In-person Teacher Training
Are you looking for children’s yoga in-person teacher training that will give you the tools to teach kids yoga classes in schools, gyms, studios or online?
You’ve come to the right place! Pretzel Kids yoga has been leading teacher training certification courses since 2007.
The Pretzel Kids Method will prepare you to plan, structure, sequence and lead creative yoga classes for preschoolers to high schoolers. Plus, we’re the only children’s yoga company offering you branded licensing, marketing, teaching and branding support after your training ends.
We hope to welcome you into the Pretzel Kids fam!
Can’t make a live training?
Maha Yoga Center
Trainer: Robyn Parets
Location: Bridgewater, MA
Dates: Sept. 30 and Oct.1, 2023
Hours: Saturday: 10-5
Sunday: 10-12 pm: Online review and next steps!
Regular Tuition: $598
You can enroll at Maha Yoga Center, in person at the studio, or over the phone. For more information reach out to Pretzel Kids at firstname.lastname@example.org.
With this hybrid training, you get: 1 full day of in-person training with the founder of Pretzel Kids; a Zoom review and next steps meeting; the FULL Pretzel Kids Method online training course; AND a month free of the Pretzel Kids Teacher Association membership!
Please note: If you don’t see a weekend training near you, please sign up for our flagship online Pretzel Kids Method course.
You will Learn
The Pretzel Kids method for creating slam-dunk lesson plans.
How to structure classes for developmentally appropriate age groups.
How to bring yoga and mindfulness into school settings.
Our plug-and-play curriculum which includes yoga activities, themes, and games.
Specific meditation and breathing techniques.
How to market yourself and promote classes in your community.
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EVERYONE LOVES PRETZEL KIDS YOGA!
“Pretzel Kids is amazing and our students thoroughly enjoy this after-school yoga program! The teachers are professional and nurturing and treat each child with kindness. they teach the students the importance of healthy exercise and taking care of themselves.”
- Debra Buckley
Assistant Principal, Holy Name Parish School in Boston
“Pretzel Kids yoga has been such a great addition to our summer camp and school year programs. The instructors come to our programs ready with fun and innovative yoga activities that get the kids excited. They always arrive with such a positive attitude, and it is clear they love what they do. We are so grateful for their work and look forward to their visits.”
- Jennifer Brace
Former Director, South Shore Stars/Randolph location
“Pretzel Kids has helped me build my business with amazing class opportunities to bring yoga to kids. Since becoming a Pretzel Kids teacher, I’ve felt prepared to teach kids as I know what keeps them engaged. Thank you Pretzel Kids!"
- Crystal Hamburg
Pretzel Kids Teacher in Texas
"Love it! Love it! I teach very rambunctious elementary students. Thank you for creating very simplistic and immediate activities that I can implement in my classroom. The videos and reading material are just an introduction to what I plan to do with mindfulness in my classroom, my community and my life. Thank you!"
- Shanda S.
Elementary school teacher in New Jersey
“Working with Pretzel Kids has helped me grow my youth yoga business. I’ve had tons of new teaching opportunities and I love that the Pretzel Kids curriculum meets students where they are in their yoga & mindfulness journeys. Thanks for creating such a supportive, fantastic program!”
- Jessica Petrus
Pretzel Kids Teacher in Massachusetts
“Pretzel Kids Kinderyoga (mommy & me) class was fun and easy to follow for both me and my daughter! I would highly recommend Pretzel Kids classes to anyone with children who wants to get up and move and practice the centering and fun aspects of yoga! We can’t wait to attend our next Pretzel Kids Kinderyoga class!”
- Jessica Miller
Parent in Boston
“Pretzel Kids gave me the tools to share my passion for yoga with my own children as well as those I teach. As an educator and yogini, I'm amazed by the high quality of the Pretzel Kids approach, which combines the best in age-appropriate pedagogical practice with genuine yoga principles & techniques. I started teaching right away!”
