Movement Classes – 2021 Annual Conference Event Schedule

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4/179:00 EDTDanielle D'SouzaRise & Shine Yoga Fow(45 min) Join the community for a mindful, energizing movement practice designed to give you a boost of energy to start your day. Danielle will guide you through a flowing sequence of yoga postures, inviting you to explore your body and breath - moving together with other participants, while honoring your own energy. The class will end with a guided meditation and sound session, inviting in calm, ease, and focus to allow you to return to your day mindfully. (registered participant access)
4/179:00 EDTMichelle MitchellMindful Movement(45 min) Join Pure Edge for a mindful movement class designed to help build strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, focus, and relaxation. Based on the principles of breathe, move, rest, this class is accessible to all. (registered participant access)
4/179:15 EDTNallely AlcocerToddler & Preschooler Move, Breathe, Play(40 min) Toddler Family Yoga invites your little one to practice yoga and mindfulness through stories, games and adventures. In this interactive class, your little one will improve strength, body awareness and coordination, will learn simple breathing techniques and will be encouraged to express ideas and feelings. The class is designed around a theme that promotes learning and supports social emotional development.

This class is offered as both Family Programming and Masterclass. (registered participant access)
4/1711:30 EDTLeanne WhittingFamily Yoga: Be Like a Tree (ages 5-11 with caregiver)(45 min) This class playful, interactive combines two kid favorites: storytelling and yoga. Participants will embody the story by taking on the feelings, emotions, and the physical movements (yoga poses) throughout. The class will include mindful practices, breath awareness and physical movement, while fostering self-awareness, building confidence and using empathy for oneself and others as an underlying theme.

This class is offered as part of our Family Program and masterclass (registered participant access)
4/1714:30 EDTApra BhanderiMovement through Meditative Music(45 min) One of the easiest ways to connect to your inner self is through music. When you combine that with flow, breathing and freedom in your movements the combination creates a beautiful meditation practice that is both soulful and mindful.
Feel calm and energized by learning to move rhythmically using music, freedom of movement and your breath. (registered participant access)
4/1717:00 EDTRyan Allen and
Meghan Nelson
Family Yoga: Breathing, Being, and Belonging in the Heart & Home (all ages)(60 min) In the rush and dash world we live in, too often it’s our meaningful family time that gets compromised. In this 1-hour session, you’ll have time to explore space, to reconnect with the people you love the most, and to re-inspire and re-invigorate your family experience by breathing together, moving and playing together, and by celebrating the joy of simply being together in your self's purest, most deeply conscious state. In our time, we'll play games and practice partner and small group poses that build teamwork and strengthen the bonds of kinship that lead to greater familial awareness of the energetic exchange within relationship dynamics. And after the fun journey of yoga play, we'll transition into the magic of yoga nidra, the ancient art of mystical sleep, where participants will have a chance to develop greater personal awareness of the body, breath, thoughts, feelings and emotions that manifest a safe, trauma & resilience-informed space within the home. Open and accessible to all family shapes and sizes.

This class is offered as part of our Family Program and masterclass
4/1718:30 EDTRachel Glowacki &
Sputnick The Band
Flow and Float to Live Music(90 min) Celebrate the kids’ yoga movement together through LIVE music, energizing flow, yoga nidra and connection. An all level class to practice and participate in what we teach our students. The best kind of teacher is one that is a student. Let’s be students together and move to Indie Space Rock music with Genie and Nigel from Sputnik the Band and 3rd time presenter, Rachel Glowacki from Next Generation Yoga. ((registered participant access))
4/189:00 EDTEnrique CollazoMeditation: Dog Mind vs Lion Mind(45 min) In this class, we will use the metaphor of the dog mind vs lion mind and speak to creating space in the mind and inclining the mind towards kindness.
((registered participant access))
4/189:00 EDTJess PurtellYoga Flow(45 min) All levels yoga flow. A class designed for everybody. Learn how to use your breath, move your body, and have fun! Useful props: set of blocks. ((registered participant access))
4/1814:00 EDTBari KoralYogapaloza Benefit Concert(30 min) A trip to the moon! Growing from seeds into apple trees! Yoga with a dancing bear? Award winning kids/family recording artist and long time yogi Bari Koral will show you a wonderful world of beloved songs and activities for kids yoga. Join us for a live yoga class concert with Bari Koral.   All ages and experience levels welcome!
Proceeds benefit the National Kids Yoga Conference scholarship fund and the Charmont Bilingual Academy, a school serving children living with AIDS or poverty in Honduras. Learn more and sign up to participate with your family.
4/1814:30 EDTErin CooneyMindful Movement(45 min) Join Pure Edge for a mindful movement class designed to help build strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, focus, and relaxation. Based on the principles of breathe, move, rest, this class is accessible to all. (registered participant access)
4/1814:30 EDTJan Pratt and Lenora DeganFun & Games(45 min) We will explore games and activities that bring in the principles of yoga in fun ways.  Practice converting simple, classic children’s games into yoga games. Have fun moving and playing. All levels welcome. (registered participant access)
5/19:00 EDTMarlene BoyetteRise & Shine Yoga(45 min) An energetic all levels morning practice, focused on the heart chakra! (registered participant access)
5/19:00 EDTGill McCleanMindful Movement(45 min) Join Pure Edge for a mindful movement class designed to help build strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, focus, and relaxation. Based on the principles of breathe, move, rest, this class is accessible to all. (registered participant access)
5/114:00 EDTNicole SmithEmbrace Your Best Self(45 min) Focus on embracing your best self. Meeting yourself where you are and bringing awareness to your thoughts and body sensations. This yoga flow is followed by a meditation to help build your confidence on and off the mat. registered participant access
5/114:00 EDTJoanie WoodwardLaughter Yoga(45 min) Come connect and build community, since laughter is contagious and a universal language. In this workshop we will explore the yoga concept of monkey mind and how to transform its wild thoughts that separate us, instead uniting through laughter, deep belly breathing, and meditation. We will practice being silly, playfully, stomping, clapping and chanting, laughing and learning yoga exercises and meditations with the science behind it. This is an experiential opportunity, there upon you can simply and confidently implement it to your kids yoga, social-emotional and mindful programs.
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7th Annual Conference Event

April 16-May 1, 2021 • Where Ever YOU Are! • #BetterTogether

Expertly led live and recorded workshops, movement practices, networking opportunities, contents and giveaways, and more. Join us virtually from wherever you are.