Yoga Tools For Schools Inc. (YTFS) is a Not-For-Profit organisation (and a registered charity) started in Townsville, offering health and wellness yoga-based programs dedicated to supporting and empowering individuals to take personal responsibility for enhancing their own physical and mental wellbeing.
Yoga Tools For Schools was incorporated on 4 November 2011 by a group of volunteer yoga teachers, school teachers and parents who are passionate about helping educators and students experience the benefits of yoga.
In February 2012, YTFS formed its organisational structure and committees were formed.
In May 2012, YTFS hosted its official launch. A full weekend of events were run including a Launch Evening with special guest speaker, Joanne Spence, Executive Director of Yoga in Schools - USA.
Yoga Tools For Schools Inc. completed a pilot project with three Townsville schools during Term 3, 2012. Research and data from our 2012 Pilot Program has provided the framework for our Professional Development Program, Yoga Tools For Educators.
In November 2012, YTFS held its first AGM and launched its first website.
In 2013, our first training programs were developed. See our Programs page for details.
YTFS conducts Professional Development Trainings which empower educators, youth workers and care givers to share life enhancing tools of self awareness, self care and self management. With ongoing support YTFS plans to offer more program options to support a variety of needs in our community.
We are currently funded by local Sponsors and ongoing community fundraising.
We look forward to supporting the health and wellbeing of educators and students at your school or organisation.