Cultivate a peaceful day

w Simone

Thursday (TBC)

$10 per session
$60-80 per term (TBC)

School Hall
St Johns Hill School

A unique opportunity for your child to join a before school yoga and mindfulness class running term-to-term, currently at St Johns Hill School.

Led by Simone Grant (a certified yoga teacher for both adults and children), this series of classes that will help your child learn ways to cultivate more inner calm and peace, naturally.

Each class will have a unique theme and includes fun movement, mindfulness, breathing and social-emotional techniques that they can use in every day life.

All session is different and follows a unique theme, will each classes aiming to help your child to release stress, regulate their nervous system, express and integrate feelings and attend to the present moment.

Some of the benefits of your child practicing regular yoga and mindfulness includes:

  • Optimising health, well-being and happiness
  • Stimulating new brain cell development
  • Increasing creativity and ability to learn – brains in pain can’t learn
  • Cultivating self-regulation and acceptance of emotions
  • Reducing stress and anxiety
  • Increasing attention span and improve memory
  • Enhancing self-awareness and mindfulness
  • Building a strong, open and flexible body

This class is open for 5 to 9 year olds and is limited to 15 children – ensuring those that attend get the most out of this special time. And as it is supported and held onsite at St Johns Hill school, registration is only open to St Johns Hill School students and their family (brother or sister).  However, Simone is happy to discuss options for this series of yoga and mindfulness classes being offered at any other school, before class or at the beginning of the school day.

Please note: it is the responsibility of you/your child to arrive at the school hall on time (or just before).  Please remind your child to wait outside the school hall, where they can place their bag and shoes. They will have around five minutes of free time before the first school bell rings at 8:50am. If you’re child needs adult help to make their way safely and comfortably to class, please let Simone know and she will try to accomodate.

To register your interest for term three, use form below.

All enquires are welcome by contacting Simone direct.

Tickle My Feet Yoga’s standard Terms and Conditions apply (please read to agree to these in the registration form below).

Simone has been sharing her love of yoga with pre-school and school aged children across Whanganui over the last few years in both a schooling environment and at her city studio.  Read some of the reviews below:

“Thank you so much Simone for our wonderful yoga and mindfulness sessions this year – the children always looked forward to you coming. It was amazing to watch the children transform from busy to peaceful, calm five year olds. The different themes and messages you shared throughout, fitted perfectly with our school values and virtues programme.
– Dinny Harrison, New Entrant/Year 0 Teacher, St Johns Hill School

“Thank you so much for sharing your light, love and passion for yoga with nga tamariki Simone. Your kind, gentle and fun loving personality makes you the perfect person to brighten up our day.”
– Fiona Penn, Head Teacher, Whanganui Montessori Pre-School

“Simone is wonderful with our children when she shares yoga. So peaceful and calm and our kindy children are captivated by the wonderfully imaginative story lines and themes built into the movement. Highly recommend Simone as an instructor for children.”
– Shelley Kyle, Teacher, St Johns Hill Kindergarten

REGISTER your interest here - before school yoga