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"The beauty of Kind Karma® Yoga is that its openness comes from the heart; therefore, it's for everyone - no one is excluded."
– Dean Telano, Founder

Welcome to the School of Kind Karma® Kids Yoga & Awaken with Meditation.

Kind Karma® Kids Yoga is a high vibrational yoga paving the way for a better world future.  Kind Karma® Kids Yoga is synonymous with what we call, "New Earth Yoga," because it incorporates practices that align with Earth’s energies and deepen our spiritual connection with nature.  This style of yoga is fun, creative and inspirational, and blends traditional yoga with leading-edge, high vibrational practices that serves and prepares our children for today, as well as tomorrow.

Our kids yoga classes and training programs includes KIND KARMA®: nature and animal poses, yoga flows, energy exercises to work with mood and emotions, breathing exercises and meditation, in addition to:

  • Sound, crystal and color therapy.

  • Visualization and imagery.

  • Mindfulness and awareness.

  • Affirmations empowered with sound.

  • Shamanism and its relationship with yoga.

  • Use of sound instruments.

We have been professionally offering yoga and meditation teacher certification since 2001.

Graduates from Kind Karma Yoga, are currently teaching all over the world, including such places as Ecuador, Costa Rica, South Africa, Japan, Canada, California, Colorado, Florida, Maine, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Ohio, New York and Long Island.

In Peace, Light & Loving Kindness,

🕉 Dean (Sukh Shabad), Ph.D., E-RYT 500, RCYT, RPYT, KKRGM-24, Founder & Spiritual Advisor
🕉 Heidi (Ananda), KKRYT-2,000, E-RYT 500, KKRGM-20, Director of Asana Training
🕉 Naomi (Lakshmi), LCSW, KKRGM-20, Director of Administrations & Outreach
🕉 Lauren (Chandra), KKRYT-1,400, RYT 500, KKRGM-20, Assistant Director of Outreach

Kind Karma® Kids Yoga Book

Authored by Dean Telano, Founder of Kind Karma® Yoga
"Our book is friendly to use, easy to follow, and lots of fun!  It's written for: yoga teachers, parents, nature & animal lovers, energy healers, crystal workers, those into shamanism, life coaches, schoolteachers or anyone who loves working with kids."
Kind Karma Yoga Book
"Kind Karma Kids Yoga: Awaken your inner Shaman" is a resource much needed to help bring the benefits of yoga and mindfulness into a child's life with a shamanistic and holistic touch. Contains 70 engaging graphic designs, including yoga poses relating to animal and nature, healing crystals, meditation and breathing exercises. 

Kind Karma® Kids Yoga Posters:

"Yoga Animal Breathing Exercises": 1 & 2 and "Shape Breathing Exercises": 1 & 2 
Created & Designed by Dean Telano, Founder of Kind Karma® Yoga

Online Kind Karma® Kids Yoga Training
Module 1 – Foundation

This online module is a prerequisite for the 95 Hour Yoga Alliance Designation. Completed hours will go towards the required 95 hours.  

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What We Are About

Our Mission

Empowering our youth for a positive, high vibration future.  We believe children are our sustained breath, and future heart-light of compassion, peace and kindness.  Our yoga emphasizes youth empowerment, physical health, mental wellness, self-regulation skills to help manage and deal with emotions, feelings and thoughts in a positive, constructive way.

Our Goal

Our Kind Karma® Kids Yoga Training Program is dedicated to providing students or professionals with the necessary skillset, confidence and FUN to empower children through yoga.  Our professional children programs emphasize yoga & energy movements, meditation, mindfulness, breathing exercises, positive thinking & affirmations, visualization & imagery, and sound therapy. ​

"We provide You with the necessary skillset, confidence and FUN to teach yoga and meditation to children." 

Yoga Alliance Registered Children's Yoga School (RCYS)
Yoga Alliance Registered Prenatal Yoga School (RPYS)
Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider (YACEP)

Online Course Overview

– You do not need to be a certified yoga teacher to enroll in Module 1 –

This course provides a curriculum that is innovative, creative, engaging and informative.  Kind Karma® Kids Yoga incorporates a lot of FUN and effective methods to keep children engaged in their yoga and meditation practice, on and off the mat.

We emphasize youth empowerment, physical health, mental wellness and the art of kindness, through:

yoga poses; meditation; body and breath awareness; mindfulness; positive thinking; visualization & imagery; sound therapy; the management of emotions, feelings and thoughts in positive and constructive ways.

"Kind Karma® Kids Yoga incorporates simple and, easy to learn, breathing methods as mindful learning tools for children to develop healthy coping skills."

Kind Karma® Kids Training Covers the Following

Section I: Science of Yoga

  • What is Yoga? Significance.

  • Relevant Course Texts.

  • Kind Karma® Yoga Glossary.

  • 12 Precepts of Kind Karma® Yoga. 


Section II: Kind Karma® Kids Yoga

  • Class Outline. Creating a Safe, Fun & Controlled Environment. Catering to the Energy Levels of the Classroom. Setting Boundaries.

  • Kind Karma® Classroom Communication.

  • Kind Karma® Class Themes.

  • Class Sizes & Ages.

  • Games, Activities & Stories. Arts & Crafts. Music. Creative Approaches.

  • Kind Karma® Breathing Exercises. Emotions; Feelings; Thoughts.

  • Awaken with Meditation. Affirmations. Kind Karma® Yoga Nidra.  

  • Introduction to Sound Therapy.

Section III: Kind Karma® Kids Yoga Asanas

  • Anatomy & Physiology Basics.

  • List of Yoga Poses. Sequences. Partnering.

  • Energy Movements: Releasers; Cultivators; Channelers.

  • Kind Karma® Kids Yoga Poses for Ailments.

  • Cautions & Contraindications. ​​​​​

"We are committed to building a  Kind Karma® Yoga worldwide cOMmUNITY, and we believe this begins with the family."

Online Training Module 1 Specifics 

Hours of Study & Training

  • A total of 23 hours.

    • 15 hours online training.

    • 3 non-contact hours.

    • 5 hours classroom observation from our library of teaching videos.

Required Reading (Separate Cost)

  • "Kind Karma Kids Yoga: Awaken Your Inner Shaman": Book.


During the length of the program, students are encouraged to keep a journal of your personal experiences during the training. This journal is intended to:

  • Serve as a source of goal setting, inspiration & insight.

  • Promote mindfulness, self-reflection and self-discovery.

Certificate of Completion

  • After fulfilling the requirements of module I, you will receive a certificate of completion for 23 hours of study & training.

Our Kind Karma® Kids Yoga Module I is open for anyone who has an interest working with children, such as:​

  • Yoga Instructors.

  • Seekers for Continuing Education Hours.

  • School Teachers & Guidance Counselors.

  • Sports Coaches, Personal Trainers & Physical Education Teachers.

  • Physical & Occupational Therapists.

  • Health-Care Professionals, such as Nurses.

  • Psychologists.

  • Social Workers.

  • Homeschoolers.

  • Youth Mentors.

  • Camp Counselors. 

  • Dance Instructors.

  • Parents.

Schedule & Registration

  • TBA.

  • Contact us for more information.

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