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Tot does toes-to-nose pose

People are sometimes surprised when I tell them I teach yoga to 2 year olds. "My toddler would never sit still for a yoga class," they say. I hope no one ever suggests that they should! Preschooler and Tot yoga classes incorporate lots of playful yoga poses, gross-motor activities, and age-appropriate games, kid-friendly songs and… Continue Reading Preschooler Family Yoga – Fun and Fitness – FAQ

tree pose in front of spring flowers

Longer days, plentiful rains, and summer-like heat of May in DC always means the life and energy of the plants in my yard are just busting out of any sense of containment. School kids are wrapping up their year, showing off their accomplishments, and ready to move on to new things. Growth and excitement surrounds us and so… Continue Reading Summer Growth & Change

preschooler yoga class, down dog

Summer early childhood classes begin on June 21 and run on Tuesdays and Wednesdays through August 10. In order to provide lots of flexibility for summer travel, we will offer a 6-week registration option in addition to all our usual makeup options. You can even make up in advance of your travel, including in Saturday classes (which… Continue Reading Summer Early Childhood Classes Enrolling Now

"For it is not joy that makes us grateful; it is gratitude that makes us joyful." - Brother David Steindl-Rast We are encouraged by culture and media to be joyful and grateful during the holiday season from Thanksgiving to New Years. Sometimes that comes easily, sometimes not so much. For those of us struggling, a… Continue Reading Season of Gratitude

Winter 2017 kids and family yoga classes are enrolling now for fall 2016 enrolled students and will open for all on November 10. Winter sessions begin in early January and run through mid-March. Family Yoga - Kids/Teen Yoga - Prenatal/Postnatal/Baby 9:30 AM Mon with Debby @ Rooted Pilates (9 classes, Jan 23 - Mar 27, no class federal holidays)… Continue Reading Winter 2017 Kids & Family Yoga Classes

Mind Jar

Thank you so much for sharing your kids and family yoga experience with us. We're having a wonderful summer so far and hope you'll be joining us for great classes and camps we have planned. The biggest change for Breathing Space in coming months is that we've decided to let go of the 1123 Penn location… Continue Reading Returning to Our Community Roots

by Alexandra Hughes Can you remember what you expected motherhood to be like? Did it look like you holding quiet baby on a rocking chair, looking longingly into each others’ eyes? Did it look like you putting baby down with ease and bidding baby goodnight as he wafted into a peaceful 8-hour rest? Did it… Continue Reading Is Motherhood Not What You Expected It To Be?

Babies thrive on loving touch. Parents and caregivers have known the importance of skin-to-skin contact for millenia, but it's only been in recent times that science has begun studying and trying to quantify the amazing  power of massage and other touch techniques: Improved Sleep Patterns Infants who were massaged before bedtime adjusted to a more favorable… Continue Reading 5 Benefits of Infant Massage According to the Research

Please join us for light refreshments, yoga-inspired and open play, coloring, arts and crafts at this casual reception. When: Sat Dec 20 2014   11:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Where: Breathing Space! 1123 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, WDC 20003, 2nd Floor Please RSVP so we can plan for refreshments and activities. No charge to come and… Continue Reading Breathing Space Open House Reception

Tot Yoga - class for baby and toddler crawling to 2, with parents

During our Winter Solstice Open House from December 19-21, join us  for any of our usual weekend schedule classes for $15 per class in advance ($20 in person, makeup credits and class passes accepted). Great opportunity for new students to try a class before registering for the January session. SATURDAY 9:30 am - Little Families… Continue Reading Kids & Family Winter Schedule Preview Classes

