YES!   We are a Family Friendly Fun Festival!  All children are adored and spoiled at the Floyd Yoga Jam.   We believe good, healthy habits are set when we are young and families that Play Together! Stay Together!  Come spend time in KidsVille with Lucy & Ethel and find your inner child right next to your lovely child in a magical, safe, loving environment!


WORKSHOPS

Yoga with Nitya

ages 3-9    Yoga with Nitya

Yoga with Nitya classes are designed for kids ages 3 – 9 and their families. Nitya’s style of teaching incorporates yoga adventures that engages the child’s body, breath and imagination in each pose. Classes runs 30 minutes

“Yoga with Nitya” DVD offers 4 fun yoga classes for kids and the newly published “A Child’s Journey into Yoga” are all available at yogawithnitya.com and will be for sale at the festival Merch Tent at a discounted rate

Family Yoga! Jennifer Bayliss & Family

Saturday 10-11am   Family Yoga! Jennifer Bayliss & Family

Bring your inner child & your imagination. Jennifer’s goal for every class is to remind each participant that, “You are already perfect, just by being the person that you are created to be, so let your special light burst from you”

Youthful Warriors Soraya Sanchez

Youthful Warriors Soraya Sanchez ages 6+
Youthful warriors Guiding children to feel the movements and sensations of their bodies that happen with the fluctuations of their breath.  Creating a variety of different ways to explore yoga and encouraging children to develop their yogic intelligence by sprinkling class with storytelling, music and games.

Children’s Dance and Yoga with Leia Jones

This class will combine creative movement with yoga asana. We will go on a yoga adventure combining imaginative play, song, yoga and dance. Parent participation encouraged.

Length 35 minutes

Growing OmYoga with Jenifer Mahanes

Cultivating Seeds of compassion, community, and consciousness in the Hearts of the Young at Heart through Yoga & Play. The class is open to little Yogi’s, Yogini’s, their families,, and anyone who wants to open their hearts, see the wonder in the world and join in the fun.

"Family Yoga Dance Party" The Wheelers

Kids Yoga Dance Party
Come see what happens when funky dog, silly snake, lucky cat, and crunky cow and have a Yoga Dance Party.  Get down and groove a little with the kiddos in this playful yoga experiment for families.  Everyone can bust out one or two dance moves so come dance and play with The Wheelers and Mr Bongos!  This class is for all ages and all levels.

Family Time Acro Yoga Carolyn Keller

Family Time Acro Yoga     Carolyn Keller

Enjoy a fun time practicing yoga with the entire family. Kids ages 4 and up with an adult. We will practice some big balloon breaths, lions breath, cat and cow poses, along with sound effects, some basic sun salutations and then begin some fun partner poses. All of this followed by a nice relaxation time, “The Do Nothing Pose”!

West African Djembé Drum Workshop with Cave Man Jones

Kids West African Djembé Drum Workshop with Cave Man Jones

Yoga Story Hour with Mary and Michelle

Yoga Story Hour  with Mary Furlo and Michelle Keenan

Little Hoopers Yamni Arts

Yoga Games with Satya Yoga

Yoga ages 5-10 Carmen Sanchez Yoga

Circle of Life – Mandala Workshop with Satya Yoga

Yoga with Nitya

Kids Yoga with David Siller

kids yoga exploration and lessons David Siller

Kids Yoga with Carmen Sanchez

                                Rising Sun Community School & Blue Mountain             

                           School FUNd Raisers

 

Rising Sun Community School

Class offerings are donation based. All donations go directly to school funds. Thank you for supporting these awesome schools. Email us at RisingSunFloyd@gmail.com to secure your space.

Faerie Friends and Woodland Wanderers with Rising Sun Community School *

Friday 11-12:30 age s4-12      Faerie Friends and Woodland Wanderers with Rising Sun Community School

 

Stories from the Soul: Hindu Tales Rising Sun Community School *

Saturday 4:15-5:30   ages  6-13  Stories from the Soul:  Hindu Tales Rising Sun Community School


The Magic of the Merpeople with Rising Sun Community School*

Sunday 10:30-11;30 ages 3-9 The Magic of the Merpeople with Rising Sun Community School

Explore the magic of the creek with us!  Will we find frogs?  Tadpoles?  Fish?  After we spend some time wading and walking the creek, we will return to the Rising Sun homebase tent for mermaid art, necklace making, and whimsical face paint.  This workshop will be open to ages 3 – 9 years old.  *Suggested minimum donation of $15.00, maximum of fifteen children. Email us at RisingSunFloyd@gmail.com to secure your space in advance.

Blue Mountain School Childcare Available

Yoga Jam and kids go hand-in-hand!

 

With Blue Mountain School childcare in Kidsville, kids can be in skilled, caring hands while parents are free to participate in other parts of the festival. Creating flower fairies, playing with big bubbles, playing games, telling stories, reading books, painting fairy doors and constructing fairy houses…these are just some of the things that kids can do while in the care of BMS staff.

Registering your kids in BMS Childcare is a fun and safe way for your whole family to enjoy the festival.

Who

  • Children 2 to 12 years
  • Children must be potty trained

When

  • Thursday: 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Friday, Saturday, and Sunday: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm

Cost/Donation

  • $10/hour for up to 3 hrs; $8/hour for 6 hours over the course of the whole weekend; $6/hour for vendor, staff, and artist kids
  • 1 hour minimum

How

  • Reservations and check in at the BMS booth in Kidsville.
  • For advance reservations, send us an email at festival@bluemountainschool.net

Blue Mountain School has been operating as an independent school in Floyd for nearly 35 years. As a Contemplative Progressive school, we are committed to providing a holistic approach to education that nurtures the mind and the heart, the rational and the creative, the physical and the spiritual. Together, the Contemplative and Progressive elements of our model honor the whole child.

Recently approved as candidates for accreditation through the Virginia Association of Independent Schools, BMS staff are honored to offer a program that balances academics with mindfulness practice, Social Emotional Learning, and daily enrichment classes including art, music, yoga and PE, and foreign language. To arrange a visit to the school, contact us at 540.745.4234, or by email at contact@bluemountainschool.net.

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