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Yogis In Service 95-hour Children’s Yoga Teacher Training

The YISCTT is a developmental, trauma-informed children’s yoga teacher training. The YISCTT provides you with the knowledge and experience you need to become an effective children’s yoga teacher. You will learn the foundational knowledge of child development, behavioral management and teaching self-regulation, teacher self-care and presence in the yoga classroom, lesson planning, trauma-informed principles and practices, and sequencing. You will learn how to take yoga breaks in the classroom and what a yoga program looks and feels like in schools and community centers.


Yogis in Service 95-hour Children’s Teacher Training (YISCTT) 

  • Trauma Informed 

  • Yoga Alliance Registered- To be a registered children’s yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance- you need both this program and the 200-hr program. The order you do them in does not matter.

  • Benefits for Classroom Teachers/School Personal 

    • Who would want to take the training? Yoga instructors looking to specialize in Children’s Yoga (Yoga Alliance [YA] 200 + 95-hour RYCT = Ability to Register with YA as a Children’s Yoga Teacher), Teachers, Therapists, Administrators, and Parents wanting to learn more about yoga and kids. 
      • Learn about stress and trauma and how it affects children
      • Learn tools that helps kids deal with stress in their lives
      • Help with behavior management in classroom
      • Specialize their teacher credentials and effectiveness 
      • Secular mindfulness training 
      • Build confidence in your teaching and in the kids 
      • Supporting access to yoga
      • No prior yoga experience required
      • Do not have to be an academic teacher to benefit

Dates and Location 

  • Next Session: July 2023

  • Buffalo, NY


  • Full tuition: $ 1,500
  • 10% discount for full-time teachers, mental health professionals, and administrators
  • Non-refundable deposit $300 at time of acceptance (goes toward training and will be applied to tuition)  


  • Kelli Love (Lead Teacher) 
  • Catherine Cook-Cottone (Trauma, Development, and Philosophy)
  • Lindsay Kennedy (Yoga Class Delivery, Child Development, Alignment with Schools and School Curriculum)
  • Melissa LaVigne (Yoga Class Delivery. Trauma, Mental Health)
  • Marissa Bland (Occupational Therapist, Anatomy, Social Justice)

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