Welcome to the Kids Yoga Teacher Training Directory! 

Over the years, many of you have asked for recommendations on children’s yoga teacher trainings, and we’re thrilled to share this curated list of high-quality trainings from our expert colleagues in the kids yoga world who are doing amazing work.

Whether you’re looking to deepen your practice or embark on a journey to become a certified kids yoga instructor, you’ll find inspiration and guidance from these fabulous programs. 

Explore our directory (listed alphabetically) and discover the rewarding experience of teaching yoga with children in a meaningful and enriching way!

Giselle 🙂
Kids Yoga Stories

Ambassador Yoga

Location: Ontario + Nova Scotia, Canada

Program: Teen Yoga + Leadership Training and Certification

Elevate Youth to Teen Yogis and Community Leaders Learn how to bring meaningful yogic techniques and strategies to Youth in your community while expanding your business by joining our 4 month certification teacher training intentionally created for Yoga Teachers, School Teachers, Coaches and Youth Counselors. More than a certification, this Teen Yoga + Leadership Program is an eight level customizable curriculum.

Delivery: Virtual Online, Self-Paced Online

Hours of training: 8 live virtual, 40 self paced online, 2 personalized coaching

Yoga Alliance accredited? Yes

Use coupon code TEENYOGAKYS to save 40%

See our interview with Claire Louise Smith from Ambassador Yoga here.

Ambassador Yoga – Yoga Trainer Fast Track

Location: Ontario + Nova Scotia, Canada

Program: Yoga Trainer Fast Track

Yoga Trainers from around the world use the Ambassador Yoga Trainer Fast-Track program to bring Yoga Teacher Training to their students. The Yoga Trainer Fast Track is a complete 200 hour training that includes all the resources required under the New Yoga Alliance Standards. We work exclusively with qualified yoga teachers who want a done-for-you training that is ready to teach. As experts in launching Registered Yoga Schools (RYS) and Yoga Teacher Trainings (YTT) with Yoga Alliance, working with us means you’ll save all the time it takes to plan a program and write manual, create lesson plans because you’ll get all of this plus a Yoga Alliance Approved Syllabus, for your Training. Use the Yoga Trainer Fast Track to start taking registrations for your YTT today!

Delivery: Self-Paced Online

Hours of training: 20 + ongoing personal support

Yoga Alliance accredited? Yes

Discount: TRAINERKYS for 10% off the Yoga Trainer Fast Track

See our interview with Kathy Aruna Humphreys from Ambassador Yoga here.

ChildLight Education Company

Location: Exeter, NH

Program: Yoga & Mindfulness Teacher Training

We offer 20 unique Yoga Teacher Trainings. Join us in our mission to bring the gifts of yoga & mindfulness to youth and families in communities across the world! ChildLight Education Company is a Continuing Education Provider through Courses4Teachers. The credit they offer is graduate-level professional development semester credit, through the University of the Pacific, designed for salary advancement and/or to renew credentials for teachers in districts across the U.S.

Delivery: In-Person, Virtual Online, Self-Paced Online

Hours of training: 2 – 200 hours

Yoga Alliance accredited? Yes

Discount: Use coupon code KYS25 for 20% off one live or self-paced training

See our interview with Colleen Smith from ChildLight here.

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Divine Light Yoga

Location: UK but based out of various countries worldwide (Singapore, Dubai, Mexico)

Program: Yoga Alliance Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher Training (RCYT 95-Hour)

A playful, educational and therapeutic approach to children, teen and family yoga, combining all aspects of yoga, breathing, meditation, mindfulness and yoga philosophy with story-telling, art, nature, music, therapeutic play and movement to support childrens’ physical, mental and emotional health and well-being.

Delivery: In-Person, Virtual Online

Hours of training: 95 hours

Yoga Alliance accredited? Yes

See our interview with Laura McEgan of Divine Light Yoga here.

Full of Joy Yoga

Location: New Haven, CT

Program: Full of Joy Yoga Kids Yoga Teacher Training

The Full of Joy Yoga 20 hour teacher training for teaching kids ages 2 – 11 years is geared towards teachers, parents, caregivers, OT’s, PT’s, yogis, and everyone who loves working with children. This training is interactive and comprehensive and will help to inspire you to bring out your inner yogini. This training incorporates music, stories, games & props in a fun and exciting way that will engage any child from toddler through 6th grade. All trainings include a teaching manual, Lani’s kids yoga book & the Mindful Yoga Breaks Card Deck.

Delivery: In-Person

Hours of training: 20 hours

Yoga Alliance accredited? No

See our interview with Lani Rosen-Gallagher of Full of Joy Yoga here.

