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A Sense of Bliss
Art Therapy Kids
My name is María Fernanda LAIRET, I am a Venezuelan resident of Savannah Georgia USA, a visual artist and photographer, with more than 25 years in the art world. My creativity, productivity and innovation is constant. Immersed in the deep spiritual perspective of peace. They make me an enterprising woman, mother and grandmother. My IG @MFlairet can appreciate my artistic work.
I tell them that one of my passions apart from art is to give meditation (Mindfulness) and yoga, to children, also adults, integrated into art, I have several years of professional and spiritual preparation.
I have gone to India several times. I have been on silent retreats at Oneness University. India
I am an integral woman who has been experiencing my well-being every day, looking for solutions in all areas of my life, as well as spirituality, food, work, personal development, hobbies, family, relationships and much more. and they all have to have a balance.
Meditation Certifications • Mindfulness • Yoga:
• Certified YOGA teacher RYS 200 Yoga Alliance | OM Factory NY.
• Member Yoga Alliance | Yoga Teacher | RYT® 200.
• Kidding Around Yoga Certified | 95 Hours
• Member of IMTA (International Meditation Teachers Association)
• Certified as a Meditation Teacher with Holistic Woman | Maria J. Flaque.
• Certified Teaching Children Meditation | Lorraine Murray London.
• Institute Mexican of Mindfulness(MBSR) | Eric López | Stress Reduction with Mindfulness.
• Institute Mexican of Mindfulness | Eric López | Mindfulness for the Education of children and adolescents ..
• Institute Mexican of Mindfulness | Eric López | Currently Diplomate Mindfulness.
• @ dōTERRA Wellness Consultant.
Awesome Kids Yoga LLC
I have been teaching Kids Yoga for over four years. My thorough KAY training has given me the skills, knowledge, and experience to lead creative and well-managed kids’ Yoga classes. I am available for Private classes. I have worked with kids in other sporting activities like, swimming and equestrian where they wanted to increase their flexibility and focus.
All of my KIDDING AROUND YOGA classes are designed to provide your child with skills they can use immediately and for years to come. The KAY program provides a sense of calm, balance, and power for every child that rolls out a mat. I can’t wait to share Kids Yoga with you and the young Yogis in your life right here in East Cobb, Roswell and Marietta areas in Georgia.
I completed my 200 YTT (Yoga Teacher Training in January 2018)
For further information, contact me at email@example.com.
I have completed 200-hours of Ashtanga and Vinyasa Flow Yoga training with DwiPada Yoga School and 95-hours of yoga training for kids with Kidding Around Yoga. I am registered with Yoga Alliance, the largest nonprofit association representing the yoga community.
Also, I have a 22-year background working for Shelby County Schools. I believe that children derive enormous benefits from yoga. Physically, it enhances their flexibility, strength, coordination, and body awareness. In addition, their concentration and sense of calmness and relaxation improves.
Kids that do Yoga grow up to become adults that do Yoga!
Let's create a program for your school TODAY!
CB Yoga, LLC
Children’s Yoga and Wellness Studio
Hi, my name is Chelsey and I am a certified Kidding Around Yoga Instructor. I started my yoga practice as a teenager going to adult classes with my mom or practicing on my own time at home. I would have loved to have a class like Kidding Around Yoga when I was a child. Yoga sends such a positive message of showing love not only to yourself but all living creatures. Through this class kids are able to connect their mind, body, and spirit and shine that light onto everyone they meet causing a beautiful yoga ripple effect.
Children’s Yoga with Laraine
Dana’s Bliss Yoga
Debbie Johnson KAY
Dhyana with Dana
Piper Emory is a Registered Yoga Teacher and a lifelong student. Her zest for life is unparalleled, and her innate curiosity has led her to travel solo around the globe. She studied Yoga in Rishikesh, India and was inspired to specialize in Kids Yoga as a means to manifest her dreams, with hopes that everyone on earth will have the tools they need to find peace.
