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Kids Yoga Teacher Training @ Breathing Room Yoga Center

March 25, 2023 @ 9:00 am - March 26, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

Kids Yoga Teacher Training

The Full of Joy Yoga 20-hour teacher training for teaching kids yoga & mindfulness for ages 2-11 years is geared towards teachers, parents, caregivers, OT’s, PT’s, yogis, and everyone who loves working with children. This in-person training (with a zoom option) is interactive and comprehensive Lani shares using her heart-centered and research-based curriculum. Her goal is to teach you how to make yoga & mindfulness accessible, relatable & enjoyable for children of all abilities, races, genres, orientations, and backgrounds. This training incorporates music, stories, games & props in a fun and exciting way that will engage any child from toddler through 6th grade. We focus on kids’ complete physical, mental, emotional, and social well-being with a trauma-informed lens. You will receive a teaching manual, both of Lani’s kid’s yoga books & the Mindful Yoga Breaks Card Deck. Participants must have at least 1 year of yoga class experience.


    • How to improvise when needed (with kids, it often is!)
    • How to develop your own classes that are fun, safe, effective, and engaging for kids ages 2-11 years (pre-K to 6th grade), either live or virtually.
    • Child development as it relates to 2 to 11-year-olds.
    • Background on mindfulness and using child-friendly terms to describe how it affects the brain.
    • How to create your own mindfulness breaks using the Mindful Yoga Breaks® 6 tools.
    • How to develop trauma-sensitive class management techniques that support a loving, non-competitive environment.
    • How to teach with confidence.
    • Observe and assist a real kids yoga class, either live or virtually.
    • Opportunities to be part of the FOJY Peaceful Warrior Program and the FOJY Brave Warrior Mentoring Program.

    What’s Included

    • A comprehensive teaching manual
    • A certificate
    • Lani’s kids yoga book “Yoga Games for Kids
    • Mindful Yoga Breaks Card Deck

      Dates: 3/25 – 3/26, 2023
      Where: Breathing Room Yoga Center, 216 Crown Street, New Haven
      Times: Saturday and Sunday 9:00am – 5:00pm
      Early bird Investment: $450.00 before 2/01/23
      Regular Investment: $495.00 after 2/02/23
      Military/BIPOC/Teacher Rate: $475.00

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    Breathing Room Yoga Center
    216 Crown Street
    New Haven, CT 06510 United States
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