UNICORN YOGA

Unicorn Yoga is a pioneering set of yoga & mindfulness programs aiming at addressing an urgent global need for cultivating the union of HEART, body & mind through breath awareness & body movement.

The MISSION of Unicorn Yoga is to inspire individuals to play yoga & experience the magic in this union; that is what the Sanskrit word ‘yoga’ stands for. 

The implementation of a Unicorn Yoga program is a simple way to have a profound impact on the holistic wellbeing of your community. Consistency & embodiment of mindful & yogic practices are indeed key to these programs.

MINDFULNESS IN SCHOOL // AT HOME MEANS

 

  • Developing presence in life
  • Integrating mind, body & emotions
  • Appreciating the beauty in everyone’s uniqueness
  • Learning to connect & articulate thoughts & emotions
  • Developing kind-hearted listening skills & the ability to voice own needs
  • Cultivating compassion & respect towards oneself & others

 

Unicorn Yoga sessions are taught in English or Spanish & are suitable for every body.

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KIDS & TEENS YOGA

“My wish is that one day, formal education will pay attention to the education of the heart, teaching love, compassion, justice, forgiveness, mindfulness, tolerance & Peace” – Dalai Lama

This program is created for those institutions and families ready to make space and time in the week (ideally daily!) to plant revolutionary seeds of wellbeing and self-care in the kids and teens. Yoga supports children and young people to grow into healthy and balanced human beings. 

Target Group: 2.5-5 / 6-8 / 8-12 /13-15 / 16-18 years old

Structure of the Program:

  • Yoga poses
  • Breathing techniques
  • Games and group dynamics grounded on yoga & mindfulness
  • Partner yoga
  • Acro-yoga
  • Simple massage techniques
  • Basic yoga philosophy
  • Guided meditations
 

Key Aims:

  • Provide participants with lifelong tools to cultivate self-care & awareness in their lives
  • Improve physical & mental flexibility, balance & strength
  • Develop a natural mind-body-breath awareness & connection
  • Promote a healthy response to own emotions, feelings & body sensations
  • Cultivate compassion, & empathy towards oneself & others

TEACHERS' SELF-CARE TOOLKIT

“Keeping your own wellbeing in mind is essential to create the experiential conditions to inspire individuals to learn”– Ronald Siegel

This program is created for those who believe that the mental, physical and emotional wellbeing of professionals working with kids and teens has a profound impact on the quality of education.

These techniques aim to equip and encourage teachers to apply self-care tools that would strengthen the capacity to take care of themselves.

Target Group: teachers, educators, school staff, & all professionals working with & caring about kids & teens.

Structure of the Program:

  • Yoga poses
  • Breathing techniques
  • Simple massage techniques
  • Body scan & sitting meditations
  • Deep & blissful relaxations
 

Key Aims:

  • Integrate self-care practices as healthy habits
  • Provide a non-judgmental space to gain awareness of body, mind & emotional states
  • Enjoy moments of connection with the breath through body movement
  • Expand the capacity to respond in healthier ways in moments of stress, tension & frustration
  • Develop the capacity to speak & act mindfully

PEDAGOGICAL TOOLS FOR A MINDFUL CLASSROOM

“Children learn more from what you are than what you teach”
– W.E.B. DuBois

Integrating elements of yoga and mindfulness in the work with kids and teens has the potential to tap into joy, trust and acceptance – not only within ourselves but also in the art of teaching. This obviously makes the experience of learning truly meaningful. 

This three hours workshop equips professionals with a wide range of pedagogical tools to apply in/out of the school, and are grouped into five main categories: breathe, relax, move, focus and connect.

Target Group: teachers, educators, school staff, & all professionals working & caring about kids & teens.

Structure of the Workshop:

  • Mindfulness, social-emotional education & wellbeing
  • Principles of a mindful classroom/school
  • Embodiment of practices
  • Pedagogical tools to develop mindfulness in/out of the school:
    • Students check-in games & energisers
    • Simple breathing exercises
    • Active movement & yoga poses
    • Yoga games & challenges
    • Community closings
    • Stillness & simple relaxation practices

 

Key Aims:

  • Equip participants with pedagogical tools to encourage & develop wellbeing in school
  • Raise awareness of the importance of embodying yoga & mindfulness to make a real difference in education
  • Inspire participants to implement yoga & mindfulness practices to cultivate wellbeing & awareness in/out of the school

INTRO TO YOGA FOR CAREGIVERS

“There are only two lasting bequests we can hope
to give our children, one is roots, the other, wings”
– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

This workshop is designed for everyone wishing to bring some of the magnificent values and elements that the language and practice of yoga offer into their household.

Target Group: Caregivers

Structure of the Workshop:

  • Mindfulness, social-emotional education & wellbeing
  • Embodiment of mindful practices
  • Tools to develop mindfulness in/out of the household:
    • Check-in games  
    • Breathing exercises
    • Active movement & yoga poses
    • Yoga games & challenges
    • Simple massage techniques
    • Stillness & relaxation practices

 

Key Aims:

  • Inspire participants to strengthen the emotional bonds with their children/teens through yoga & mindfulness practices
  • Equip caregivers with yoga & mindfulness tools to integrate in/out the household 
  • Encourage participants to promote values like empathy, compassion & respect through the language of yoga in/out of the household
  • Learn simple social-emotional games grounded in yoga & mindfulness techniques

FAMILY YOGA

“Behind every child who believes in himself is a parent who believed first” -Matthew Jacobsen

Family Yoga are FUN sessions that respond to the needs and wishes of your unique family constellation. A non-artificial, non-forced way to strengthen the family bonds through playing yoga together!

Target Group: Families

Structure of the Program:

  • Check-in games/energisers/stories
  • Breathing exercises
  • Active movement & yoga poses
  • Yoga games & challenges
  • Single/family massage techniques
  • Relaxation practices
 

Key Aims:

  • Have fun together
  • Develop a family yoga practice that allows participants to check-in with each other
  • Strengthen the emotional bonds within the family
  • Promote values like love, acceptance & respect through the experience of yoga & mindfulness

ADULTS

“Your vision will become clear only when you look into your own HEART. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.”

– Carl Gustav Jung

Ishvara Yoga are breath based hatha yoga sessions that mean to invite you to stay curious and intimate with your inner world by simply following the pace of your own breath. Therefore, the practice of Ishvara Yoga means to completely surrender to that unique flow of inhales and exhales as the only moment where life truly unfolds. Dropping everything, and stepping onto your mat to simply BE.

☾ Check out regular sessions and special events here.

☾ To celebrate love, peace, happiness, friendship, collegues, and/or the wonderful gift of being alive with a special yoga session – please book a personalised private session here.

☾ Workshops on Breathing Techniques (Pranayama), Meditation, Intensive Asana Practice, Chakras, Yoga & Astrology, as well as other customised options upon request.

Unicorn Yoga aims at:

  • Developing a culture of self-care & self-awareness
  • Improving physical & mental flexibility, balance & strength
  • Reducing burn-out, anxiety & stress
  • Boosting concentration, memory span & creativity
  • Strengthening confidence & self-esteem
  • Recognising own emotions & body sensations
  • Processing frustration & anger in a healthy way
  • Acting mindfully & live peacefully