Children’s Yoga Teacher Training


YogaBeez is a registered Children’s Yoga School offering in-depth, accredited children’s yoga teacher training courses and workshops. These kids yoga trainings are available to yoga teachers, nursery, primary and secondary school teachers, therapists, parents or anyone who is passionate about teaching yoga and mindfulness to children and young people.


Our children’s Yoga Teacher Training courses are accredited with Yoga Alliance International and certification is recognised worldwide. Empowering Teachers and Young People. We offer children’s yoga teacher training in London and Nottingham in the UK as well as internationally in Europe and South Africa.

YogaBeez offers two levels of teacher training course to get you started on your journey to teach children and also provide additional knowledge for those experienced in children’s yoga teaching.


Our courses


If you are interested in developing your career in teaching yoga to children or simply want to incorporate yoga into your classroom, sports field or home or therapy sessions, take a look at what we offer:


4 day Foundation Course
Suitable for parents, teachers and adult yoga teachers who are looking to begin teaching yoga to children. After completion of this course you will be qualified to teach yoga to children in nurseries, primary schools and after school clubs.


6 day Advance course
Suitable for experienced children’s yoga teachers looking expand their teaching to teens and children with special needs. After completion of this course you will be qualified to expand your teaching practice to include secondary school education and develop a sustainable careers as a full time children’s yoga teacher.


95hr Children’s Yoga Teacher Training course
We offer a combined approach for people dedicated to developing a career as a children’s yoga teacher. This option combines the Foundation and Advanced level training with additional mentoring to support you on your journey. Contact us directly to apply for this course.


Yoga in schools
If you are a headteacher or Nursery manager interested in how you could bring yoga into your school, go to our Yoga in School page for more information.


Have a look at the links below for further details, dates and prices


Book accredited kids yoga teacher training

Foundation Teacher Training details here

This 4-day Foundation Children’s Yoga Teacher training is available to yoga teachers, nursery and primary school teachers, therapists, parents or anyone who would like to introduce yoga and mindfulness into the lives of children. The course focuses on nursery, preschool and primary school age children and teaches the foundations for teaching a well-rounded yoga class.


The YogaBeez children’s yoga teacher training incorporates all aspects of the traditional yoga practice blended with Montessori philosophy and works of Howard Gardner and Thich Nhat Hanh to educate, exercise and empower the WHOLE child.


Two year’s prior yoga practice and some experience with children are advisable, however, every applicant will be considered.




By undertaking this foundation level children’s yoga teacher training course, you will gain knowledge of the following areas:

  • The brief history of yoga
  • Practice and play with essential warm ups and child appropriate yoga poses
  • Explore and recognise the power of proper breathing
  • Introduction of Mindfulness and meditation for children
  • Mindful or Mind-full
  • Affirmations
  • Stress management and Relaxation
  • Partner poses and group yoga games
  • Explore yoga with music and books
  • Benefits of yoga and mindfulness for children
  • Discover the stages of child development (ages 2-12 years)
  • Understand, educate and exercise the ‘WHOLE’ child – incorporating the classroom curriculum
  • Discover the educators at the root of this programme– i.e. Maria Montessori, Jon Kabat-Zinn, etc
  • Classroom management
  • Ethics of being a good teacher
  • Observation, discussion, preparation and jointly teaching a lesson (ages 2-12 years)
  • Tips for starting up your career as a children’s yoga teacher



Foundation Children’s Yoga Teacher Training Dates:


UK – London


Date:  5th to 8th December 2019  SOLD OUT

Time:  10am – 6pm daily

Venue:  Level Six – Peckham Rye

Fee:  £600

EB Fee:  £550 until 10th October 2019


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Date:  5th to 8th March 2020

Time:  10am – 6pm daily

Venue:  Level Six – Peckham Rye

Fee:  £600

EB Fee:  £550 until 9th January 2020


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Date:  6th to 9th August 2020

