Our mission is to support the adults bringing yoga and mindfulness to youth. Your support makes that possible.

The National Kids Yoga Conference is a professional learning network that promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion among its membership, leadership, and in access to yoga and mindfulness education in order to support the physical and social emotional health and self-realization of children and youth.


The conference is a project of YoKid, a 501(c)3 educational organization, and depends on the financial support of our donors


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7th Annual Conference Event

April 16-May 1, 2021

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

Recent News

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Tips for Submitting 2021 Conference Proposals

We try to provide guidance in the request for proposals to help potential workshop facilitators write a successful submission, but not every consideration makes sense to include in the RFP directions. Here are a few more tips from our director on winning proposals:...

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...

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...

Presenter Spotlight: Jennifer Mueller

Tell us a bit more about your work. What does a typical day look like? Who is the community or population that you serve? My weekly teaching centers around very young children and babies and their parents. That's actually how I got started teaching yoga for children,...

Presenter Spotlight: Tracy Affonso

How long have you been teaching kids yoga? What inspired you to get started?  I was an elementary school teacher for 14 years before resigning to devote my time to a career as a full-time yoga instructor and professional development consultant. When I was still...

Presenter Spotlight: Pamela Nixon

How long have you been teaching kids yoga and mindfulness? What inspired you to get started? I have been teaching children's yoga for almost 12 years now and leading workshops and children's yoga teacher trainings for the past 5. I began working with children when I...

Presenter Spotlight: Dr. Andrea Hyde

How long have you been teaching kids yoga and mindfulness? What inspired you to get started? I started studying yoga/mindfulness in 2009 at the time I began working as a research consultant and program evaluator for Joanne Spence at Yoga in Schools (Pittsburgh, PA)....

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