Class Descriptions

 

Yoga Sprouts: (Ages 2.5 - 5)

This 2 hour play-based class is designed for children ages 2 years 6 months - 5 years. The class consists of 30 minutes of themed yoga with the remainder of time spent doing mindful & natural crafts, story time, music/dancing, and playing with friends.

Primary Class Objectives:

  • Making & meeting friends- developing friendships.

  • Coordination & balance.

  • Communication & listening skills.

  • Creativity & independence.

*Please bring a snack for your child to enjoy (snack time happens between 10am-10:15am during class).

**Please note that parents must stay on-site/in the building during class (we have a work space & free wifi, or grab coffee/your own yoga or pilates class upstairs at Junction 9).

***On Wednesdays, parents and younger siblings (bubs) are welcome to join the Sprouts class!

Mini Yoga:

(Ages 3 - 5)

Join us for 45 minutes of movement and adventure! Our Mini Yoga class is a theme-driven class that is centered around developing basic physical literacy skills such as coordination, balance, and body awareness.

Class Objectives:

  • Great introduction to yoga for young children.

  • Theme driven to engage and inspire interaction.

  • Focus is on providing positive social interaction, breathing, balance, body awareness.

  • Children work on taking turns, communication and teamwork.

 

Kids Yoga:

(Ages 6 - 9)

In this class we gently introduce basic yoga poses, breathing techniques and meditation in a fun atmosphere. Classes will be centered around a theme with more technical terms being broken down into simplified language that kids can connect with. We will work through individual concepts each week, building towards a more comprehensive practice.

Primary Class Objectives:

  • To have fun and not be afraid try something new!

  • Create a supportive and positive environment where everyone feels welcome and a sense of belonging.

  • Build new muscle memory and increase balance and strength.

  • Begin to understand why yoga makes us feel good and how it can be incorporated into our everyday lives.

  • Acknowledge that yoga is a ‘practice’ and which patience and commitment to progress

Youth Yoga:

(Ages 10 - 12)

Combining different breathing and meditation techniques, this class mindfully moves students through a variety of standing and seated yoga asana to raise awareness in our bodies and everyday lives. Each week we will continue to build strength and flexibility whilst learning how to stay with our breath and be present. How we are showing up on our mats can often reflect how we are showing up in our lives - in this class we hope to highlight the connection between those two elements and encourage youth to take their practice off their mat as a tool in everyday life.


Primary Class Objectives:

  • Develop a sense of self awareness and an understanding of what it means to be ‘present’ or ‘mindful’.

  • Learn and practice breathing and stress/anxiety management tools that can be used both on and off your yoga mat.

  • Practice the ability to move with your breath and use it as a tool to build resilience, focus and calm.

  • Connect with other like-minded individuals in a fun, supportive and peaceful space.

Preteen Yoga:

(Ages 9-12)

Our preteen classes tune into mindfulness activities (journaling, intention setting), meditation, and yoga to connect inwards and find your pre-teen warrior. These classes are suitable for ages 9-12 and each class will build upon the foundation set in the previous class. No previous yoga experience is required - we welcome everyone!

Class Objectives:

  • Build a deeper connection to self and increase awareness of self and others

  • Identify and diminish our limiting beliefs to work towards reaching our full potential

  • Enhance general well being

  • Improve physical strength and balance through our yoga practice

  • Learn and practice breathing techniques that can be used off our mat as copying tools in our everyday lives

  • Develop connections to peers

Teen Yoga:

(Ages 13+)

Created to teach teens breathing, mindfulness, and self-regulation through yoga whilst also facilitating community and support from like-minded peers. This class is for teens looking for a healthy way to stay active, regulate the stresses of growing up, and bond with like-minded souls. From week-to-week we will incorporate unique yoga sequencing, movement and meditation.

Primary Class Objectives:

  • Have fun exploring new yoga poses, sequences and breathing techniques and understand the benefits yoga has for our mind, body and spirit.

  • Create a sense of community and belonging – a safe space for teens to be themselves and connect with their peers.

  • Understand meditation, mindfulness and breathing techniques that can be used off our mat as a coping tool in our everyday lives.

Youth Athletica:

(Ages U-18)

Offered on a private booking basis only. Please inquire if you are interested in bringing this class to your team/sports program.