Empowered Wellness, LLC
Evergreen Yoga and Mindfulness
Flow On The Go Kids Yoga
Fun with A. Gemma
Giggles, Wiggles and Wellness
Gracious Kids Yoga LLC
Grateful Om Yoga
Georgia Lenhart is a compassionate and devoted yoga teacher. Her classes are powerful, playful and heartfelt! She loves holding educational yet fun children’s yoga classes! She enjoys reading, singing and dancing and spending time with her Grandson! She is a Certified Kidding Around Instructor and is currently in her 200 YTT (which will be completed at the end of May 2020). Her goal is to get the tools of Yoga and Mindfulness into the homes, schools and hearts of the community
IM Heavily Meditated
Infinite Warrior Yoga and Barre
Isidora Guzmán lives in Santiago de Chile with her two kids Salvador and Luciana.
In 2008 she graduated from the Universidad Academia de Humanismo Cristiano, known as Centro de Danza Espiral, obtaining her Dance Pedagogy and Performer degree. She was trained 5 years by renowned modern and contemporary dance masters such as Patricio Bunster, Raymond Hilbert, Jorge Olea, Carolina Bravo, Valentina Pavéz and Rodrigo Fernández among others.
In 2012 she graduated from the Simran Kaur Yoga School, as an Integral Yoga Instructor with Ayurvedic medicine mention. That same year, she started her path on teaching children Yoga following the “Childplay Yoga” method, by american master Gurudass Kaur Khalsa. This is how she began to teach children and young students.
Motivated by her first son’s cesarean birth, she began her voluntary journey as a Doula (birth attendant). After taking a course in 2013 with matrons Guadalupe Trueba and Pascale Pagola (DONA international) she voluntarily attended women in labor in a public hospital. She reborn with the birth of her second baby, in a respected and free labor, with her Yoga teacher by her side.
She then obtained her second 200 hours training as a Dynamic Hatha Yoga instructor at Mahatma Yoga Studio & YTT, certified by Yoga Alliance India. Then, along with her mentor Haris Lender decided to become a Kidding Around Yoga trainer, doing this in Argentina and Costa Rica with Mandy Lawson.
Isidora’s career, from 2008 to the present, has focused and developed on the education field, as a Dance, Ballet and Yoga Teacher, working in different schools, pre-schools and government programs, with childrens and teenagers from 2 to 18 years old.
Satya Gobind (ਸਤੀਆ ਕੌਰ ਕੌਰ) “Infinite Truth that sustains and protects the Consciousness of God on Earth”.
Just Kids Yoga
Kate Curzon Kids Yoga
Kate has been a primary school teacher for 13 years and has been teaching children's yoga using the Kidding Around Yoga method since Marh 2019. She lives in North Yorkshire, UK with her husband, 2 amazing children and guinea pigs!
Kidding Around with Ms. V
Kidding Around Yoga With Alex
Kidding Around Yoga with Anna
Anna Pye RYT-200, Kidding Around Yoga teacher, licensee and trainer. She is an elementary school teacher and has a degree in Fine Arts. Her passion and enthusiasm are contagious and she is inspired to share the yoga love. Anna was born in New Delhi India and has spent a lot of time travelling the globe. She has two awesome children and an amazing husband. As a Kidding Around Yoga teacher and trainer, she enjoys hosting various classes and is excited to lead you in a class or through a training. See you on your mat!
Kidding Around Yoga with B4 Village
Kidding Around Yoga with B4 Village is taught by Karen Meade, RN, IBCLC, LCCE, CPST. After having first been exposed to yoga as a child in the 1970s who, while wearing her burnt orange leotard and tights, accompanied her mother to an upstairs neighbor's condo to practice yoga as instructed by someone on an LP record, Karen rediscovered yoga while pregnant with her second child. Prenatal yoga helped Karen have the unmedicated birth she desired, and after that she was hooked on yoga! As a Lamaze-certified childbirth educator, Karen has taught Hatha prenatal yoga as an adjunct to her childbirth education programs for nearly 5 years. Now Karen and B4 Village, the 501c3 nonprofit organization she co-founded in 2019, are thrilled to offer Kidding Around Yoga as one of B4 Village's multiple program offerings for young and growing families. Peace begins with Kidding Around Yoga!
