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Family and Youth at HDY!

At High Desert Yoga, we provide multi-faceted workshops, classes, camps and trainings throughout the year. We provids safe, creative, fun and interactive environment for Everyone! We incorporate individual and partner yoga poses, breath work and relaxation techniques into a dynamic and playful experience that you can enjoy together as a family! Develop life long skills that you can practice together while deepening connections and relationships.

  • Improve focus and concentration
  • Develop strength, balance, flexibility and coordination
  • Build self-esteem and confidence
  • Develop calmness and relaxation
  • Cultivate healthy habits and techniques for self-health
  • Release tension and stress

Our Classes:

We offer a class for everyone: Mom and Baby Yoga, Kids Yoga ( ages 6-11), and a Family Yoga class for Mom, Dad and the kids!  We provide family price packages, drop-in rates as well as online purchase via our website.  Some of the family and kids yoga classes are also offered through UNM Continuing Education. Our yoga classes will lead kids and families on the path toward a calm and balanced mind, as well as a help build a strong, healthy and flexible body-- tools that can be used in everyday life!  

Class Schedule:
Monday:  Kids and Family Yoga at 4:15pm.
Wednesday: Mom and Baby Yoga  at 10:45am. 

Sunday: Family and Kids Yoga at 9:30am. 

Workshops and Trainings:

Our workshops and trainings are taught by experienced visiting and HDY teachers. Workshops and Trainings are open to yoga teachers, students, family members, educators and professionals. We will provide you fun-filled, engaging ideas through the use of yoga that will encourage healthful living and be beneficial to kids of all ages. Click here to learn more about upcoming workshops and trainings.

Past Trainings have included:
Mini Yogis Foundations and Basic Training taught by Shana Meyerson
Yoga Kids Training
Street Yoga Training 
Family, Kids, Teen/Tween workshops offered by Katja Lauterstein, Shana Lane, Julie Pacheco and more! 
Radiant Child Yoga Training 

Kids and Teen/Tween Yoga Camps:  

The High Desert Yoga Kids camps teach kids and tween/teens valuable life lessons while having a great time!  
To learn more go to our Yoga Camp Page!  

In 2016, High Desert Yoga and US Sports Camps partnered to bring you New Mexico’s first Nike Yoga Camp! Nike Kids Yoga Camps' stellar curriculum focused on kids yoga training, bridging the gap between athletic performance and mindful connections. 

Resources:

Articles about Yoga and Kids!:
Online Kids need yoga kids!
The Role of Sound Nutrition
Drink Well from the Well
Factors affecting Student Achievement

Research about Yoga and Kids:
Elements Yoga for Children
Spatial and Verbal Memory
Static Motor Performance