Specialize in Children's Yoga!
Be certified with this in depth 95 hour training. Understand childhood developmental stages from ages 2-16.
Learn how to teach asana, pranayama, meditation, and yogic philosophy to all the different age groups.

Empower Kids -  Build Resilience - Grow Life Skills

Dates TBD
Please contact us if you are interested! info.omanandayoga@gmail.com 970-488-9192
Om Ananda Yoga is a Registered Children's Yoga School (RCYS) with Yoga Alliance

Shambhava Yoga™ Teacher Training

We believe that yoga teacher training should be a life-changing experience. One of the first yoga schools in America, Shambhava Yoga has always emphasized that becoming a great teacher means becoming a great student. You do not just learn how to teach yoga here, you learn how to deepen your practice and grow.

Shambhava Yoga's 200-hour, 300-hour, and specialty certifications are registered with the Yoga Alliance (ID# 95807).

Topics Include (but are not limited to)

  • Asana, Games, Stories and Songs for each age group. Learn what is fun and beneficial during each stage of childhood. 

  • Anatomy and Physiology Learn about changes throughout childhood and how this impacts yoga teaching and practice. 

  • Yogic Philosophy & Meditation Children are uniquely open to a variety of perspectives and benefit greatly from early introduction to living peacefully, building inner strength and learning how to skillfully handle emotions. 

  • Pranayama Breath plays a vital role in regulating our physiology, mental state, emotions, and the ability to be present and clear. Learn techniques to deepen your understanding of being present while teaching and how to share this with children. 

  • Teaching Methodology This includes sequencing, creating classes, themes, strategies for teaching each age group. 

  • Overview of Teaching Children with Special Needs Consider the best approach to meeting developmental needs. 

  • Design Your Own Kids Classes for each age group. Receive individualized feedback from experienced kids teachers. 

  • Gain Teaching Experience We learn best and gain confidence by teaching. We have structured teaching exercises to assist you in practicing what you love. 

  • Empower Children with skills for a happy and healthy life!


Complementary use of studio for practice teaching as available

Discount on classes


200-Hour training with Shambhava Yoga or comparable 200-hour level training registered with Yoga Alliance


  • Best price $1200 

  • $1300 preregistered, then  $1500.

  • Flexible payments plans!

Training Cancellation Policy

  • If no materials have been received, cancellation fee will be calculated as the greater sum of $300 or 15% of the total course cost.

  • If materials have been received, then the deposit of $400 will be deducted prior to the refund calculation.

  • Withdrawal after first day onsite will be pro-rated at $12 per hour of tuition for classes attended.

Lead Instructors

Whitney Jaganmati Barry RCYT RYT 500

Whitney discovered yoga in 2010, immediately fell in love with it, and committed herself to her yogic practice and to spiritual evolution. In 2012 she became a certified yoga teacher, and then in 2014 she earned her 500 hour certification through Shambhava yoga. In December of 2016 she received her official children’s yoga training certificate. Whitney is currently a manager of Om Ananda Yoga, teaches meditation and assists Yoga Teacher Trainings. She absolutely loves children and has been working with them for almost as long as she can remember. She has worked in day care centers, as a nanny, a pre-school teacher, and a kids camp counselor. She has taught yoga to children at the Eldorado Mountain Yoga Ashram, Preston Middle School, and Respite Care. She also works in PSD facilitating PeaceKeeper circles with elementary aged children. She believes that yoga is an experience that contributes to a child’s physical, social, emotional, and cultural development. Her enthusiasm is a natural fit with kids and there’s not much she’d rather be doing then sharing yoga with them!

Andrea Cleland RCYT CYT-300

Andrea grew up in the suburbs of Detroit, MI, and moved to Fort Collins in 2011. She holds degrees in literature, veterinary technology, library science, and early literacy education. As a children's librarian, Andrea originally studied yoga to add elements of her practice to her library storytimes. She graduated from Om Ananda Yoga 200 hour Shambhava Yoga Training in 2014 and several upper level modules. Andrea is currently studying with Kids Yoga Guide to complete her RCYT-95 and has regularly taught Kids Yoga in several locations. She has an inspired way of being with children and is naturally creative and fun.


115 N. College Ave. Suite 200

Fort Collins, CO 80524

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