School Age Classes

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Created by a BC certified elementary school teacher, specializing in physical education, and taught by certified kids yoga instructors, these after school and weekend yoga classes teach kids how to take time to slow down, breathe and feel joyful, while also developing their physical fitness. *Please note: modifications to class size, activities and prop use have been made to follow all the current health & safety regulations during the COVID pandemic. All props are sterilized prior to use and social distancing is required in class (no partner activities). Please bring a mat if possible or a sanitized mat will be provided.

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KiddoButtons Yoga (Ages 5-9 yrs):

KiddoButtons learn a flowing sequence of animal and nature yoga poses which specifically promote kids' balance, concentration, flexibility and strength. These fitness skills compliment other extracurricular activities, such as soccer, hockey, football, dance, and gymnastics.

KiddoButtons classes engage kids in individual, partner and group yoga games with fun props, including books, balls, Pom poms, feathers, dancing ribbons, parachutes, jump ropes, yoga game boards, yoga cards etc. KiddoButtons yoga activities build self-confidence, self-esteem and self-awareness through playful movement. Meditation, breathing and mindfulness activities are introduced through yoga stories, art and games. Kids are introduced to a variety of yoga class styles, such a Yin, Restorative, Hatha Flow and Power Yoga. Yoga props, including bolsters, yoga straps, eye masks and meditation pillows are used to promote stretching and relaxation.

Saturdays & Sundays from 10:30-11:30am. Join a class anytime! 

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TweenButtons Yoga (Ages 8-12 yrs):

Yoga helps kids connect with, understand and celebrate themselves through active movement and breath. Gaining poise through a deeper understanding of themselves while connecting to their bodies is especially important as kids approach and encounter their tween years.

Our yoga classes incorporate individual, group games, and partner activities, to build self-confidence, self-esteem and self-awareness. These classes aim to give kids and young adults the tools to take these techniques from the mat to their daily lives. These skills enable them to make informed, healthy choices and deal with everyday life with ease and confidence in being themselves.

TweenButtons classes develop physical fitness through yoga poses and flow sequences, specifically focusing on balance, strength coordination and flexibility.Meditation, breathing and mindfulness activities are introduced through stories, guided meditations and yoga games. Kids are introduced to a variety of yoga class styles, such a Yin, Restorative, Hatha Flow and Power Yoga. Yoga props, including bolsters, yoga straps, eye masks and meditation pillows are used to promote stretching and relaxation.

Spring session (March 20-June 27: Tuesdays from 5:15-6:15 & Saturdays from 11:45am-12:45pm. Join a class anytime! 

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TeenButtons Yoga (Ages 13-18 yrs):

This yoga class is specifically designed for teenagers and young adults. A variety of yoga class styles are explored through our weekly classes, all focusing on relaxation and stretching through poses and flows.

Teens are introduced to a variety of yoga class styles, such a Yin, Restorative, Hatha Flow and Power Yoga. Yoga props, including bolsters, yoga straps, eye masks and meditation pillows are used to promote stretching and relaxation.

Meditation and mindfulness techniques are explored, all at the teenage level. Come relax and rejuvenate with us! Join in any time, no prior yoga experience required. Offered Tuesdays from 4-5pm.