Neurodivergent / Additional Needs Kids Yoga Online Training

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The Training

In-depth training for all health professionals, educators, yoga teachers, parents and caregivers who want to bring mobility, ease, health, mindfulness, lightness and fun to children with neurodiversity, special needs, low mobility and in the hospital environment.

In this specialised training we will concentrate on creative ways to teach children how to release stress, relax, stretch, energize, and focus while taking into consideration their unique needs, whether they are physical, social, mental or emotional.

Learn to teach the youngest yogis and those with emotional and mental challenges techniques to assist them with impulse control and self-regulation. 

This course provides a foundation to promote the healthy development of the hearts, bodies and minds of individuals living with ADHD, Autism, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Sensory Processing Difficulties and much more. 

We believe strongly in being able to provide a platform for all children to participate in a way that speaks specifically to their individual needs, we promote inclusion and also growth in ways that may help to reduce some of the social, physical, and also psychological challenges that they face on a regular basis. We hope you will join us in sharing this with the world!

This is an online training and therefore it allows you for maximum flexibility in your studies: You can start at any time and complete it at your own pace, all while being supported by us and the community of the fellow students in the training.

Course Details

Start any time, finish any time

Study from home/online

Pay in Full
$300 USD

12 Month Payment Plan
$27.5 USD per month

Training Times
28 hours to complete at your own pace, in your own time.

Comprised of 15 hours of videos with the rest being reading and completion of assignments.

This course is delivered in English.

Join Gopala for our monthly online live group sessions on Zoom, where you'll discover fresh ideas and practical techniques that you can immediately apply in your life. These sessions also provide ample opportunities for interactive Q&A, ensuring you get the most out of your course.

No prior yoga experience is required and you do not need to be a certified yoga teacher to join the Additional Needs Kids Yoga Online Teacher Training. We are here to provide you with all the support you need on your yoga teaching journey.

This is a stand-alone training and you don't need to take any of our other trainings before taking this one.


You will receive a Rainbow Kids Yoga For Additional Needs teaching certificate that you will be able to use to gain insurance and start teaching straight away.

Rainbow Yoga is a registered yoga school with the Yoga Alliance USA, The Canadian Yoga Alliance, Yoga Australia and Yoga Alliance Professionals UK. If you are already registered with one of those associations, you will be able to gain continuous education credit hours with your respective Yoga Alliance.

Many Needs, Many Solutions

Teach Children With Additional Needs In Many Different Environments: 

  • In Schools/Daycare Centers
  • After School Programs
  • Hospital Bed
  • Group Session in Hospital
  • Through a supportive organisation
  • Support Group
  • Private at Home
  • Connected to Medical Equipment
  • Chair Bound
  • And more



Therefore, You Will Need To Use Many Ways To Do Yoga!

Because we are going to address such a varied and diverse population and level of abilities, we are going to learn LOTS of different ways to do yoga:

    • Chair
    • Wall
    • Floor
    • Bed
    • With Props
    • Fast/Slow
    • And more as needed

What Will You Learn?

  • How to adjust yoga to the special needs of the child and their environment
  • Yoga and mindfulness techniques to support self-regulation, awareness, emotional support and engagement
  • Understand the needs and challenges of children with additional needs and exploring creative, fun and engaging ways to teach and practice yoga with these children
  • Breathing, guided imagery, meditation and other techniques to centre ourselves and quiet and focus the mind
  • Yoga for children in the hospital
  • Yoga for children who are chair bound
  • Yoga for children with low mobility
  • Yoga for children with autism, ADHD, on the spectrum and with sensory processing difficulties 
  • Build confidence and style as a kids yoga teacher


Rainbow Yoga For Additional Needs


In Rainbow Yoga we expand our hearts and minds to include all those around us and the feeling is often empowering for students, families and teachers alike.

Children with additional needs have much need for connection and unfortunately, they often get fewer opportunities to fulfill this need. 

They may be in relative isolation or in environments (Including hospitals and centres) that are more sterile and provide less opportunity for connection. Or a child may have a condition that makes verbal communication challenging, working with the elements of conscious touch and human connection is even more important, more transformative, and more healing than anywhere else.

