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!
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
9/3 12:30-1:30 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 Creative Dance and Yoga with Leia Jones
9/4 @ 12:30-1:05pm
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
9/4 2-3pm 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.
Yoga Story Hour with Mary and Michelle
9/2 1-2pm Yoga Story Hour with Mary Furlo and Michelle Keenan
Family Time Acro Yoga Carolyn Keller
9/2 9-10:30am 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”!
Kid Classes with Peace Weaver
9/3 2-2:30 “I am a Rainbow” all ages
9/4 10:30-11:00 namaste kids yoga
"Family Yoga Dance Party" The Wheelers
Saturday 11:30-12 “Family Yoga Dance Party” The Wheelers
A Children's Yoga Journey : Breath, Fun, and Story ! with Sarah Mccarthy
A Children’s Yoga Journey : Breath, Fun, and Story ! with Sarah Mccarthy
Flogi Juggling Dojo
Flogi Juggling Dojo in the People Playground Saturday & Sunday-All Ages
West African Djembé Drum Workshop with Cave Man Jones
9/2 11-12pm Kids West African Djembé Drum Workshop with Cave Man Jones
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
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.
- Children 2 to 12 years
- Children must be potty trained
- Thursday: 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
- Friday, Saturday, and Sunday: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
- $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
- Reservations and check in at the BMS booth in Kidsville.
- For advance reservations, send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com.