august, 2019

24augAll Day26Stress Reduction: A Yogic Toolkit for Parents and ChildrenYoga Vacation Program Short Description: Parenting children with mental health challenges can be stressful. This weekend offers both parents and children (9-12) a new look at finding peace and balance through yoga.

Event Details

This 3-day camp is for families with children (9-12 years old) struggling with mental health difficulties, particularly those with anxiety symptoms.

Amidst the peaceful surroundings of the Yoga Camp, children and parents will learn some basic tools of yoga they can use at home to help better regulate emotional responses to stress.

Camp teachers will meet every day with parents and children for Family circle , followed by snack and workshop . Afternoon yoga class will help parents experience the benefits of yoga practice while children are in their own yoga class followed by nature walks, games or art based activities.

Teachers

Saraswati is also a certified Child and Youth Counsellor and has worked enthusiastically with individuals and groups on mental health, substance abuse and social issues, within different settings, most recently at Toronto East General Hospital, Hincks Dellcrest youth mental health center and “Sketch” (agency for street involved and homeless youth).

Upasana is a practicing psychiatrist and Sivananda yoga teacher who is interested in helping people improve their mental health through the path of yoga.

Daily schedule

August 24th:  3 pm family circle, 4 pm yoga class .

August 25th: Yoga classes and workshops for kids and parents
August 26th:  Program ends with 12 noon family circle.
For more info contact [email protected]

The program will be all day on the 24, 25 and 26.

Please take that we suggest you to join us a day earlier to have time to set up. Also note that the check out for the room is at 11 am  so you are suggested to stay until the 27th as program will be happening until the afternoon on the 26th.

Schedule may change according to the program.

Accommodations Fees (per person)

Single: CAD $200.00

Double (2 beds): CAD $220.00

Quad (4 beds): CAD $180.00

Cabin: CAD $120.00

Female/Male Dormitory: CAD $130.00

Camping: CAD $100.00

The cost of accommodation includes lodging for the whole stay, all weekend activities (unless otherwise specified), scheduled meals, yoga classes, access to ashram amenities, and satsangs.

Arrival and Departure

Room check-in time: 3 PM

Room check-out time: 11 AM

After you arrive, feel free to join the yoga class at 4 PM and dinner at 6 PM. Families with children 12 and under MUST contact us directly to book their stay.

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