Parents and Professionals: Transform your life with young children!


LifeWays takes its inspiration from Rudolf Steiner, founder of Waldorf Education, and develops home as the model and life as the curriculum for young children from birth to six. Enroll in our year-long programs or introductory online courses to deepen your home life or inspire your work with young children. Financial Aid and Scholarships are Available, Click Here for more information.

LifeWays Early Childhood Certification

  • Learn through 220 in-class hours plus mentoring
  • Many regional locations

LifeWays Early Childhood Fundamentals Course

  • Choice of two locations for a five-day intensive retreat
  • Followed by 35 hours of online mentor-supported content and discussion throughout the year

Online Courses

  • Introductory courses you take from home
  • CEUs for childcare providers

Online Store

  • LifeWays books, videos, MP3s and more

LifeWays Childcare

  • In-home and center-based care
  • Find a program for your child
  • List your own program

Consulting Services

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Attend a LifeWays Certificate Training

Florida, July 2019 - June 2020

SF Bay Area, February - December 2021

LifeWays Workshops and Online Courses

Living Arts Through the Seasons - Autumn 2020
Online, Starts September 1, 2020

LifeWays Early Childhood Fundamentals Course
Begins September 9, 2020 - Online

Autumn Singing Games With Anna Rainville
Online, September 30, 2020

The Living Arts - Cornerstones of Care
Online, Oct 14 - Nov 14, 2020

N-Touch Instructor Program with Chris Lester
Online, Starts October 21, 2020

Discipline with Loving Awareness
Online, Starts November 11, 2020

Healthy Home Rhythms
Online - Start any time!

Creating Home Away from Home: A Course for Home Childcare Providers
Online - Start Any Time!

Creating Your Family Culture -- An Elemental Approach
Online - Start any time!