Trainings

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Are you ready to become a certified children’s yoga teacher? Connect with Deven about getting started on your mentorship path and upcoming online courses to start training from anywhere in the world. Join us for a single inspiring module or commit to the whole 95 hour journey to become a Certified Children's Yoga Teacher (by attending four modules). 

Every weekend module is designed to inspire, rejuvenate and equip you with tools you can share immediately with the children in your life! Self-study (or the online course) and practicum hours will complete your certification. 

Online Course: Yami Philosophy (8 non-contact)
No prerequisites.
This course will lay the foundation for anyone who wants to work with children in a yogic setting by exploring: guided meditations, breath exercises, how to start a daily practice and how yoga philosophy weaves with non-violent communication.


Module #1- Foundations (17 contact hours)
No prerequisites.
This course will lay the foundation for anyone who wants to work with children in a yogic setting by exploring: guided meditations, breath exercises, partner yoga and mindful games for ages 2-6 years; Practice Teaching; Sun Salutes, Story Vinyasa and much more!

* History of and Basics of Yoga Philosophy: Satya & Ahimsa
* Teaching Tools: Song & Sound
* Practice Teaching: Sun Salutes & Story Vinyasa
* Developmental Patterns Ages 0-6 years old
* Anatomy: Bone & Muscle 

Primary Ages covered: 2-6 years old.
This training is ideal for anyone interested in becoming a children's yoga teacher, parents and caregivers. NEXT OFFERINGS: DECEMBER 6-8, 2019 COLORADO; JANUARY 31-FEBRUARY 2, 2020 BEND, OREGON

Module #2-  Warriors of Loving Kindness (17 contact hours) No prerequisites
Learn what it means to be a Warrior of Loving-kindness and Steward of Safety, while gaining tools to share yoga and mindfulness. 
* Teaching Tools: Peak Pose
* Abuse Awareness & Prevention
* Practice Teaching: Mindful Games, Partner Yoga & Warrior/Balancing Poses
* Developmental Patterns Ages 7-10 years old
* Anatomy: Respiration & Circulation
* Yoga Philosophy: Asteya & Brahmacharya

Primary Ages covered: 7-10 years old.
This training is ideal for anyone interested in becoming a children's yoga teacher, parents, caregivers, and educators. NEXT OFFERING: APRIL 24-26, 2020 BEND,OREGON

Module #3- Yoga in Schools (22 contact hours)  
No prerequisites.

* Translating Yoga for Schools
* Teaching Tools: Using Themes
* Bully Prevention
* Practice Teaching: Chair Yoga & Meditation
* Developing Curriculum
* Anatomy: Nervous System

Primary Ages covered: All Ages.
This training is ideal for educators, therapists, counselors, administrators, parents and children's yoga teachers. NEXT OFFERING: July 24-26, 2020 BEND, OREGON

Module #4- Tweens & Teens (17 contact hours)  No prerequisites. 
* Teaching Tools: Creative Movement, Writing & Art
* Practice Teaching: Lesson Plans
* Developmental Patterns Ages Tween & Teen
* Concepts of Social Justice & Inclusivity
* Anatomy: Immune & Chakra Systems
* Yoga Philosophy: Saucha, Santosha, Tapas 

Primary Ages covered: Pre & Teen
This training is ideal for anyone interested in becoming a children's yoga teacher, parents, therapists, and counselors. NEXT OFFERINGS: Nov. 1-3, 2019; Nov. 6-8, 2020; BEND, OREGON.

Module #5: "Yoga Together" Family & Partner Yoga (22 contact hours) 
Prerequisites Attendance of Modules 1 & 2
 or equivalent. 

* Teaching Tools: Sample Class Plans and Themes
* Embodiment: Inversions, Partner & Group Yoga
* Practice Teaching: Partner and Group Yoga postures
* Family Dynamics/How to manage diverse ages and group sizes
* Mindful games and fun transitions
* How to teach safe and consensual touch
* Restorative partner Yoga poses

Primary Ages covered: All Ages.
This training is ideal for anyone interested in becoming a children's yoga teacher, current yoga, kids yoga and AcroYoga teachers, parents, therapists, and counselors.

Module #6- AcroYoga Family (50 contact hours)
Please email Deven for more information and application
NEXT OFFERING: SEPTEMBER 21-26, 2020 BEND, OREGON