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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 based on evidence-informed Curricular supported by our experience in and feedback from Australian Schools and Communities.

Since 2018 hundreds of Educators, Health Professionals, Parents and School Communities across Western Australia have embraced a Yoga and Mindfulness philosophy, supporting physical and mental Health and Wellbeing for whole school communities.

All our Teacher Trainings have strictly limited participant numbers to support maximum learning outcomes.

The trainings are registered with Yoga Alliance and/or Yoga Australia allowing you to gain Continued Education Credits. Our Professional Development Workshops meet AITSL standards and are aligned with the Health and Wellbeing Framework in Australia. 

Please contact us if you’ve got any questions or we can support you on your journey.

First 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
  • 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

This Professional Development Workshop – held at your school and facilitated by one of our skilled professionals – empowers your teachers and staff with evidence-informed Mindfulness and Movement tools to support Mental and Physical Health and Wellbeing in the classroom.

  • Learn 5, 15 or over 50 Yoga and Mindfulness based activities
  • Increase Social Emotional Learning Capacity (Self Awareness, Self Regulation and Social Skills)
  • Support your students and yourself with tools to de-stress, focus and enrich learning

Our workshops are 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. Based on Social Emotional Learning Standards. Suitable for all abilities.

Choose from Teacher Wellness, Introduction to Mindful Movement, Mindful Movement Plus or Mindful Movement Immersion. Download your Info Pack at the link below.

 

Yoga in Schools

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.

Certified Children’s Yoga Teacher Training 

Yoga Ed. Professional Institute 1 | 32 hours

Fremantle, WA.

14 – 17 January 2021

8am – 4pm

Wellness for Educators

Educator Wellness – Tools to Relax, Refill, Reset

This practical 3 hour Wellness Workshop for Educators includes Mindfulness and gentle Yoga tools to support Health and Wellbeing.

Murdoch, School of Education WA

Monday, 18 January 2021

2pm – 5pm

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.

Focus: ECE / Primary School

Murdoch, School of Education WA

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

8.30am – 2.30pm

Limited availability!

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

Tuesday, 16 February 2021

9.30am – 2.30pm

 Yoga Ed. Professional Institute 2 

Certified Teenage Yoga Teacher Training | 32 hours

Fremantle, WA

2021 dates to be advised soon

 

TESTIMONIALS

K. Dicker, Principal Beaconsfield Primary School

Thank you for the Mindfulness Movement Professional Learning. A number of staff have commented that it is one of the best PLs they have been involved in. Thank you so much, I can’t wait to see it in action.

Joe (5) After School Yoga

I love Bear Breathing and Crow Pose!

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

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 🙏🧘‍♀️

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!

Isabella, Children and Teens Teacher Training

Fantastic training! Can highly recommend this to anyone interested in bringing Yoga and Mindfulness to Kids or Teens.

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.

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.

Angie, Online Yoga class participant

I would like to THANK YOU very much for your generosity in providing ZOOM Yoga during our Lock Down.

What a lovely thought and idea.  Your goodwill and kindness is greatly appreciated.

My grandchildren and I enjoyed it immensely. Thank you for reaching out and connecting with people.

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 

Mum of Marco (13)

Marco loved the Yoga and Mindfulness and it has helped him a lot with his Anxiety. Thank you!

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!

Kaye – Children’s Yoga Teacher Training

Regina is one of the best teachers I have had in my life. Thourough, engaging and interactive.

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.

Maddison, Treeby Parklands Opal Healthcare

The chair yoga session today was absolutely amazing! The feedback was so great. Can we arrange another yoga class please?

Tools for Teachers Workshop – Family Pathways

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

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.

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

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.

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!

Wellness PD Participant

Best experience EVER! The combination of Professional Learning, Wellness tools that I can practice in the classroom and at home as well as the nurturing yoga and absolute amazing SoundBath. I can highly recommend this. I wish I could do this every week!

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.

Liz, Mum

Thank you so much for these lovely workshops that you organise. Beautiful for all these young girls. Taylah (8) really enjoyed herself.

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

Asha, 4hour Tools for Teachers

It was a great PD, would highly recommend to friends and colleagues.

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.

Mira, Teenage Yoga Teacher Training

Incredible. Clear, descriptive, hands on balanced with theory.

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!

Ross Williams, Teenage Yoga Teacher Training

I just finished the 4 day Yoga Teenage Teacher Training course. Enriching experience - personally and professionally. Looking forward to using my new knowledge, understanding & skills with my students. Thank you Regina for sharing your expertise with us and guiding as through the course with consummate ease.

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!

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!

Serena B.-H., East Waikiki Primary School

Thank you for an amazing Mindfulness and Sound Bath session. Everyone is still talking about how nice and good for them it was. Thank you again for the fantastic work you have done for the staff who have attended the sessions. It was a great end to the year.

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.

Kindy Teacher, Beaconsfield Primary School

I loved that yoga/mindfulness PD. I feel strongly that the best gift we can give to children is an awareness of their thoughts and feelings and strategies to support them. I will be using what I picked up in the classroom and I am so happy to work at a school that values this. 

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

I loved your PD at Murdoch University and want to learn more!

Lee, Teens Yoga Teacher Training

Fantastic Training Material!

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!

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.

Lindy, Year 5 teacher

Yogatime is my favourite time. Every Thursday after school we meet in the hall and Regina and her team come out to provide us with a guided Yoga and Mindfulness class. What I love is that it is accessible for all bodies. I learn to relax and calm my mind and body. When I walk out of the room, I feel like walking on clouds. Highly recommended.

Sue, Mum

Ella (15) has learned tools to de-stress and unwind. So beneficial for life at school and at home. Thank you!

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!

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.

6hour Tools for Teachers, Murdoch University

Wonderful! Such easy and practical tips and ideas! 

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.

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!

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.

Jane Wells, Aegis Aged Care

Dear Yogazeit, Just wanted to let you know Bianca was awesome today and the residents really enjoyed the chair yoga class. We look forward to booking Yogazeit again for 2021.