Teacher Training | Professional Development

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Teacher Training | Professional Development

“I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand” (Confucius)

At YOGAZEIT the core of our trainings and Professional Development is the evidence-based curriculum and resources provided by Yoga Ed.

Since 1999 thousands of individuals have been certified in the art and science of integrating yoga into educational environments through the Yoga Ed. curriculum.

On the basis of evidence based trainings, we envision a future where schools are seedbeds of health and happiness. Where educators coach and embody lifelong wellbeing through dynamic teaching. Where students learn life skills to cultivate mind-body fitness in tandem with academic success. 

Regina Cruickshank from YOGAZEIT is Australia’s exclusive Trainer for Yoga Ed., and has seen the power of practice first hand. Hundreds of educators, health professional, parents and school communities across Western Australia have embraced a Yoga and Mindfulness philosophy, supporting wellbeing for whole school communities. 

All our Teacher Trainings have strictly limited participant numbers to support maximum learning outcomes. You will graduate as a certified Children’s or Teens Yoga Teacher and will be able to start teaching following the training. Please contact us if you’ve got any questions or we can support you on your journey.

 anFirst Class Trainings with Evidence Based Curriculum

  • Meeting National Standards
  • Aligned with the Health and Physical Education Curriculum in Australia
  • Certified by Yoga Alliance 
  • Practical, Comprehensive, Life Changing

 

Certified Children’s Yoga and Teens Yoga Teacher Trainings

Choose from the 32hour Children’s Yoga or Teens Yoga Teacher Training, led by Regina Cruickshank, ERYT, RCYT, YACEP and Yoga Ed. Trainer.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the physical, mental, emotional, and social development including anatomy and physiology of children or teens
  • Teach yoga from a lens of social emotional learning and brain based learning
  • Embody the Yoga Ed. teaching philosophies
  • Design and develop lesson plans appropriate to the age group you are teaching
  • Effectively utilise yoga breathing, postures, games, and relaxation to meet your students needs
  • Create yoga classes meeting National Health and Physical Education standards

 

CEU + Standards

These trainings are certified by the Yoga Alliance and meet the Australian Curriculum. Upon completion of the training, participants are eligible for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for the Yoga Alliance, Yoga Australia, and selected Health Alliance Partners.

 

Scholarships 

To help break down the cost barriers that may prevent you from attending our trainings, we’re excited to being able to offer a limited number of partial Scholarships to offset the cost of the Children’s and Teens Yoga Teacher Trainings. Apply now!

Professional Development | Tools for Teachers

This 1, 2, 4 or 6 HOUR Professional Development workshop empowers participants to effectively utilise 3-15 minute yoga sessions, or “yoga breaks,” to increase self-awareness and self-regulation for students and teachers alike.

This workshop is designed to help you get started introducing chair yoga exercises as brain breaks for you and your students. Our chair yoga exercises are simple, evidence-based tools for your classroom to quickly reduce stress and increase focus for all abilities.

Our chair yoga workshop is perfect for:

  • Classroom teachers who would like to learn easy-to-use brain breaks with their students
  • Counsellors introducing stress reduction and self-regulation techniques
  • Parents seeking simple mindfulness techniques to share with their kids

No experience necessary. 

Focus: Ages 3 to 18 / Grades Pre-K to 12th

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Our TRAININGS

Upcoming Teacher Trainings and
Professional Development 

We can also host a personalised Professional Development or Training at your school!

Email us to find out how.

Yoga Ed. Tools for Teachers / Chair Yoga in the Classroom

Learn 15+ yoga tools (breathing exercises, yoga poses, games, and relaxation) to shift yourself and your students into learning ready states

Murdoch, School of Education WA

Saturday, 19 September 2020

8.30am – 12.30pm

Certified Children’s Yoga Teacher Training 

Yoga Ed. Professional Institute 1 | 32 hours

Fremantle, WA.

