Retreat

Yoga + Nature Awareness Program for Children

A fun-filled two-day program that instills a love for nature and the power of yogic practices in growing children

Yoga for children offers a unique possibility for every child to experience a joyful blossoming of their natural potential. The program introduces yoga to children, led through an exploration of fun, love, and joy, allowing each child to develop and live in optimal health and inner peace.

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About the Program

Yoga + Nature awareness program for children is a fun-filled, two-day (9am to 6pm) holistic program for boys and girls in the age group 8-12 years conducted on a natural/organic farm.

The program instills a love for nature and the power of yogic practices in growing children. We introduce yoga to children, led through an exploration of fun, love, and joy, allowing each child to develop and live in optimal health and inner peace. Children are also exposed to sustainable living, organic farming, and healthy eating.

Benefits

Nature

Allows children to explore the natural world.

Inspires children to develop a love for nature.

Instills children with a deep sense of wonder and discovery.

Yoga

Enhances concentration and memory, focus, and mind/body coordination.

Helps in preventing obesity, asthma, sinusitis and other chronic ailments.

Leads to wellbeing and the proper development of body and mind.

Food

Healthy sattvik vegetarian meals would be provided for lunch and snacks on both the days to all kids. They would be able to appreciate how food is grown and be encouraged to imbibe a healthy lifestyle and make right food choices.

Helps develop gratitude towards food.

Dates

Jan 18th and 19th, from 9 am to 6 pm

Both the days are mandatory to attend

Age

Kids between ages 08 to 12 years – no prior exposure of yoga required

*If your child is slightly off the age criteria and still keen, please get in touch with us to discuss

Arrival & Departure

Its a two-day program without accommodation.

Parents are requested to drop off kids by 9 am at Ceres and pick up the kids at 6 pm.

Parents are also requested to attend the closing session of the program at Ceres on Jan 19th, between 5.30pm to 6pm for a brief orientation about post program care/support.

Venue

Ceres Community Environment Park, Stewart St &, Roberts St, Brunswick East VIC 3057

CERES is an award winning, not-for-profit, sustainability centre located on 4.5 hectares on the Merri Creek in East Brunswick, Melbourne.

CERES is a place for community-based learning and action to create environmentally beneficial, socially just, economically satisfying, culturally enriching and spiritually nurturing ways of living together.

It is an eco-conscious effort that practices, promotes, and supports wholesome, conscious living.

Itinerary

The daily itinerary would be yoga sessions (Surya Shakti, Pranayam, Aum chanting — designed by Sadhguru) interspersed with activities like nature walks, games and learning how to eat right kind of food.

Children will also be introduced to sustainable living and natural/organic farming.

Fee

$375 per child

$325 per child, early bird offer available till Dec 31st

Notes

✢ Healthy sattvik vegetarian meals would be provided for lunch and snacks on both the days to all kids. They would be able to appreciate how food is grown and be encouraged to imbibe a healthy lifestyle and make right food choices

✢ No prior exposure of yoga is mandatory to attend this program

✢ Electronic gadgets like mobile phones, cameras, video games, iPods etc are not allowed during the program — the idea is to disconnect from the devices and engage with nature!

✢ Participants will be taught yogic practices which are designed by Sadhguru

✢ Our team is well equipped to take care of the needs and safety of children and have successfully organized many retreat programs for children before

✢ If your child is slightly off the age criteria and still keen, please get in touch with us to discuss

✢ If the child is having any health or behavioral challenges, then please get in touch with us to discuss before registering.

✢ We will be able to accommodate a small batch. If you are keen, then please register early to reserve your kids’ spot

✢ In case of any queries, please do contact us at 0414091693