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"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

Yoga helps children and teens learn techniques for concentrating, reducing stress, and connecting to their bodies in a loving way while having fun. Breathing Space classes incorporate age-appropriate poses, breathing, movement, games, music, and even art. Family classes emphasize activities parents and children do together. Classes often revolve around a philosophical or natural theme and… Continue Reading Winter Yoga Workshops for Preteens,Teens, and Families

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

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

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