08-11 October 2020

(School Holidays)

 Yoga Ed. Professional Institute 2 

Certified Teenage Yoga Teacher Training | 32 hours

Fremantle, WA

15 – 18 October 2020

8am – 4pm

Chair Yoga for Seniors Teacher Training

This short Chair Yoga for Seniors Training Workshop introduces you to teach safe and fun chair yoga and mindfulness practices to support Healthy Ageing at Aged Care.

Fremantle, WA

Next training scheduled for February 2021

 

TESTIMONIALS

Emma, Children’s Yoga Teacher Training

Regina was out of this world! Such a grounded, open and honest person with so much love to give. Thank you for making my four days unforgettable.
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2019-05-14T13:32:58+00:00
Regina was out of this world! Such a grounded, open and honest person with so much love to give. Thank you for making my four days unforgettable.

6hour Tools for Teachers, Murdoch University

Wonderful! Such easy and practical tips and ideas! 
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2019-05-14T13:36:46+00:00
Wonderful! Such easy and practical tips and ideas! 

Samantha (14) – Co Curricular Classes

I learned how to use Yoga Breathing to help me when I feel stressed or anxious. It has been really helpful at school and at home.
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2019-06-25T11:25:46+00:00
I learned how to use Yoga Breathing to help me when I feel stressed or anxious. It has been really helpful at school and at home.

Claire, Children’s Yoga Teacher Training

As a yoga instructor coming to expand my knowledge in teaching children’s yoga, I was very pleased with the quality of the training. The Yoga Ed. Curriculum is well designed for the school (and non school) environment and Regina from Yogazeit is a highly skilled practitioner and genuinely great teacher. I would highly recommend the training to school teachers, yoga teachers or anyone with a passion for supporting holistic child development!
Yogazeit
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2020-07-21T14:16:29+00:00
As a yoga instructor coming to expand my knowledge in teaching children’s yoga, I was very pleased with the quality of the training. The Yoga Ed. Curriculum is well designed for the school (and non school) environment and Regina from Yogazeit is a highly skilled practitioner and genuinely great teacher. I would highly recommend the training to school teachers, yoga teachers or anyone with a passion for supporting holistic child development!

Liam 7, After School Yoga

Since I'm doing Yoga I know how to breathe to help me feel better when I'm upset or anxious.
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2019-05-14T13:39:46+00:00
Since I'm doing Yoga I know how to breathe to help me feel better when I'm upset or anxious.

Tools for Teachers Workshop – Family Pathways

I learned so much about yoga tools and how they can support my classroom and myself. Thank you!

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2019-03-26T12:20:21+00:00
I learned so much about yoga tools and how they can support my classroom and myself. Thank you!

Mira, Teenage Yoga Teacher Training

Incredible. Clear, descriptive, hands on balanced with theory.
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2019-05-14T13:30:23+00:00
Incredible. Clear, descriptive, hands on balanced with theory.

Liz, Mum

Thank you so much for these lovely workshops that you organise. Beautiful for all these young girls. Taylah (8) really enjoyed herself.
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2020-07-21T14:12:12+00:00
Thank you so much for these lovely workshops that you organise. Beautiful for all these young girls. Taylah (8) really enjoyed herself.

Mum of Marco (13)

Marco loved the Yoga and Mindfulness and it has helped him a lot with his Anxiety. Thank you!
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2020-04-21T08:13:35+00:00
Marco loved the Yoga and Mindfulness and it has helped him a lot with his Anxiety. Thank you!

Ellie, High School Teacher (6hour Tools for Teachers)

I loved your PD at Murdoch University and want to learn more!
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2019-05-14T13:35:12+00:00
I loved your PD at Murdoch University and want to learn more!

