Month: January 2014

Retreat in Paradise: Puerto Rico

Casa Grande Mountain Retreat: Mid-Afternoon Swim

June 17-22, 2014

Silver Kim, owner/director and yoga teacher at Kula Heart Yoga, and Ann Robideaux, Kundalini Yoga teacher and founder of Asana Alphabet Yoga for kids, invite you to an incredible retreat of yoga, nature, cultural excursions and all around beauty.

Retreat includes:

5 days of All-Level Hatha Yoga and Kundalini Yoga classes with Silver and Ann

5 nights accommodation at Casa Grande Mountain Retreat in the El Yunque rainforest

3 meals per day with vegetarian options

3-hour adventure hiking excursion

              All hotel taxes and service fees

A la carte goodies include massages, extra morning yoga classes by the retreat owner, zipline excursion, bird watching and other local day trips to lakes, cultural sites and caves.  Airfare to San Juan International and airport transfers to hotel are NOT included in total price.

Casa Grande Mountain Retreat: View of mountain sides

  Take $100 off if you register with a deposit by March 1, 2014

Single Occ: $1350; Double occ: $975; Triple occ: $925; Quad occ: $875.

Please contact Ann at or Silver at for info to reserve your spot.

Casa Grande Mountain Retreat: This is about a 5 minute walk from the hotel

T is for Teacher: Basic Training plus Teen Intensive!

Image  Learn how to teach fun and effective yoga for kids!

Led by Asana Alphabet™ founder with guest teachers. 

March 1-2 in NYC; 10am-6:30pm both days

Full Workshop: Early Birds (by 2/1/14): $395; After 2/1: $435

Basic Only (ends Sunday afternoon): $365

Teens Only (Sun. 2:30-6:30pm only; prereq: basic training required): $108

Basic TrainingTopics covered include:

Asana Appropriateness: Safety and fun of yoga poses    Why Yoga for Children? Benefits

Breathwork for Kids                                                         Mantra and Song for Kids

Mudra and handwork for Kids                                         Kids partnering/group games

Yoga ball skills                                                                 Parent-Child Yoga Class Ideas

Prek-Grade 1 Class Outline and ideas                             Grade 2-4 Class Outline and ideas

Grades 5-8 Class Outline and ideas                                 Building your kids yoga business

Special Needs (how to adapt in general)                          Controlling Your Class

Teen Portion:  Today’s teen issues; advanced poses/partnering; talking to teens in class                                 Mediation and Relaxation; Grades 9-12 Class Outline/lesson plans/ideas

Full  training includes teaching guides, yoga songs download, detailed letter of completion & other teaching goodies. Informed by both Hatha and Kundalini Yoga Styles. Workshop can be taken on its own or in conjunction with Asana Alphabet’s basic certification. Teen intensive can be taken as a stand alone if you have already taken the basic training or have ample prior experience. Please speak with our director if you’re interested in this option.