Experiential Course
November 20 — 25, 2023

Thanksgiving Family Yoga Holiday Program

For Children Ages 4-12

Gauri Devi (Marta Shedletsky)
Tuition: $75

While you enjoy free time to practice yoga and relax, your children can experience the ashram through a wide range of activities and classes designed specifically for them.

Led by beloved and creative teachers, children will be introduced to yoga through short asana classes, chanting, crafts, storytelling, lots of games and fun, and Karma Yoga (service/pitching in to the ashram community).

We’ll share stories and legends that illustrate gratitude and many other valuable principles found within the yoga teachings of the yamas and niyamas.

Please note:

  • This program is offered during the adult yoga classes: 8:00am to 10:00am and 4:00pm to 6:00pm.
  • This program is for children ages 4-12. Parents/adults must register separately for our Yoga Vacation Program. Children under 4 are also welcome, and must be accompanied by a parent to the sessions. Children 13+ are welcome to assist with Karma Yoga and crafts and will be encouraged to participate in at least one adult yoga class per day.
  • The $75 tuition is a one-time fee for each child participating in the program. Children may attend any or all sessions of the program for this fee.

What to bring, special needs & other planning: Please have children bring at least one pair of closed-toe shoes and a great book to read to replace media play. See the Guest Information tab below for additional information.

Gauri Devi (Marta Shedletsky), C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, is an experienced Sivananda Yoga teacher, Certified Children’s Yoga Teacher (RCYT), and a Yoga Therapist. Trained by Tara Rachel Jones (Omkari), she’s been leading and co-leading children, youth, and family programs in Sivananda ashrams in The Bahamas and Woodbourne, NY since 2016.
Being a mother of two, and working with youth and children in her daily life, Gauri Devi is able to connect with her young students with playfulness, creativity, and ease. She teaches language and history in a Polish Community School, and Yoga & Mindfulness in various New York and Connecticut schools and community centers.

This children’s program takes place during the adult pranyama/asana classes.
Meet daily at the dining area.

Morning Sessions – begin at 7:55 am
Morning Snack
Karma Yoga
Children’s Satsang
Asana Class
Bathroom/Handwashing
Meet parents at dining area for brunch at 10:00 am

Afternoon Sessions – begin at 3:55 pm
Afternoon Snack
Karma Yoga
Arts and Crafts/Games/Beach Walk
Bathroom/Handwashing
Meet parents at dining area for dinner at 6:00 pm

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