Beth, Children’s Yoga Teacher Training

Amazing, engaging yoga teacher. After attending the kids yoga teacher course I have all the tools I need to start my own business confidently. Regina is FABULOUS
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2020-07-21T14:17:26+00:00
Amazing, engaging yoga teacher. After attending the kids yoga teacher course I have all the tools I need to start my own business confidently. Regina is FABULOUS

Margot, Educator. Tools for Teachers Workshop

This was a really enjoyable workshop, and left me with lots of practical strategies to take into classrooms. I'm feeling really motivated to introduce this to schools I visit. Thank you Regina 
Yogazeit
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2020-07-21T14:20:07+00:00
This was a really enjoyable workshop, and left me with lots of practical strategies to take into classrooms. I'm feeling really motivated to introduce this to schools I visit. Thank you Regina 

Anja, Lifestyle Coordinator Opal Aged Care

Yogazeit's classes are fantastic! We're looking forward to our weekly chair yoga for over a year now and it's a regular for our residents and their families. I can highly recommend this program!
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2019-06-25T11:29:57+00:00
Yogazeit's classes are fantastic! We're looking forward to our weekly chair yoga for over a year now and it's a regular for our residents and their families. I can highly recommend this program!

Joe (5) After School Yoga

I love Bear Breathing and Crow Pose!
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2019-05-14T13:47:22+00:00
I love Bear Breathing and Crow Pose!

Sue, Mum

Ella (15) has learned tools to de-stress and unwind. So beneficial for life at school and at home. Thank you!
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2020-04-21T08:12:46+00:00
Ella (15) has learned tools to de-stress and unwind. So beneficial for life at school and at home. Thank you!

Claire, Teenage Yoga Teacher Training

It’s the most structured, practical yet theoretical course I’ve been on. Good balance between practice, theory and reflection time. I feel so confident to actually run a class now which is a good reflection on the material.
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2019-05-14T13:26:03+00:00
It’s the most structured, practical yet theoretical course I’ve been on. Good balance between practice, theory and reflection time. I feel so confident to actually run a class now which is a good reflection on the material.

Kirsty (Mum of a 10yo girl)

My 10 year old daughter attended the Yogini Yoga & Mindfulness Workshop and loved it!
When I asked her what was the best part she said, "meeting the girls who were all really nice, the fun activities we got to do and Regina was a really good teacher"
She's already looking forward to doing another one. So we both highly recommend the Yoga & Mindfulness Workshops with Yogazeit. Thanks Regina and it looks like we'll see you again for the next one 🙏🧘‍♀️
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2020-07-21T14:18:53+00:00
My 10 year old daughter attended the Yogini Yoga & Mindfulness Workshop and loved it! When I asked her what was the best part she said, "meeting the girls who were all really nice, the fun activities we got to do and Regina was a really good teacher" She's already looking forward to doing another one. So we both highly recommend the Yoga & Mindfulness Workshops with Yogazeit. Thanks Regina and it looks like we'll see you again for the next one 🙏🧘‍♀️

Mum of Karla (3), Toddler Yoga

Karla loves doing her yoga moves. She wuffs and miaows. I'm astonished how she listens and takes it all in! Highly recommended!
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2019-05-14T13:44:37+00:00
Karla loves doing her yoga moves. She wuffs and miaows. I'm astonished how she listens and takes it all in! Highly recommended!

Kaye – Children’s Yoga Teacher Training

Regina is one of the best teachers I have had in my life. Thourough, engaging and interactive.
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2019-05-14T13:35:53+00:00
Regina is one of the best teachers I have had in my life. Thourough, engaging and interactive.

Kym (Waggrakine Primary School)

I did YOGAZEIT's Teacher course in January 2019. I have been holding 2 yoga sessions a week with our students in their play time, its been so lovely to see the kids come running to the hall to do yoga on these days! Now we're looking at implementing a program for the whole school. It's been great!
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2019-06-25T11:34:43+00:00
I did YOGAZEIT's Teacher course in January 2019. I have been holding 2 yoga sessions a week with our students in their play time, its been so lovely to see the kids come running to the hall to do yoga on these days! Now we're looking at implementing a program for the whole school. It's been great!

