Yoga teaches children to use their body and mind to learn and live better. That’s why we bring yoga into the classroom.

Bring Bent On Learning To Your School

Bent On Learning collaborates with physical education teachers, guidance counselors and school administrators to offer yoga and meditation to grades Pre-K–12 and make movement, breathing and relaxation techniques a regular part of a child’s school day and learning experience.

If your school is interested in partnering with Bent On Learning to advance your wellness programming, review our Program Overview, which provides details on our program and impact in NYC schools.

If you have any additional questions about bringing BOL to your school, please reach out to Bent On Learning at or 917-523-5357.

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Train with Bent On Learning

Bent On Learning’s training shares the knowledge and skills developed over 15 years teaching yoga in public schools and prepares participants to deliver an age-appropriate yoga program for the urban classroom. Trainees will explore their motivations for teaching, understand the needs of students and schools, learn classroom management techniques and practice teaching Bent On Learning’s yoga lessons for primary, middle and high school students.

BOL Certificate Program (95 hours) – Our next training will be in 2018. Stay tuned to our site for updates on future training dates.

In order to be eligible to teach as a Bent On Learning instructor, you must complete the full BOL Certificate Program:  3 weekends workshops (BOL 1, 2 and 3) plus the experiential learning component.   All seasoned yogis with teaching experience and school staff are welcome to apply for all, one or any combination of the training modules.

Questions? Reach out to Bent On Learning at for assistance.

Bent On Learning is a Registered Children’s Yoga School with the Yoga Alliance.S01-YA-SCHOOL-RCYS

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