Karma Kids Yoga

Location: New York City, NY

Program: Children’s Yoga Teacher Training

Learn to share yoga with children! We’ll cover over 500 basic and challenging poses, original poses, group poses, partner poses, acro yoga poses, breathing exercises, yoga games and mindfulness activities, themes, classroom management skills, developmental considerations, and more for sharing yoga with kids ages 1 through 18 year olds! Come Play Yoga! We’ve trained over 3,000 people around the world through our kids yoga program!

Delivery: In-Person

Hours of training: 30 hours

Yoga Alliance accredited? No

Browse other Karma Kids Yoga courses here.

See our interview with Shari Vilchez-Blatt of Karma Kids Yoga here.

Kidding Around Yoga

Location: St. Pete’s, FL USA, but we are a global company

Program: Kids Yoga Teacher Training

A Kidding Around Yoga training is an experience unlike any other that fully prepares you to teach yoga, meditation and mindfulness to children and families. From the first song to the final guided meditation, you’ll be immersed in kid-friendly yoga activities, games, songs, and practices. You will gain confidence, inspiration and motivation to share yoga, meditation & mindfulness with kids with ease. Check our website for our upcoming virtual and in-person trainings.

Delivery: In-Person, Virtual Online, Self-Paced Online, Specialty Courses

Hours of training: 10-26 hours

Yoga Alliance accredited? Yes

See our interview with Jaime Andrews of Kidding Around Yoga here.

Kira Willey Productions, LLC

Location: Bethlehem, PA

Program: Rockin’ Yoga: Membership for Kids’ Yoga Teachers

Never run out of ideas again! Go from stressed out and overwhelmed to confident and inspired with all the resources you need to teach fun, effective classes week after week: how-to videos, fresh & fun lesson plans, music and audio track downloads, live trainings, a private community for sharing ideas and support, incredible bonuses, and lots more! A huge archive of training materials and resources to use at your convenience (plus one live training per month)!

Delivery: Virtual Online, Self-Paced Online, Includes Monthly Live Trainings

Yoga Alliance accredited? No

The link above sends you to a free 7-day trial!

See our interview with Kira Willey here.

Seattle Kids Yoga

Location: Seattle, WA

Program: Seattle Kids Yoga Teacher Training

Seattle Kids Yoga Teacher Training is 25 hours of learning, inspiration, and fun, designed for anyone who loves children and yoga (no prior training experience or adult yoga certification required)! Trainees learn how to make yoga and mindfulness accessible, relatable and enjoyable for children of all abilities, races, genders, orientations, and backgrounds. Based on SKY Founder Nicole Koleshis’ work as a school-based Occupational Therapist, the training curriculum has a strong educational, child development, and inclusivity focus. We offer partial DEI scholarships, payment plans, 25% off for educators & students, and a $195 refresher rate for SKY grads.

Delivery: In-Person

Hours of training: 25 hours

Yoga Alliance accredited? No

See our interview with Nicole Koleshis from Seattle Kids Yoga here.


Location: Saugerties, NY

Program: Yogapalooza

Ever wish you could wave a magic wand and create instant calm in the classroom? Welcome to Yogapalooza! Featuring a beloved curriculum full of music and effective self-regulation techniques, this is the most fun you can have doing yoga and mindfulness guaranteed.

Delivery: In-Person, Virtual Online, Self-Paced Online

Hours of Training: 1 – 15

Yoga Alliance accredited? Yes

See our interview with Bari Koral from Yogapalooza here.


Yogi Beans

Location: Based in New York however, many trainings are online.

Programs: The Building Blocks of Teaching Yoga to Kids, Baby Bean Yoga, Tween Yoga, Teaching yoga to children with disabilities, Children’s Yoga Anatomy

Our trainings are designed for real-world applications in studios, classrooms, virtually and beyond! Gain practical knowledge and teaching tools to create captivating yoga and wellness experiences anywhere in the world! Yogi Beans is a registered Children’s Yoga School (RCYS) and a certified Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider® (YACEP) enabling Registered Yoga Teachers (RYTs) to apply training hours to Yoga Alliance CEUs.

Delivery: In-Person, Virtual Online

Hours of training: Trainings vary from 2 hours to 25 hours.

Yoga Alliance accredited? Yes

Use coupon code “welcomebean10”  (10% off for new clients)

See our interview with Lauren Chaitoff from Yogi Beans here.

Young Yoga Masters

Location: Worldwide Online Real-time Training and Resources

Program: Free Kids Yoga Teacher Mini-Training

Have fun connecting with other kids yoga teachers at Young Yoga Masters’ Free Monthly Kids Yoga Teacher Training. Designed especially to help you bring yoga and mindfulness to the kids. It’s as simple as joining on Zoom or watching the replay. Check it out today! Young Yoga Masters is a Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga School and Continuing Education provider.

Delivery: Real-Time Online, Self-Paced Online

Hours of Training: 1 – 200

Yoga Alliance accredited? Yes

Discount: KIDSYOGASTORIES40 at checkout for 40% off regularly priced courses.