Kids YOga TEacher Training

95 Hour Registered Children's yoga TEACHER TRAINING

Do you want to learn how to really teach yoga to kids and teens?

Join Felicia Ruth ERYT 500, MA Ed. and Three Queens Yoga for the Philadelphia launch of Get Grounded, the nationally recognized Kids and Teen Yoga Teacher Training that upholds the integrity of yoga making it accessible, desirable and beneficial to children. 


Quick Glance: 


Step 1: Ground, Grow, Connect to Children: July 13-15

Step 2: Expand into Special Populations: July 20-22

Step 3: Refine Your Teaching through the Elements:  November 9- 11

Step 4: Celebrate Your Elevation:  January 18-20


Fridays: 10am-9pm, Saturdays: 11am-9pm, Sundays: 12:30pm-5:30pm


$499 early bird/ $549 per Step. Total Cost: $1996 Early Bird / $2196


The Get Grounded Training is a dynamic 4 step training that fulfills the required 95 hours of study for RCYT designation with Yoga Alliance.  Discover the power of kids yoga, created by teachers for the classroom and beyond.



Step 1: Ground, Grow, Connect to Children.

Based on the principle that you must ground yourself before grounding others, this training is an invitation to create an authentic presence, complete engaging groundwork and receive a well-rounded introduction into all aspects of teaching yoga to kids and teens.
Upon completion, you are eligible for the Elevator Pass and entry to our private online group as well as a listing on our website as a Grounded Teacher with reference to your bio and teaching schedule.

You may take this training as a stand-alone course or as the first step toward certification.

Investment: $499 early bird by 6/14, $549 after

Included Grounded Materials:
• Training Manual PDF
• Superheroes Curriculum PDF
• Set of Pose Chips
• Set of Pose Cards
• Poster of Poses


Step 2: Expand into Special Populations

Align your skills with your heart’s desire to teach real yoga in a fun and meaningful way to little ones, teenagers and those with special needs. Some highlights include: 

  • Create a big impact with mini yoga flows
  • Practical teaching experience with these special populations
  • An overview of Entrainment and Sound Therapy to compliment and enhance your work these populations
  • Advice regarding the inception and logistics of teaching classes in preschools, special needs facilities, yoga studios and to teen athletes
  • Child development as applied to the practice of yoga (physical, mental, emotional, social)
  • The specifics and potential outcomes of teaching yoga to kids ages 3-6
  • Lesson planning, storytelling, songs and games
  • Mindfulness and Meditation practices for younger children
  • Introduction to yoga for children with special needs
  • Explore appropriate yoga lesson plans for children with Down Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD and other special needs
  • How to implement teen centric themes and practices

Investment: $499 early bird by 6/20, $549 after

Included Grounded Materials:
• United States of You Teacher's Manual
• United States of Me Student Workbook
• First hand information from administrators, classroom and PE teachers


Step 3: Refine Your Teaching through the Elements

Working together to understand and identify the qualities and characteristics of the five universal elements within yourself and others gives you the advantage of knowing how to connect with and inspire children on a very deep level.

This 22-hour training includes the following:

  • How to work with the elements to inspire students’ personal experiences
  • Fine tune observation skills, teach to what you see, and learn the art of effective verbal adjustments
  • Family Yoga
  • Polish your teaching practices to become an effective dynamic teacher
  • Experience the 84 Grounded poses through the lens of the elements
  • Gather with others to effectively create and expand lesson plans
  • Create themes that inspire and motivate
  • Grounded’s essential alignment actions
  • Effective sequencing and smooth transitioning
  • Connections with stories, art, music and more
  • Elements of a lesson plan in action – teach, reflect and refine

Investment: $499 early bird by 10/14, $549 after

Included Grounded Materials:
• Training Manual PDF
• Yoga By Element Workbook


Step 4: Celebrate Your Elevation

Complete your training with others who have stepped up to earn the distinction of Certified Grounded Teacher, ready and willing to make a difference in the world.

This 22-hour training includes the following:

  • Understand how to bring yoga into a school and it’s impact on students, teachers, administration and the community
  • How to teach a curriculum-based class in a physical education/health department as well as in a classroom with desks
  • Discuss teaching opportunities and common scenarios including potential behavioral challenges and strategies for dealing with them
  • We will point you in the right direction so you can get down to business making your vision come true. Some specifics include establishing a company, insurance, waivers, and promotional materials.
  • Gather to collaborate and celebrate
  • Introspection and conversations to inspire best practices when teaching yoga to children
  • Trauma Sensitive yoga training for youth based on up to date research and experience in the field
  • User friendly information about PTSD and Neurological changes that occur from trauma, chronic pain and recurrent stress
  • Proper technique and reasons for manual adjustments
  • General anatomy and physiology of ages three – teen
  • Personalized Yoga for kids and teens

Investment: $499 early bird by 12/14, $549 after

Included Grounded Materials:

  • Training Manual
  • PURPLE Grounded In Color Curriculum
  • Focus In Time Yoga Curriculum

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