Kidding Around Yoga with Bella
Bella is ready to share the Science of Yoga with New Orleans!!! Recognized by Yoga Alliance as an E-RYT 200, YACEP and RCYT, Bella stays busy teaching kid's yoga classes at fitness centers, enrichment programs, classrooms, birthday parties, studios, play centers, parenting centers, Yoga Day Camps and Summer Camps as well as helping Scouts earn their YOGA FUN PATCH!! As a Mom of three, she knows that balance is key and the key to balance is KAY!!!!!
Ready to become a KAY teacher yourself? Check out one of Bella's upcoming trainings!!
Kidding Around Yoga with Boby
Boby is a KAY teacher, trainer and licensee working throughout British Columbia Canada to share her passion for Kids Yoga through classes, camps and teacher trainings.
A yoga alliance certified 200hr YT with a background of over 10 years coaching children she brings her love of fundamental movement, mindfulness and more to all of her offerings.
Reach out to discuss program ideas or to find out where her next training will be located.
Kidding Around Yoga with Carrie
Kidding Around Yoga with Cassie
Kidding Around Yoga with Cherish
Welcome to Kidding Around Yoga with Cherish! I have been a Certified Kid's Yoga Teacher since 2017 and I love spreading my love for kid's yoga with the children in Mobile County! Children are able to discover and explore yoga through imaginative breathing exercises, games, activities, yoga poses, relaxation, visualization, vocalization and creative arts. I hope that you are as excited as I am to join me and this wonderful program.
Kidding Around Yoga with Daina
I love yoga, music and kids! Kidding Around Yoga so beautifully brings these elements together into an experience for kids that is not only fun, but is so beneficial for their growing minds and bodies. KAY also incorporates many of life’s most important lessons into their classes, such as kindness, empathy, mindfulness, loving ourselves and others, and so much more.
I hold a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in violin performance and a Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy. Music has always been a central part of my life and I have worked with children of all ages teaching violin and early childhood music classes. I also worked for several years as an occupational therapist in schools. Yoga has been a constant throughout all of my life’s journeys and I am so excited to now be a certified and licensed Kidding Around Yoga instructor! Currently I am an instructional aide in a K-12 charter school in Colorado Springs and have been sharing these incredible classes as a part of their SEL program.
As a mom of 2 boys, I see how valuable this program is for children’s physical and mental well-being. What they experience in Kidding Around Yoga will support them through life’s many challenges. I am so proud to be a KAY teacher and feel very strongly that this is something that can change the world, one peaceful child at a time!
Kidding Around Yoga with Desiree
Desiree has always enjoyed being around and helping children, so it’s no surprise she’s found a way to share the benefits of Yoga with kids! With a background in Elementary Education, she knows how stressful children’s lives can be… and Yoga is the perfect way to find some inner peace. Desiree completed her Kidding Around Yoga teacher certification in sunny St. Petersburg, Florida, where she lives with her husband and son, Talon. She is very eager to introduce Yoga to children of all ages!
Kidding Around Yoga with Dietrich
Kidding Around Yoga with Dietrich
Kidding Around Yoga with Donna
Donna Baia has been teaching yoga, meditation, and mindfulness to children in Western New York since 2014. She is a former elementary teacher who has taught in both Western New York and in Germany. Donna combined her passion for yoga with her love of working with children to become a certified Kidding Around Yoga teacher and licensee of this wonderful organization. "Spreading peace, joy, love and light to children is truly a beautiful thing. Come to a Kidding Around Yoga class and see for yourself all that KAY has to offer! I look forward to seeing you soon!"