Teacher Wellbeing Program

This is SO wonderful! Every Monday after school we get to practice yoga and mindfulness. This is very relaxing and helps me destress and feel more focused and on-task. I highly recommend to make time for yoga!
Yogazeit
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2019-05-14T13:42:17+00:00
This is SO wonderful! Every Monday after school we get to practice yoga and mindfulness. This is very relaxing and helps me destress and feel more focused and on-task. I highly recommend to make time for yoga!

Robyn – Primary School Teacher

Regina was awesome. Loved the way she modeled the techniques as if we would do it with children. Also great that she gave time for us to practice in a non-threatening way. I started the techniques straight after attending the PD. The Kids loved it.
Yogazeit
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2019-03-26T12:19:53+00:00
Regina was awesome. Loved the way she modeled the techniques as if we would do it with children. Also great that she gave time for us to practice in a non-threatening way. I started the techniques straight after attending the PD. The Kids loved it.

Mel, Children’s and Teens Yoga Teacher Training

Amazing. Regina was so knowledgeable, engaging, supportive. Great structure, appropriate breaks. Great delivery. Very open and real. An amazing and inspiring teacher. And fun.
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2019-05-14T13:33:44+00:00
Amazing. Regina was so knowledgeable, engaging, supportive. Great structure, appropriate breaks. Great delivery. Very open and real. An amazing and inspiring teacher. And fun.

Rebecca, Children’s Yoga Teacher Graduate

Regina is amazing! Attended a 4 day training on becoming a children’s yoga instructor. The course was excellent. Very detailed, beautifully taught and excellent training material provided. Would highly recommend.
Yogazeit
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2020-04-21T08:10:06+00:00
Regina is amazing! Attended a 4 day training on becoming a children’s yoga instructor. The course was excellent. Very detailed, beautifully taught and excellent training material provided. Would highly recommend.

Anna, 4hour Tools for Teachers

Regina held a very informative and interactive session that gave me hands on training to experience and practice YogaEd. Thank you for equipping me with skills to become a more mindful teacher and hopefully pass this on to my students.
Yogazeit
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2019-05-14T13:37:25+00:00
Regina held a very informative and interactive session that gave me hands on training to experience and practice YogaEd. Thank you for equipping me with skills to become a more mindful teacher and hopefully pass this on to my students.

Isabella, Children and Teens Teacher Training

Fantastic training! Can highly recommend this to anyone interested in bringing Yoga and Mindfulness to Kids or Teens.
Yogazeit
5
2019-03-26T12:24:48+00:00
Fantastic training! Can highly recommend this to anyone interested in bringing Yoga and Mindfulness to Kids or Teens.

Children’s Yoga Teacher Training

I left the training empowered and ready to teach. I practiced with my school classroom the next day and am SO thrilled by how much I learned in 32hours with Regina and Yoga Ed. Highly recommended!
Yogazeit
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2019-05-14T13:31:28+00:00
I left the training empowered and ready to teach. I practiced with my school classroom the next day and am SO thrilled by how much I learned in 32hours with Regina and Yoga Ed. Highly recommended!

Margot, Yoga Educator

This was a really enjoyable Tools for Teachers workshop, and left me with lots of practical strategies to take into classrooms. I'm feeling really motivated to introduce this to schools I visit. Thank you Regina
Yogazeit
5
2020-04-21T08:11:15+00:00
This was a really enjoyable Tools for Teachers workshop, and left me with lots of practical strategies to take into classrooms. I'm feeling really motivated to introduce this to schools I visit. Thank you Regina

Vicky, Children’s Yoga Teacher Training

Appreciate the evidence which supports what we already know is the truth of yoga. Great to have so much emphasis on brain development
Yogazeit
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2019-03-26T12:26:41+00:00
Appreciate the evidence which supports what we already know is the truth of yoga. Great to have so much emphasis on brain development

Asha, 4hour Tools for Teachers

It was a great PD, would highly recommend to friends and colleagues.
Yogazeit
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2019-05-14T13:25:15+00:00
It was a great PD, would highly recommend to friends and colleagues.

