2017 Luma Kids Yoga Teacher Training

This comprehensive, experiential, and practical certification program focuses on how to use modern day yoga tools such as posture, breath, mindfulness, and relaxation to support children’s mastery in the world.

Created and delivered by Lynda Meeder, this training is aligned with Yoga Alliance Child Specialty Standards (RCYS status pending). If you work with children as a teacher, wellness professional, therapist, or caretaker and would like to enhance your skills at engaging and supporting children, this training is for you. The training is offered in four 20-hr modules over a six month period with each module covering one weekend. Each module is designed to address a different developmental stage of childhood.

This training teaches the following essential skills, concepts, and techniques:

  • The basics of developmental movement
  • Kid friendly postures, breathwork, and mindfulness practices
  • The development of creative and kid-friendly lesson plans
  • How to regulate classroom energy and manage child behavior
  • The power of ritual and repetition
  • Skillful use of voice and language that engages children
  • How to use props with children
  • Fun songs and games
  • The magic of play and imagination

Each module runs the length of one weekend. Trainees meet on Friday from 5:30 - 9:00 pm, Saturday from 9:00 am - 6:30 pm, and Sunday from 9:00 am - 5:30 pm.

Full Training: $1650 per person

Single Module Rate: $499 per person (Early Bird $429)

Module 1: Crawlers & Toddlers Email to Join Us Next year!

Module 2: Preschool & Elementary Age, March 10 - 12 Email to Join Us Next year!

Module 3: Tweens & Teens, May 5 - 7 Register Here

Module 4: Adapted Yoga for Kids, June 23 - 25 Register Here Early Bird expires April 23rd!

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Cancellations made within 7 days of ticket purchase are eligible for a full refund.

Cancellations made more than 21 days before training start date will be eligible for a 50% refund ONLY, optionally you may transfer the full cost to any other training of the same value (any remaining additional cost will apply).
Cancellations 21 days prior to the event start date will be non-refundable but will be transferable to any other training of the same value (any remaining additional cost will apply).

Rarely, a training will need to be postponed or cancelled. In the event of cancellation, all participants will receive a refund of their payment. We cannot refund any transportation expenses or other expenses incurred, so please confirm that the training is on before booking flights or transport. By submitting your registration, you agree to these Terms and Conditions.

About Lynda

An international yoga trainer and mentor, Lynda is an Experienced Yoga Alliance Registered Teacher at the 500-hour level (E-RYT500), an Integrated Movement Therapy® certified therapist, and an accomplished certified Level Two teacher in the MELT® Method.

Lynda holds a Masters Degree in Mental Health Counseling and has completed post-graduate training in Gestalt psychology and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy treatment of trauma. She has developed and delivered custom yoga trainings for corporations, schools, and educational conferences. Her insights about teaching yoga have appeared in Yoga Journal. From 2009-2012, she served as Director of Training for YogaKids® and has taught yoga and mindfulness for childrens' programs throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe.