Kidding Around Yoga With Kristi

Fun-filled kids yoga, meditation, and mindfulness for schools, events and more.


About Kidding Around Yoga


Every Kidding Around Yoga class offers a complete, age-appropriate Yoga practice including breathing instruction, relaxation techniques, stretching and strengthening poses, all using fun-filled music, games, and imagination. KAY’s secret is our playfulness, keeping your child motivated, excited, and moving. This is not your typical Yoga class. A KAY class gets children singing, dancing, skipping, marching, jogging, shaking, laughing, hopping, limbo-ing, and storytelling ALL while practicing Yoga to original KAY music.

Kidding Around Yoga classes are a unique opportunity to give your child skills that will provide a sense of balance, calm, and power for years to come.

For further information, check out KAY Global or contact me at kristi@kiddingaroundyoga.com. I can’t wait to share KAY with you and the little Yogis in your life!



About Kristi

I am a certified personal trainer (NSCA), a 200hr Registered Yoga Teacher, 95-hr RCYT, a former preschool teacher, a wife, and a mother of two wonderful boys. Since obtaining my Bachelor of Science in Physical Education from Pacific Lutheran University in 1994, I have had an obsession with sharing my love of all things health and fitness related with people of all ages. My former position as a preschool teacher and currently as a children’s yoga instructor has allowed me to reach many tiny, wonderful humans who are excited to move and dance and get strong!

Outside of teaching kid’s yoga classes locally, I also work as the Licensee Director and as a Trainer for KAY. I lead 2-day workshops teaching those who are interested in getting certified to teach kid’s yoga, and I also am trained to lead Edu-KAY workshops. Edu-KAY is a 6-hour professional development workshop designed to give teachers, school counselors and administrators the tools to implement yoga, meditation and mindfulness into their classrooms.

Kidding Around Yoga has brought a whole new level of experiences to my existing classes, and I can’t wait to share peace, love, joy and yoga to as many children as possible!

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Virtual Summer Yoga and Art Camps
 
These fun yoga and art camps will each be 90 minutes. We will start with a 45 minute (approximately) yoga class followed by one or two different craft projects. Each camp will finish with a fun guided meditation that follows the theme of the day. Camps are $25 for one, $45 for two or $60 for all three. Kristi will provide all the supplies necessary for the crafts, provided children are registered at least 5 days in advance. In the case of a late registration, Kristi will provide a list of all necessary supplies for the crafts and parents will be responsible for providing them. All supplies will be easily found at craft stores.

Fantasy Camp

In this camp we will have tons of fun with all kinds of mythical creatures such as dragons and unicorns. We will explore castles and fly on magic carpets. Will will have lots of dragon and unicorn yoga poses and crafts to go along with this theme.

Date – Monday, July 20 from 9-10:30am, PST

Let’s Go Camping!

Summer is the perfect time to get outdoors and explore the campgrounds! We will be doing all sorts of camping and nature themed yoga poses and making some very fun campfire crafts.

Date – Wednesday, July 29 from 9-10:30am, PST

Headed to the Beach

What better time than summer to take a trip to the beach! Of course we will do ocean animal poses, discuss caring for our oceans, and we might even “see” some Pirates and Mermaids! Tons of beachy fun poses and crafts!

Date – Wednesday 8/12 from 9-10:30am, PST

 

To register for the camps, make your camp selection and click the button below:

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If you have a group and would like to schedule a private class, please contact Kristi directly.

Birthday Parties

Online Birthday Package:

$75

  • 60 minute Zoom birthday party
  • Yoga class with special personalized touches for the birthday child
  • Digital download coloring pages and games for the birthday child
  • Unlimited guests

Package 1:

$175 for up to 10 children ($8 for each additional child)

  • 90 minutes with Kristi
  • 45-60 minutes of a special yoga class, depending on age
  • 15-20 minutes of a no-mess craft project – For $2/child, we can do a no-sew lavender eye pillow, a calm down jar or a Native American Talking stick. These make great party favors!
  • 10 minute closing circle to celebrate your child
  • You can also purchase a special yoga mat for your child that friends and family can decorate with them

Package 2:

$150 for up to 10 children ($5 for each additional child)

  • 60 minutes with Kristi
  • 40-50 minutes special yoga class, depending on age
  • 10 minute closing circle to celebrate your child
  • You can also purchase a special yoga mat for your child that friends and family can decorate with them

*These packages can be customized to fit your needs. For very small yogis (ages 2-5), parents are welcome to join their little ones.

Girl Scouts

Hello Girl Scout troops and neighborhood leaders!

I would love the opportunity to introduce the Science of Yoga to your troop and help them earn a Yoga Fun Patch.

While teaching the Science of Yoga, KAY provides a curriculum that is specifically designed to help children be active, learn to relax, improve focus, and have FUN in a non-competitive environment. I will offer a class customized for your troop, which will include a Girl Scout Yoga story, meditation techniques, games, activities, and much more!

I look forward to hearing from your organization to schedule a class soon.

More KAY

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Yoga in Schools

Children today live in a very fast-paced world. Between pressures from school, extra curricular activities, their peers, parents, and society, the hustle and bustle of every day life can quickly wear down on a child’s inner peace and joy. All of these pressures and expectations can lead to a whole lot of stress, and while most kids are not familiar with the concept of stress, they can still experience what it feels like without giving it a label or name.

For educators, the challenge is to figure out how to instruct children in yoga, meditation and mindfulness in bits and pieces throughout the school day, without interfering with their current curriculum. Kidding Around Yoga offers a 6-hour professional development workshop called EduKAY designed specifically for this purpose. Teachers, counselors and administrators come away form this workshop with tons of resources that they can immediately implement into their classrooms/schools. For more information about EduKAY, please see this link.

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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