Yoga for Children and Teens

Research in yoga in both studio and school settings is beginning to show measurable benefits for kids.

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“Children who practice yoga may not only be better able to regulate their emotions, manage stress and calm themselves, studies now show that they may also choose better foods to eat and engage in more physical activity than children who do not,” writes Mira Binzen in her article Yoga for Children–Now Proven Effective!

Yoga & Mindfulness Classes

Yoga class encourages children and teens to move creatively in a non-competitive environment while honoring each student’s unique expression of the poses.teen yoga

Breathing Space classes incorporate age-appropriate poses, breathing, movement and mindfulness games, concentration and focus techniques, and relaxation. Classes often revolve around a philosophical or natural theme and sometimes include discussion, art, or journaling.

Kids Yoga helps children 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, mindfulness activities, music, and sometimes art.

A kids yoga class encourages children to move creatively in a non-competitive environment while honoring each child’s unique expression of the poses. Classes often revolve around a philosophical or natural theme and always include some form of quiet relaxation.

Individual classes may be for more specific age ranges, so see descriptions for details.

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Tween Yoga (Ages 9-12)  provides a competitive environment for older children to explore more complex poses and asana than in classes for younger children as well breathing exercises, movement games, mindfulness activities, and much-needed relaxation techniques. 

Students learn techniques for concentrating, reducing stress, and connecting to their bodies in a loving way, while still being playful and fun. Classes often revolve around a philosophical theme and may include discussion, journaling, or mindful art.

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This class provides a competitive environment for teens and preteens to explore more complex poses and asana than in classes for younger children as well breathing exercises, movement games, mindfulness activities, and much-needed relaxation techniques. 

Students learn techniques for concentrating, reducing stress, and connecting to their bodies in a loving way, while still being playful and fun. Classes often revolve around a philosophical theme and may include discussion, journaling, or mindful art.

Individual classes may be for more specific age ranges, so see descriptions for details.

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See also: Family Yoga, which is structured like a kids class with more of an emphasis on partner poses that parents and children can do together. All our Early Childhood Yoga (0-4 yrs) classes are family classes.

Preteens and teens are also encouraged to get involved with our program as yoga camp counselors in training (11-13 yrs) and camp staff (14+).

Jun 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am Lighthouse Yoga Center
Little Family Yoga (21 months-4 years, with younger siblings welcome) classes are engaging and fun. Class incorporates age-appropriate yoga poses, dance and creative movement, songs, stories, and games as children learn yoga through social interaction,… Continue Reading Yoga for Children and Teens
Jun 17 – Jun 21 all-day Christ Church
**NEW CAMP WEEK** Our camps provide students with a fun, creative, educational and enriching experience on days school is closed for professional development or parent-teacher conferences. Camp includes yoga movement classes, mindfulness activities, relaxation, games,… Continue Reading Yoga for Children and Teens
Jun 18 @ 10:45 am – 11:30 am Lighthouse Yoga Center
Little Family Yoga (21 months-4 years, with younger siblings welcome) classes are engaging and fun. Class incorporates age-appropriate yoga poses, dance and creative movement, songs, stories, and games as children learn yoga through social interaction,… Continue Reading Yoga for Children and Teens
Jun 18 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am Lighthouse Yoga Center
Tot Yoga (crawling-24 months) classes are engaging and fun. Class incorporates age-appropriate yoga poses, dance and creative movement, songs, stories, and games as children learn yoga through social interaction, repetition, and play. We encourage each… Continue Reading Yoga for Children and Teens
Jun 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lighthouse Yoga Center
This class for newborn to precrawling babies and their grownup(s) contains dozens of yoga-inspired movements, postures, songs, rhymes and activities designed to support baby’s development. Each class is filled with calming, nurturing ways to enhance… Continue Reading Yoga for Children and Teens
Jun 24 @ 8:30 am – Jun 28 @ 5:45 pm Christ Church
Our camps provide students with a fun, creative, educational and enriching experience on days school is closed for professional development or parent-teacher conferences. Camp includes yoga movement classes, mindfulness activities, relaxation, games, crafts, outdoor time,… Continue Reading Yoga for Children and Teens
Jul 8 @ 8:30 am – Jul 12 @ 5:45 pm Christ Church
Our camps provide students with a fun, creative, educational and enriching experience on days school is closed for professional development or parent-teacher conferences. Camp includes yoga movement classes, mindfulness activities, relaxation, games, crafts, outdoor time,… Continue Reading Yoga for Children and Teens
Jul 15 @ 8:30 am – Jul 19 @ 5:45 pm Christ Church
Our camps provide students with a fun, creative, educational and enriching experience on days school is closed for professional development or parent-teacher conferences. Camp includes yoga movement classes, mindfulness activities, relaxation, games, crafts, outdoor time,… Continue Reading Yoga for Children and Teens
Jul 22 @ 8:30 am – Jul 26 @ 5:45 pm Christ Church
Our camps provide students with a fun, creative, educational and enriching experience on days school is closed for professional development or parent-teacher conferences. Camp includes yoga movement classes, mindfulness activities, relaxation, games, crafts, outdoor time,… Continue Reading Yoga for Children and Teens
Jul 29 @ 8:30 am – Aug 2 @ 5:45 pm Christ Church
Our camps provide students with a fun, creative, educational and enriching experience on days school is closed for professional development or parent-teacher conferences. Camp includes yoga movement classes, mindfulness activities, relaxation, games, crafts, outdoor time,… Continue Reading Yoga for Children and Teens
Aug 5 @ 8:30 am – Aug 9 @ 5:45 pm Christ Church
Our camps provide students with a fun, creative, educational and enriching experience on days school is closed for professional development or parent-teacher conferences. Camp includes yoga movement classes, mindfulness activities, relaxation, games, crafts, outdoor time,… Continue Reading Yoga for Children and Teens
Aug 12 @ 8:30 am – Aug 16 @ 5:45 pm Christ Church
Our camps provide students with a fun, creative, educational and enriching experience on days school is closed for professional development or parent-teacher conferences. Camp includes yoga movement classes, mindfulness activities, relaxation, games, crafts, outdoor time,… Continue Reading Yoga for Children and Teens
Aug 19 @ 8:30 am – Aug 23 @ 5:45 pm Christ Church
Our camps provide students with a fun, creative, educational and enriching experience on days school is closed for professional development or parent-teacher conferences. Camp includes yoga movement classes, mindfulness activities, relaxation, games, crafts, outdoor time,… Continue Reading Yoga for Children and Teens
Aug 26 @ 8:30 am – Aug 30 @ 5:45 pm Christ Church
Our camps provide students with a fun, creative, educational and enriching experience on days school is closed for professional development or parent-teacher conferences. Camp includes yoga movement classes, mindfulness activities, relaxation, games, crafts, outdoor time,… Continue Reading Yoga for Children and Teens

 

Classes at Schools, Daycares or Other Venues

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Sometimes it simply makes more sense for yoga to come to your child. Breathing Space Family Yoga instructors are available to teach classes at your home, school, daycare or other venue.

We do one-time events, such as birthday parties, as well as ongoing classes. Find out more.

Afterschool or Enrichment Yoga Classes

School-based class might be offered as extra-cirrikculars or during the regularly scheduled day. Learn more about scheduling a class at your child’s school

Homeschool Yoga Classes

Homeschooler classes might be on our public schedule, so anyone can register, or for a private homeschool group, at their venue or one we organize.

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