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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...

Connecting Throughout this Holiday Season – A 2-Minute Guide

This morning I taught a yoga class themed around CONNECTING – the connection between you and your mat, the connection between you and your breath, you and your heart, and you and the others around you. Pause for a moment to feel your feet on the floor. Are you...

A holiday guided visualization: A Visit to Santa’s House

I often use guided visualization in the end of my YoKid kids yoga classes. Some of my favorites are the rainbow painting visualization and the special place visualization, so here I’ve taken the latter and given it a little holiday infusion.  It has been a hit,...

5 Reasons “Why Yoga” for Kids & Teens

As a co-founder and Executive Director of YoKid, adult yoga teacher, and kids yoga teacher I am consistently asked to answer the question,”Why yoga?” and more specifically, “Why do kids and teens need to do yoga?” More and more, I have had the...

We are thankful for… YOU!

This Thanksgiving, our team here at YoKid is so very thankful for all of our supporters.  Thank you to our fun-loving students, our dedicated program partners, our faithful parents, our energetic teachers, our welcoming site hosts, our rock-star founders, and our...

The First National Kids Yoga Conference!!

YoKid has partnered with lil omm and George Washington University’s School of Public Health to create the first National Kids Yoga Conference.  It is September 27, 2014 and we want YOU to mark your calendar to save the date.  We are still accepting proposals for...

Kids Yoga Around the World – Focus on Africa Yoga Project

I wanted to share with you an awesome story about kids practicing yoga around the world.  In September, CNN released a three-part special about the Africa Yoga Project. If you’re not already familiar with AYP, they teach yoga in Kenya and train teachers there to...

Cosmic Kids YouTube Yoga Stories for inspiration

In our YoKid classes we often use stories for teaching yoga asana and creative play. Sometimes our teachers use books, and sometimes they tell stories and take the students through the movements. If you’re a teacher looking for inspiration, or a parent looking...

Yoga, Size, & Self-Loving

I just read a really interesting article by Sacha DeVoretz (@SDeVoretz) on the Huffington Post called Am I Too Big For Yoga? Ms. DeVoretz asks some thought-provoking questions in the article – like why do yoga magazines and yoga clothing manufacturers feature...

Yoga To Go: The Long Car Ride!

Beach bucket? Check. Suit and towel? Check. Snacks? Water bottle? Check and check. Nearest beach? Hours away.  This week I packed my family into the car for an impromptu drive to the New England coast for some sun, sand, and seafood. So how can a yoga teacher mom...