Join an inspiring community of educators and gain deep knowledge in yoga, mindfulness and social-emotional learning! Our 16-day life-changing training empowers educators as champions of well-being in their lives, classrooms, and communities. Through our trainings, educators become experts of social emotional learning and facilitation, and gain the skillset and confidence to use wellness as a vehicle for social change.
Graduates will be certified as yoga instructors and B4C Wellness Champions! It is our mission to make our trainings accessible to all teachers, and we offer need-based scholarships. Don't let cost stop you from applying, we will work with you to make our training affordable!
"I am so glad I gave myself the gift of this training! It has not only recharged me as an educator, but renewed myself."
-Rhonda, School Teacher
Space is limited, apply today!
1) pick your training
Fall 2018 • Weekends, September - December, 2018
Rocky Mountain Prep Berkeley Elementary Charter School
Weekend Dates: September 29-30; October 6-7; October 20-21; October 27-28; November 10-11; November 17-18; December 1-2; December 8-9
Rocky Mountain Prep Berkeley Elementary Charter School
3752 Tennyson St
Summer 2019 • June 3 - June 22, 2019 (off June 9, June 16)
June 3 - June 22, 2019 (off June 9, June 16)
2) fill out the form below
Denver Fall 2018
200-hour Training Details
DAY 1: Transformation of Self
Day 2: Breathe For Beginnings – building the foundation for wholeness
Day 3: Breathe For Creativity – living your fully expressed self
Day 4: Breathe For Gratitude – appreciating the gift of life
DAY 5: Transformation of Relationships
Day 6: Breathe For Presence – exploring the best gift of all
Day 7: Breathe For Compassion – vulnerably opening our hearts
Day 8: Breathe For Communication – fostering deeper relationships
DAY 9: Transformation of Community
Day 10: Breathe For Inclusion – cultivating well-being for all
Day 11: Breathe For Collaboration – working together for greater impact
Day 12: Breathe For Social Justice – using wellness as a vehicle for social change
DAY 13: Integration and Renewal
Day 14: Breathe For Harmony – experiencing universal connection
Day 15: Breathe For Playfulness – living with lightness and joy
Day 16: Breathe For Inspiration – igniting the fire within
8:30 - 9:40: Morning Yoga Practice
9:40 - 10:00: Break
10:05 - 11:20: B4C’s Transformational Workshop
11:20 - 11:55: Meditation
12:05 - 1:00: Philosophy
1:00 - 1:55: Lunch
2:00 - 2:55: Anatomy
3:00 - 5:00: Asana (w/ practice teaching)
5:10 - 5:45: Social Emotional Learning (Strategies)
5:45 - 6:10: Mentorship Groups
6:15 - 6:30: Community Closing
Certification & Credits
Graduates of Breathe For Change’s 200-hour Wellness and Yoga Teacher Training for Educators may receive:
- The B4C Wellness Champion Certification. This acclaimed certification empowers educators as experts in social-emotional learning, yoga, mindfulness, and community well-being. With this certification, teachers gain ongoing access to resources and development on our digital platform, plus eligibility to lead school-wide wellness programs as Community ChangeMakers.
- 16 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) via the University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension Program to be utilized toward professional development.
- Up to 3 Graduate Degree Credits via Edgewood College to be utilized toward a graduate degree.
200-Hour Breathe For Change Training Tuition - $2,650 (before scholarship)
Need-Based Scholarships Available!
Breathe For Change strives to make our trainings accessible and affordable to educators.
Many Yoga Teacher Trainings cost up to $4,000, and we offer our trainings at $2,650. We also provide up to $500 in need-based scholarship, and offer flexible payment plans that have allowed more than 2,000 educators to make this incredible investment in their well-being and career growth.
Trainees can also opt to earn continuing education units (CEUs) and graduate school credits that may lead to salary increases (depending on your district’s policies). Last but not least, many of our grads go on to earn additional income with their new yoga teaching skills.
We encourage you to apply and let our team know your funding needs... we are here to support you!
Funding & Support
Even with scholarship, we know that our training requires a significant investment. Thousands of our educators have received other forms of financial support for training tuition, including:
- School or district administrations committed to supporting teacher well-being and student social-emotional learning
- Other grant-making organizations focused on education, wellness, and/or social-emotional learning
- Crowdfunding efforts via sites such as Donors Choose and GoFundMe
- Family members and loved ones who understand the tremendous benefits of reduced stress and enhanced well-being for educators
Once you apply, our ambassador team will work with you to explore the best option for you to make this life-changing training possible!
Beyond The Training: Support for Graduates
Our Theory of Change is to empower educators as champions of well-being in their classrooms and school communities - and Breathe For Change is committed to providing continued support for our graduates post-training. All of our graduates receive:
- Ongoing access to resources for yourself and your classroom on our digital platform
- Exclusive access to graduate-only professional development sessions
- Regular invitations to community events
- Continued access to our local and global Facebook groups
- Periodic updates with resources and opportunities for further engagement
Graduates are also eligible to join our Community ChangeMaker program providing leadership development, yoga sequences and playlists, and resources to lead school-wide wellness programs.
We are grateful for all our partners including