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Residency Program

Become a ZENmaker and share your passion for bringing yoga and mindfulness to underserved school communities throughout Northeast Ohio.

The ZENworks Yoga Residency Program is a 15-hour training that offers you the foundational education and skills needed to become an independent ZENworks Yoga instructor for our sponsored school programs.         


Program topics include:

  • ZENworks mission, philosophy, and core beliefs

  • Best practices for trauma-informed and accessible yoga*

  • Child development and social-emotional learning

  • Implementation of our 20- week vetted curriculum and supporting program materials​

*Two free YACEP continuing education credits available for registered yoga teachers


Program structure:

  • Module 1/ 4-hour interactive workshop

  • Practicum/ on-site, co-teaching with lead instructor 1x per week for 8 consecutive weeks

  • Module 2/ 2.5-hour interactive workshop

  • Peer Support and Mentorship/ ongoing



  • 200 hour certified yoga instructor

  • Experience working with children and/or educators

  • BCI/FBI background check (required by the Ohio Department of Education)

  • Aligned to program mission, philosophy, and core beliefs

  • Available during school hours (8am-3pm) M-F, minimum 3 hours per week


Inquiries to Megan Davis at

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