NKYC #CreateEnergizeLead Photo Challenge

Instructions to participate in the #CreateEnergizeLead Photo Challenge Follow @kidsyogacon on Instagram Post a picture on Instagram that responds to the challenge question: How does this year’s conference theme of “Create. Energize. Lead” show up in your life–in your community? When you see people creating, energizing, leading…capture it, and share!  Tag us in your photo […]

SixDegrees.org + Kevin Bacon + Murphy’s Alexandria Fundraise for YoKid!

BIG Thanks to SixDegrees.org, Kevin Bacon, And Murphy’s Grand Irish Pub                                    On Sunday, SixDegrees.org and the Bacon Brothers Band coordinated an impromptu mini concert and 20% Give Back at Murphy’s Grand Irish Pub in Alexandria to benefit YoKid.   With […]

Meet YoKid’s Board Chair

Yoojin spent her childhood growing up in different parts of the world and noticed the subtle difference on how each culture approaches youth development. As an adult, she is on a never-ending quest to understand and support how these collective  experiences, thoughts, and mindfulness shape an individual. She is a graduate of UC Berkley with a […]

Yogathon THIS Wednesday

WHAT: Alexandria’s first 18-hour YOGA-THON on April 20th wants YOU! WHEN: Wednesday, April 20, 2016 from 6:00 AM to 11:30 PM (EDT) – Add to Calendar WHERE: Ease Yoga & Cafe – 3051 Mount Vernon Avenue #102, Alexandria, VA 22305 – View Map – is generously hosting this event. WHY: Help us raise awareness about yoga & […]

Volunteer with YoKid – BE the Change

Remember that Theory of Change we are so excited about? Well, here’s the fun part. Prior to the Theory of Change we under went a Market Analysis and believe it or not, it was FUN.  We learned a ton of great things but we needed the Theory of Change process to really help us get […]

Introducing YoKid’s Program Manager

YoKid’s staff has an incredible new addition, our Program Manager, Laura Tashjian. Laura holds a M.S. of Arts in Law and Diplomacy with a Certificate in Human Security & Humanitarian Studies. Her undergraduate degree is in Interdisciplinary Social Science & Philosophy. Laura (RYT 200) began her exploration in meditation about 12 years ago.  It only took […]

YoKid: Theory of Change Process

As of February 12, 2016 YoKid has completed our first “Theory of Change” process!  Guided by our Capacity Building Specialist through a grant with Fair Chance we (staff, YoKid teachers, volunteers, board members)  spent several months examining our organization and very specifically our yoga classes for children and youth. THIS is what we found: And if you’re […]

New Year’s Auction: 1-week Stay in St. Lucia

Need to get away in 2016? Want to do great things with your dollars? Bid NOW for your chance to stay at this sweet home in St. Lucia.  One of YoKid’s generous board members has offered this lovely option to benefit our charity.  The bidding on this property is part of our End of Year Giving […]

YoKid is Hiring (Program Assistant: Part-Time)

Program Assistant (Part-Time/Hourly): The Program Assistant will work directly with the Executive Director and other members of the YoKid team to assist with the administrative tasks involved in providing yoga classes to under-served kids and teens. Responsibilities Include: Data entry; invoicing; contracts; scheduling programs; coordinate programs with teacher schedules; website updates; social media; event preparation & planning. […]

Yoga Teachers – We Need Your Input! An Open Letter

Dear Yoga Teachers (not just YoKid teachers): We need your feedback.  YoKid is in the process of developing some fantastic continuing education courses, which come with CEU credits.  We want to know what topics you are most interested in learning about.  If you’ve already taken the YoKid training, you have a solid foundation in teaching […]