Kidding Around Yoga with Eight Leos
Happy Day small Yogis! My name is Rachel and I am a 200-RYT and KAY certified yoga instructor. While enrolled in my 200-hour teacher training I started to share what I was learning with my two children and quickly learned how I talk with adults about yoga is different than how you talk to a 9 and 6-year-old. I wasn’t looking for kid’s yoga but KAY found me and instantly I was hooked. KAY training has given me the tools and training to share the yoga my adult mind and body loves with children meeting them where they are in there yoga journey.
I believe everybody can benefit from yoga and KAY offers, games, songs, stories, actives and more to help introduce your child to the benefits of yoga. I look forward to sharing my passion and knowledge of yoga with your children as we discover movement, songs, and stillness.
Kidding Around Yoga with Elisa
Kidding Around Yoga with Erica Michel
Erica is a Certified Kidding Around Yoga teacher and licensee. She has a degree in Early Childhood Education, is a former Pre-K teacher and currently works as an Assistant Director at a local preschool. She is also a Certified Spinning Instructor and enjoys sharing her passion for fitness with children and adults. Erica teaches Yoga Enrichment classes at preschools and private and public elementary schools in the Tampa area. She also offers classes for Scouts, family yoga, private classes and birthday parties.
Kidding Around Yoga with Erica Michel incorporates yoga poses, breathing exercises, and relaxation techniques to help children learn to stretch and strengthen their bodies, be mindful, release stress, feel better about themselves and calm their emotions.
Kidding around Yoga with Felice
I started practicing Yoga over 15 years ago. In stressful times Yoga was my tool to relax and refocus. Teaching Drama classes to children and getting in touch with all the kids around me, I realised how much they need the same. Yoga gives everyone, adults and children a unique way to achieve empowerment, self awareness, confidence and peace of mind. But everyones approach to the treasure within oneself varies. Kidding around Yoga is a fun and rewarding path to lead children to mindfulness, peace and joy.
Kidding Around Yoga with Hayley
Hey there! I’m Hayley and I am so proud to be a Kidding Around Yoga (KAY) certified instructor and Licensee!
I had practiced Yoga before having kids and thoroughly enjoyed it, but after I had my children I lost focus and I stopped putting myself first. Having three boys under the age of four, and living in a small apartment increased my stress levels somewhat and I decided that I needed an outlet, and fast!
So, back to Yoga I went and wowee did I notice a difference! I was happier and not so highly strung plus so many other amazing benefits. Then I thought, how incredible would it be if I could get my boys involved somehow. How amazing would it be to give them the skills so that they could understand mindfulness and learn calming strategies.
That is when I came across Kidding Around Yoga. I was so impressed that I undertook my Kids Yoga certification so that I could not only help educate my own kids, but many other kids too! KAY is the perfect fit for me, kidding around and Yoga.
It’s no secret that I love kids, and during a Kidding Around Yoga class we have a whole lot of fun while learning ways to regulate our emotions through breathing exercises, meditation and mindfulness.
Boys and girls of all ages benefit from the KAY method that combines engaging Yoga poses, games, dancing, entertaining original music, kindness and gratitude – all providing an opportunity for kids to feel better throughout their mind and body.
KAY songs such as the ‘Yogi Shake’, ‘Every Little Cell’, and ‘Jogging Through the Jungle’, are just a few of a long list of songs that help with moving the body. Children are already apt to move, shake and soothe themselves. It’s a natural tendency for children to participate in these activities. It is as we grow into patterns and expectations that we, as adults, begin to lose our natural tendencies and gain restrictions on our body and mind.
Children learn through play. In fact, KAY is fabulous as it teaches Yoga as play, and as the kids play, they integrate the lessons, cutting through any stress or worries without making anything serious about it… This teaches the kids how to pick up this play activity in times of difficulty and help themselves to feel better physically, mentally and emotionally. Kids will start to see things from a different perspective and it really works!
