Presenter Spotlight: Lissa Sandler

Lissa Sandler Founder Lissa Sandler is creating a reality where yogis have the support and tools they need to bring their world-changing ideas to life. As the founder of Web Presence Academy and as the online consultant for YogaKids and the non-profit Go Give Yoga, Lissa has helped hundreds of  aspiring and established children’s […]

Presenter Spotlight: Cheryl Crawford

Cheryl Crawford Co-Founder Grounded Kids Cheryl Crawford, ERYT- 500, RCYT, B.S.Ed.,Yoga Teacher,  is a co-founder of Grounded which develops curriculum and trainings for kids yoga teachers, and is founder of the non-profit yoga service initiative Atlanta Yoga Movement which focuses on integrating yoga into schools throughout the metro Atlanta area. Read our interview with Cheryl and join us […]

One Boy’s Summer-y Sun Salutations … On the Beach!

YoKid Kai is rarely seen without his soccer ball, but he does enjoy ending his summer days with a few sun salutations on the beach. Here Kai guides us through his salutations in 9 easy steps:   And sometimes… sometimes… Kai ends in ‘Starfish’ pose lying on his back in the sand.  No mat necessary! […]

If All Board Retreats Were Held On The Mat

This weekend we’ll hold our 2nd annual board retreat in Alexandria, VA and I’m thrilled!  Our retreats are part reflection, part strategic planning, a little bit of good food, a lot of good snack, and begin and end with yoga.  The coolest part… We are on the mat all day!  At any given moment, one […]

Can You Hold A 4 Minute Plank? Come Show Us In 2 Weeks!

By now, we’re sure you’ve either heard of or attended our much loved Planks & Pints event. An evening of yoga and brew, doesn’t it sound like the perfect way to end your week?   If you’re not convinced, see some of our Facebook pics and posts! Planks & Pints is a great opportunity for […]

“P” Past “N” Now “F” Future Mindfulness Activity for Teens (And Adults)

In a recent post, we highlighted the up and coming daylong Mindfulness for Teens workshop in at the Center For Mindful Living in Washington DC.  Inspired by this, I’d like to share a fun Mindfulness Activity for teens. This activity was inspired by Gina M. Biegel who adapted the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) for […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]