though prior completion of the ChildLight Yoga & Mindfulness certification is required.  Take-home exam and submission of lesson plans will be reviewed with the group at the close of the training. Certification will be granted upon successful completion of the above. Advanced Certification designation will be noted on the Find an Instructor Near You page of the CLY website with location and contact information provided if approved and requested.

CEUs, PDPs, and Yoga Alliance credit hours:
It is not necessary to be a Registered Adult Yoga Teacher (RYT) or complete our 95 hour RCYS program in order to attend our trainings.

Registered yoga teachers are eligible for continuing education contact hours through Yoga Alliance. Professional Development Points (PDPs) and/or CEUs may also be available through your employer or credentialing organization. As each credentialing organization has their own requirements, you should confirm with them that your training hours will apply toward your degree or continuing education requirements. Application for accreditation from these organizations is your responsibility. Additional fees may be required.

For additional information please visit our FAQ page here.  

What people are saying about the Advanced Teaching Concepts Training:

"Beautiful. Peaceful. Inspiring. Motivating. Pure Love." - ET

Thank you so much! I am very happy and appreciative about the Advanced Certification. I really enjoyed the training. I learned so much and am working hard to apply it to my teaching. I am really having a great time with the classes I am teaching! I do hope to be able to attend more trainings in the future. ~CS

"What an amazing weekend!  I couldn't wait to see my students.  The confidence I gained, the renewed passion & new found knowledge are PRICELESS!!! I look forward to the next phase in my teaching career and I thank ALL of you for helping me get there."  ~ MG

"Thank you for sharing your gifts with us, for the fantastic manual and for bringing us all together for a powerful and regenerative weekend. I feel so lucky!! Thank you to all, for sharing your lessons plans and so much more! I will reflect fondly and share what you taught me with honor." ~ DN

"The lessons shared by other class members with varying levels of experience and with different age groups is invaluable, e
specially actually given to us as a lesson. Manual, instructor time and expertise is more than worth the price." ~ LJ

"I feel so inspired and ready to share these new ideas with my students! I got answers to all my questions about my current classes...the practice lessons were extremely helpful!" ~ LW

"I loved it! Training was very inspiring and very helpful in building on ChildLight Basic Level ...Sally was an amazing facilitator - a great model for us and for the program - empowers everyone! Was a real bonus to have Lisa skype in for session on business practices." ~ DL

"Everyone I've met with ChildLight have been just so wonderful and knowledgeable. Honestly, I was worried about it feeling long but it was so entertaining and time went so quickly. I learned SO much. Every single moment of the training is so valuable. Don't change a thing." ~ NK

Bring this Training to YOU: To schedule a public or private ChildLight Yoga Teacher Training at your studio, center or for your group, please complete a Host Studio application here.



Upcoming Trainings

Tuition & Materials:

 Attend this training separately or as part of the 95 Hour Children's Yoga School. 

Our trainings are also offered privately and for Professional Development. Contact Sally Delisle, Director of ChildLight Yoga Teacher Trainings, to inquire about rates and availability.



The Yoga Loft of Bethlehem
with Sally Delisle
June 28-29, 2017
Times: Wed 8am-6pm, Thu 8am-6pm
Prerequisite: Completion of the ChildLight Yoga & Mindfulness for Children Teacher Training
Note: This training is immediately preceded by Yoga & Mindfulness for Children Teacher Training.

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ChildLight Yoga Studio

with Sally Delisle
Dates: July 10-11, 2017
Times: Sat 8am-6pm, Sun 8am-6pm
Prerequisite: Completion of the ChildLight Yoga & Mindfulness for Children Teacher Training
Note: This training is offered as part of the Summer Intensive and is preceded by Yoga & Mindfulness for Children Teacher Training. 

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Grow With Me Yoga
with Ann Biese
Dates: November 3-5, 2017
Times: Fri 5pm-9pm, Sat 9am-6pm, Sun 8am-3pm
Prerequisite: Completion of the ChildLight Yoga & Mindfulness for Children Teacher Training

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ChildLight Yoga Studio
with Sally Delisle
Dates: November 18-19, 2017
Times: Sat 8am-6pm, Sun 8am-6pm
Prerequisite: Completion of the ChildLight Yoga & Mindfulness for Children Teacher Training
Note: This training immediately follows the Trauma Informed Yoga & Mindfulness for Children Workshop.

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