When I am not teaching Yoga to kids, I’m working with family’s and alongside parents to help them create both thriving personal and family lives. I’m also currently undertaking various trainings to help further my Yoga education. I’m an Aussie and for the past six years I’ve been living in France, raising three young boys while my husband sees out his rugby career.
Kidding Around Yoga with Heather Hans
I’ve been practicing yoga for 16 plus years! I am a RCYT and a 200 hour RYT. Teaching yoga to children is my passion! Yoga is for everyBODY; if you can breath you can do yoga! Let’s do it together!!
Kidding Around Yoga with Jaime
Jaime has been in the fitness industry for over 15 years. She is personal trainer, 200 hour yoga instructor, wellness coach and mom. After years of working one-on-one with clients, she recognized that the key to success was more about the mind than the body, so she returned to school to get her master’s degree in counseling psychology. After graduating, she expanded her services to include kids yoga to help children manage their stress through breathing, movement and meditation. Over the years, Jaime has supported hundreds of clients of all ages with a wide range of goals.
Kidding Around Yoga with Jen Deckman
Hi, I’m Miss Jen! In addition to being a certified KAY Teacher, I am a 200hr Registered Yoga Teacher. Teaching yoga to children gives me so much joy. Kids today have a whole new set of challenges that can create stress, anxiety, even depression. Learning yoga at a young age can help them throughout their lifetime. I offer yoga lessons in an age-appropriate way. For younger children we sing, dance, breathe, meditate- all while having lots of fun. Then I tailor the curriculum as we move into the pre-tween/tween years and then finally for the teens, who have different needs and interests. I love sharing yoga with students of all ages!
Kidding Around Yoga with Jenn
Hello! I’m Jenn DiMiero. I’m a mom of four amazing kids, an Army wife and a 500hr RYT. For me, yoga has been a wonderful gift. It gave me an outlet for unwanted energy and a safe environment to learn who I really was while learning to quiet my mind and listen. This became a beautiful relationship with yoga that I’m still on today! I love goofing around, playing and creating with my little yogis and watching them blossom through the gift of yoga. We enjoy family hikes, adventures and learning new skills. Hopefully you can tell, kids, having fun, and going on adventures are my life!
Kidding Around Yoga with Kristi, Fischer Fitness LLC
Kristi Fischer is a 200hr Registered Yoga Teacher and a Registered Children's Yoga Teacher with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education. She is a a Trainer for Kidding Around Yoga, and currently teaches kid's yoga classes in her community of Gig Harbor, Washington. A former preschool teacher and fitness instructor, Kristi has an obsession with sharing her love of all things health and wellness related with people of all ages. Kristi has had the opportunity to work with many young yogis, teaching private classes, Yoga Enrichment at the local Montessori school, yoga birthday parties, and yoga in many of the public schools in her school district. Kidding Around Yoga classes with Kristi are all about exploring yoga, meditation and mindfulness through songs, games and tons of fun activities!
Kidding Around Yoga with Kylie
Kidding Around Yoga with Link Family Fitness
Kidding Around Yoga with Lisa Hogue
Lisa Hogue is an energetic and uplifting Children’s & Teens Yoga Instructor, RYT 200 HR and lifelong student of life. She is a Behaviour Coach and Inclusive Education Assistant and her love for kids and yoga transformed into her dream job where she can impact the lives of families and children of all ages. Using playful songs, crafts, games, meditation, self awareness and pranayama with the yoga postures creates a powerful and exciting class for everyone. Lisa’s gentle, warm and fun loving teaching style allows for the kids to build a strong foundation of emotional regulation, social thinking, and behaviour centred success.
Lisa loves to work with and inspire families with toddlers to teens to help them know their worth and value in this world and how they can create a world with more compassion, peace and love.
Kidding Around Yoga with Little Moon
After many years of being curious about the practice of yoga and meditation, Lisa sought out a class to manage the stress and overwhelm of becoming a newly qualified Primary School teacher in Scotland. She immediately felt connected to the practice and quickly felt the positive effects of learning how to be still and move mindfully in Vinyasa, Yin and Ashtanga classes.
