• Are you a parent who would like to turn your Yoga practice into a family affair? 
  • Are you a Yoga Teacher or enthusiast who loves children?
  • Are you an educator in need of fresh ideas that will support your students learning?
  • Are you a child psychologist, therapist or pediatric professional wishing to enrich your treatment with the positive effects of Yoga?

If YES, then the Next Generation Yoga Teacher Training™ is for YOU!

The demand for kids’ Yoga classes is on the rise! More and more, Yoga studios, schools, community centers and families around the globe are adding children’s Yoga classes to their daily schedules. There is a significant difference between teaching adults and kids and it is essential that teachers undergo the appropriate studies with a qualified, reputable, substantial training.

Discover the non-stop fun of Yoga with kids and join the hundreds of Yogis who have been certified by Next Generation Yoga® to teach Kids Yoga.

NGY Teacher Training for 2-7 yr. olds

This 3-day intensive provides a comprehensive, hands-on exploration of unique NGY methods for combining the ancient practice of Yoga with the playful nature of children. Age-appropriate poses, thematic classes, child development principles and behavior management techniques are sure to fill your Yoga bag with proven practices for developing meaningful Yoga experiences with children.

The learning environment of the NGY Teacher Training is experiential, filled with demonstration classes, lesson planning techniques and ready-to-use teaching tools. Whether you are a first-time teacher trainee or a well-schooled, experienced teacher, we offer a detailed and individualized study of Yoga for 2-7 yr. olds.

What we'll cover

  • What is Kids Yoga and the countless benefits
  • Themes, poses, group games, partner Yoga, breathing exercises and relaxation techniques
  • Ideas for incorporating art, music, books, props and storytelling into children's Yoga classes
  • How to plan, sequence and lead fun, creative and educational Yoga classes
  • Child development & anatomy as it relates to Yoga for 2-7 yr. olds
  • Behavior management tools for a positive, safe and non-competitive yoga environment
  • Tips on how to become a confident and sensitive Kids Yoga teacher
  • Opportunities to observe Yoga classes for 2-7 yr. olds, led by a master teacher

NGY ADVANCED Teacher Training

The learning environment of the Next Generation Yoga Advanced Teacher Training is practical and experiential, filled with live demonstration classes, lesson planning opportunities and ready-to-use practical teaching tools. Whether you are a recent graduate of a Kids Yoga training or a well-schooled, experienced Kids Yoga Teacher, we offer you a detailed and individualized study of Yoga for children of all ages and stages.

The NGY Advanced Teacher Training is a comprehensive exploration of our unique philosophy of combining the ancient practices of Yoga with the playful nature of children. 


  • 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

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 kids
  • 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


  • 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


  • Participation in a Basic Kids Yoga Training
  • At least 1 year of dedicated personal Yoga practice


Next Generation Yoga is an approved 95-hour Registered Children’s Yoga School (RCYS) through the Yoga Alliance Organization. Yoga Teachers registered with the Yoga Alliance as an active 200-hour RYT may earn their specialty designation as a Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher (RCYT) by completing Next Generation Yoga’s 95-hour Teacher Training program.


We offer a flexible format, which allows you to attend one course at a time in a variety of locations. The NGY Teacher Training for 2-7 yr. olds and the Advanced Training are 2 of the courses that fulfill the 95-hour registry.


Join Next Generation Yoga for the Summer Teacher Training Immersion at Be Luminous Yoga!


Register for just one trainings or all 6 days! Upon completion of your NGY Teacher Training, you will receive a graduation certificate and be ready to teach Yoga to 2-7 yr. olds and/or hold your Advanced Teaching certification.


DATES: July 28th-30th, 2017

              Thur-Sat: 8:30-5:00

TUITION*: $695 + $85 registration/supplies fee



DATES: July 31st-August 2nd, 2017
              Sun-Tues: 8:30-5:00

TUITION*: $695 + $85 registration/supplies fee


TUITION FOR BOTH TRAININGS*: $1190 + $170 registration/supplies fee

*$100 off the tuition if you are a graduate of past NGY TT and 50% off if you are a school-based educator or full-time student



Register here!



You will learn how to empower kids with yoga from Nicole Koleshis.

Come learn and play with other Yoga enthusiasts from around the world and enjoy the opportunity to stimulate your creativity, build your confidence and pursue your passion for children!