This class introduces children to the magic of yoga. Yoga has many benefits for young bodies and minds. It reduces stress, enhances body awareness and boosts self-confidence…
As they practice yoga poses, children will becoming physically fitter, gaining strength, flexibility and balance.
Children will also learn breathing exercises and relaxation techniques to focus their minds and calm themselves.
Please bring a yoga mat to class.
Teaching artist - Megan Adams
Megan, a graduate of the New Zealand School of Dance, works as a dancer, choreographer, rehearsal director and teacher. She is also a long-term yoga practitioner and is in her final year of Iyengar Yoga training. Megan has tutored dance at TAPAC, Unitec, PIPA and Toi Whakaari (the NZ Drama School) and has worked in schools as a dance education tutor for the Royal New Zealand Ballet Company, Markham Arts and Atamira Dance Company.
Megan was Douglas Wright's choreographic assistant and worked on the NZ, Australian and European tours of Black Milk (2006), Rapt (2011 and 2013) and The Kiss Inside (2015 and 2016). She has also choreographed various other stage works including 360 (NZ International Arts Festival 2010 and Auckland 2014) as well as working in film.