Contact us: (202) 599-0434 inquiries@breathingspacedc.com

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Upcoming Events

Sep
19
Tue
7:30 pm Prenatal Yoga @ Shenanigans Art Space
Prenatal Yoga @ Shenanigans Art Space
Sep 19 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Prenatal Yoga @ Shenanigans Art Space | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
In this all-level prenatal yoga class, expecting moms will cultivate the flexibility, concentration, and strength needed during the transformative time of pregnancy and childbirth. Enjoy the community of other expecting mothers while we practice modified… Continue Reading Kids & Family Winter Schedule Preview Classes
Sep
20
Wed
10:00 am Preschooler Family Yoga @ Shenanigans Art Space
Preschooler Family Yoga @ Shenanigans Art Space
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Preschooler Family Yoga @ Shenanigans Art Space | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
This class is for families 21-month to 4-year old preschoolers, with younger siblings welcome. Class incorporates age-appropriate yoga poses, songs, stories, and games as children learn yoga through social interaction, repetition, and play. No yoga… Continue Reading Kids & Family Winter Schedule Preview Classes
11:00 am Tot Yoga @ Shenanigans Art Space
Tot Yoga @ Shenanigans Art Space
Sep 20 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Tot Yoga @ Shenanigans Art Space | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
This is a supportive, fun-loving, and active yoga class for crawling babies to 24 month old toddlers and their parent/caregiver. This class is all about your new mover. Crawlers and walkers learn poses, songs, and… Continue Reading Kids & Family Winter Schedule Preview Classes
12:00 pm Baby Yoga & Play @ Shenanigans Art Space
Baby Yoga & Play @ Shenanigans Art Space
Sep 20 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Baby Yoga & Play @ Shenanigans Art Space | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Breathing Space Baby Yoga & Play features fun yoga-inspired postures and movements as well as calming, nurturing ways to enhance bonding and improve baby’s sleep. Babies enjoy yoga while on their backs, tummies, or held… Continue Reading Kids & Family Winter Schedule Preview Classes
6:00 pm Prenatal Yoga @ Realignment Studio @ Realignment Studio
Prenatal Yoga @ Realignment Studio @ Realignment Studio
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Prenatal Yoga @ Realignment Studio @ Realignment Studio | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
In this all-level prenatal yoga class, expecting moms will cultivate the flexibility, concentration, and strength needed during the transformative time of pregnancy and childbirth. Enjoy the community of other expecting mothers while we practice modified… Continue Reading Kids & Family Winter Schedule Preview Classes
Sep
21
Thu
9:30 am Tot Yoga @ Realignment Studio
Tot Yoga @ Realignment Studio
Sep 21 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Tot Yoga @ Realignment Studio | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
This is a supportive, fun-loving, and active yoga class for crawling babies to 24-month-old toddlers and their parent/caregiver. This class is all about your new mover. Crawlers and walkers learn poses, songs, and games while… Continue Reading Kids & Family Winter Schedule Preview Classes
10:30 am Preschooler Yoga @ Realignment Studio
Preschooler Yoga @ Realignment Studio
Sep 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Preschooler Yoga @ Realignment Studio | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
This class is for families 21-month to 4-year old preschoolers, with younger siblings welcome. Class incorporates age-appropriate yoga poses, songs, stories, and games as children learn yoga through social interaction, repetition, and play. No yoga… Continue Reading Kids & Family Winter Schedule Preview Classes
11:30 am Baby Yoga & Play @ Realignment Studio
Baby Yoga & Play @ Realignment Studio
Sep 21 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Baby Yoga & Play @ Realignment Studio | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Breathing Space Baby Yoga & Play features fun yoga-inspired postures and movements as well as calming, nurturing ways to enhance bonding and improve baby’s sleep. Babies enjoy yoga while on their backs, tummies, or held… Continue Reading Kids & Family Winter Schedule Preview Classes
Sep
22
Fri
8:30 am Kids Yoga Day Off Camp @ Christ Church
Kids Yoga Day Off Camp @ Christ Church
Sep 22 @ 8:30 am – 5:45 pm
Kids Yoga Day Off Camp @ Christ Church | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Our camps provide students from PreK-4th grade with a fun, creative, educational and enriching experience on DCPS days off for professional development or parent-teacher conferences. We’ll do yoga movement classes, mindfulness activities, relaxation, games, crafts… Continue Reading Kids & Family Winter Schedule Preview Classes
9:30 am Preschooler Yoga @ Realignment Studio
Preschooler Yoga @ Realignment Studio
Sep 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Preschooler Yoga @ Realignment Studio | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
This class is for families 21-month to 4-year old preschoolers, with younger siblings welcome. Class incorporates age-appropriate yoga poses, songs, stories, and games as children learn yoga through social interaction, repetition, and play. No yoga… Continue Reading Kids & Family Winter Schedule Preview Classes

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