Yoga Child Teacher Training



With Gail Silver, Maureen Heil, and Heather Marie Miller
Starts on Saturday, April 8, 2017

Learn to create and teach developmentally appropriate thematic yoga classes through the use of inspirational yoga themes, magical meditations, yoga games, original songs, stories, yoga related crafts, poetry and yoga journaling.

Acquire an understanding of children’s anatomy, of yoga and mindfulness, and an appreciation for the developmental and behavioral needs of pre-school and elementary school children.

Understand how to keep behavioral disruptions to a minimum. Enable children to discover and enjoy the benefits of mindfulness meditation, on and off the mat.

Enroll Today and reserve your space. Space is limited to 20 participants. Reserve your spot today with a 10% non-refundable deposit.

Join us for these question and answer sessions to learn more about the program and get to know the teachers.
Sunday, Oct. 16 • 4:30 – 5:30pm • at our Narberth studio (131, N. Narberth Ave, Narberth, PA. 19072)
Sunday, Jan. 8 • 4:30 – 5:30pm • at our Philadelphia studio (903 South Street, 19147)
Please RSVP to confirm your attendance.

Click here to meet your teachers

Gail Silver, E-RYT 200 Specialized in child yoga, JD

Gail Silver, E-RYT, RCYT, JD, is the founder of Philadelphia’s Yoga Child, creator of A Peaceful Place Inside, (an award winning compilation of children’s music and meditations), and author of the award winning Anh’s Anger Children’s books. Lauded by Publisher’s weekly as “A Winning Series,” the trilogy teaches children to navigate their stronger emotions through mindfulness and meditation.

Gail has been teaching yoga to children and adults since 1999, providing her students with the knowledge to integrate mindfulness and yoga into their lives, both on and off the mat. A contributing writer to Shambala Sun Magazine and screenwriter of the animated family film, Planting Seeds of Mindfulness, Gail travels nationally and internationally to facilitate mindfulness based education.

Founded in 2001 by Gail, Yoga Child continues to thrive as on organization offering teacher trainings and providing its specialized yoga and mindfulness curriculum to children in Philadelphia based schools. Prior to becoming a yoga teacher, Gail was an attorney, specializing in children’s advocacy law.

Maureen Heil, E-RYT 200, RYT 500, RCYT
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Maureen (Parvati) Heil ERYT, RCYT RMT, teaches yoga to a variety of child and adult populations throughout the Philadelphia area, & is an Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant through The American Institute of Vedic Studies and Reiki Master Teacher.

Maureen holds a position as Chair of Appalachian Outreach on the Board of Go Give Yoga, and travels annually to teach yoga to underserved & impoverished children here in America.

Prior to teaching yoga, Maureen was the director of a non-profit preschool. Maureen’s teachings are a blend of what she has acquired from her many wonderful teachers and from her own true teacher — the heart.

Heather Marie Miller, Yoga Teacher and Bodyworker
Heather Marie Miller

Heather Marie Miller, E-RYT, is a certified vinyasa yoga and yin yoga teacher, having studied with Corinna Benner and Jill Manning. She considers her primary practice to be Ashtanga yoga, and has trained intensively with David Keil and John Scott.

Heather Marie is also a professional bodyworker, including certifications in Yamuna Body Logic and Body Rolling (, and thai massage (studying under Joanne Bianco).

The mother of two young sons, Heather Marie keeps a full roster of private sessions with students and clients, and teaches occasional workshops and classes. Her past experience includes running the fitness program at a retirement community and volunteering in a cardiac rehabilitation program.

Heather Marie appreciates the opportunity to share and teach yoga and bodywork with a focus on mindfulness and breathing. She continues to learn from her teachers, her sons and husband about breathing, yoga and life.

Training Schedule:
Spring 2017 Narberth Session Dates (3 weekends):

Saturday April 8: 10:00am – 4:00pm Training Center
Sunday April 9: 10:00am – 4:00pm Training Center

Saturday May 20: 12:30pm – 7:00pm Main Studio
Sunday May 21: 12:30pm – 6:00pm Main Studio

Saturday June 3: 12:30pm-7:00pm Main Studio
Sunday June 4: 12:30pm – 6:00pm Main Studio

Our Narberth Training Center located at 114 Forrest Avenue, Suite 102, Narberth, PA 19072
Our Main Studio is located at 131 North Narberth Avenue, Narberth, PA 19072

Registration Details
Standard Registration: $1,399
10% non-refundable down payment required to reserve your spot.

Earlybird Registration:
Save $100 when you register by Jan. 31, 2017 for the spring session.

Registration Fee: $50

Please call The Yoga Garden at 215.238.0989 or 610.664.6705 or register online.


Click here to download the Yoga Child Non-Compete Form.