Presenter Spotlight: Jen Robertson

Jen Robertson Founder and President Chicago Kids Yoga Jen Robertson, RYT & RCYT, is the Founder and President of Chicago Kids Yoga LLC and Event Director of the Chicago Kids Yoga Fest, an all ages celebration of yoga, meditation, seva and kirtan. Read our interview with Jen and join us at the National Kids Yoga Conference in September […]

The Many Benefits of Children’s Yoga

When it comes to our kids, we all want what’s best for them. Yoga gives your child the tools to achieve mindfulness and process the hectic and sometimes confusing world they live in as we all strive to do our best.  What better way to do this than with a kids yoga class designed to teach both […]

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 […]

10 Free Resources that YoKid provides for YOU!

You may have visited us in a studio or rec class, but have you visited our Resources page? In our mission to bring the benefits of yoga to ALL children and teens, we’re working to provide you with a wealth of resources. We’ve got our top 10 resources listed below for you to explore! #1 […]

The National Kids Yoga Conference 2014 – Update

Hi All – I wanted to give you a quick update on the Nationals Kids Yoga Conference.  We have selected the presenters and they have been notified and we are working out the details of the schedule before opening Early Bird registration.  It is going to be a fantastic line up with the top names […]

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 at your desk? Feel the texture […]

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, several of my students yesterday told me that they […]

Volunteer Spotlight – Sophia Brock

YoKid wants to thank another excellent volunteer – Sophia Brock.  Without our volunteers, our organization wouldn’t be the vibrant and flourishing non-profit that it is.  We deeply appreciate our volunteers and the good work that they do in bringing yoga to kids throughout our area.  If you are interested in volunteering with YoKid, please see […]

YoKid teams up with the City of Alexandria

YoKid is working with the City of Alexandria to bring the benefits of yoga and mindulness to ALL kids & teens    “The universe has no fixed agenda. Once you make any decision, it works around that decision. There is no right or wrong, only a series of possibilities that shift with each thought, feeling, […]

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 teach others.  In particular, I thought the video about “relaxing […]