Teacher Training - Barefoot Yoga Studio

Tel: 083 8041873
Email: info@barefootyogastudio.ie

The course covers children’s physical development, children’s behavior, children’s learning styles and how to use this knowledge when designing children’s yoga classes to the children’s highest benefit. You will learn how to use age group-specific asanas, breathing exercises, movement & yoga games, chants, mindfulness & concentration techniques & meditation practices & relaxation and build up a comprehensive toolbox for teaching children’s yoga to 3 to 13-year-olds.

Sharing the practice of yoga with children gives them a gift for life. Numerous studies show the benefits of yoga for children. Yoga helps children improve body awareness and learning how to use their body in healthy ways, it helps reduce fears and stress, enhances concentration, self-confidence, and a positive self-image as well as helping to manage difficult emotions amongst so many more benefits. In this dynamic and interactive kids yoga teacher training designed for qualified yoga teachers as well as primary school teachers, you will learn and experience how to bring the practice of yoga to children in a creative, fun and meaningful way. You will gain the best tools and knowledge to teach children’s yoga and wellbeing practices safely and successfully to children aged 5 to 12 years old. You will learn how to use the tools of yoga and mindfulness to empower the children to be self-confident, discover their self-expression & creativity, self-worth & self-esteem.

As children learn through play, this course is delivered in a fun interactive way, with practical based assignments and opportunities to develop and teach your class plans in the group. Very important to learn is also how to integrate children with additional needs and to know how to deal with parents, which is covered in this training. This training also includes partner work, group asana, yoga storytelling, creative ideas for class plans, self-care for working with children, and business need to knows as a children’s yoga teacher.

Assessment: This training is based on working in teams to create learning experiences. Prepare to participate, move, let your imagination fly, be playful and creative.

Course Content



This course is being held on-site in our studio in Lucan subject to Covid regulations (see more below)

Learn to teach yoga with Irelands premium Yoga Teacher Training Studio. With an emphasis on detailed anatomy and physiology, this practical course also includes a Business module to set you up on your new journey.

This course is accredited by Yoga Alliance International (YAI) and draws on the knowledge of leading Irish teachers from a variety of yoga traditions.