Kids Yoga Teacher Training for Educators
Yoga In Schools, Made Simple
15 hours of virtual, self-paced video yoga training
45 lesson plans for short yoga breaks or long classes, print worksheets and take-home assignments
Toolkits to help onboard parents and administrators
Available on desktop and mobile devices, online and offline
Gently-used yoga mats for your entire classroom, donated by the community (~$500 value)
Free subscription to Headspace ($96 value)
$125 / educator / year ($1000+ value)
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Get the foundation of teaching yoga in schools through our self-paced, online, yoga in schools professional development available 24/7 from any computer or mobile device.
Pre-recorded video content demonstrating poses, breathing techniques, yoga flows and safety concepts
Audio files for mindfulness and storytelling
Static slides to review key concepts and practices
Quizzes and interactive tools to self-test retention and recall
Written prompts for reflection and absorption throughout
Practice at your own pace. You have the entire school year to finish the training, so take all the time you need and fit it into your busy schedule, your way.
The training is 100% online – although we'll share plenty of ways to meet colleagues in real life! Available on mobile + desktop with Wi-Fi connection.
Forget what Tree Pose is? No worries. Once you've completed the training, you can always go back and review a pose, concept or technique again.
HERE'S WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
UNIT 1: WELCOME
Learn more about Yoga Foster and the foundational principles of the practice of yoga
UNIT 2: SELF-CARE
Spark your own practice by creating a self-care plan, learning about emotional regulation, identifying and understanding emotions, and access resources to fuel your practice.
UNIT 3: YOGA FOUNDATION
Learn the core poses, breathing techniques and the foundations of mindfulness
UNIT 4: DEVELOPMENTAL STAGES OF YOUTH
Apply these tools to the physical, mental and emotional developmental stages of the youth in your classroom.
UNIT 5: GOING DEEPER
Add more poses and breathing techniques to your toolkit, while understanding the link between body, mind and soul.
UNIT 6: LESSON PLANS + CURRICULUM INTEGRATION
Leverage these tools to understand the lesson plans and build your own flows into your school day schedule.
UNIT 7: CLASSROOM IMPLEMENTATION
Understand the best practices for implementation, from engaging parents and colleagues, creating a safe physical space in the classroom, and body language skills.
Calmer, Healthier Classrooms
Our teachers have spoken. Yoga Foster's curriculum is proven to have an impact on students.
93% reported increases in their students' physical aptitude / ability
88% reported improvements in students' academic performance
86% reported improvements in students' mental health
Download new, culturally-responsive lessons plans every month of the school year to practice short yoga bursts, long-form yoga classes before, during and afterschool.
The content advances the practice each month with new theme, so your students will evolve the poses, breathing techniques and concepts throughout the year.
Each month's curriculum includes the following:
One lesson plan for a full-length class (45-60 minutes) that require the use of a yoga mat.
Great for after-school / before school programming, and yoga units (PE, special period).
Six / seven printable activities to enhance students' practice and grasp of concept.
Great for homework, in-class group work, and individual reflection.
Three lesson plans for short yoga breaks (8-14 minutes) that don't require a yoga mat.
Great for classroom movement breaks and transitional units in gym.
"We always tell kids to pay attention, but we never teach them how."
Our founder, a former yoga instructor in schools, developed a digital practice to make yoga accessible for every educator.
See It In Action
Teachers across the country are using Yoga Foster to foster movement and mindfulness in their classrooms, and each one has an inspiring story that fuels our practice.