Join the YoKid Team Today!

Are you an experienced yogi or interested in learning more about yoga for at-risk and under-served kids and teens?  Then, we want you on the YoKid team!

Check out how you can get involved:

1. Classroom Assistants
Being a volunteer Classroom Assistant is a great way to get involved if you’re newer to yoga or you want to help in the classroom in a support position.  Responsibilities include: backing up the teacher as he/she facilitates fun and creative yoga classes in a safe and nurturing environment; committing to a minimum of one 45-60 minute class/week for six weeks.  No prior yoga experience necessary. 

Assistants must complete the form below and a background check.  Apply by clicking here.kids with yoga mats

2. Yoga Teachers
Volunteer Yoga Teachers have experience with and an interest in teaching kids yoga.  Responsibilities include:  facilitating fun and creative yoga classes in a safe and nurturing environment; committing to a minimum of one 45-60 minute class/week for six weeks.  Teachers are paid a stipend for each class they teach.

You must complete the form below and a background check.  Apply by clicking here.

3. Ambassadors
Set up and teach kids yoga classes in your community and on your schedule with the YoKid Ambassador program.  This program is available to those who have completed the 20-hour YoKid teacher training.

You must complete the form below and a background check.  Apply by clicking here.

Do I Need Special Training?

Completion of the basic 20-hour kids yoga teacher training is required for YoKid Ambassadors and Teachers.  No training is required for Volunteer Classroom Assistants.

How Do I Get Started?

1. Choose which volunteer position best suits your skills and interests;
2. Complete and submit the appropriate application; and
3. Download and follow the directions for the background check.

Click here to download Background Check Instructions.

Click here to download a W9 to submit with your completed background check form

Where are the classes?

YoKid classes can be found in DC, Virginia, and Maryland.

New!  YoKid Ambassadors are now trained to set up and teach classes throughout the 50 States.  Learn more by clicking here.

“I think it is wonderful to be able to introduce children to yoga at an age when I don’t think I, or most of my peers, had ever heard of, let alone done, yoga.  I hope it sparks a love for yoga that they can carry with them into the future.”
~ A.M., YoKid Teacher