The Start of Read and Yoga

I started Read and Yoga September of 2021. The past 10 years have been building up to this point. 

When I had my first child he was so colicky- he cried all the time. One day after a yoga class for myself, I came across the idea of Baby Yoga. This could be a solution I thought. Well, my baby loved it. As he grew we continued yoga and I found it helped reduce tantrums, and gave us a dedicated time to spend communication. 

I always had a hard time feeling like I could bond with my baby. Later I was diagnosed with Bipolar, OCD, and ADHD. While these diagnosis were critical to me, I learned my children had a chance through genetics to also be neurodiverse, I wondered if yoga could be the key to helping them. 

I continued yoga with my 1st, and I later had children 2, and 3. Everyone did yoga together, and as my children grew we learned of their neurodiversity. 

Yoga has been amazing for my family. It has given my family tools to learn how to handle anxiety, depression, and OCD. 

As my kids were growing their friends and others wanted in on the classes. I started teaching more regularly, and always  teaching children with all abilities. Yoga has helped them all.

I teach yoga to give tools to kids and parents to handle whatever life throws at them.

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Enhance your Child's Life by Practicing Yoga

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1-on-1 Child Yoga

Through one on one and small sessions we are able to give your child the attention they need to do yoga and see actual improvements in life. 

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Child Yoga

Read and Yoga teaches children from 2  months - 18 years. While classes are arranged according to age groups and maturity, everyone learns yoga. All abilities are welcome

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Iyengar Yoga

Adult yoga is meant for anyone over 18. It is taught by an Iyengar 1 certified Teacher and is perfect for everyone who is looking to start or continue their yoga practice. 

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TURNING KIDS INTO LEADERS EVERYDAY.

Take your Reading to the Next Level with Yogis Dogis Library

Read and Yoga hosts a Little Free Library in Bakersfield, CA

Come read with me!

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GIVE STRUCTURE TO YOR YOGA ROUTINE

Listen to Our Podcasts

Read and Yoga has a podcast! We are still new to the podcast world but we think we have found our feet.

 

We have been named one of the top 10 up and coming children's yoga podcasts from Instagram! Check us out, it only takes a few moments. 

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WANNA KNOW MORE ABOUT YOGA IN A DIFFERENT WAY

Take a chance to meet your host, Ashley, and my co hosts- my children. Mostly my daughter Emma- she loves to teach yoga and will take over more and more of our videos as soon as the wasps go away. 

Come Yoga with me!

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