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.


Nov/Dec Classes Enrolling Now

 


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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Class Calendar

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Upcoming Events

Oct
19
Thu
9:30 am Tot Yoga @ Realignment Studio
Tot Yoga @ Realignment Studio
Oct 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Tot Yoga @ Realignment Studio | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Registration for Sept/Oct has ended. Our next series will be Nov 2-Dec 14 (no class Nov 22) This is a supportive, fun-loving, and active yoga class for crawling babies to 24-month-old toddlers and their parent/caregiver. This… Continue Reading Early Childhood Yoga – crawling through 4 years
10:30 am Preschooler Yoga @ Realignment Studio
Preschooler Yoga @ Realignment Studio
Oct 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Preschooler Yoga @ Realignment Studio | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Registration for Sept/Oct has ended. Our next series will be Nov 2-Dec 14 (no class Nov 22). This class is for families 21-month to 4-year old preschoolers, with younger siblings welcome. Class incorporates age-appropriate yoga… Continue Reading Early Childhood Yoga – crawling through 4 years
11:30 am Baby Yoga & Play @ Realignment Studio
Baby Yoga & Play @ Realignment Studio
Oct 19 @ 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 Early Childhood Yoga – crawling through 4 years
Oct
20
Fri
9:30 am Preschooler Yoga @ Realignment Studio
Preschooler Yoga @ Realignment Studio
Oct 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Preschooler Yoga @ Realignment Studio | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Registration for Sept/Oct has ended. Our next series will be  Nov 3-Dec 15 (no class Nov 23). This class is for families 21-month to 4-year old preschoolers, with younger siblings welcome. Class incorporates age-appropriate yoga… Continue Reading Early Childhood Yoga – crawling through 4 years
10:30 am Postnatal Yoga @ Realignment Studio
Postnatal Yoga @ Realignment Studio
Oct 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Postnatal Yoga @ Realignment Studio | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
This class is designed for postpartum moms to gently and safely regain strength, tone, and endurance after pregnancy and birth with an emphasis on core strength and posture. Pre-crawling babies (and their voices) are welcome,… Continue Reading Early Childhood Yoga – crawling through 4 years
Oct
21
Sat
9:00 am Tot Yoga **FULL** @ Christ Church
Tot Yoga **FULL** @ Christ Church
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Tot Yoga **FULL** @ Christ Church | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Our 9 am Saturday morning class is full. We added a second series at 11 am from Oct 21- Nov 18. Register NOW This is a supportive, fun-loving, and active yoga class for crawling babies… Continue Reading Early Childhood Yoga – crawling through 4 years
9:30 am Prenatal Yoga @ Realignment Studio
Prenatal Yoga @ Realignment Studio
Oct 21 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Prenatal Yoga @ 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 Early Childhood Yoga – crawling through 4 years
10:00 am Preschooler Family Yoga @ Christ Church
Preschooler Family Yoga @ Christ Church
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Preschooler Family Yoga @ Christ Church | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Our 10 am Saturday class is full. If you would be interested in seeing us expand our weekend schedule for winter, please complete our waitlist form. This class is for families 21-month to 4-year old… Continue Reading Early Childhood Yoga – crawling through 4 years
11:00 am Infant Massage @ Shenanigans Art Space
Infant Massage @ Shenanigans Art Space
Oct 21 @ 11:00 am – 1:45 pm
Infant Massage @ Shenanigans Art Space | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Massage is a great way to connect to your baby and has been shown to help babies sleep better, gain weight, reduce fussiness, improve health and relax. Our classes teach parents massage techniques in a… Continue Reading Early Childhood Yoga – crawling through 4 years
11:00 am Tot Yoga @ Christ Church
Tot Yoga @ Christ Church
Oct 21 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Tot Yoga @ Christ Church | 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 Early Childhood Yoga – crawling through 4 years

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