Yoga for Young Ones

Our next program will be offered as a staff only training for St Catherine’s Center for Children in October 2019. Public registration is not available for this training. But please do SAVE THE DATE for our next public training, which is scheduled for May 1-3, 2020! Registration will open after the first of the year.


Yoga is a fun, gentle way for kids to build a lifelong foundation for well being.

It cultivates strong healthy bodies, and an increased ability focus, reflect and relax.


Holistic Youth Project and Yoga Vidya Inc. bring you a comprehensive kids yoga teacher training that features presentations from professionals  in the fields of social work, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and more. Get certified to teach yoga and mindfulness to youth in any setting: a yoga studio, school, or community space with a diverse population. Join our mission in sharing a lifelong foundation for well-being with youth.

  • Create lesson plans and learn to teach yoga to kids ages 3-18 in a relaxing, empowering, balancing, and enlivening way.

  • Learn how yoga affects the brain, nervous system, and body.

  • Learn the prevalence and effects of trauma and stress in our children and how to teach with trauma sensitivity.

  • Learn how to navigate relationships with schools.

  • Get access to an extensive digital resource with latest news and research on yoga science, special needs, and youth development. 

  • Get support after the training as a YfYO teacher.

Instructors: Preeti Bavdekar Physical Therapist, RYT 200, Laurel Englesson Principal Holistic Youth Project, RYT500, Jennifer Greene-Gillooley Occupational Therapist, RYT 200, Rebekah Magin LMSW, RYT200, Principal Prana Mani, Suzanne Martin Principal Holistic Youth Project, RYT 500, Lauren Toolin Founder Yoga Vidya Inc., Yoga Therapist, E-RYT 500