Kid’s Yoga Program

About This Event

Bring your children with you this weekend!

This is a childcare program for guests who come to visit with children ages 5–11!

While you enjoy your program, you can feel confident that the kids will be well looked after by our experienced staff and entertained through a variety of fun activities. Arts and crafts, music, dance, drama, hiking, and games will keep them busy and laughing throughout the weekend. In addition, they’ll learn about ashram life, Integral Yoga, and Sri Swami Satchidananda.

Schedule

Friday

4–7 pm Registration

6 pm Connect with families and meet in Multi-Purpose Room of Sivananda Hall

6:30–7:30 Dinner

7:30–9 pm Team Building activities, Hatha Yoga, deep relaxation, and chanting

Saturday

Morning

8 am–9:45 Breakfast

9:30 Yoga with Nitya Hatha class, meditation, deep relaxation, inspirational story, and chanting

10:30 Making musical instruments to play during evening Satsang kirtan

11 am Free Time

11:30 Kailash puja

12:45–2 pm Lunch (with parents 12:45–2 pm)

Afternoon

2 pm Hiking to LOTUS

3:30 Yoga Nidra, meditation, chanting with homemade instruments and Love-Lanterns, reading: Child’s Journey into Yoga, and activity: Humming Bee Hive AUM

4:30 Free Time

Evening

5:30 Dinner and Evening Krishna Das Program (parents have the kids from 5:30 through evening Satsang)

Sunday

Morning

8 am–9:45 Breakfast

9:30 Yoga with Nitya Hatha class, meditation, deep relaxation, chanting, inspirational story time, coloring, and free time

11 am Hiking

12 pm Free time: games, legos, coloring, playground

12:45–2 pm Lunch (with parents 12:45–2 pm)

Afternoon

2 pm Drive to LOTUS, swim at the lake (weather permitting) or walking meditation

4:30 Reading: In My Heart; a Book of Feelings

4:45 Crafting Love-Lanterns with decoupage

5:15 Free Time: games, legos, coloring, playground

6:30–7:30 Dinner (with parents)

Evening

7:45 Reading: Beyond Words, meditation with the sound of Om, chanting, deep relaxation, and Partner Yoga into Breathing Snake

8:45 Free Time (LOTUS is lit up)

9:30 Back to Sivananda Hall for parents to pick up kids

Monday

Morning

8 am–9:45 Breakfast

9:30 Yoga with Nitya Hatha class, meditation, Yoga Nidra, chanting, and reading: Beyond Words

10:30 Group Shape Shifting activity

11 am Free Time

12 pm Laugha Yoga

12:45–2 pm Lunch

Venue Highlights

Yogaville is home to the Light of Truth Universal Shrine (LOTUS). The LOTUS is a unique temple dedicated to interfaith understanding and the Light within all faiths. Individual altars represent and honor the different world faiths and spiritual paths. The vision, design and inspiration of Sri Swami Satchidananda, LOTUS was dedicated in 1986. It demonstrates, “Truth is One, Paths are Many.” In the peaceful countryside of Virginia, the doors of LOTUS are open to welcome people of all backgrounds and beliefs.

Accommodations

The all-inclusive prices of our accommodations provides you with three delicious buffet-style vegetarian meals daily, meditation, and Hatha Yoga classes in addition to other activities.

Dormitory
The most popular accommodations we have are Dormitory Accommodations – shared room and shared bath. We have two dormitories, Vivekananda Vihar and Ramalinga Nilayam, which are centrally heated and air-conditioned and convenient to meals and programs.

Lotus Guest House (Private Room)
Each room in our six unit guest house is equipped with a small refrigerator, queen size bed and full bath. Each room in our nine unit guest house is equipped with a queen sized bed and full bath, and no refrigerator.

Tenting
Set off in a quiet, wooded area adjacent to the Lotus Guest Houses are twelve campsites. Campers have use of the bathroom, shower, and laundry facilities nearby Vivekananda Vihar dormitory. Camping is available from March 15th to December 1st.

Amenities

  • A/C in Rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Tour Assistance
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Cafe
  • Yoga Studio
  • House Keeping

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Organic
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free

Menu/Cuisine

Organic, vegetarian/vegan food
Labeled ingredients
Lacto-vegetarian
Gluten-free and vegan options
Salad bar
Large herbal tea selection
Coffee is available for purchase at Mandala Cafe

Directions

Yogaville offers transportation from the airport, train and bus stations in Charlottesville, VA. If you are driving Google Maps has reliable turn-by-turn directions.

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