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Welcome to Calm for Kids.

Our aim is to give you the skills and confidence to share yoga and mindfulness with children.

Calm For Kids was set up in 1998 by Christiane Kerr. We have grown and developed over the years and our approach to teaching yoga to children remains fresh and innovative.

We are committed to the highest training standards and to giving schoolteachers, yoga teachers, parents/carers and professionals working with children the skills they need to enhance children’s development and wellbeing through yoga and mindfulness practice. 

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    Our aim

    Our aim is to give children a foundation on which to build throughout their life, enabling them to access their inner resources to face life’s challenges.

    Our courses include lectures from experts in their field on many areas of child and adolescent development. All our trainers are highly qualified and passionate about bringing the benefits of yoga and mindfulness to children in a joyful and engaging way. 

    More about Christiane

    Christiane has been teaching yoga and mindfulness to children and adults for many years. She completed the British Wheel of Yoga accredited London Yoga Teacher Training Course in 2005. This training is directly influenced by the teachings of Vanda Scaravelli and has a fresh, practical and intelligent approach to yoga that considers the needs of individual students regardless of age or ability. 

    As a qualified Montessori teacher, she is an early years specialist. Christiane also completed the Sivananda ashram training course in 2003 and has practised Iyengar and Dynamic yoga giving her a diverse range of styles and influences to draw on. In 2014, Christiane trained to teach MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) at Bangor University. She has taught courses for the London based, Mindfulness Project for 10 years. She has also trained to teach MBSR to children and teens. 

    Christiane created the Calm for Kids audio range for children.  This series has now sold over 250,000 copies worldwide and is available to download from our resources page. You can also listen to it on wifi/phone free devices such as Yoto and Voxblock.  She is the author of Crab & Whale, a children’s mindfulness book, as well as six books in the Yoga Animals series published by Ivy kids. 

    Christiane is a mother of two children and lives in West London.  As well as her passion for yoga and mindfulness, she also loves long distance and cold water swimming and being outside in nature. 



    Please get in touch with any questions or for more information.

    07973 953812


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