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Yoga In My School

YIMS-Logo800Yoga In My School provides kids and teen yoga classes, training, workshops and consultation services. Our on-site services to schools, camps, athletic teams, pre-schools and day cares bring the benefits of yoga and mindfulness to youth throughout the Greater Edmonton Area. Our Professional Development workshops are fun, interactive and packed with easy to implement tips and techniques.  

We offer in-person and online yoga training courses for professionals dedicated to bringing peace, calm, focus and vitality to youth of all ages.  Our specialties include: yoga and mindfulness in schools, yoga for preschools, yoga for special needs, yoga for athletes.

We love to connect with the online community via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

Our goal is:

  1. to empower parents and teachers to access the benefits of yoga 
  2. to teach yoga and mindfulness skills to schools in the Greater Edmonton, Alberta area
  3. to provide the highest quality training to those interested in sharing yoga with youth
  4. to show how to easily make yoga a part of your children‘s/student‘s lives, and
  5. to introduce yoga to kids and teens, allowing them to have fun, explore, create, and benefit in tremendous ways from this ancient and fulfilling practise.

For an explanation on the name Yoga In My School visit Yoga In My School Means Yoga In My Life.

Donna Freeman

Donna Freeman

founder Yoga In My School and Kids Yoga Academy

I’m a teacher, yoga instructor, lover of good food, dog owner, author, runner, mother of 4, and sweetie to 1. 

I live in St Albert, Alberta, Canada which is lovely during the summer and cold as h*** in winter. If you don’t believe me come visit in January. I grew up in beautiful Castlegar, BC with my brother and 3 sisters where we ran amok in the neighbourhood as kids and either rented movies, attended school sporting events, or hung out with friends as teens. I was also a Rotary Exchange student and spent a unforgetable year living in Brasília, Brazil.

I met my husband while studying at the Faculté St Jean, French Faculty of the UofA, in Edmonton. It was love over verb conjugations and Midnight Oil concerts. We married, studied, lived in Taiwan, Japan, and South Africa, and travelled the world before, much to my mother’s relief, finally settling down to suburban life.

I started doing yoga when expecting my oldest and living in Cape Town. From the first I loved it! To this day I come home from class with more vitality and enthusiasm than when I started. In order to share my enthusiasm for yoga and how it relates to kids I’ve created Yoga In My School.

Each year since 2002 I’ve taught thousands of kids and teens yoga. In addition, I train parents and teachers on how to get in there and play yoga. Its easy and fun. My work in bringing yoga and mindfulness to schools has been featured in Reader’s Digest and the Wall Street Journal.

If you are interested in booking a session or want more information of what I do e-mail me at donna@yogainmyschool.com or call 780-903-6544.

 

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