Early Childhood Yoga – crawling through 4 years

Yoga helps babies, toddlers, and preschoolers explore movement milestones, gain confidence, build strength and fitness, learn a tool for self-regulation, connect with parents and caregivers, and set the foundation for healthy body attitudes and a fit lifestyle.

Preschool, Toddler YogaBreathing Space tot and preschool classes feature a mix age-appropriate yoga poses, songs, stories and games. We focus on:
  • moving and having fun,
  • exercises that enhance
    • coordination,
    • strength
    • and good posture,Breathing Space Baby and Tot 584
  • brain-boosting activities, including connecting movements to words and music,
  • breath awareness, and
  • relaxation.

These parent-child classes are engaging and fun, encouraging each child to embrace their own unique expression of yoga poses while supporting their development and growth (Nannies, grandparents, and other caregivers welcome too).

Jump to tot, or preschool class descriptions.
See also Baby Yoga & Play among our postnatal fitness classes.

Fall Classes Enrolling Now

Summer classes run until early August. Fall classes begin in mid-September and run through November or December. See individual descriptions for details.

Did you miss a series start date? Unless a class is marked full, you can request late registration until the halfway point. Find instructions here.


Early Childhood Yoga Class Descriptions

Tot Yoga: Crawlers and Early Walkers

Breathing Space Baby and Tot 554Tot Yoga (crawling-24 months) classes are engaging and fun. We encourage each child to embrace their own unique expression of yoga poses while supporting their development and growth. Parents and children playfully move together through poses, songs, and activities appropriate for crawlers and earlier walkers.

Parent testimonial:

“[Yoga] class is without question a highlight of our week.  There are few things that could pull us so easily from a cozy bed on Saturday morning!  Our daughter was seven months when we started, and she has only grown more and more interested and engaged each week.  Jen creates a warm environment for babies to play and learn, consistently introducing new concepts, exercises and experiences that make every session different.  She also welcomes both parents to participate, and it has become a wonderful way for us to start our weekend together as a family.”

Preschool Yoga: Confident Walkers and Runners

Tot - downdogYoga can help preschoolers (21 months-4 years) learn how to relieve frustration, improve motor skills, and increase attention span by actively following directions.

Classes encourage social interaction, repetition, and play. We incorporate imagination, songs, words and stories and age-appropriate postures and activities to support your preschooler’s growth and development while creating an enriching parent/child activity.

Younger siblings are always welcome in preschooler yoga. Siblings older than 1 year can register at half price; no charge for non-walking infants.

Little Families Yoga DanceScarf play in preschool yoga

Coming Fall 2017!

This is a yoga and dance fitness class for families with toddlers and preschoolers. Class will be a blend of creative movement, dance routines, yoga postures and relaxation.

Appropriate from steady walking through 4 years. Parents fully participate so should wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to move.

 

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Find out how to bring Breathing Space Family Yoga to your child’s preschool or playgroup.

 


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Want to teach baby and toddler or kids yoga for us or in your own community? Come train with Jen at an upcoming ChildLight Yoga workshop in Washington, DC or around the country.

 

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

Late Registration

Did you miss a kids or family class series start date? Find out how to sign up.

Prenatal, postnatal & baby yoga (pre-crawler) classes are on-going. Join anytime.

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