Upon moving to Perth Australia in 2015, Lisa sought out a new ‘yoga home’ to help her to internally adjust to her new surroundings and fell in love with the strength of an Ashtanga Yoga practice and also discovered a contrasting love of restorative and meditation practices which she believes has been invaluable for her self-development and personal growth.
Recognising the power of the practice, Lisa began to incorporate aspects of yoga practices into primary school classrooms where she has taught children of ages 5-12 years old. She saw an increasing need to teach children tools to self-inquire and take a conscious pause in the busy schedule of the school day and beyond with many students experiencing anxiety, overwhelm and difficulties in self-regulation and emotional literacy. Many students would regularly ask for yoga and mindful moments throughout the day and particularly loved the practice of affirmation; many insightful discussions were started from using affirmation cards and short meditations, even at the lower Primary stage!
These small inclusions of yoga through the day were impacting her students and many parents responded that their children were bringing some of the teachings home with them too to pass onto their families.
Upon reflection of how the experience of yoga and mindfulness had impacted her and the students she taught so strongly, Lisa decided to undertake Hatha Vinyasa and Restorative yoga teacher training with a strong desire to share the experience of yoga with others. In order to deliver a yoga class specific to the needs of children, Lisa completed Kidding Around Yoga training and loves being part of the global KAY community; filled with people who share a common passion for creating happy and peaceful children! Her passion is yoga for young people, from toddlers to teens, and she believes wholeheartedly in the potential of yoga in nurturing happy, confident and compassionate future generations.
Lisa believes in the accessibility of KAY for allowing anyone who works or lives with young people to be able to deliver a confident, coherent, super fun class. So much so that she wants to share this training in Australia! In 2019 she began sharing her love of all things kid’s yoga and KAY to bring others onto this magical path!
Kidding Around Yoga with Mandi
I am so proud to be a Kidding Around Yoga Certified Instructor and Licensee!
During a Kidding Around Yoga class we have a whole lot of fun while learning ways to regulate our emotions through breathing exercises, meditation and mindfulness.
Boys and girls of all ages benefit from the KAY method that combines engaging yoga poses, games, dancing, entertaining original music, kindness and gratitude!
“When children attend a class with me they are welcomed into a loving and nurturing environment and invited to participate in a joyful, fun yoga practice they will carry with them throughout their lives!” – Mandi
Kidding Around Yoga with Mandy
Mandy Lawson E-RYT 500, KAY teacher, licensee, trainer and Training Coordinator is Canadian born, and now resides in Costa Rica. She is a passionate lover of life and has found that the richness and beauty of a balanced life ultimately always includes yoga on some level.
With over 15 years experience in the fitness industry, Mandy has offered personal fitness and yoga classes to both individuals and in class settings. She is also the owner of Costa Yoga, a Yoga school located in Costa Rica at her Retreat Center Cabuya Lodge, where she offers 200 hour teacher trainings.
Mandy is a devoted mother, and finds joy in spending time with her family. Having the responsibility and privilege to influence young people has helped Mandy grow into a calm, adaptable and present person. She has found that even the smallest lessons learned in daily life can be applied to the big picture, and that everything happens for a reason. Mandy is endlessly grateful to Kidding Around Yoga for giving her the tools to share the amazing science of Yoga with children from all corners of the world.
Mandy is very excited to be a trainer for KAY and to guide other teachers into the world of children’s yoga
Kidding Around Yoga with Mary Ann
Mary Ann's lifelong passion is working with children. She was an Elementary teacher for 37 years and has been teaching yoga to kids for over 12 years. Mary Ann makes a great kid’s yoga teacher because she combines what she knows about yoga from her personal practice with her kid’s yoga training, as well as her experience as a classroom teacher. Her goals for her young yogis and yoginis are to learn to calm themselves down, feel more confident, become better people, and have fun! She loves sharing yoga with children!
