NOVEMBER 2 & 3, 2019

In this 20 hour introductory training, you will gain the skills and confidence to begin to teach kids yoga to children 4-12+ year old. This training includes lecture, critical group discussion, experiential learning, and assisting/teaching parts of a kids yoga class!


Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the Level One Certification, you will have an introductory understanding of:

  • History of yoga

  • Benefits of yoga for youth

  • What trauma is and how it affects the body

  • Development of youth ages 4-12

  • Developmental trauma and impacts on youth

  • How to structure a class to support youth who have experienced trauma

  • Asanas (Postures) in youth yoga

  • Breathing techniques for children

  • Games, songs, activities and more

  • Lesson planning and classroom management

  • Communication and engagement with youth

  • Beginning your business as a youth yoga instructor

We highly recommend that you complete the Level Two Certifications to strengthen skills introduced in this training. Learn more about the Level Two Certification here.



Tuition for your Level One Certification includes many benefits:

  • Engaging, hands on instruction from lead trainers with specialized knowledge in trauma, youth development and yoga for youth

  • A newly revised teacher training manual printed prior to each training

  • Continuing Education Units for Yoga Alliance members (if not completing the 95 hour advanced training)

  • One discounted private session with either lead teacher (20% discount; must schedule within 2 months of training completion)

  • Access to growing online Polliwog Teachers community forum

  • Listing on Polliwog Kids Yoga Certified Teachers Page after completion

Our 20 hour Level One Certification program costs $495 and requires a $75 non-refundable deposit.


discounted tuition

Our goal is to make teacher training an affordable option for anyone interested.

Below are some discounts that we offer:

  • Early Bird for Level One Only: $50 off if signed up by early bird deadline for your chosen weekend (pay only $445)

  • Group Discount: Get an extra $25 off the cost of your training if you sign up with a friend!

  • Education Professional Discount: Get an extra $50 off with a valid school ID

For more information about discounts, please email us at



The process to register for your Level One Certification is easy:

  1. Fill out registration form (link coming soon) and pay $75 non-refundable deposit

  2. Receive welcome letter via e-mail with program information

  3. Pay remaining balance upon receiving welcome letter

  4. Complete three hour online introductory training (link coming soon) prior to start of your weekend training

  5. Complete Level One Training, learn so much yoga and mindfulness, have all the fun

  6. Receive your certification on the last day of training, join our listing of certified teachers, and change lives!



We are happy to answer any questions! Email us at for assistance.