Creativity Lab: Connecting Mindfulness and Yoga with the Creative Arts

  • Creativity Lab
    April 2, 2022 - April 3, 2022
    9:00 am - 6:00 pm

  • Introduction to the theories and practices associated with teaching yoga to youth in formal and informal educational settings including schools, libraries, parks, museums and festivals;
  • Discuss and explore the intersections and research of mindfulness, yoga, the creative arts, problem solving and related neuroscience, and inclusion, equity, and diversity;
  • Use the creative arts—including visionary and fine art, crafts, music, performance, dance, and more—as catalysts for designing and implementing yoga classes;
  • Explore how the creative arts can serve as a component of or as the theme for yoga on-and-off-the-mat experiences;
  • Weekend of transformational, interdisciplinary activities with live musicians and original works of art with your friends, colleagues, and Yogiños Leaders;
  • Tips and techniques for starting your own yoga for youth program in museums, festivals and related spaces;
  • Wholesale discounts on our t-shirts, music CDs, posters, books, and stamps before and during the weekend session;
  • eCommunication and OHMinar sessions with Elizabeth B. Reese, Ph.D., RYT, RCYT, and Yogiños Leaders
  • FREE eManuals, lesson plan formats, poses, and other resources to help you get started!

As a result of this program, we believe participants will be able to:

  • Conceive, design and teach an OHMazing® theme-based, interdisciplinary Yogiños: Yoga for Youth® kids yoga class integrating mindfulness, yoga, and the creative arts
  • Construct and teach kids yoga classes that include creative and expressive arts
  • Create and teach activities to center, relax or rejuvenate learners in a various environments
  • Practice and teach all 8 Limbs of Yoga, including poses (asana) and breathing (pranayama)
  • Understand and use age-appropriate and safe forms of yoga, including games and related activities, to engage kids physically, emotionally, and mentally;
  • Modify lessons for various audiences and age groups;
  • Modify lessons for various audiences designed for less formal learning (ie, museums and festivals) environments;
  • Learn, practice and weave multiple languages and intelligences into your yoga for kids class;
  • Use yoga for kids as a means to teach tools and techniques to empower audiences to respond mindfully rather than react irrationally.

We accept cancellations with reimbursement when requested more than 2 weeks before a training. When the request is within two weeks of the training, the funds may be used for a future training.



Leadership, Foundations, and Yoga in Schools will be in-person at venues listed above and live streaming. Others are TBA. 

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