5 Quick Tools for Kids Yoga Teachers

5 tools for kids yoga teachers including free yoga alphabet

Times are busy so here are 5 quick tools for kids yoga teachers: Kids Yoga Tool #1: Updated Free Yoga Alphabet to Learn Names for Back to School I updated the Free PDF of our Yoga Alphabet Poster, changing the Letter U to Umbrella (and pose Reverse Table Top).  It used to be Shoulder Stand (U for Upside Down), but some schools don’t allow Shoulder Stand Pose.  This printable poster is really helpful to learn the kid’s names in a

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Teaching Yoga to Boys

What happens when you are used to teaching one age group, then get a class with a whole new demographic? I got a letter about this from Jeri Cresson, a Graduate of our 95 Hour Training. In it, she shares what happened when she taught her first group of boys. Dear Young Yoga Masters, Over the past few years, since my training at Young Yoga Masters, I have been working exclusively with the preschool age group. I’ve used your methods,

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Conscious Intention Setting for Teaching Yoga – Free Workbook

Yoga teachers look at time management to help follow through on their goals for 2017

Welcome to the first newsletter of 2017.  Today I have a free downloadable workbook that I’ll explain more about below. I also want to make sure you know about the Early Registration Special that runs to the end of the weekend on the next module of Kids Yoga Teacher Training.  The upcoming Themes and Dreams Certificate is a favourite because of all the songs, stories, meditations and philosophy for Kids.  If you are planning to get Certified as a Kids

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What to Get a Kids Yoga Teacher for the Holidays?

colourful christmas image of bells and santa with words what to get a kids yoga teacher for christmas

Christmas present shopping can be hard when you are not quite sure what a person needs.  So today’s blog is a gift list with a twist.  It’s filled with cool things I think anyone bringing yoga to children would want.  Since most of the people reading this newsletter teach children yoga in one way or another, hopefully someone will Google “what to get a kids yoga teacher for the holidays,” or see this article shared on a Facebook page and

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Olympic-Themed Kids Yoga

Olympic Themed Kids Yoga

Olympics as a Theme for Kids Yoga Lessons With the Rio Summer Olympics well underway, we’ve updated old blog posts to help you incorporate the games as a theme in your classes. We hope you find these resources helpful when considering lesson plans, poses, and intentions for kids yoga.   One World, One Dream: Olympic Yoga While yoga is not (yet) an Olympic sport, there are ways to tap into the excitement of the Olympics to enhance your kids yoga classes.

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Levels of Certification for Kids Yoga Teachers – Who Gets What?

Different levels of certification for kids yoga teachers

What factors are important to you in choosing a yoga teacher training? With news of the ongoing advocacy work of Yoga Alliance to prevent Yoga Teaching from becoming legislated, it is not unreasonable to feel a little confused about what is actually required to teach yoga. At this year’s Yoga Show and Conference in Toronto, the most common question we were asked was: “What training do I need to become a Kids Yoga Teacher?”

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Free Printable – Mother’s Day Yoga

mom acrostic poem for kids yoga class

Is it just me, or does it seem that the older we get the more we appreciate mom? My mom is now in her 70’s and when I look at her I see her through all her ages, all her love and caring, all the discipline and lessons, all her mom-ness.  No one else is like her and no one ever will be. Being Mother is a sacred title, especially for a daughter or son. With Mother’s Day coming up,

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