Kidding Around Yoga with Melody
Kidding Around Yoga with Miss Amanda
Amanda is a certified Kidding Around Yoga Licensee Instructor who resides in the Lewis Center/Columbus area, but willing to travel to surrounding areas. She is also a NASM Certified Personal Trainer and has been in early childhood education for the past 20+ years. For her, Yoga has been a way to improve posture, increase balance and stability, build strength, prevent injury, and to escape the everyday craziness of life! With her classes she is hoping to bring these same positive effects to your child/children along with so many others! She is happily married with her three kids and two dogs! She enjoys fitness, camping, and spending time with family!
Kidding Around Yoga with Miss Amber
Kidding Around Yoga with Miss Gunby
Hilary Gunby is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, play therapist and Yogi. Hilary LOVES children, and believes we have to take care of ourselves so we can provide kids with what they deserve. Her interest in personal growth and what it means to be human makes her a thoughtful and silly teacher. She believes life is a learning process, where all feelings, cultures and experiences are welcomed and honored with curiosity and humor. As a registered yoga teacher through Yoga Alliance, Hilary is passionate about sharing yoga with people of all ages and abilities, meeting individuals and groups where they are in the moment and reminding us to smile and laugh, even when times are tough.
Kidding Around Yoga with Miss Stephanie
Miss Stephanie is a 200 RYT, 95 CRYT and Kidding Around Yoga Teacher Trainer with a background in dance education. Her mission is to spread the KAY Love far and wide, teaching children to use the KAY tools and techniques to create calmer, happier kids and turn them into more peaceful adults later in life. I have two boys of my own, and work/live in the Jupiter/PBG area. I hope to meet your little yogi soon!
Kidding Around Yoga with Miss. Jessica
Kidding Around Yoga with Monica
Kidding Around Yoga with Ms. Michelle
Michelle Turini, E-RYT 500, RPYT, and RCYT finished her Masters in Clinical Psychology and then followed her passion for yoga by taking an Ashtanga teachers training course in Italy. Being especially interested in the mind-body connection and the power of yoga to bring balance to mental and physical health, she deepened her yogic studies in India. Studying directly under the guidance of Swami Vidyanand, the founder of Yoga Alliance International, she received the Grand Master level certification in Transformational Hatha yoga, Pranayama, and Meditation. She also studied prenatal yoga with Uma Dinsmore- Tuli, Advanced childrens yoga with Kidding Around Yoga, Yin Yoga with Bernie Clark and Integrative Yoga Therapy with Joseph Le Page. Today Michelle is director of the Transformational Yoga school and she leads teacher training courses in Greece, Italy & the United States. Michelle skillfully blends her experience in psychology and yoga in order to help children cultivate concentration, compassion and connection that will enhance their learning, their well-being, and their lives.
KIDDING AROUND YOGA WITH NIEKE
Nieke is a full time Yoga teacher in Tel Aviv and teachers workshops and training internationally. Originally from The Netherlands she moved to Tel Aviv for her husband in 2009. She is the mother of Zen, a happy toddler.
Her education includes:
Level 1 Hatha Yoga (2007)
Kidding Around Yoga Teacher (2013)
Level 2 Brahmani Yoga (Vinyasa, Prenatal, Retorative) 2014)
Kidding Around Yoga Trainer (2015)
Budokon Primary Series Yoga Teacher (2015)
Budokon Mobility (2017)
“Yoga is a great tool to keep our heads cool so join the tribe!”
Kidding Around Yoga with Roxie
I am a 200-hour Yoga Alliance certified CEU provider as well as a Kidding Around Yoga Hatha instructor and teacher trainer. A child gymnast and long time dancer, I bring years of experience concerning body awareness blending insights across sports psychology, movement genres, and yoga philosophy. I am particularly interested in teaching in refugee camps around the world and sharing my passion for yoga, mindfulness, and meditation with differently-abled bodies both young and wise.
