Learning, professional development, and connection to support the adults bringing yoga and mindfulness to children, youth, and families

We envision world where all children, youth, families and communities exercise their agency toward healthy choices regarding their mind, body and emotions.

 

Teen partcipant

Our virtual educational programs are accessible to kids yoga educators and professionals around the world.

Our mission is to support kids yoga and mindfulness educators and professionals as they promote health equity amongst children, youth, families and communities through evidence-based and evidence-informed yoga and mindfulness.

Our educational programs support kids yoga and mindfulness educators and professionals to reduce mental health stigma, reduce and prevent type 2 diabetes, reduce and prevent commercial tobacco use and increase physical movement among children, youth, families, and communities. 

Your generosity and donation of any amount will help the National Kids Yoga Conference, a project of YoKid…Stretch Your Limits continue to grow our educational programs, events, and resources in 2022.

  Learn

Build skills, practice techniques, gain understanding, and come away inspired to share yoga and mindfulness with your students in new ways 

Play

Children learn best though hands on experience . . . and so do adults. From experiential workshops to community yoga classes, we practice what we preach, literally

Connect

We all need a community of peers from whom we can draw inspiration and support. NKYC is an opportunity to meet amazing colleagues and make true friends

Recent News

Embodied Hope, written by Laura Shaw + Mandy Noa, Paint Love

Laura Shaw, a 200-hour certified yoga instructor and trauma informed children's yoga teacher and Mandy Noa, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and School Social worker along with a certified children's yoga teacher and play therapist in-training share about trauma and...

Sharing Joy Through Music with Lianne Bassin

Lianne Bassin, Children's yoga + mindfulness teacher and singer/songwriter shares about her experience as a kids yoga and mindfulness educator and songwriter. Plus, check out her tips + resources for how to use songs/music in your classes. About Lianne Bassin New...
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Conference Countdown Contest

The 2021 Kids Yoga Conference is less than 2 weeks away! To celebrate, we are doing daily giveaways starting April 6 and everyone who enters will win a free download of the printable YoKid Coloring and Activity Booklet. Earn more entries for referring friends,...

Frequently Asked Conference Questions

What is "full conference registration"? Most of the conference workshops, all of the networking sessions, the sponsor resources fair, and the movement classes are covered by one registration fee (all pricing tiers have the same access). There are a couple of...
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Continuing Ed for the 2021 Annual Conference Event

There are more than 60 hours of educational workshops, presentations, and experiential learning opportunities through this year's conference! For those of us who need to periodically demonstrate our life-long learning to professional credentialing organizations,...

Presenter Spotlight: Kenneth Strickland

The conference is please to present Kenneth Strickland, of Radical Yoga and Y.O.G.A. for Youth NC, twice during the 2021 annual conference event. Kenn is presenting along with Keval Kaur Khalsa and Mshinda Middleton-Brown on lessons from establishing a yoga program in...

Yogis Being Flexible – Pivoting to Online Teaching

Pivoting from In Person to Online in Response to COVID-19 The yoga is still yoga and teaching is still teaching, but the coronavirus pandemic has made yoga teachers adapt their techniques and use a lot more technology to operate through stay-at-home orders and social...

Technical Tips for Teaching Online

Yoga Alliance CE Resources Yoga Alliance has been presenting an enormous amount of online education since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and a couple of presentations have specifically been about the technology of teaching online that would be relevant to...
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Guest Post Submission Form

Do you have something to share with the kids yoga teaching community? Submit this form to propose a guest blog post. Loading… If the embed doesn't work for you, use this link.Photo by CreditDebitPro

Presenter Spotlight: Shari Vilchez-Blatt

Shari Vilchez-Blatt is the Founder and Director of Karma Kids Yoga. Shari has trained over sixteen hundred people around the world to teach yoga to children through the Karma Kids Yoga Teacher Training Program. Many of them have started their own kids yoga...

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