Time:  10am – 6pm daily

Venue:  Level Six – Peckham Rye

Fee:  £600

EB Fee:  £550 until 25th June 2020


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UK – Nottingham     


Date:  28th to 31st May 2020

Time:  10am – 6pm daily

Venue:  The Yoga Village – Nottingham

Fee:  £600

EB Fee:  £550 until 2nd April 2020

Contact: Sophie Bee –

BELGIUM – Brussels 

Date:  7th to 10th May 2020

Time:  10am – 6pm daily

Venue:  Sampoorna Yoga Studio, Brussels

Fee:  €650 or early bird special of €600

Contact:  Virginie Vrancx or Hanna Summanen –

FINLAND – Helsinki

Date:  16th to 19th July 2020

Time:  10am – 6pm daily

Venue: Shanti JoogaKoulu Helsinki

Fee:  €650 or early bird special of €600

Contact: Heli Hietanen –



Date:  4th – 7th June 2020

Time:  10am – 6pm daily

Venue:  Salt River

Fee:  R6500 or early bird R6000

Contact:  Bryony Duckitt –


YogaBeez advanced children's and teen yoga teacher training - tree of life mindful movement

Advanced Teacher Training details here

This 6-day advanced children’s yoga teacher training will continue to nurture your knowledge and understanding of children’s yoga.


We delve into the world of anatomy and physiology, basic first aid, more advanced poses. We will explore mindfulness and meditation for children, as well as writing guided imagery. You will learn further classroom management, nutrition and healthy living, plus social and emotional development, group and partner poses.


The second half of the training focuses on working with teens and understanding their development through the ages 12-16 years. This will also include learning about students with additional needs, exploring pranayama, vinyasa, massage and nutrition. After mind mapping, lesson planning and creating original guided imagery with your group, you will teach a hands-on teen yoga class.


Throughout the training, your own yoga practice and inner exploration will continue to deepen. Together we will look further at how to get your classes up and running, how best to approach schools, setting up your yoga business and tackling social media. We also look forward to introducing you to some great guest teachers.


The advanced training is open to students who have completed the YogaBeez Foundation Course or if you have undertaken any other specific children’s yoga training courses with a minimum of 32 hours and have at least 6 months teaching practice you might also be eligible to join – contact us for details.




By undertaking this advanced level children’s yoga teacher training you will have knowledge of the following areas:

  • Social and emotional development (ages 5 -11)
  • Yoga poses and breath work suitable for primary school age
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Affirmations and guided imagery
  • Mindfulness and meditation for all ages
  • Partner poses and group games
  • Nutrition and healthy living
  • Props, music and books
  • Mind mapping and lesson planning
  • Classroom management
  • Anatomy and physiology of adolescents – development through the teens
  • The changes in the brain
  • Neuroscience and Mindfulness
  • Teen stress and media influence
  • Yoga asana and vinyasa
  • Pranayama for teens
  • Restorative Yoga and Massage
  • Chakras, chanting, mudras and mantras
  • Intro to Yoga for children with additional needs
  • Tips for setting up your Yoga practice
  • Contacting schools and social media
  • Basic first aid, health and safety, insurance
Advanced Children and Teen Yoga Teacher Training Dates:


UK – London


Date:  15th to 20th February 2020

Time:  9:30am – 6:30pm daily

Venue: Gaia StudioPeckham Rye, SE London

Fee:  £850 or early bird £800


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Date:  30th June – 5th July 2020

Time:  9.30am – 6.30pm daily

Venue:  Salt River

Fee:  R8000 or early bird R8500

Contact:  Bryony Duckitt –



YogaBeez yoga teacher training course in South Africa

Workshops and CPD


Mudras, Mantras and Mythology – 12th January 2020


Join us for a day of demystifying the ancient mantras and mudras that form the basis of today’s yoga practices. Summon your inner child as you sit back and listen to stories of the most prolific Indian deities and understand more about their meaning and influence. Practice both standing and seated mudras that you can integrate to your own practice.


This workshop is designed for those wishing to deepen their personal practice, teachers of all forms of yoga, students and for those wanting to share with children.


Gathering in this safe and welcoming space we will chant, create, move and learn together in a powerful day of understanding and fun. Includes a vegan Ayurvedic lunch, Mala bracelet making, lesson plans and suggestions to take away.


Presented by Mala Mayaselvon and Bryony Duckitt for booking and more details.

YogaBeez is a Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider (YACEP) - YACEP logo
YogaBeez is a Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider (YACEP) - YACEP logo
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