Kidding Around Yoga with Sarah Bly
I have been a children’s art teacher for years, with only two intentions in mind each day: making kids smile, even on a crumby day and to remind them that they are in charge of where their art takes them, with the use of one very important tool: their imagination.
In the spring of 2016 I discovered Kidding Around Yoga, and took my training that summer. I have been hooked ever since, and my life has been so much richer since I have joined the KAY family.
When I discovered Kidding Around Yoga it was the perfect fit for me. Kidding around, and yoga!
In my classes, children are given the tools to deal with everyday stresses life brings, while learning that kindness is key. Children of all ages benefit from the KAY method with original music, games, and sensory play as well as other tools and activities to help children focus their minds and stretch their bodies, all while having loads of fun.
I received my 200 RYT from InBody Academy in the spring of 2019. Currently I am doing various trainings, and reading lots of books to further my education and focus in yoga and mindfulness with children. Right now I am having a lot of fun doing loose parts play in my classes. This makes me so happy, and the children learn a lot from this method.
Kidding Around Yoga With Sarah Violett
I am a mother of three. I have been working with kids for 15 years as a reading specialist. I started to notice how difficult it was for my students to sit still, and I noticed how difficult it was for me to sit still. Through my search for stillness, I found yoga. Through yoga, I found my strength(mentally and physically), I found my voice and I found my passion. I began teaching yoga to adults, while I love teaching adults; it fills my cup to work with kids. It is my desire to teach as many children in my community and the surrounding communities the tools to navigate this thing called life.
Kidding Around Yoga with Sherri
Kidding Around Yoga with Smiley Kylie
RYT 200 RCYT Kylie has been teaching for 22 years between dance and yoga. Teaching from the age of 1 to adults every class she teaches focuses on listening to our bodies and building confidence in ourselves.
Kidding Around Yoga with Stefanie
Stefanie Johnston has been practicing Yoga and working with children for many years! She completed the 4th ever Kidding Around Yoga training back in 2010, immediately after completing her first 200-hour YTT. She has since completed multiple other trainings, including her 95-hour RCYT (Registered Children's Yoga Teacher) designation. She is especially passionate about sharing meditation and mindfulness with children.
Stefanie moved to the Orlando area with her family in 2017. When she is not kidding around, she enjoys spending time with her corgi, Ruby Louise. Stefanie is available for private classes (children, adults, and families), birthday parties, community events, and much more.
Kidding Around Yoga with Tai
Kidding Around Yoga with Yogi Amb
Mother of 4 boys and Preschool teacher FIVE days a week. Some people say I'm a little Koo Koo in the head. The passion I have for teaching children cannot be explained only shown, when I discovered Kidding Around Yoga it was the perfect fit for me. Kidding around AND yoga!! Children are taught the tools to deal with the everyday stress they experience on a day to day basis. Boys and girls of ALL ages benefit from the KAY method. I could go on and on about the benefits of meditation, deep breathing and ALL the tools we pass on. Come on in give a class a try!! Lets change the world one child at a time!
Kidding Aroung Yoga With Jenny
Jenny has a huge passion for yoga and truly loves children! She considers herself SO blessed to be able to combine the two!
As a holistic health coach, yoga quickly became a form of “medicine” for her that brought the balance she had been seeking and feels that becoming an instructor is the best decision she's ever made. As a kid’s yoga instructor, she loves that she can provide children the tools they need to help cope in today’s fast-paced society that can sometimes leave children feeling overwhelmed and stressed out.
Kidding Around Yoga with Jenny is taught in a fun and engaging format through the introduction of poses in silly songs and playful games. At the same time, the more serious side of yoga is introduced in a format that is accessible to children of all ages.
Your child will leave feeling calm, peaceful and ready to take on the world!
Jenny maintains her certification with the Yoga Alliance (RYT 200), and is currently working on her certification with Yoga Medicine® (RYT 500) to become a Yoga Medicine Therapeutic Specialist.