- Sarah Bierman
Pretzel Kids Teacher in Israel
“Thank you for putting together in one place so many resources for mindfulness; these are simple techniques although not always simple to provide. This course gave me specific tools to use with students, and also incorporate in my day personally.”
- Laura G.
Physical Education Teacher in Texas
“I finished my Pretzel Kids yoga certification this year and now teach at a daycare center and local yoga studio. I love the opportunities Pretzel Kids yoga offers me!”
- Kim Howard
Pretzel Kids Teacher in Massachusetts
“Pretzel Kids Yoga has been a wonderful addition to our enrichment activities for both our preschoolers and pre-kindergarteners. We really love that the classes focus on mindfulness, physically challenging your body, deep breathing and energy regulation all in a really fun way. Our kids have learned so many poses and how to energize and calm your body all in the same class.”
- Shannon McGee
Owner, Nurture and Nature ECEC
“Pretzel Kids gave me a serious advantage over adult yoga teachers who tried to teach kids without a proven concept. I have taught classes in Ireland and the U.S.! I benefited so much from Pretzel Kids and would totally recommend the Pretzel Kids program to teachers, parents and anyone who wants to teach little yogis!”
- Louise Lynch
Pretzel Kids Teacher in Ireland
“Pretzel Kids is a way for me to teach yoga and be an entrepreneur. All of the resources you need are readily available. Pretzel Kids has taken all the guesswork out of teaching kids yoga. It’s so easy!”
- Malai Pressley
Pretzel Kids Teacher in S. Carolina
“The Pretzel Kids teacher training is fun, informative and well-paced. Everything about it - from the curriculum, to specific class ideas, to marketing strategies - is presented in an engaging way that prepares you to hit the ground running with classes in your community!”
- Karen Bakar
Pretzel Kids Teacher in California
"This is such an amazing program! It is filled with lots of information, tons of helpful breathing techniques and great resources that my students will benefit from. Thank you for offering this!"
- Heather J.
Preschool Teacher in Arizona
“My five-year-old daughter took Pretzel Kids yoga classes and loved them! She loved all of the creative activities the teacher used to teach the poses, and the teacher was so patient and in tune with the children.”
- Lauren Evans
Parent in Massachusetts
“We have loved partnering with Pretzel Kids. They have a wonderful yoga program for our platform. The instructors bring such great energy to each class and the kids really enjoy the movement and mindfulness. Keeping the children engaged and moving their bodies safely and effectively!”
- Stephanie Africk
Founder of SitterStream
"Our teachers recognize that movement is a powerful teaching tool and wanted ways to incorporate body work and mindfulness into their programs. Pretzel Kids offered a proven solution."
- Mia Pritts
VP Strategic Partnerships at Wonderschool
“Pretzel Kids is fantastic! It was my catalyst for getting involved with youth fitness. I have taught classes at the Boys & Girls club, elementary schools, and centers for kids with special needs. Robyn is an excellent and supportive mentor and is always there to give advice.”
- Becky Ebling
Pretzel Kids Teacher in New York
“Our kids absolutely love Pretzel Kids! They have taken several classes and I can't say enough wonderful things. The overall experience has been wonderful for my kiddos' minds, bodies and spirits.”
- Erin C.
Parent in California
“Teaching with Pretzel Kids has opened new doors to reach a vast audience. Pretzel Kids has given me an opportunity to help kids get moving, manage their stress, build confidence and improve their lifestyle all through fun yoga practice.”
- Anjana Chennigiri
Pretzel Kids Teacher in Massachusetts
"It's been absolutely delightful having Robyn Parets and some of her incredible Pretzel Kids teachers partner with us on our platform for the past three years! Keeping kids engaged and excited in class is a particularly unique specialty! Working with Robyn is also a pleasure – I love the opportunity to work with fellow female entrepreneurs who have a true passion for their businesses and missions."
- Sam Tackeff