Train as a baby yoga instructor

Develop your professional skills and enhance your career

Support babies and families

We will help you unlock your inner potential, do something you love

Training styles to suit you

With lots of additional support to be the best instructor you can be

Our training

Create the career you desire and learn how to teach baby yoga with our baby yoga instructor course across the UK and in your home.

Our baby yoga instructor training is offered either online with our online distance learning package or if you have a group we can come to you with our in house training.

Our aim is to train you to be able to deliver a really flexible and accessible way of teaching infant massage. We train you in our four week course structure for supporting parent and baby groups and individuals but really want you to be able to teach it the way your clients and customers need you to.

We also offer a range of other learning options such as in house baby yoga instructor courses for children centres and charities, distance learning and one to one training, as well as bespoke options.

We have had the privilege to train people over 4000 students as infant massage and baby and toddler yoga instructors who are out there creating the career they desire by teaching infant massage or yoga to parents and babies. Instructors are teaching baby yoga massage and making a real difference to families in many different settings such as private practice, children's and Flying Start centres, nurseries, Portage services and additional needs school nurseries, social services, cardiac units and special care baby units to name a few.
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To baby and beyond

Therapists Association

Federation of
Anti-Natal Teachers
The CPD Standards Office
International institute for complementary therapists
Westminster Indemnity

What's included?

Expert training

Train with one of our baby yoga experts 

Unique Learning Paths

We guarantee you an exceptional experience with flexible learning paths and professional guidance

Tutor support

Full tutor support throughout your training


Ongoing assessments with support

Online community

Participate in our online forum, share thoughts and ideas, increase connection, get help with your studies

Live Zoom sessions every month

Join our training team for live Zoom sessions every month during your training and following 

What does the course cover

Principles of baby yoga

  • History
  • Benefits
  • Principles
  • Movements and poses

Safety and health considerations

  • Preparing for your classes
  • Safety aspects and explanations
  • Health considerations for parents and babies attending your classes

Parent / child relations

  • Baby cues
  • Bonding and attachment
  • Supporting the parent / child relationship

Infant development

  • Relevant anatomy and physiology Infant development from utero to 1 year
  • Ages and stages in your class

Movements, poses and breath work

  • Warm ups for parent and baby
  • Stretch and grow routines and sequences
  • Yoga inspired action songs
  • Breathing techniques 
  • Relaxations for parent and baby
  • Use of mantra
  • Bringing sensory play into your class
  • Short over clothes massage routine
  • Adaptations for younger and older babies
  • Adaptations for different settings

Business development 

  • Marketing your classes
  • Business tips and ideas
  • Creating marketing material
  • Social media marketing

Train in a way to suit you

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Online baby yoga instructor training

Enjoy flexibility and variety of payment options with our fully tutor supported online distance learning course..

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In House/ Own group training

Let us train your group in your own venue or location. Live face to face training at your venue or virtual (Zoom or Teams) training with ongoing support. 
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Face to face or virtual face to face training

Learn to teach baby yoga in our face to face or virtual face to face on Zoom course.

Frequently asked questions

Do I need any qualifications to start the course?

Before you start our baby yoga instructor training you'll need to have qualifications or experience in one of the following but not limited to:

  • Baby massage (instructors)*
  • Anatomy and physiology (qualified practitioners such as massage therapists, body workers, holistic therapists)
  • Yoga (teachers)*
  • Healthcare (nurses, health visitors and midwives)
  • Qualified exercise instructors and personal trainers*
  • Qualified dance teachers*
  • Qualified early years and childcare practitioners (Level 3)

    All of these qualifications have had extensive practical assessments. Please contact us before booking if you are unsure. Please ask if you are unsure if you meet the criteria.

Is there any additional work such as case studies to complete?

Yes following the theory and practical elements of the course you will be required to plan and delivery the following:

Plan and deliver a group case study with at least 4 parents and babies over 4 sessions.  

Plan and deliver a one to one case study with at 1 parent and baby over 1 session.

Each session usually lasts 1 hour. Baby need to be between 8 weeks and pre walking. 

We advise on the course how best to find the volunteers.

What extra support do I get? 

All tuition is with Julie Cleasby who is an experienced baby yoga and infant massage instructor, registered paediatric nurse, health visitor and founder of To Baby and Beyond or one of her experienced team.
  • Downloadable resources containing 
  • Option to buy a paper manual (online courses only) 
  • Manual included in face to face courses
  • Ongoing support throughout your post course self directed study with a dedicated tutor
  • Access to monthly Zoom webinars with Founder Julie Cleasby on a range of topics including massage and baby yoga updates and also business set up
  • Access to monthly Zoom yoga circles
  • Access to instructors and fellow trainees via social media and online links
  • To Baby and Beyond's academy of infant massage and baby yoga newsletter
  • Opportunities for discounts on further courses.
  • Access to further reduced cost study and CPD events

Are the face to face courses and the distance learning the same qualification?

Yes absolutely the training is just delivered in a different way.

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