 

We offer this class for a wide range of age groups - classes are designed specifically for your team.

Youth Athletica is a specialized program for youth & teens in sports. Yoga can help athletes to increase their physical performance while also preventing injury and increasing flexibility. This class is sure to be both mentally and physically challenging and is a great option for young athletes looking to take their sport to the next level.
Recommended for all athletes including; ski racers, dancers, gymnasts, basketball players, football players, swimmers, and more.


Primary Class Objectives:

  • Develop balance, strength, agility, flexibility, endurance, muscle tone and mental focus.

  • Improve physical performance and stamina.

  • Increase flexibility and body awareness to help prevent injury.

  • Learn breathing techniques that help to develop a sense of focus and focus.

 

Parent & Child Yoga:

(Ages 7+)

Our Parent + Child class is a flow-style sequence that combines stretching, self-awareness, breathing, meditation, physical fitness, and some partner work to encourage openness between parents & their children.
This class is for all levels of yoga and is a lovely way to spend time relaxing, learning new postures, and developing a deeper bond.


Primary Class Objectives:

  • Partner postures to encourage bonding & communication.

  • Flow style sequence combining stretching, self-awareness, breathing, meditation, physical fitness and partner work.

  • Encourage openness between parent and child.

  • Focus on breath work, connectivity, visualization, and creative sequencing that all levels of yoga experience will enjoy.

Family Yoga:

(Ages 0-6)

Family Yoga is an awesome way to bond with your loved ones, whilst also waking up your body and exploring yoga through movement and connection!


We offer Family Yoga classes for younger families (with children ages 0-6), and a Parent + Child yoga class for older children (7+).


Everyone is welcome at Family Yoga- babies, grandma's, cousins- you name it. This class is a great introduction to yoga!

Primary Class Objectives:

  • Encourage connection & communication between parent & child.

  • Children are able to try new postures (such as balancing) in a safe & supported environment.

  • Allows children to try things independently, whilst also having parents to assist and support.

  • Learn breathing techniques, basic yoga poses, and even try some quiet time relaxing next to your loved ones at the end.

Parent + Tot Yoga:

(Ages 0-4)

This 45-minute themed class is designed for children ages 2-4, however younger siblings are also welcome! The class is usually themed around an adventure, and is an engaging experience that increases bonding between parent & child. We often begin with higher-energy poses and then begin to slow down towards the end of the class.


Primary Class Objectives:

  • Partner postures to encourage bonding & communication.

  • Fun themes & imagination/ playfulness.

  • Focus on building strength & developing balance through supported yoga poses that involve parent + child, but also allow for children to try things by themselves.

  • Beginning to bring awareness to breathing and meditation in a safe & supported way with mom or dad right beside you!

Grandparents and/or caregivers are welcome to join the class if a parent is not able to attend. We welcome everybody!

Mum & Baby Yoga:

(Ages 0- crawling)

Let our certified post-natal instructor guide you through a gentle flow class designed for moms with babes who cannot yet crawl.

 

This class will focus on movement, and establishing a strong foundation for restoring core & pelvic floor strength, lower back safety, and overall strength and relaxation. This class comes ready for random feedings, changing, and chatter, sometimes some crying as we welcome the chaos!


We have yoga mats and props at the studio for your use, all you have to do is land on your yoga mat & relax.
A few drop in spots will be available per session. Join our lovely Mom + Bub teacher, for complimentary tea with like-minded mama's after class.


Primary Class Objectives:

  • Restore core and pelvic floor strength.

  • Focus on strength development & relaxation.

  • Bonding & socializing with your baby and like-minded mom's.

  • Time for yourself, but also to share a tea with friends.

 

Prenatal Yoga:

(For mothers to be)

This 1-hour gentle class has been created with thoughtfulness & care for expectant mothers to nurture their connection with their baby. Practice in a loving & calm environment where you can connect with other mama's to be, take some relaxing time for yourself, and breathe on your mat.


Primary Class Objectives:

  • Prepare the body for labor and childbirth through gentle postures and supported movement.

  • Breath work & meditation for calming and confidence.

  • Connection to self & to baby: Develop greater self-awareness and thoughtfulness.

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Wymbin Yoga

Yoga + Wellness + Education | Children + Teens + Families.

#50 919, 9th Ave SE Calgary, Alberta T2G 0S5 

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