Certified Children's Yoga Teacher Training

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Post-Grad Training Courses

Post-Grad Training Courses



16 Jul 2020

19 Jul 2020


8am - 4pm



Regular Training Fee


Regina Cruickshank


32 hours of training to explore and grow through Yoga and Mindfulness for children. You will graduate as a certified Children's Yoga Teacher fully equipped with the tools needed to effectively and safely teach Yoga and Mindfulness to kids.

Although designed for academic environment, our curriculum is easily adapted for use in a variety of settings, including yoga studios, at home, and in healthcare settings.

You will learn yoga techniques to promote children’s physical, mental, and emotional health. Emphasis is placed on learning how to read and relate to children through understanding child development, anatomy, physiology, and learning domains. From this transformational training, you will emerge with the ability to effectively design yoga classes to meet children’s varying needs whether they are at school, home, or a yoga class in their community.

Focus: Ages 3 to 12 / Kindy to Year 6 - Primary School & ECE

  • Certified by the Yoga Alliance
  • Registered with Yoga Australia for continued Education Points
  • Earn CEU's with your Peak Body (e.g. Healthcare for Paediatric Physiotherapists, etc.)

This program focuses on the evidence-based physical, mental, and emotional benefits yoga can provide for children.

Upon completion of this PRACTICAL training, you will be fully equipped with tools to help children and teens build a lifetime of health and wellness through the practice of yoga.


  • Yoga for Children: Why and how to we teach yoga and mindfulness to youth and why is it so beneficial?
  • How to implement yoga and mindfulness in the school classroom (to meet the curriculum and Health and Physical Education standards)
  • Effectively utilise yoga poses, breathing, games and relaxation to support your students on the mat and beyond
  • Behaviour Management
  • Brain Based Education
  • Social Emotional Learning
  • Anatomy, Physiology, and Developmental Milestones of Children
  • Design and Development of age appropriate Lesson Plans suiting all abilities
  • Basic Business Tips
  • Research

View Our Syllabus

CEU + Standards

Professional Institute I is certified by the Yoga Alliance and meets National Standards for Physical Education. Upon completion of PI1, participants are eligible for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for the Yoga Alliance, Yoga Australia, Child Life Council, and select school districts. Meets AITLS Professional Standards for Teachers: FA4.1, FA4.2, FA4.3, AITSL Charter for Professional Learning C1.3, C1.6, C3.1

Recommended Background

No prior background or previous experience is required for our training — only a passion for yoga, education, and the health and wellness of children!


  • A digital copy of our course introduction packet
  • A 350 page curriculum with full colour pictures
  • 72 pre-made lesson plans for children ages 3 to 12, Pre-K to Year 6

What about children aged 13+

For Teenagers we offer a separate training, Professional Institute 2 (certified training to teach Yoga to Adolescents). This is purposely separated as lesson planning, yoga poses, anatomy and physiology of teenage bodies varies greatly from children's bodies. If you're interested in the Teenage training, please check www.yogazeit.com.au for upcoming dates.


To train with Yoga Ed. means to equip yourself and youth in your community with yoga skills to build a strong foundation for lifelong health and wellness. As a Yoga Ed. student, you will benefit from our world class trainers, ongoing support after graduation, and learning how to make a lasting difference in your community.

1. Experienced and highly skilled Trainers:

Our trainers are highly skilled professionals who empower educators with tools and techniques to cultivate physical, emotional, cognitive, and social fitness in youth. With years of experience in the field of yoga education, our trainers are eager to share their knowledge and expertise with educators, yoga teachers, and parents in your community. Our Australian Trainings are facilitated by Regina Cruickshank, CEO of Yogazeit Ltd. Regina is passionate about wellbeing for youth and is the founder and Executive Director of a Fremantle based Not for Profit organisation focused on supporting Schools and Aged Care with evidence based Yoga and Mindfulness tools. A recent grant from the City of Fremantle allowed Regina and her team to provide two terms of Free Yoga and Mindfulness for Fremantle's Youth.

2. Ongoing Commitment To Our Graduates

Our work continues far beyond our Professional Institutes. We are deeply dedicated to the ongoing education of graduates of our programs and strive to support our graduates by offering professional support, teaching resources, and opportunities to connect with the broader Yoga Ed. network.

3. Making A Difference

Our programs empower communities worldwide to help children and teens build a lifetime of health and wellness through the practice of yoga. By taking a Yoga Ed. Professional Institute with us, you learn how to make a lasting difference in the lives of youth in your community.


Discover what our Institute will do for you.


  • Whether you’re a classroom teacher, a Phys. Ed. or wellness teacher, a counsellor, an administrator, or a homeschooler, Professional Institute I will help you to:
  • Improve student behaviour and classroom management with dynamic teaching techniques
  • Empower students to self-regulate before class or test-taking situations with yoga breathing and relaxation
  • Boost students’ health and wellness while meeting National PE standards with fun, educational yoga classes

Yoga Instructors

For yoga instructors and studio owners, Professional Institute I will help you to:

  • Expand your reach with yoga classes for children in school districts, daycares, and after school programs
  • Share the many life skills yoga has to offer through fun, playful yoga lessons
  • Discover lifelong learning through yoga education
  • Join the movement towards a happier, healthier future for our young ones


Parents and guardians taking Professional Institute I will learn to:

  • Help your children stay healthy, active, and balanced in the midst of school, extracurriculars, and friends
  • Empower your children to calm down and self-regulate with yoga tools when things don’t go as expected
  • Plant the seeds for your children’s lifelong health and wellness

Health Care Professionals

For paediatric health care professionals such as nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists, child life specialists, and social workers, Professional Institute I will help you to:

  • Improve patient flexibility and muscle strength through safe and developmentally-appropriate yoga poses
  • Empower your patients to self-regulate through yoga breathing and relaxation, reducing anxiety, promoting sleep quality, and improving perceived quality of life
  • Apply dynamic teaching techniques to improve patient-provider communication and increase family engagement in patient care


Youth-serving nonprofit organisations can take Professional Institute I in order to:

  • Foster better communication and relationships with the children you serve through a comprehensive understanding of their physical, mental, emotional, and social development
  • Empower the children you serve to self-regulate with yoga breathing and relaxation, so that they can make healthier decisions to succeed in school and in life
  • Support their efforts towards a happier, healthier future for our young ones

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