Work for Us – Job Opportunities with Breathing Space

Breathing Space is a mobile program that offers classes at schools and community venues around the Washington DC metro area. We are looking for a few more team members in a variety of capacities.

Yoga Teachers

  • Children’s and Family Yoga Instructors – We frequently have openings for after school and weekend kids (ages 4+) classes as well daytime opportunities for early childhood (newborn-4 yrs). We are also looking to expand our list of substitute instructors.
    • Fall 2021 after school class opportunities range from preschoolers to middle schoolers.
      • Most opportunities are 1 hr classes are scheduled at either 3:30 or 3:45 pm starting in late September and running through December, with an option to renew through June.
      • Openings include schools on Capitol Hill, NE and NW DC, and in Maryland and Virginia.
    • School year 2021 school day programming ranges from toddler to middle schoolers.
      • Most opportunities are 2-6 approximately 30-minute classes in a row weekly between 9:30 am and 2 pm for the semester or entire school year.
    • Early childhood (0-4 yrs with parents) opportunities could include weekday or weekend mornings.
  • Prenatal Yoga and Postnatal Instructors – We are looking for both weekly and guest instructors to occasionally fill in for our prenatal and baby yoga classes on Capitol Hill. Our guest instructors are we where we turn first to fill permanent openings  Our current postnatal classes are baby-focused on Tuesdays and Wednesdays on Capitol Hill. Our current prenatal class is Thursday evenings at 6:30 pm, but there may be opportunities for expansion in the future.
  • Adult Instructors – We have a much more limited need for adult instruction, primarily at schools were we offer kids classes for teachers and staff.

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Other Opportunities

  • Yoga Camp Teachers and Aftercare Coordinators – We are looking for experienced fun-makers to help run our DCPS day-off and summer camps. Teachers work with the camp director to develop and execute activities to fit the camp theme. Experience teaching camps, arts and crafts, games, or outdoor activities highly desired. Candidates must be 18 years or older and pass a background check. Yoga teaching experience is not required; personal yoga practice strongly desired. Summer teaching hours are 8:15-4:30 pm M-F, must work full weeks. Aftercare coordinators work from 3-6 pm or 11 am-6 pm M-F depending on staffing needs and interest.  Apply!
  • camp asssistYoga Camp Assistants – We are looking for candidates who love kids to help run our DCPS day-off and summer camps. Our assistants are part of our leadership team, but do not need yoga teaching experience. Our day shift is 8:15 am-4:30 pm M-F. Our afternoon shift is variable by week, 11 am-6pm or 3-6 pm M-F. We are looking for candidates who can work full weeks or a regular multi-week schedule (ie. Tu/Th) for the afternoon shift. Teens 14 yrs+ welcome to apply. Candidates 18 yrs+ must present a recent background check or be willing to undergo one. Apply!
  • Yoga Camp CITs – Counselors in training ideally are at least 12-year-old volunteers who participate in summer camp and assist counselors in group management and activity preparation or logistics. Rising 5th and 6th graders will also be considered. This is a volunteer position.

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  • Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant – This is a very part-time position helping the owner stay on top of deposit, bills, payroll, etc. Requires knowledge of Quickbooks and small business accounting. Hours are extremely flexible. Could be combined with customer service and other administrative duties for additional hours. Pay commensurate with experience.

Contact us for more details on any of the above positions. To apply, along with your resume (optional for teens), please submit a cover letter or email and outlining:

  1. teaching experience,
  2. relevant training,
  3. interests or class proposals,
  4. availability (including which summer camp weeks are preferred, if applicable),
  5. and two references along. Background check required for any position involving children.
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