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ChildLight Yoga Baby & Toddler Teacher Training

Learn to share yoga with babies and toddlers! Whether you are a parent, childcare professional, or a yoga instructor, if you work with babies or toddlers through 2 years old, this training will provide you with the tools and inspiration you need to successfully integrate yoga-based movement, songs, games, and relaxation into their day.


1123 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, 2nd Floor, Washington DC, US 20003

Type of Event

  • Teacher Training

Yoga Styles



Jan 30 to
Feb 1
11:00 amto11:30 am

January 30-Feb 1, 2015; Friday 6:00pm-9:00pm, Saturday 10:30am-7:30pm, Sunday 11:30am-6:30pm



$425; Register at least four weeks in advance and receive Early Bird Pricing of $395.

Full Description

This training will cover infant and early childhood development and education on how practicing yoga can support the social, emotional and physical development, as well as overall contentment and comfort, of babies and toddlers, newborn through 2 years. Attendees will learn playful and developmentally appropriate movements, songs and pacing techniques to incorporate into a daycare routine, postnatal yoga class, or yoga class for babies and toddlers. Includes an illustrated manual, sample lessons, continuing education suggestions and a list of additional resources.

The ChildLight Baby & Toddler Yoga Teacher Training is open to anyone interested in supporting the health and wellness of babies and toddlers.

The CLY Baby & Toddler Yoga training curriculum includes useful and time-tested information such as supporting early childhood development with yoga, infant and toddler friendly poses adapted for specific developmental stages, newborn to early preschool
sequences for nap/bedtime, fussiness/colic, easing digestion, playtime and more, songs, activities, and creative movement ideas, best practices for teaching babies and toddlers, strategies for including babies in postnatal yoga classes for mom, strategies for including younger siblings in a parent-child class for preschoolers, class setting adaptations/considerations, lesson planning, prop suggestions, tips for improvising, behavior management techniques specific to toddlers and early preschoolers, opportunities for both practice teaching and 'being' the child/student, marketing and business tips, thorough list of useful and much more.

REQUIRED FOR TRAINING: Please bring a soft-bodied, infant-sized doll (approximately 18-20 inches long), ideally weighted in the middle but otherwise soft. Please visit our website for more details.

This training Course includes 17 contact hours with 10 optional non-contact hours for certification, a comprehensive, fully-illustrated ChildLight Yoga Baby & Toddler Instructor Manual, certification administration and materials, which include listing on CLY's Find an Instructor Near You page with location and email contact link (upon optional completion of certification process), membership in the CLY Baby & Toddler Instructor community, and one year access to a vast Baby & Toddler yoga class video library!

Registered yoga teachers are eligible for 17 contact continuing education contact hours through Yoga Alliance with an additional 10 non-contact hours if completing certification. Professional Development Points (PDPs) and/or CEUs may also be available through your employer or credentialing organization.

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