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It's summer camp planning time in DC! Parents are weighing options and looking for convenient, affordable and enriching camps to provide their kids with an awesome summer. Breathing Space summer camp provides children with a fun, creative, and educational experience through yoga movement classes, mindfulness activities, relaxation, games, crafts, field trips and outdoor time. Each week-long… Continue Reading Announcing Summer 2018 Kids Yoga Camp – Washington DC

"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

Our modern lifestyle doesn't always lend itself to connection to the seasons, but we are creatures of nature and the turn of the weather inevitably affects us. Traditional practices can help us 1.) Turn to grounding, warming, whole foods Fall harvest vegetables are wonderfully nourishing. As the weather turns colder, many of us find soups… Continue Reading Four Fall Wellness Tips

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

Yoga class provides a safe space for babies, toddlers and their caregivers to explore movement milestones, social-emotional development, and connect with each other and other parents and children. Taking class with your tot or toddler can offer some of the following benefits you might not have thought about: Language development – Tot yoga classes expose babies and… Continue Reading Benefits of Yoga for Babies & Toddlers – Crawlers and Walkers

We get lots of questions by phone and email, but sometimes it helps just to put them out there: My maternity leave ends before your Baby Yoga class series is over, can I still come?  We have never been able to talk babies into being born on our series schedule, so offer drop-in options for those… Continue Reading Yoga Class FAQs: Baby, Tot, Kids, and Family Yoga

The poses we do in baby yoga classes are developmentally supportive, may improve digestion, ease gas pain and colic, and boost the immune system.[1] Yoga play stimulates the vestibular system, proprioceptive development,  and motor control.[2] Baby Yoga rhymes, songs, interaction, and movement stimulates language development.[3] Dedicated face time interaction in baby yoga class stimulates baby's neurological development and empathy… Continue Reading Top 5 Reasons to Do Yoga with Your Infant: Baby Yoga & Play FAQ

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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

prenatal moms stretch in yoga class

Yoga practice during pregnancy is designed to help moms build strength and fitness while accessing the inner resources to face the challenges of labor with confidence and calm. Yoga practice during pregnancy is designed to help moms build strength and fitness while accessing the inner resources to face the challenges of labor with confidence and… Continue Reading Benefits of Prenatal Yoga and FAQs

Our public weekly prenatal and postnatal yoga classes - including Baby Yoga & Play -  can be reserved one at a time or using a multi-class pass. Please set up an online account and pay for your drop-in class in advance. Our registration site is mobile friendly and accepts drop-in payments right up until class starts. Most of our class venues do… Continue Reading How to Drop-in to Prenatal, Postnatal or Baby Classes

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