Yoga is so important for children with additional needs as it both helps to release tension and helps keep them more mobile 

Mobility increases circulation, improves digestion, strengthen muscle tone, enhances positive moods, general health and wellbeing and our connection to the environment.

Rainbow Yoga is a great tool to help children with additional need to reach their full potential of physical movement and social interaction.

Benefits of Yoga for Kids



Additional Needs for Children Online Rainbow Kids Yoga Training
  • Increased Social-Communication Skills
  • Helps with Awareness and Expression of Emotions
  • Reduced Anxiety
  • Reduction in Challenging Behaviors 
  • Increased Body Awareness
  • Ramps Up Positive Sense of Self
  • Improves Memory & Concentration
  • Improves Learning Abilities
  • Increases Mobility
  • Increases Circulation
  • Increases Muscle Tone
  • Improves Strength
  • Helps with Motor Skills, Coordination & Balance
  • Strengthen Respiration
  • Improve the Central Nervous System’s Functioning
  • Neutralizes & Calms the Sympathetic Nervous System
  • Improves Sleep
  • Bettering Ability to Self-Regulate.
  • Building Mutual Trust & Friendships

Yoga practice can have significant results in increasing capacity for schoolwork and peaceful social interaction - Let make the world a better place, together, one child at a time!

The Right Training For You

Level 1, Online Rainbow Kids Yoga Teacher Training - 50 hours of experiential learning of how to make yoga FUN! for kids ages 1.5 to teen. Also included here is Family Yoga for you to learn how to teach parents and their children in a nurturing and playful environment bringing connection, communication, trust and more into their lives. The training is packed full of teaching and class management tips, yoga games and activities, the use of imagination and play, breathing, mindfulness, relaxation and guided imagery. Not a bearing moment here!

Included in this training is 1 hour of basic information about teaching children with additional needs.

Level 2, Online Rainbow Kids Yoga Teacher Training - You can only proceed to this training if you have taken our Level 1 training (Online, Livestream or In-Person). This is a 100 hours training going deeper than ever before into everything kids yoga! Here you will learn Anatomy and Physiology as it applies to yoga for kids, drama and storytelling techniques, a lot more about how to make yoga super cool for pre-teens and teens, Yoga At School (even without moving the tables and chairs and using everything available in that environment), how to transmit life lessons and meaningful themes and skills to your students in an engaging and effective way and a lot more!

Included in this training are 25 hours of yoga for children with additional needs.

Take The Full Journey With us - Including the extra skills that you will learn in our Level 2 training, the knowledge there is very much the same as what you will learn in the training you are looking at here

So if you are looking to become a Children Yoga Teacher for children both with and without additional needs, we recommend that you take the full journey with us of Level 1 AND Level 2. Follow this link for a special price offer to register for both.

The right choice for you - If you are looking to only specialize in Yoga for Children with Additional Needs, whether you are an educator, a parent or a caregiver, then you are in the right place and we can't wait to focus our full attention with you on everything Special Needs in our Additional Needs Rainbow Kids Yoga Online Teacher Training here and now!


This training is approved for continuing education hours (CPD) with Yoga Alliance USA, Yoga Australia and The Canadian Yoga Alliance.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Gemma Martel
Yoga Online training for neurodivergent/additional needs kids

Great course, practical and fun!

Gina Wirth
Love Online Training

I love the online format. I work full time and this allows me to train when I can. I am not held to a schedule and can do as many lessons as I want when I can.
The format of the online training is easy to do and the information is VERY valuable.

Sandra Galindo Monroy

Neurodivergent / Additional Needs Kids Yoga Online Training

Carolina Andrea Mejia Serrano



Neurodivergent / Additional Needs Kids Yoga Online Training


Rainbow Yoga trained more than 30,000 Kids Yoga Teachers since 2007. We make yoga fun for children and young people of all age groups and for the whole family too! Our yoga consists of many poses and stretches that have different physical benefits for our health and well-being, breathing, relaxation, meditation and mindfulness exercises for our minds, and social interaction, playfulness, meaning, deep life lessons and fun for our spirit.

