Yoga & Mindfulness Teacher Trainings

 Attend a single training or choose to enroll in our Children's Yoga School or Prenatal Yoga School!


Click a training title for a full description, dates, locations, and registration. Browse our FAQ page and Terms and Conditions first.

Yoga & Mindfulness for Children
If this is your first training, begin here.  This comprehensive kids' yoga teacher training program is designed to provide yoga practitioners with the tools and knowledge needed to share the gifts of yoga with children 2-12+ years of age.

Yoga & Mindfulness for Children: Advanced Teaching Concepts 
This advanced intensive training is open to anyone who has previously completed the ChildLight Yoga & Mindfulness teacher training. Instructors who seek to build and strengthen their skills for teaching yoga and yoga-related concepts will delve deeper into their techniques for teaching. 

Yoga & Mindfulness in Schools
For yoga teachers who want to bring yoga and mindfulness education into preschools, elementary, middle and high schools. Become empowered to share your gifts in a variety of school contexts, learn best practices for contacting schools, adapting your teaching and language for the school environment, ensuring inclusivity, and more.  

Yoga for Babies & Toddlers
This training will cover infant and early childhood development and education on how practicing yoga can support the social, emotional and physical development, as well as overall contentment and comfort, of babies and toddlers, newborn through 2 years by providing tools and inspiration to successfully integrate yoga-based movement, songs, games, and relaxation into their day.

Yoga & Mindfulness for Tweens and Teens
Designed to inspire and empower those who work with adolescents to share yoga and mindfulness techniques developed especially for tweens & teens aged 9-18. This training focuses on developmentally-appropriate yoga postures, breathing techniques, reflective discussions and other practices with the intention of cultivating mindfulness and resilience.

Yoga & Mindfulness for Children and Teens with Special Needs
Regardless of our challenges, with practice, each human being is uniquely able to develop greater body awareness, physical and mental strength and well-being. Learn how the practice of yoga can benefit children and teens ages 4+ with a wide range of diagnoses and physical and developmental disorders. 

Trauma Informed Yoga & Mindfulness for Children
This introductory one-day workshop will present information on the two main types of trauma experienced by children, the basics of the neuroscience of trauma, signs, symptoms and common misdiagnoses, how to make your classes more trauma-informed, how yoga can be part of the healing process, and self-care. It includes practical tools presented in both lecture and experiential format. 


95 Hour Registered Children's Yoga School (RCYS)
Earn the children's yoga teacher specialty designation of Registered Children's Yoga Teacher (RCYT) by enrolling in our school.  Save $25 on each training module and all future ChildLight Yoga continuing education trainings when you enroll!* 

85 Hour Registered Prenatal Yoga School (RPYS)
Our three module training format allows participants to customize their learning based on their own needs. Alternatively, when offered, the nine-day intensive allows for complete immersion in the topic with over 75 contact hours with our lead trainer. 

Annual Summer Intensive
Visit the stunning seacoast of NH and attend one or more of our teacher trainings offered back-to-back during our Annual Summer Intensive! 

Inservice Professional Development Workshops
ChildLight Yoga offers a variety of options for mini to full day PD workshops for all of the above trainings.  Click here for more details and scheduling options.  

ADDITIONAL OFFERINGS
Yoga 4 Classrooms 
A ChildLight Yoga affiliate offering trainings for K-12 classroom teachers, administrators, special educators, school counselors, school social workers, occupational therapists, SLPs, physical therapists, physical education teachers, health educators, and paraprofessionals interested in yoga & mindfulness tools to improve self-regulation, learning and classroom climate.


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Upcoming Trainings!
Sunday, Feb 12, 2017
ChildLight Yoga and Mindfulness for Teens with Special Needs: Dover, NH
All day event
ChildLight Yoga Studio, 53 Washington Street, Suite LL100, Dover, NH

Sunday, Feb 12, 2017
ChildLight Yoga and Mindfulness for Children Training: Crescent Springs, KY
All day event
Modo Yoga Kentucky, 2428 High St., Crescent Springs, KY 41017

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017
ChildLight Yoga and Mindfulness in Schools: Dover, NH
All day event
ChildLight Yoga Studio, 53 Washington Street, Suite LL100, Dover, NH

Saturday, May 5, 2018
ChildLight Yoga & Mindfulness for Children Teacher Training: Cambridge, MA
All day event
O2 Yoga, 1001 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138

Yoga for Children:  200+ Yoga Poses, Breathing Exercises and Meditations for Healthier, Happier, More Resilient Children, by Lisa Flynn

Yoga Children Book Cover

"Play with the practices in this book and bolster your child's resilience and self-esteem as you enhance your relationship." ~ Amy Weintraub

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