|Courtesy of Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health|
At Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, wellness is not just for mom and dad.
This summer, the renowned wellness organization and retreat offers a kids programming line-up for young yogis of varied interests and downtime styles.
Set on three hundred lush acres of woodlands, hills, valleys and a peaceful lake in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, the destination is well worth considering for a bit of family bonding, rest and rejuvenation.
Here’s the kid-friendly summer programming low-down…
June 5-7, 2015. “Mothers, Daughters, and the Heroic Journey” (Tuition, $195)
Girls ages 9-12 will explore the tween and teen years and gain a sense of what this coming-of-age was like for their moms. The weekend workshop makes use of theater games, visual arts, writing and sharing exercises.
June 28 – July 3, 2015 “Circus Yoga Community Retreat: The Human Art of Play” (Tuition, $185)
Anyone ages 7 and up will enjoy this blend of yoga and circus arts, now in its 15th year here. Learn flying partner yoga, how to juggle, use spinning plates, balance on a tightwire and more. A truly multigenerational experience.
July 3-5, 2015 “YogArts for Kids” (Tuition, $205)
If your 5-12 year old loves nature art projects, this program is a breath of fresh air. Kids will learn yoga, go for walks in the woods, and get crafty with discoveries they make along the way!
August 14-16, 2015 “Deep Play for Kids” (Tuition, $200)
Kids ages 6-12 will dive in to their playful and mindful nature. They will embark on a challenging obstacle course that requires brainstorming with others to navigate, journal about their experience, hike, and practice yoga movements, breathing exercises and relaxation techniques.