Early Bird Special Ends June 1st – Kids Yoga Teacher Training

Save $100 on Next Generation Kids Yoga by enrolling before June 1st into the Basic, Advanced or both!



Next Generation Yoga Teacher Training® for 2-7 Year-Olds: June 23-25

Who This Training Is For:

• Parents who would like to turn their Yoga practice into a family affair
• Yoga Teachers and enthusiasts who love children
• School-based educators looking to bring Yoga into the classroom
• Child psychologists, therapists or pediatric professionals wishing to enrich their practice with the positive effects of Yoga
• Anyone who has been practicing for at least 6 months & wants to combine their 2 passions: Yoga & Kids

Training Schedule:

June 23-25, 2015

  • Tuesday & Wednesday / 9:00am – 5:30pm
  • Thursday / 9:00am – 5:00pm

What We’ll Cover:

• The benefits of Yoga for Kids ages 2-7
• Themes, poses, games, partner Yoga, breathing exercises and relaxation techniques
• Dozens of ideas for incorporating art, music, books, props and storytelling in Yoga classes
• How to plan, sequence and lead fun, creative, thematic and educational Yoga classes
• Child development and anatomy as it relates to Yoga for 2-7 year-olds
• Behavior management techniques for creating a classroom environment that is positive, safe and non-competitive
• Tips on how to become a confident and authentic Kids Yoga Teacher
• Opportunities to observe Yoga classes for 2-7 year-olds
• Exploration of your future as a Kids Yoga Teacher

What You’ll Get:

• Manual and supplies for the NGY Teacher Training for 2-7 year-olds
• Certificate of Completion
• The opportunity to join the NGY Teacher Community
• Access to the NGY Teacher Training Grad private Facebook group
• A life changing 3-day training filled with play, joy, laughter and connection


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Next Generation Yoga Advanced Teacher Training® for 2-13 Year-Olds: June 26-28

Who this Training is for:

• Graduates of a Kids Yoga Teacher Training who are looking to strengthen their skill set and gain more confidence
• Current Kids Yoga Teachers seeking more ideas for their classes
• Kids Yoga teachers who want to connect with community and collaborate with others

Training Schedule:

June 26-28, 2015

  • Friday / 9:00am – 6:00pm
  • Saturday / 12:00 – 9:00pm
  • Sunday / 11:30am – 6:30pm

What We’ll Cover:

• Embodiment of qualities and skills for the advanced Kids Yoga Teacher
• How to plan, sequence and lead unique and conceptual thematic Yoga classes
• Powerful language for cueing poses and transitions; creating collaborative and cooperative Yoga environments
• Exploration of Yoga philosophy for 2-13 year-olds
• Dozens of ideas for Yoga games and music playlists
• Opportunities to observe Yoga classes with mixed-age kids
• Mindfulness activities
• Deep exploration of tricky situations and behavior management techniques for facilitating an environment that is positive, safe and non-competitive
• Understanding of Yoga for Kids with Special Needs and Yoga in Schools
• Nourishing practices for personal self-care
• The Biz of Kids Yoga™
• Exploration of your future as a Kids Yoga Teacher

What You’ll Get:

• Manual and supplies for the NGY Advanced Teacher Training
• Certificate of Completion
• The opportunity to join the NGY Teacher Community
• Access to the NGY Teacher Training Grad private Facebook group
• Connection, collaboration & a new perspective on life


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Tuition per course:

Deposit: $150 (non-refundable)

Earlybird Price: $780 (by June 1, 2015)

Regular Price: $880

Tuition for both courses:

Deposit: $150 (non-refundable)

Earlybird Price: $1360 (by June 1, 2015)

Regular Price: $1460


*Tuition includes materials fee.

$200 off if you are a graduate of a past NGY Teacher Training program; 10% off YG members & 15% of YG Alumni after earlybird discounts expire. Contact Cynthia Koch, cynthia@folksf.com, Admissions and Enrollment Manager.

Each course provides 25 Elective Contact Hours for Advanced Yoga Teacher training 300 and/or 25 Yoga Alliance® CEUs.


About Jodi Komitor, MA, E-RYT 500, RCYT:

next generation jodiJodi Komitor received the gift of Yoga from her parents while in her teens. With a long-held interest in teaching, she earned a Bachelors degree in Special Education from New York University, and a Masters in Learning Disabilities from Teachers College, Columbia University. Jodi spent six years in the elementary classroom, teaching children with special needs.

In 1998 in New York City, Jodi founded Next Generation Yoga, the first children’s yoga studio in the world!

Jodi’s warm-hearted, playful style of teaching is inspired both by her personal yoga interests and practical experiences in the field of education. Jodi trains and certifies children’s yoga instructors all over the world in NGY Teacher Trainings™. Jodi and international NGY Teachers teach Creative Kids Yoga™ in schools, yoga studios, after school programs and hospitals. Jodi serves as a business coach to kids yoga teachers, as well as an in-service provider for schools and therapy centers.

Jodi B Komitor is the leading authority on yoga for kids and the author of the best-selling book The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Yoga with Kids, (Macmillan 2000). She is the creator of Activity TV Yoga, Whale Yoga & the newly released Gaiam DVD’s: Outer Space Blastoff and Dino-mite Adventure.

Jodi’s children’s yoga certifications include Yoga for the Special Child™, YogaKids™ and the Radiant Child Yoga Program™. Jodi is Registered with the Yoga Alliance for completion of adult yoga certification with the American Yoga Academy and the Chopra Center: Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga. Furthering her education, Jodi continually seeks new classes and teachers to enhance her teachings; however, she claims that children are her best teachers.

Read more about Next Generation Yoga here.