Mel, Teacher

Wonderful. Wonderful. Wonderful. Yogazeit's Teacher Wellbeing classes are a real treat. Mindful Monday after school is  my favourite day of the week. We stay on site at school and practice with a group of teachers in the hall. Highly recommended to fill up your cup!
Yogazeit
5
2020-07-21T14:14:52+00:00
Wonderful. Wonderful. Wonderful. Yogazeit's Teacher Wellbeing classes are a real treat. Mindful Monday after school is  my favourite day of the week. We stay on site at school and practice with a group of teachers in the hall. Highly recommended to fill up your cup!

Sophie, Teacher

"I have committed to engaging my students in mindfulness and yoga at the start of every lesson, since participating at your Workshop at Murdoch Uni.Not only does it  provide a space for focus and awareness for my students, but it provides me with the space to explore who I am as a teacher.I have been teaching for about 24 years, so I feel like I know when I have found a good thing!  Offering a calm and meditative space for young people to be through the very difficult time of Covid-19 has felt very important. In the last few stressful days of last term, six year 7 students attended my class, four of whom said they hadn’t slept the night before. I led them through a visualisation based on yours where they go through a door. I think you call in “A special Place”. Two of them stayed asleep and one said, “Miss, can we do that every lesson?”. They then drew their happy place."

Sophie J.,  John Curtin College of the Arts, Fremantle.

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2020-05-10T06:49:13+00:00

Sophie J.,  John Curtin College of the Arts, Fremantle.

Yoga and Mindfulness provides teachers with a chance to re-connect and students with a platform to relax and destress.

Lee, Teens Yoga Teacher Training

Fantastic Training Material!
Yogazeit
5
2019-05-14T13:32:27+00:00
Fantastic Training Material!

Leila, 9 – After School Yoga Program

I love the movement and balancing and feel I can better control myself when I'm upset or anxious.
Yogazeit
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2019-03-26T12:24:20+00:00
I love the movement and balancing and feel I can better control myself when I'm upset or anxious.

Marsha, Training Graduate

Amazing course, very engaging. Regina is fabulous and so inspiring. She is very experienced, knowledgeable and so supportive and real. The content is easy to follow and fun. I highly recommend the teacher course and for people to place their children into a yoga class. The benefits are amazing.
Yogazeit
5
2020-04-21T08:09:11+00:00
Amazing course, very engaging. Regina is fabulous and so inspiring. She is very experienced, knowledgeable and so supportive and real. The content is easy to follow and fun. I highly recommend the teacher course and for people to place their children into a yoga class. The benefits are amazing.

Leila (8) Making Mindful Movement Matter

Yoga was great. Jaci is a great teacher. My favourite breath is Joy Breath. It makes me feel happy and gets my whole body moving!
Yogazeit
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2020-04-21T08:16:20+00:00
Yoga was great. Jaci is a great teacher. My favourite breath is Joy Breath. It makes me feel happy and gets my whole body moving!

Kylie – Childrens Yoga Teacher Training

Wonderful. Regina led a transformative journey and I’m so excited to be a part of the Yoga Ed. in Australia Teaching team!
Yogazeit
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2019-03-26T12:25:14+00:00
Wonderful. Regina led a transformative journey and I’m so excited to be a part of the Yoga Ed. in Australia Teaching team!

Anne, Mum of Maisie and Alice

Thank you so much for the wonderful classes you are providing. Maisie and Alice are always so excited for the class and enjoy the new skills they are learning. Alice set up her own yoga class after the session!
You are a wonderful teacher and it’s been great to be a part of the Wednesday mornings. Take care.
Yogazeit
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2020-04-21T08:08:14+00:00
Thank you so much for the wonderful classes you are providing. Maisie and Alice are always so excited for the class and enjoy the new skills they are learning. Alice set up her own yoga class after the session! You are a wonderful teacher and it’s been great to be a part of the Wednesday mornings. Take care.
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