Good Seeds 95-Hr Hybrid Children's Yoga Teacher Training with Chelsea Brown
This comprehensive, Yoga Alliance Registered training will guide you to deepen your own relationship to yoga while learning how to transmit its tremendous benefits to children of all ages. You will learn the anatomy of yoga poses, how to practice and lead meditation, guided relaxation, and breathing techniques, fundamental child development, and strategies for creating a cooperative class environment.
4 Weekend Intensives, In-Person at Bloom or Virtual
September 22-24 | October 20-22
November 17-19 | December 15-17
Friday 6:00 - 9:00pm CT
Saturday 11:00am - 5:00pm CT
Sunday 11:00am - 5:00pm CT
Weekly Virtual Sessions
Thursdays from September 21 - December 14
6:00 - 9:00pm CT
Community Class Teaching
Meets one additional day (Wednesdays), to be scheduled at trainee's convenience
Hybrid format for greater accessibility
With our new Hybrid format, you can attend the entire training remotely from anywhere in the world, or attend weekend intensives in-person and the remaining sessions virtually. See schedule for details.
This training is offered at Bloom every other year. Register for the 2023 program now! The next session will run in 2025.
"Chelsea is an amazing teacher - warm, supportive, and encouraging. I thought the length and style with 1 monthly intensive plus weekly Zooms worked very nicely - I feel knowledgeable and prepared."
- 2023 Program Graduate
What You Will Learn
You will receive comprehensive instruction on yoga poses, anatomy, and child developmental stages to better understand the mechanics and benefits of yoga asana on growing bodies.
Breathing, Meditation, and Yoga Nidra
We will explore meditative techniques each month to help guide you to develop a strong practice of your own while learning tools to transmit these valuable life skills to children as young as toddlers on up to teenagers.
Creative Expression, Stories, and Games
Learn to make yoga fun and engaging for children at any stage using a variety of playful techniques, and enjoy letting loose as you learn through experience!
Explore More from the Heart of Yoga
Good Seeds Yoga’s 95 Hour Children’s Specialty Certification is compliant with Yoga Alliance Standards. This not only means that you are being offered the gold standard of yogic education, but that upon completion you will be able to register as a Yoga Alliance Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher.
Expand your teaching
This training is open to Yoga teachers, educators, therapists, coaches, parents; anyone seeking to provide children with access to a thorough yoga practice branch out into the growing field of children's yoga.
"I started this training with a limited yoga experience/knowledge. I was nervous until I walked into Bloom and met Chelsea. She truly embodies all that is good and beautiful in a yoga community. I felt valued & cared about every time class met. I learned a lot of practical skills/lessons/asanas to use in my school social work practice."
- 2023 Program Graduate
Tuition for 2023 Program
$1950, or $1750 if paid in full by August 15th early tuition payment deadline. Full tuition is due September 1st, 2023. Tuition may be submitted via credit card.
Apply and submit your deposit by 8/15 to be eligible for $200 off your registration fees.
*Early registration has been extended until August 30th!
Good Seeds Yoga Children's Yoga Teacher Training Handbook
All required modules for the 95-hour certification program
1 complimentary observation class at Bloom
Opportunity to teach 1 children's class with lead trainer observation
Individual feedback and mentoring on teaching
To apply, please submit the following:
Photograph (so we can put a face to your name!) sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
$250 non-refundable deposit, to be applied towards tuition payment
*Note: Certification is not automatic upon completion of teacher training program modules. Receipt of the certificate will be based on successful completion of all required modules and assignments, attendance requirements, and lead trainer's assessment of trainee's teaching competence.
Trainees have the option of paying tuition via a payment plan. There is an additional charge of $50 for the payment plan option, for a total fee of $2000. Terms are as follows:
First payment of $500 due by September 1 to initiate payment plan ($250 application deposit will be applied towards this payment)
3 additional monthly payments of $500. Tuition must be paid in full by December 15th
Payments to be automatically charged to credit card on file on the 15th of every month. Full tuition must be paid by December 15, 2023.
Please contact us with questions or to set up payment plan.
Scholarships are available for BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ students
We are seeking applicants who do not feel represented in the current depiction of yoga practitioners and teachers, whether that refers to skin color, body size, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical ability, socioeconomic status, or otherwise.
Scholarship Application Deadline: August 1, 2023. Scholarships will be granted by August 15.
Scholarships available: Two scholarships of $600 each
Certification will be awarded upon completion of all contact hours, homework assignments, and practicum (teaching and observation hours). Sessions will be recorded, however, it is expected that you will be present for live instruction as much as possible. If you miss a session, you will be asked to watch the recording and take a quiz/write a reflection on the content discussed in class. You will have 3 months after the final day of instruction to complete any additional assignments or practicum hours and receive your certification.
Chelsea Brown, Lead Trainer
Chelsea is a Yoga Alliance Registered Experienced Yoga Teacher with over 2,000 hours of teaching experience and over 300 hours of formal training. Chelsea's professional experience with children spans over a decade to include not only through yoga, but work as a camp counselor, educational assistant, and USA Gymnastics certified coach. Her dedication to children's yoga blossomed in 2010. At that time Chelsea was completing her 200-hour yoga teacher training while working as an educational assistant for students with special needs. She quickly discovered the immense benefits a yogic approach to self-regulation had on her students.
Chelsea completed her 95 hour Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher requirements in 2017 through Global Family Yoga, a national leader in education for children's yoga teachers. Chelsea aspires to help shape today’s children into vibrant and connected adults who will use their gift of a lifelong yoga practice to create a more beautiful tomorrow.
Chelsea is the Founder of Good Seeds Yoga to learn more visit: goodseedsyoga.com