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Kids Yoga & Mindfulness Teacher Training
Coming Soon!
In-person & Virtual Option


Kids are not just mini adults. Teaching yoga and mindfulness to children effectively takes a particular set of skills. Yoga Haven’s Kids Mindfulness & Yoga Teacher Training will give you the tools to work with school age children in a variety of settings. Yoga and mindfulness practices give kids and teens the tools to better understand themselves, foster their well-being and develop a sense of empowerment and achievement. Schools and parents are increasingly looking to this field as a way to manage high levels of stress.

Join Haven for our Kids’ Yoga and Mindfulness Teacher Training.  This four-week evening training empowers adults to partner with children and adolescents, giving them their most critical toolkit!

Our unique training includes:

  • The basic neuroscience behind the practice 

  • A study of the body’s nervous system and the effects of stress in our children and adolescents 

  • Learn skills that empower adults to embody and share their practices

  • Practical tools and tips adults can use anywhere at anytime-Support for adults to develop their own curriculums and practices for school, home, after school and enrichment programming, and more

  • An opportunity to be in community with other adult learners as we explore the ancient practices of yoga and meditation in a modern world.


This training is for current yoga teachers or teacher trainees and/or classroom teachers, administrators or parents/caregivers who want to learn to use yoga and mindfulness practices to help the children and teens in their lives.  Eligible for 14 hours of CEU credits. Some school districts may cover this if you receive a professional development stipend. Ask your administrators!

Dates & Fees

Next Training: 


April 18 & 25, May 2 & 9



Steffi Nossen School of Dance

216 No. Central Ave.

White Plains, NY

12 hour

 in-person or virtual option


2 hours non-contact work

Program fee: $400

To register & make payment:

Venmo @betsy-kase


Conf. phone # if needed: 914-263-5427

Please include your email address and program you are registering for in the memo field. 

Teacher: Clare Mottola

Clare  has been practicing yoga and mindfulness since 2008. When not teaching at Yoga Haven, Clare chairs the Theatre and Dance Department at The Fieldston School, where in 2014 she created and implemented their Mindfulness Initiative. What started as a high school science class has flourished into a school-wide program. Clare has studied with Jack Kornfield and Dan Siegel, and studied school-specific mindfulness curriculum through Mindful Schools. She received her 200 Yoga Teacher Certification and Kids Yoga Certification at Yoga Haven.

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