10 Best Yoga Classes for Kids in NYC
Looking for a way to keep your kids active? Signing them up for yoga classes will help them become stronger and more flexible while working on mindfulness, stress management and more!
This will also give them the opportunity to disconnect from the TV, video games and other electronics and give them the chance to move around, build confidence and connect with themselves and others along the way!
Luckily in NYC, there are many yoga classes for kids of all ages that you can give a try this year.
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Genesis Tree of Life – Forest Hills
102-02 Metropolitan Ave, Queens, NY 11375
This entertaining yoga class will introduce children to to rhythmic movements, classic yoga poses and breathing techniques which help them stretch their bodies and minds! For kids 5-12, children will build strength, cooperation and trust within the group!
GYM-AZING – Astoria
27-14 23rd Avenue, Astoria, NY 11105
Gym-Azing provides a fun and energetic environment where kids will learn yoga poses, sing and draw! During the 45-minute class they will learn partner and group poses as well as yoga games that will help them interact with other children and make new friends.
Harlem Yoga Studio – Harlem
44 W 125th St, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10027
If you want your child to socialize, play with other children and build positive relationships, Harlem Yoga Studio is perfect for him or her.
Here, kids will learn about empathy, compassion and self-control while building strength and flexibility with all the new yoga poses taught in the classes! Children can join the family yoga classes or the after school Kids Yoga classes.
Karma Kids Yoga – Flatiron District
16 Madison Square West, 12th floor, New York, NY 10010
Karma Kids Yoga offers a great variety of yoga classes for children and teens of all ages as well as Mom & Baby yoga.
Here, you can find a large variety of classes including Special Needs Yoga for children of varied abilities and needs, Gloga Yoga which is a yoga class under fun black lights that make you feel like you’re in a party and Circus Yoga where children will also learn juggling and clowning!
Check out all their class options where your children can improve their strength, learn breathing exercises and build social skills!
Llamaste – Carroll Gardens
369 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231
Looking for a summer camp for your kids? Sign your kid up for Llamaste’s Summer Yoga program. Children will enjoy yoga, music and group activities assigned to their age group!
If your kid wants to continue taking yoga classes after the summer, you can also sign them up for regular classes that last up to an hour based on the schedule and age range.
Love Child Yoga – West Village
9 Patchin Place #1, New York, NY 10011
Bring your children to Love Child Yoga for some fun and interactive yoga classes that will keep them active and flexible! Let your toddler try out Toddler Yoga classes with Tayma Pod (ages 2.5 – 5 years) or sign your baby up to Itty Bitty Baby Yoga classes (ages 2 months – 6 months).
And if your child is into music, check out music and sing along classes available for them to learn new rhymes!
Monkey Do! Yoga – Gowanus
279 3rd Ave (between President and Carroll), Brooklyn, NY 11215
Explore a variety of children and family yoga class options at Monkey Do! Their Tots Yoga classes help them explore songs, movement and breathing and will benefit children in their communication and motor skills, self-expression and much more.
If you are interested in joining the class with your child, Monkey Do has Parent/Baby Yoga, Mindful Mom and Baby and Family Yoga available where parents will have a fun bonding experience with the kids which will help them build a stronger family relationship.
Besides Yoga, Monkey Do! offers Tumble and Dance class and Play with Food which introduces children to healthy eating options.
Tiger Strong NYC – Upper East Side
1521 York Avenue, New York, NY 10028
Tiger Strong NYC has yoga classes for kids ages 4 to 7. Kids will learn the fundamentals of Yoga in a fun, pressure-free environment. They’ll get the chance to experience the benefits of yoga through games, songs, poses and more.
OM Factory – Union Square
873 Broadway at 18th Street, 2nd floor, New York, NY 10003
Let your children explore their creative side at OM Factory where they will build strength and fly in their Kids Hammock and Kids Circus Playground classes! These classes will help them with coordination, social skills and flexibility!
If you are looking for a summer activity for your child, check out the Kids Circus Summer Camp is starting July 10 at OM Factory! This is a 5-week summer camp with classes that include aerial hammock, silks, trapeze and much more.
Each week will culminate with a Friday showcase performance where kids can present their solo act of the new skills learned that week.
One Yoga for All – Riverdale
3264 Johnson Avenue, Bronx, NY 10463
Introduce your kids to the yoga journey early on so they can learn the foundations and techniques that encourage a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Available to children aged 4 and above and teenagers, One Yoga for All focuses on Asana, yoga poses and breathing to develop children’s attention and creativity.