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Training - everything you wanted to know

Updated: Mar 17, 2022

Along with business training, we offer three main accredited courses to support and build your Children Inspired by Yoga business. Our courses uniquely combine founding yoga principals with key aspects of child development.

Business Planning and Finance

We will work with you to develop a robust business plan which supports profitability and can help raise additional funding through our partnerships with major banks like NatWest and HSBC.

Management Training

Receive training on every aspect of running a franchise business, this includes teacher recruitment and management, enquiries and bookings, sales and marketing, and comprehensive instructions on how to set up your new business and make it work for you.

CIbY Systems

We will give you access and training to our internal operating systems. This includes The Hub, our one-stop-shop for running your business as well as our artwork site, online training portal & website editing. Running a franchise will give you more insights into running a business than a Business Studies degree! You do need to be interested in these areas too.

“Lots of doing and practicing. The detail behind it all – so interesting. The energy, enthusiasm and passion."


The yoga inspired poses, based on Hatha Yoga and the principals of the Sivananda School of Yoga, are adapted for children of all ages and abilities using our knowledge of child development. Child development information is based on up-to-date thinking and research from both education and health.

The courses include the following areas of study:

Yoga principles and benefits:

  • Adapted yoga poses for children (2-7 years, Tatty Bumpkin)

  • Adapted yoga poses for babies (6 weeks-2 years, Baby Bumpkin)

  • Key yoga poses for the older child (8-16 years)

  • Benefits of physical activity for children

  • Importance of movement and sensation for child development and learning

  • Key aspects of physical development: postural control, sensory organization, co-ordination.

  • The breath - differences between children and adults

  • How Yoga postures, breath and relaxation support early self-regulation skills.

  • Teaching methodology for all age groups.

  • Children Inspired by Yoga and National English curriculum i.e. Early Years Foundation Stage (national curriculum for under 5’s), Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2.

  • Other offerings: Parties, holiday clubs.

Course details

  1. Tatty Bumpkin Course Adapted yoga sessions for children 2-7 years. 1.5 day remote training plus online videos & materials presented through our training portal.

  2. Baby Bumpkin Course Adapted yoga sessions for children 0-2 years. 1.5 day remote training plus online videos & materials presented through our training portal.

  3. Tatty Guroo Course Adapted yoga sessions for children 8-11 years. 1.5 day remote training plus online videos & materials presented through our training portal.

You will receive 2 trainings per course in your franchise - one for you & one for a teacher on each .

Accreditation and Endorsements

Our Baby Bumpkin, Tatty Bumpkin & Tatty Guroo training are accredited by Yoga Alliance Professionals.

"Trainers were both very knowledgeable, helpful, and friendly. I felt comfortable the whole time. All the training was linked and relevant for teaching Tatty Bumpkin. Well timed with appropriate depth.”


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