The Biz of Kids Yoga™ LIVE! 
with Jodi Komitor

bizyogapic_copyIt is no secret or surprise that the Kids Yoga industry is booming these days! More and more Yogis are becoming certified to teach Kids Yoga, while classes are being welcomed into mainstream establishments like schools, studios, rec centers, and private homes.

Children’s Yoga books, videos and CD’s are available in large retail stores. Teacher Trainings are accessible both live and online. Families are enjoying vacations on Yoga retreats happily together. Hallelujah! All this is GREAT news! However, with an increase in supply and demand, as a Kids Yoga Teacher, it can be challenging to stand out, secure classes, get paid a decent rate, build a thriving teaching career all while balancing your personal life.

Jodi Komitor, the Founder of Next Generation Yoga and successful 18+-year-old business owner, understands the need for business education in addition to all that quality Teacher Training. Being a successful Kids Yoga Teacher doesn’t just start and end with a good class … If you want to be able to make a substantial living and balance your personal life, you have to know how to grow your business.

The Biz of Kids YogaTM LIVE! is a dynamic in-person day long course that will help you to understand practical business strategies that are necessary for Kids Yoga Teachers who want a thriving business and lifestyle they love.

This In-person Course Provides 8-Hours of Smart, Effective Business Strategies Specific to Kids Yoga Teachers so You can:

  • Connect with others in a like-minded community
  • Increase your revenue streams
  • Market yourself more effectively
  • Expand your Yoga Offerings
  • Improve your online presence
  • Have a more balanced & abundant lifestyle

Who should attend:
   This training is open to yoga teachers and yoga students who LOVE working with children, including:

  • Preschool - grade 5 educators
  • Physical education and health education teachers
  • School or family counselors
  • Child psychologists
  • Social workers
  • Occupational therapists
  • Physical therapists
  • Parents
  • Others who regularly work with children 

jodiJodi Komitor, MA, E-RYT 500, RCYT, received the gift of Yoga from her parents while in her teens. With a long-held interest in teaching, she earned a Bachelors degree in Special Education from New York University, and a Masters in Learning Disabilities from Teachers College, Columbia University. Jodi spent six years in the elementary classroom, teaching children with special needs. Her enthusiasm towards Yoga with children sparked when studying with her first teacher, Sonia Sumar of Yoga for the Special Child™.

In 1998 in New York City, Jodi founded Next Generation Yoga (NGY) – the first Kids Yoga studio in the entire world.  Today, Jodi Komitor is a leading authority and pioneer in the Kids Yoga industry.  She is the founder of The Biz of Kids Yoga and a frequently sought after subject expert, mentor, speaker, educator, coach, and writer. Jodi is the author of the best-selling book The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Yoga with Kids (Macmillan 2000), the star of Activity TV Yoga for Comcast on Demand and Gaiam Kids Yoga DVD’s, the Kids Yoga expert on Grokker and the creator of Whale Yoga DVD.

Jodi has been featured in Time Magazine, The Associated Press,, US News & World Report, Child, New York Post, New York Newsday, The Today Show, EXTRA, Inside Edition, BBC, CBS Early Show, ABCNews and more.

Jodi’s Kids Yoga certifications include Yoga for the Special Child™, YogaKids®, Radiant Child Yoga Program® and Integrative Movement Therapy™ for Children. Jodi has completed a 300-hour adult yoga certification with the American Yoga Academy as well as a 200-hour Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga Teacher Training with the Chopra Center.


What people are saying:

"TBoKY was a refreshing way to bring a spark of new life to my business. Jodi presented ideas in a way that I felt free and able to translate them to my unique business needs. The community she fostered created an atmosphere of support, bolstering each yogi-preneur to take steps toward realizing our business goals." Christyn Schroeder, Kid Empowerment Yoga

"Taking this course with Jodi has been absolutely fantastic. I am based in Australia and have felt empowered by the practical knowledge, experience, encouragement and love that Jodi has provided – she is a talented mentor! I feel the course material is completely relevant to all children Yoga specialists irrespective of where you live in the world and is delivered in a well-structured format with a healthy balance of information, reflection, and action. I highly recommend this course for all children’s Yoga teachers at all stages of their career in Children’s Yoga." ~ Karen Wightman, Creative Yogis 

"When I started this course, I had so many ideas floating around in my head about where I wanted to go but felt overwhelmed with no direction. At the end of the 8 weeks, I left with a clear roadmap as to where I want to go and how I’m going to get there!"  ~ Emily Fleming, Middle School Yoga and Mindfulness Teacher 

Also Recommended:
ChildLight Yoga and Mindfulness for Children Teacher Training

ChildLight Yoga Teacher Training - Advanced Teaching Concepts
ChildLight Yoga 95hr. Children's Yoga School (RCYT)

For additional information regarding our trainings visit our FAQ page.

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


ChildLight Yoga Studio

Date: July 9, 2017
Time: Sunday 9am-6pm

Tuition: $247

Licensed NGY Teachers:
Receive an additional $50 off! Contact us for
promo code. 

NOTE: This training immediately follows the ChildLight Yoga and Mindfulness for Children training and precedes the  ChildLight Yoga Advanced Teaching Concepts training during the annual Summer Intensive in Dover, NH! 

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