Earth Day Challenge: Can You Unplug Your Household For Earth Day?

We recently heard from an awesome family their Earth Day tradition… Going Powerless! This family makes a pact to go as close to powerless as they can.  No cooking on the stove, no lights, no tv, no iDevices! image courtesy of Getty Images Imagine waking up in the morning without your alarm clocks. Perhaps you’d […]

Spring2Action TODAY! And what are you up to THIS WEEKEND!

    We’re sure you’ve heard the buzz about our BIG Annual Spring2Action online fundraising event today , But did you know that this weekend we’re also hosting a 3-Day Teacher Training? If you were hoping to get a full certification before summer, or maybe just a day or two of CEU’s, this is your […]

Will You Spring2Action to Help YoKid? Here Are 5 Easy Ways You Can!

Spring to Action this spring and donate to YoKid! We need your help! Spring is our biggest time of year for fundraising and we’re asking that you learn the many ways that you can help and pick one or pick a few! Our newest FUNdraising campaign Planks and Pints (seen in the photo above) is fun and gives to YoKid […]

Inside A YoKid Teacher’s Bag of Tricks

Parents often comment to me after a class with their energetic 5 year olds “Wow! How do you do it?” They’re impressed with how I can skip to the beat of these little people, with patience, and grab their attention in those rare (ha!) moments when their minds begin to wander. Here’s my secret: I […]

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 […]

(Fun!) Mindful Walking Activity for Kids & Teens

With a rising awareness of the benefits of mindfulness for kids, teens, AND adults, we at YoKid are working to incorporate mindfulness activities into our classes. One popular activity that we utilize is “Mindful Walking”, inspired by the walking meditation in the book Planting Seeds: Practicing Mindfulness with Children by Thich Nhat Hanh and the […]

Wanted: One Awesome Marketing Intern!

YoKid is a fantastic team to work with and we are looking for an awesome Marketing Intern.  The description and directions to apply are below.  We want someone who is great at marketing, passionate about kids yoga, and ready and willing to jump in.  We want YOU! General Summary: Marketing Internship The intern will work […]

Wind down the 2014 Olympics with YoKid at Planks and Pints

Feeling inspired by this year’s amazingly talented winter olympians? We invite you to take action and create some ‘tapas’ or ‘heat’ with an invigorating yoga practice.  As the 2014 Winter olympics wind down, join the YoKid team for Planks and Pints on the eve of the closing ceremonies. Beginning at 5pm join us for an […]

Join Us for Planks & Pints!

YoKid is excited to invite you to Planks & Pints on February 22nd from 5:00-8:00 p.m.  Yoga will be at Radiance Yoga and the pints are at Murphy’s Irish Pub. Join us in Old Town Alexandria for an invigorating Yoga Class – with just a few planks AND a relaxing Happy Hour at our favorite Irish […]