In 2018, Katie launched the Stories, Songs, and Stretches! Yoga Storytime Certification, the first training designed specifically designed to support the use of yoga in library storytime programs. This certification also provides early childhood education providers and Registered Yoga Teachers with continuing education credits from the State of Kentucky and Yoga Alliance, respectively.

 

How It Works

Step One: Complete the 3 training modules
Step Two: Complete an experiential learning project
Step Three: Receive your certification
Step Four: Share yoga storytime in your community!

The Modules

Yoga Storytime I: Science

Yoga Storytime II: Stretches

Yoga Storytime III: Stories and Songs

How to Participate

Option One
Bring Katie to your organization for in-person training for a flat fee. All three modules are covered in two days. As a bonus, Katie will present a FREE yoga storytime at your location for the families you serve! Ideal for state libraries, schools, training consortia, and large public libraries.
Cost:$3500 plus travel, lodging, and per diem (max 40 participants)

Option Two
Host Katie in your space and collect a portion of registration fee from individual participants. All three modules are covered in two days. Ideal for yoga studios and other private businesses wishing to offer this training to the public.
Cost: $450 per person; 30% of fees go to host studio (minimum 12 participants)

Option Three
No training scheduled near you? No worries! Beginning in 2019, this training will be available online! Each of the modules is offered as a 4-week, asynchronous workshop.
Cost: $175 per module; bundle all three for $450
The online option requires use of the text Stories, Songs, and Stretches! Creating Playful Storytimes with Yoga and Movement

 

Benefits of Certification

  1. Library staff, early childhood educators, teachers, and Registered Yoga Teachers can all earn continuing education while obtaining this certification.
  2. Become fully qualified to offer engaging and developmentally-appropriate yoga storytimes without the need for further training.
  3. Gain access to a private online community of yoga storytime leaders.
  4. Gain permanent access to a library of video demonstrations, classes, and meditations.
  5. Receive branded promotional materials that you can customize for your library, school, or studio.