Out There: Yoga on the White House Lawn

Featured on YogaJournal.com Yoga is one of quite a few activities chosen by the first lady to help encourage families and children to be more engaged in a healthy and active lifestyle. Out of all of the activities that they can share on that day, it’s an acknowledgement of the physical and mental benefits of yoga practice for kids and …

Kids Yoga at the White House 2012 Recap

Featured on MindBodyGreen.com “Let’s Go, Let’s Play, Let’s Move!” said the First Lady Michelle Obama as she welcomed the 35,000 children and families onto the White House lawn for the 134th annual White House Easter Egg Roll. All of the activities, including yoga, dancing, basketball, tennis and healthy cooking were designed to encourage children to lead healthy and active lives, …

The First Lady Plants a Yoga Garden

Featured on MantraMag.com As I was standing barefoot in the grass on the South Lawn of the White House, I saw a woman in tree pose wearing a black t-shirt with “Michelle Obama is my homegirl” airbrushed in neon pink and blue. Me too, sister. “Be Healthy, Be Active, Be You!” It could be the tagline for any yoga studio, …

Kids Yoga 2011 at the White House Recap

Featured on MindBodyGreen.com “This is the best ride here!” said one enthusiastic young yoga student after his class in the Yoga Garden at the White House Easter Egg Roll. This was my third year coordinating and teaching yoga at this very special event. Yoga at the White House is a big step for our country and our culture. Yesterday we …