Name: Michelle Kelsey Mitchell

Job title: Executive Director

Days/Months/Years working for YoKid: 6 years

Favorite part of your job: knowing that the end result of the YoKid team’s efforts is more kids doing more yoga!

Other job(s) you currently hold: none

Favorite thing to do in your spare time: Flying kites with my family

Age when you started practicing yoga: 23

Why you think it’s important for kids to have access to yoga: Yoga can be so powerful at any age because of it’s physical, mental, and emotional benefits. It’s fantastic for kids to learn the practice because once learned they can use the tools anytime, anywhere, and through their entire lifespan