the original & accredited children's yoga training for school and yoga teachers.

The Yoga Bananas® Technique

Over 1,500 People Trained in Small Groups 

Taught by Founder, Skip Oliver, SYT, Yoga Elder, E-RYT, Dip. Physical Theatre, BA Hons English, MA Creative Writing.


Welcome to Yoga Bananas, a one-of-a-kind children's yoga training company located in the Surrey Hills. For 22 years, Yoga Bananas has been delivering original, creative and evolving material to yoga teachers and school teachers. Here, we combine traditional yoga techniques with physical theatre and storytelling to promote marked improvements in children's physical and mental wellbeing. Explore our site to learn more about us, our services, our ethos, and so much more. Join us at Yoga Bananas today and experience the positive changes you can make to children's and your own life. Our motto has always been, 'Empowering You to Empower Children'.

Children doing Children's Yoga Pose
Yoga Bananas® 3-11 Years Children's Yoga Teacher Training Course - 3 Days (28 hrs)

1-3 Feb 2019

This pioneering accredited and certificated course offers an intelligent, practical and highly creative approach to teaching children's yoga. Suitable for people who have practised yoga for 40 hours. Includes 50,000k word illustrated manual. £725

Schoolteachers' 3-11 Years-Teacher Specific Module - 1 Day (11 hrs)

1 Feb 2019

For those who would like to train as a teacher in breathing, visualisation, physical theatre and meditation to creatively work with children in the classroom and who have minimal yoga knowledge, Includes 40,000k word illustrated manual. £390

Teen Yoga Teacher Training
Teen YB® Teacher-Specific Module - 1 Day
4 Jan 2020 (10.5 hrs)

For YB 3-11 Graduates. This course equips you with the tools to help teenagers positively navigate their lives through this transformational time. Taught in small numbers. Suitable for graduates of 3-11 course. Includes 55,000k word illustrated manual. £390 for 2 or more. £500 one-to-one.

If you are a Surrey Schoolteacher then join Skip on 16 March for a one day training in the Yoga Bananas Technique. Hosted by Active Surrey.

Join us next August for some summer adventures at Leith Hill Place, RH5 6LY. Bring your little ones and join Yoga Bananas Founder, Skip Oliver for some Yoga Bananas fun. Please bring a yoga mat if you have one. Suitable for 4 - 9 year-olds. Dates to be confirmed.

Wellbeng in Schools
If you are a school looking to train a number of teachers in yoga and mindfulness techniques then contact us to discuss your requirements. We can implement the Yoga Bananas® Schoolteachers' Course to a number of your teachers at the same time. All we need is a hall or classroom, we'll supply the rest.

Our Blog

Never miss an update on published new course dates and our blog 'Oracle Children's Yoga'

Yoga Bananas for Tikabilla (2005)


© Yoga Bananas® 1998 - 2019 - all images portray Yoga Bananas' students with Skip Oliver except Teen YB (stock image). Photographs taken by Claire Robertson for Yoga Bananas®.



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01306 621 163


Training takes place:

Forest Green Village Hall,

Horsham Road,

Forest Green,

Surrey Hills


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