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Yoga in French Workshops
Ages 4-10

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Bring your kids to Yoga in French where they will learn to understand and speak French in a relaxed playful atmosphere while improving their emotional and physical well-being.

Learning by doing, especially by moving, anchors new language acquisition. Kids will link language to physical actions designed to reinforce comprehension of specific vocabulary and grammar. These will include key nouns (parts of the body, animals, birds, seasons, emotions), verbs, prepositions, adverbs and adjectives for moving into and out of postures.

Workshops

Saturday, from 9:45am-10:30am
Apr 6 & 20 • May 4 & 18 • Jun 1 & 15

No prior French required.
Workshops are led by Sophie Carkeek
$15 per workshop


Each session begins with a centering song in French to increase awareness of breath and body. We then practice a few warm-up poses and/or sun salutes inspired by pictures of the natural world.

"I aim to bring a sense of fun and wonder to each of my classes. Through intention, breath work, postures, group work and relaxation, I work to create a space where each child can express his or her physicality, build strength and stamina, and develop a sensitivity to the link between breath, movement and emotion. I teach in a way that is light-hearted, playful and gentle. In each class, we develop focus and awareness of our emotions. We also explore relaxation and trusting oneself and others (partner yoga)" — Sophie Carkeek

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