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at Mount Madonna, California

Yoga for Educators & Parents

Online & In-Person


Mount Madonna Institute and Mount Madonna School are proud to jointly offer Mindfulness and Yoga for Educators and Parents : a Children’s Yoga Teacher Training. In this certification program, educators will learn to create and teach engaging yoga classes for children. Apply the practices of Hatha Yoga and the theory of classical Ashtanga Yoga to child development.

This comprehensive training will inspire you to bring the benefits of asana, breathing, and self-reflection to your young students and their families. This course is designed to deepen your personal practice.

Students will receive a certificate of completion of a 95-hour Children’s Yoga Teacher Training. Those who hold a RYT-200 with Yoga Alliance will be able to register as a Certified Children’s Yoga Teacher (CRYT).

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What you will learn

Teaching mindfulness & yoga to Children

  • Reaching and teaching kids in the classroom and in the studio
  • Ayurvedic perspective on nutrition and child development
  • Mindfulness in sitting, walking, talking, and playing
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Yoga Games and Partner Yoga

2025 DATES




Catalog 2024


More Information

Contact the Admissions Counselor for questions and enrollment assistance via email or phone.

Yoga for Educators and Parents

Sample Daily Schedule (Subject to Change)

6:30 am - 8:30 am Pranayama and Meditation
8:30 am - 9:30 am Breakfast
9:45 am - 11:00 am Theroy Class
11:15 am - 12:45 pm Asana Practice
12:45 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Theory/Practice
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Dinner
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Theory
*Pacific Time Zone

Yoga Tuition & Fees

Academic Year 2023 - 2024

Estimated total does not include meals and lodging. Your meals and lodging cost is based upon your housing selection and length of stay.

Yoga for Educators & Parents (CYTT)

Total Tuition Cost
Application Fee*
Total Estimated Academic Charges

*Application fee is non-refundable

Meals & Lodging per night

Own tent or vehicle
Dormitory (4 per room)
Triple (3 per room)
Double (2 per room)
Double room with bathroom
Single room with bathroom

Studying Affordably

Financial Aid opportunities for your education

  • Scholarship: Check the scholarship box on your application.
  • Payment Plans: Available to all students. Talk to an admissions counselor for more information!
See Affordability Options

Yoga Faculty & Staff

anand brian darsie

Anand Brian Darsie,
B.A., E-RYT 500

sarada judith

Sarada Judith Diffenbaugh,
Ph.D., E-RYT 500

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Open House & Info Sessions

Join us for an In-Person Open House or an Online Information Session to learn about upcoming Yoga & Ayurveda Programs.


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