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… Read More →






National Kids Yoga Conference 2016 – Join Me (and preview of my workshop)

National Kids Yoga Conference - Join Me Sept. 30 - Oct. 2 in Washington DC

Did you know there is a National Kids Yoga Conference?  Today I’m back to blogging with a sneak preview of my Conference workshop: Advanced Business Planning for a Sustainable Kids Yoga Business and more information on this exclusive event with many of the world’s top kids yoga teachers. A friendly reminder that this year’s tickets… Read More →






Information Interviews: A Helpful Tool for Kids Yoga Teachers To Get New Classes

Creative Commons Interview Photo

Want to teach kids yoga classes but not sure where to start?  Every country, state, city and neighborhood is unique, so a great way to find out what will work where you live is through information interviews. What are Information Interviews? “Information interviews” or “informational interviews” are conversations in which an entrepreneur or aspiring employee… Read More →






Announcing: Young Yoga Masters at National Kids Yoga Conference

National Kids Yoga Conferece Discount Code: YoungYogaMasters for 10% OFF!

  Young Yoga Masters will be attending and presenting at the Kids Yoga Conference in Washington DC this September. I talked to Aruna about why she attends, and she shared these five reasons why she makes the trip to DC: Professional and Business Development: As a yoga teacher who has made kids yoga their profession,… Read More →






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?”











When Questions Backfire and Kids Yoga Teachers Mature

Teaching Yoga in the Practicum of the New Orleans Kids Yoga Teacher Certification

It’s not unusual to use questions to engage kids in yoga and let them show you what they know. It’s a common kids yoga teacher training tip. I remember two instances this summer, during our Kids Yoga Teacher Certification, when questions kind of backfired with similar surprising results.











5 Ways to Use Themed Lesson Plans in Kids Yoga

As kids yoga teachers get to know the children and they get to know you, you can build on themes each yoga class

Who doesn’t love themes? It’s fun to dress in green for St. Patrick’s Day, put out spooky decorations for Halloween, and let kids pick heart shaped affirmations on Valentine’s Day. Here are some benefits you may not have thought of when you plan a lesson around a theme.  The pictures in this article are all… Read More →






Teachable Moments: The Story of the Teacher and The Student

Summer Certification Kids Yoga 2015

A Kids Yoga Teacher Training Yoga Story A student once asked a teacher, “How do I learn best?” Without hesitation, the teacher said to the student, “Teach!” So the student became a teacher.   The teacher then asked a student, “How do I teach you best?” Without hesitation, the student said to the teacher, “Learn!”… Read More →