20-Hour Kids Yoga Teacher Training

20-Hour Kids Yoga Teacher Training
September 25th, 2020 9:00 AM

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. Participants must have at least 1 year of yoga class experience.


  • How to improvise when needed (with kids, it often is!)
  • How to develop your own classes that are fun, safe, effective and engaging for kids ages 2-11 years (pre-K to sixth grade).
  • Child development as it relates to 2 to 11 year-olds.
  • Background on mindfulness and using child-friendly terms to describe how it affects the brain.
  • How to create your own mindfulness moments using the Mindful Yoga Breaks® 6 tools.
  • How to develop different behavioral management techniques that support a loving, non-competitive environment.
  • Opportunities to practice teach.
  • How to teach with confidence.
  • Observe and assist a real kids yoga class!
  • What’s next? Marketing your own kids classes – further opportunities to take The Biz of Kids Yoga Course with Lani.
  • Join the private FOJY fb group to share ideas with other FOJY graduates.
  • Opportunities to be part of the FOJY Peaceful Warrior Program and the FOJY Brave Warrior Mentoring Program. *new*

​​​​​​​Friday 5-9pm
Saturday 9am-5pm
Sunday 9am-5pm

Recognizing that children need balance and focus in their lives, Lani Rosen-Gallagher (M.Ed., RYT 200, RCYT) first incorporated yoga into her daily schedule while teaching first grade in Coney Island in Brooklyn. After getting certified with Next Generation Yoga in NYC, she founded Full of Joy Yoga in San Francisco in 2004.  In 2007, she relocated to Connecticut, bringing her expertise to the East Coast. Lani teaches yoga to children in preschools, public schools, yoga studios, libraries and her favorite classes to teach are family yoga! Lani has also been certified with Next Generation Yoga in Kenya, the Radiant Child Yoga Program, Street Yoga, Circus Yoga, Baby Om & Mindful Schools.

Training others to teach yoga to children is one of Lani's passions with a main goal of getting yoga & mindfulness into every school! She’s been leading her Full of Joy Yoga Kids Yoga Teacher Trainings since 2006. Currently she is teaching her “Mindful Yoga Breaks” curriculum to teachers and students in the New Haven Public schools. She is also the creator of the Mindful Yoga Breaks Anchor Breath poster and card deck to go with her Mindful Yoga Breaks curriculum.Lani is always striving to improve the lives and futures of children, helping them laugh, love, and grow. You can find Lani at fullofjoyoga.com.

Teachers, Students & FOJY Grads: $525
Early Bird (by Aug 25): $550 ($75 off!)
Regular: $625

Registration closes Wednesday, September 23.

Register Here