Carnival Day. Enjoy an in-store Carnival at ivivva Union Square. Start with CircusYoga led by Shari Vilchez-Blatt, founder of Karma Kids Yoga. CircusYoga blends the practice of yoga and a circus celebration focusing on connection and communication through circus skills including juggling, devil sticks, hooping, and spinning plates.
Kids will also enjoy Group Games, Invention, Acrobatics, Flying Partner Yoga, Tightwire and Balance, and Creative Movement. CircusYoga preaches courage, trust, connection, collaboration, deep listening, community, and celebration.
Shari Vilchez-Blatt was a VP, Advertising Director and left to pursue the opportunity to combine two things that are close to her heart – yoga and children. She trained with Radiant Child Yoga Program, YogaKids, and through Yoga Mom, Buddha Baby. She is also a CircusYoga Ring 3-er and trained in Yoga Therapy For Children. She completed her Prenatal Yoga certification and Yoga for Kids with Special Needs through Radiant Child Yoga, Zensational Kids, and Every Kids Yoga. Recently, Shari completed Brain Gym 101 and Gogo Babies Infant Development Training as she continue teaching yoga to children after over 14 years.
There will be a number of surprises throughout the event. Get excited for dance class, flash tats, and more! Sporting your favorite ivivva gear is encouraged!
Date: Sunday, February 7th [Read more…] about Carnival Day
ivivva on Little Water Radio. This week, we welcome Layne Averill from ivivva on Little Water Radio. Ivivva is a company inspired by active girls and created by lululemon athletica. They make active wear for girls in sizes 6 – 14 that are both technical and stylish. They promote the idea of girls performing their best in all activities, welcoming them to experiences that connect girls through movement and encouragement to follow their dreams.
Here more about what ivivva is all about. They’ll further explain their clothing that gets girls through all of their activities from a day at school to night time dance classes and practices. They are known for their awesome customer service: if their product doesn’t perform for you, they’ll take it back.
In addition to their awesome products, they inspire girls through their Dreams & Goal program. Which is a fun workshop offered in a ll of their stores and showrooms. They encourage girls to dream big and set goals from themselves. They instill in girls’ minds that falling and getting back up is all apart of life.
For more information, tune in on Thursday morning!
Date: Thursday, January 21st [Read more…] about ivivva on Little Water Radio
Street Smarts with Prepare Inc. This event is slightly uptown, but we think its worth a hop on the subway for this incredible workshop for tweens. This workshop teaches tweens to about street smarts and preparedness to enhance and empower their personal safety.
Kids will learn how to recognize danger from a distance, use street-smart behavior including body language and non verbal, verbally set limits, separate myths and facts, and to effectively use active physical resistance to stop an assault.
Prepare Inc offers comprehensive violence prevention programs and evidence-based programs for personal safety, communication skills and self-defense. This training helps create social change, prevent abuse, and support healing.
Classes cater to all ages and genders, all levels of fitness, and all body types. Their school programs focus on health and life skills education, anti-bias and anti-bullying programs, and the fundamentals for social and emotional learning.
Make the trip for your kids to learn all about staying safe and smart as they grow up in Manhattan.
Date(s): Tuesday, January 12th and Saturday, January 16th or Wednesday, January 13th and Wednesday, January 20th