Thinking about the impact of all those amazing certified yoga teachers, educators, parents and therapists we have trained to teach yoga to children and yoga for teens; we are making a huge difference for the next generation bringing peace, love, kindness and resilience into their lives. Education departments, schools, health programs and individuals in many countries have adopted yoga as a form of exercise and a method to decrees stress and increase wellbeing. We are the biggest and most-loved kid’s yoga teacher training in the world and we are here tp provide you with everything you will need to teach successful, exciting, meaningful, engaging and fun yoga to children, teenagers and families.


Rainbow Kids Yoga offers the most comprehensive, practical, and engaging children yoga teacher training certification in the world! Our course will enable you to deliver children yoga classes that will connects your students to themselves, each other, and the environment. Through unique and engaging practices of mindfulness and yoga your students and community will be able to find connections, enhance well-being and thrive as grounded, integrated and well balanced individuals.

At our training, all while having fun, you will become a children yoga instructor through a lot of experiential practice, insightful theory, yoga poses and sequences, mindfulness practices and relaxation. You will learn how to build fun, engaging, and fitness-level-appropriate children yoga classes for all ages, from toddlers to teenagers. At our kid’s yoga teacher training you will find over 300 videos presenting how to make yoga poses accessible and fun! Believe it or not, yoga can be extremely boring for children and for adults too… In Rainbow Yoga, we make yoga in a fun so that children learn easily and want to do more of it. Yoga is so good for you, but for children to want to want to do yoga you will need to learn to spice it all up and this is what our kid’s yoga online teacher training is for!

This is the perfect resource for yoga teachers, parents, educators and therapists to find and discover hundreds of yoga poses, yoga games and mindfulness practices for children in a way that makes it is easy to learn and easy to enjoy.

Yoga poses for kids: Yoga encourages a positive and healthy lifestyle for the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of children as it helps in the development of strength, stamina, and endurance, high levels of positive energy, resilience, focus, self-awareness, and awareness of our environment.

Yoga for children empowers them with increased concentration, calm, peace, and contentment at a mental level leading to inner and outer peace and harmony. The Rainbow Kids Yoga Teacher Training includes a digital manual (a hard copy that can be purchased) as part of the course. This is specialized online yoga teacher training. Here we will focus on how to teach yoga to children and teens, and how to help them release stress, relax, stretch, energize – All in creative and fun ways while taking into consideration their unique needs, whether they are physical, social, mental, or emotional. 

You will learn to teach the youngest yogis and those with emotional and mental challenges techniques to assist them with impulse control and self-regulation. Our courses provide a platform and a foundation to promote the healthy development of the hearts, bodies, and minds of young individuals.

The Rainbow Kids Yoga Training is the largest and most well-regarded Kids Yoga Teacher Training in the world. Our graduates teach everywhere using our diploma including schools, kindergartens, daycare centers, early learning centers, Yoga studios, gyms, fitness centers, birthday parties, private and group classes and more.



Join our Yoga Revolution and become a kids’ yoga teacher today through our online yoga teacher training or in-person yoga certification courses. You will be left with a smile on your face, a wealth of knowledge and an ignited spirit to spread the love and joy of yoga.

For our online training, you can allow 24 hours to receive your access and for physical products such as the Rainbow Kids Yoga Book, you can allow 2-4 weeks to receive it by mail. The books are printed on demand before being shipped, but it is worth the wait 😊


Rainbow Yoga is a fun and constantly evolving family mission and lovingly born in 2007, to give people the tools to teach fun, engaging, and creative in=person and online yoga classes for kids, teens, families, partners, and communities. Rainbow Yoga is interactive and social and all about connection; we touch, hug, move, breathe and co-create together our yoga magically and playfully.

Rainbow Yoga offers a variety of unique and comprehensive teacher training certification courses all over the world offering a well-rounded, in-depth learning experience through a combination of play, practical theory, and fun.The Rainbow Yoga Teacher training is renowned for being captivating, dynamic, loving, and life changing. It is condensed with a lifetime of knowledge and hands-on experience from the Founders of Rainbow Yoga, Gopala, and Angel Yaffa. Delivered by world-class faculty around the world.