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Mindfulness + Aerial Yoga Classes

Kid’s Aerial Yoga + Mindfulness 


Our 12-week class sessions teach aerial yoga and mindfulness to calm the body and the mind.  These evidence-based mindfulness practices help children improve focus, enhance executive functioning, and handle stress to build happiness, resilience and healthy habits for life!

Our aerial yoga classes are mindfulness-based and are taught by Dr. Tracy. We have different levels based on age, ability, and experience. Each 12-week session has a different theme, but all of our classes are FUN and assisted by our amazing Mindful Child Team of professionals.

Space is limited to 10 children in all aerial classes. For details on cost, schedule, and to register for classes click on the “Register Now” link. To learn more about the current theme and policies keep scrolling. 

Free Trial

Not sure if your child will love aerial yoga?  Try us out for free!  Each month we offer a 30 minute free aerial yoga class.  Learn a few poses and be uplifted!  Be forewarned kids love our high flying style of yoga and mindfulness so much  even our free trials are wait listed!  Sign-up soon to join the MOVEMENT.

**Please give use 24-hours notice if you do not plan to attend and we will not charge you the $10 no show fee.

Schedule Free Trial Class

 


Mother/Daughter Aerial Yoga + Mindfulness

This fun class will provide an opportunity to connect through aerial yoga movements, partner poses, mindfulness, and fun group poses. No yoga or aerial yoga experience necessary. All children must be at least 7-years-old to participate. The mother/daughter class is on Tuesday evenings from 6:30-7:25. Come hang out with us!

Mommy & Me Aerial Yoga + Mindfulness

Families that flow together, grow together. This class will strengthen your family’s bond as you learn fun and creative partner and group poses. Connect with each other through breathing techniques, mindfulness activities, and engaging yoga games. This class promises fun for you and your little yogi!

  • When: Saturdays 9:30-10:25 (starting in February)
  • Ages: 5-7


WINTER SESSION – Attitude of Gratitude

When children think of things they are grateful for it activates the calming part of the nervous system. This helps children to feel not only calmer, but happier.  When children practice being grateful, it helps them develop a better understanding of other peoples feelings, which enhances their executive functioning. Practicing gratitude can result in higher achievement in school, a more positive attitude, and improved focus. We will teach gratitude concepts through aerial yoga poses, art, kinesthetic learning, and games.  Classes will also offer strategies to help children manage stress, improve focus, and enhance overall well-being. Attitude of Gratitude is currently in session, please e-mail info@mindfulchildaerialyoga.com for late enrollment options.

Missed a few sessions? No problem. We allow late enrollment if space permits. E-mail info@mindfulchildaerialyoga for information on late enrollment.

LATE WINTER SESSION – Kindness is Contagious

Neuroscience tells us that kindness is contagious.  Simply put, when we perform an act of kindness, this encourages others to perform acts of kindness. Not only does kindness make us and others happier, but neuroscience has demonstrated that kindness can actually change the structure of the brain. Cool, right?  When we engage in random acts of kindness, we create brain pathways that promote feelings of well-being and make feel-good chemicals called neurotransmitters. With research to back it up, being kind is one happy habit that can retrain your child’s brain and pave the way to a happy life.  BUT kindness like any other skill, takes practice.  This session, through fun kinesthetic learning activities, we will look for and spread kindness to ourselves and others.  From saying please to sharing, your child will learn how to spread kindness in everyday situations at school and at home to promote positive behavior, good habits, and happiness. 

  • Dates: January 27th through April 18th, 2020
  • Cost: Early Bird $250 (Before 12-1), Regular $300

Good To Know:

WHAT TO BRING:  Please bring a water bottle.  There’s no need to bring a yoga mat.  We practice on padded yoga flooring.

WHAT TO WEAR:  PLEASE, REMOVE JEWELRY!  Stud earrings are okay.  Come dressed in comfortable clothing free of snaps, zips or exposed buckles that could snag the hammock fabric. We will practice yoga barefoot so all shoes and socks will be dropped at the door.

WEAR LEGGINGS OR PANTS!  It is highly recommended that kids wear leggings or pants to protect their skin as they move in the yoga fabric. When they do poses in the fabric with short shorts or leotards, it may be uncomfortable and limit participation.  Loose and comfortable cotton pants, yoga pants or leggings are perfect!

Mindful Child Aerial Yoga will be closed on the following days due to Holidays. There will be no regularly scheduled classes on the following days:

  • Memorial Day
  • July 4th
  • Labor Day
  • Halloween
  • November 27th-29th
  • December 24th-26th
  • New Years Eve & New Years Day


*We are in session all other dates for regularly scheduled classes and appointments unless specified above.


Policies (please read before registering)

MAKE-UP CLASSES
Mindful Child Aerial Yoga does NOT offer make-up classes.  It is highly encouraged that students attend all classes. However, we keep classes small enough so that we can always catch kids up if they have missed a class.

CANCELLATION: Mindful Child Aerial Yoga has a NO refund policy. Your child’s registration holds a spot in our classes/camps/private sessions with limited space/hammocks.  Deposits are always non-refundable, as they pay for registration, supplies and payroll.  Once you register for a program, we commit to supporting your child through the entire semester, and we want our families to return that commitment. We also teach in a way that supports research-based social and emotional learning.

DROP-INS: We only offer drop-ins select times of the year. If you are unsure if you’d like to sign up for our classes, we’d love to have you at a FREE TRIAL CLASS!

PAYMENT
Mindful Child Aerial Yoga requires that all children be registered and prepayment online is required before they can attend classes. We limit our classes to 10 children and we cannot take payments right before class as it takes time away from our students.

Behavior and character trait expectations:
Students are expected to adhere to the following character traits:
1).  Be mindful of yourself and those around you.
2).  Be kind and respectful to yourself, to others in the classroom, and to the instructors.
3).  Be willing to try, learn and create new things each class.

Behavioral expectations for each child are to:
1). Follow safety instructions.
2). Stay on task during class lessons.
3). Avoid distracting others during meditation/relaxation.

** If a child is unable to meet these expectations in a group setting, you have the option of enrolling in private sessions in preparation for group work or enrolling in the support program for an additional $180/semester, which assigns an additional helper to support your child’s individual needs in class.  Mindful Child Aerial Yoga reserves the right to remove or transfer a child that is unable to meet the above expectations to ensure safety of all children and to honor the time and practice of all enrolled.

** Due to liability issues we cannot have parents or siblings in the studio during sessions. We have a live video feed that parents may watch in the reception area and a 10 minute presentation the last day of our aerial class sessions in which parents may enter the studio and watch a short aerial presentation.



Teaching fun, therapeutic, aerial yoga and mindfulness to children