Discover the privilege and opportunity of touching the lives and making a difference for children and teens. Register for the Online Zenergy Kids Teacher Training Foundation Course.

The Zenergy Methodology for teaching yoga to children and teens is the longest running, most effective, highly regarded and most credible method of teaching yoga to children and teens available today. Comprehensive and complete, it was designed and developed by international children’s yoga expert, Loraine Rushton based on over 20 years of experience and over 20,000 hours of classroom time, teaching 1,000s of children of all ages.

  • All the components that make up a great children’s yoga class (movements, specific exercises, meditations, relaxations and much much more!)
  • The skills to be a good, engaging and inspiring yoga teacher (designing, planning and structuring great classes, focusing on aims & outcomes, being flexible & adaptable, establishing boundaries and rules, adding variety, delivering with passion & enthusiasm, varying pace & tone, utilising positive reinforcement).
  • Teaching and designing classes that leave each and every child feeling happy, empowered, and believing in themselves.
COST: $795
  • The 10 Essential components for every children and teen’s yoga class
  • 100′s of classroom ideas that have been tried, tested and work!
  • Why and how teaching children’s classes are different than adults
  • How to teach a meaningful and impactful Yoga class for Teens
  • The Top 10 Warm Up routines for all ages
  • An understanding of the cognitive, emotional, and physical stages of development for children
  • The Best Breathing Practices for each age group: 3-4, 5-8, 9-12, 13-17
  • How to anticipate and prevent difficult class situations before they even happen
  • How to deliver mindfulness practices and relaxations that have profound benefits for each of the age groups
  • The Top Types of Relaxations that work well for kids

Module One: The Exciting World of Yoga for Children and Teens

Module Two: Establish A Foundation for Success

Module Three: The Essence of Yoga: Developing The Whole Child

Module Four: Classroom Management: The Key to An Impactful Class

Module Five: The Zenergy Template: Your Guide to An Effective Class

Module Six: Welcome. It’s Yoga Time.

Module Seven: Engage Through Movement

Module Eight: The Magic of Breath

Module Nine:  A Solid, Substantial & Safe Practice

Module Ten: The Funky Fun Freestyle

Module Eleven: Rest, Recharge, Rejuvenate

Module Twelve: A Moment of Mindfulness

Module Thirteen: Setting a Strong Self-Concept For Life

Module Fourteen: The Perfect Ending

Module Fifteen: Namaste

  • Based on hands on, real world personal experience of over 20 years, of over 20,000 hours, teaching 1000’s of kids of all ages in yoga classes, schools, day care centres, special needs schools, etc.
  • In addition to learning WHAT to teach, you also learn HOW to teach. When teaching children and teens it is essential that you learn to teach in a way that is engaging, inspiring, and meaningful
  • It is the only Children/Teens TTC that incorporates the benefits of Meridian-Based Yoga Therapy in addition to traditional Asana’s and Yoga Postures
  • It ensures that the essence of yoga is kept in every class. Children’s yoga is not just about fun and games. It must make a difference and set a physical, cognitive, emotional and social foundation that lasts for life. It must be EDUCATIONAL, MEANINGFUL and FUN!
  • Zenergy Yoga is recommended by the IYTA, registered with Yoga Australia, accredited by Yoga Alliance and accredited by Fitness Australia.
  • As part of the Yoga Australia Committee on Children’s Yoga, Loraine authored the current standards and guidelines for Children/Teens Yoga. Who better to learn from than the person who wrote the standard.
  • It is easy to learn and utilise. Thousands of yoga teachers, school teachers, day care workers, parents and others are successfully teaching and utilising the Zenergy Methodology around the world.
  • Once you have completed the Zenergy online Foundation course, you’ll receive full certification to be able to obtain insurance and teach kids yoga professionally — in schools, pre-schools, private settings, or wherever you’d like to do it.
  • Gain all the tools you need, be certified, confident and ready to teach children and teens of all ages.
  • Once you complete the Zenergy On-line Foundation Course, you will also be eligible to attend the Zenergy Advanced course.  These two courses meet the Yoga Australia 50 hour Children’s Yoga Teacher Requirement.
COST: $795

Through a series of 15 highly interactive and engaging modules, you can systematically and at your own pace, work your way through the highly regarded Zenergy Yoga 4 Kids Teacher Training Foundation Course.  You have a year to complete the course once you’ve registered, so it’s perfect for those with busy schedules or that don’t have the ability to attend one of our live trainings.

You get all the benefits of the attending the Zenergy Foundation course without leaving the comfort of your own home and we promise you that the course it so engaging you’ll feel like you’re right there in the room attending one of Zenergy’s live in person courses!

As you complete each module, there is a short review/quiz to reinforce your learning and to make sure you are getting the most out of each module and the entire course.  Upon successful completion of all the modules and quizzes, you’ll be issued your personal certification of completion which can be used to obtain your insurance to teach.


  • Define the current needs of children today and how to meet them in your yoga class
  • Show you what a Children’s Yoga class looks like
  • Train you in the Zenergy Methodology for how to teach and structure classes for 4 separate and distinct age groups, 3-4, 5-8, 9-12, 13-17
  • Receive the Zenergy lesson planning model and Zenergy Template for preparing successful lesson plans for every age group. Makes your class planning easy. Just fill it in and you are ready to go
  • Be part of a network of teachers impacting every State in Australia and around the world
  • Teach you Zenergy’s top 10 tips that make a big difference for teaching yoga to children
  • Show you how to manage and deal effectively with classroom situations that arise when teaching children
  • Provide you with an international support network of thousands of like-minded Zenergy-trained teachers
  • Be an internationally accredited children’s yoga teacher
  • Online community available to all graduates to support you in being the best children’s yoga teacher you can be.
  • Whether you are just starting or are an established yoga teacher, participate in the fastest growing market for yoga.