We’re turning 20! And we couldn’t be more grateful for the wonderful community that surrounds us. We began in a small, rural school outside of Portland, OR. Now, over 20,000 teachers have been trained in Yoga Calm, impacting well over a quarter of a million kids.
The following Yoga Calm training courses are for school teachers, counselors, nurses, therapists, yoga teachers, parents and other adults who work with children and teens. Click the event name to read a full description.
Classes for children and teens are available here.
Online Wellness Curriculum Bundle
Learn the Yoga Calm curriculum and get certified from the comfort of your home. This step-by-step learning program includes Wellness 1-3 and over 100 simple yoga-based activities, mindfulness exercises, and social/emotional skill activities to help PreK-12 students improve self-control, attention, behavioral skills, physical health and emotional stability.
Online Youth Instructor Certification
5 Course Bundle Bundle
Learn the complete Yoga Calm curriculum and get certified from the comfort of your home. This step-by-step learning program includes all five courses in the Certification series (Wellness 1-3, Practicum and Capstone) and includes over 100 simple yoga-based activities, mindfulness exercises, and social/emotional skill activities to help PreK-12 students improve self-control, attention, behavioral skills, physical health and emotional stability.
Youth Instructor Certification Course Series
Integrated Approach to Wellness 1: Introduction to Yoga Calm
Learn to teach 40 simple yoga-based activities, mindfulness exercises, and social/emotional skill training to help PreK-12 students improve self-control, attention, behavioral skills, physical health and emotional stability. Fun, effective and appropriate for all ages and abilities, including special needs students. Includes lesson plans, research support, trauma-informed practices, and textbook.
Integrated Approach to Wellness 2: Physical Connections to Learning
Support classroom community and increase daily physical activity while developing strength, flexibility and health awareness through 30 more fun, engaging and experiential activities. Participants receive detailed instruction in team building and leadership skill development, yoga pose alignment, sequencing and adaptations for developmental stages and diverse abilities, including special needs students.
Integrated Approach to Wellness 3: Social/Emotional Connections to Learning
Learn 20 new engaging and effective social/emotional skill development activities from the research-supported Yoga Calm Wellness Curriculum that directly address PreK-12 youths’ need for emotional guidance and support in school, home and therapeutic settings. Includes case histories from school counseling and clinical experience, storytelling and symbolic language, and the complementary aspects of Eastern and Western psychology.
Deepen your knowledge and develop your ability to teach self-regulation, attention, integrative movement and social/emotional skills development activities to PreK-12 youth. The Yoga Calm Practicum includes practice teaching, lesson planning, mindfulness inquiries, and observation, personalized coaching and guidance on how to successfully teach Yoga Calm.
Celebrate the culmination of your certification experience with demonstration teaching, individualized feedback from your trainers, an opportunity to see others teach Yoga Calm, and special sessions on how to develop your business and promote your classes for youth.
Relax, Refresh, and Renew Your Commitment to Supporting Youth Experience Yoga Calm’s unique integrated and emotionally-supportive approach to yoga, mindfulness and social-emotional learning with a passionate community of educators and therapists in an inspiring setting. The Oregon Summer Intensive introduces the complete Yoga Calm system, its principles, research support and over 100 activities and lesson plans from the Wellness […]
Transforming Childhood Trauma: Healing Heart, Mind & Body
Learn a strength‐based approach for working with childhood trauma that engages the whole child, including their physical, mental and emotional resources to promote healing, develop resilience and support growth. Explore how to integrate evidence-based tools, such as yoga, mindfulness and social-emotional learning activities into your work with youth…
Trauma Releasing Exercises
Certification Training | Module 1, January 2020
Lynea Gillen, Trainer & David Berceli, TRE Founder & Training Supervisor January 31 – Feb 2, 2020 8:30am – 4:00pm Lewis & Clark College, Smith Hall Portland, Oregon New Tools… New Hope… Is stress affecting your effectiveness, relationships and health? Do you want to find more effective ways to support your health and help others […]
Trauma Releasing Exercises
Certification Training | Module 2, April, 2020
Lynea Gillen, Trainer/Trainee, and David Berceli, TRE® Founder & Training Supervisor April 3-5, 2020 8:30am – 4:00pm Lewis & Clark College, Smith Hall Portland, Oregon Deepen Your TRE Knowledge, Develop Your Skills, and Finish Your Certification! Don’t miss this rare opportunity to learn from two pioneers in the field of health and wellness. Lynea […]
Environmental Education Courses
Love, Knowledge and Action: Inspiring Environmental Stewardship
Learn how to lead summer camps and school-based activities (K-8) that creatively integrate physical yoga, social/emotional learning, music, art and environmental education. These fun and engaging activities support the whole child and inspire stewardship for our natural world.
Other Popular Courses
Teaching Yoga to Seniors | Certificate Training
Seniors age 65 and older represent the fastest-growing sector of the U.S. population and — like many Americans — are increasingly drawn to yoga. Yet there are few places yoga teachers can learn practical strategies for adapting the practice to older bodies, minds and spirits. Since the senior population is expected to more than double […]
Listening to the Body: Yoga Calm for Therapists
Learn how to combine mindfulness, simple yoga practices, and effective counseling techniques in individual and small group therapy sessions. This whole-client approach supports the development of wellness habits and addresses some of the most persistent physical symptoms that accompany anxiety, depression, ADHD, loss, and trauma.