Mel Young
Yogabuds, Family Yoga

Melanie Young offers fun, theme-based yoga sessions that explore yoga through adventure stories, breathing techniques, partner/group poses, games, uplifting music, creative visualisations, mindfulness and meditation.


Yoga with children is a beautiful union of story and movement, imagination and breath, magic and spirit - bringing the physical, mental and emotional pieces of ourselves together to make us whole. Shapes become poses and poses become pieces of a story told through our bodies, helping us access a deep well of knowing, cultivate self-awareness and find our own inner calm. It’s an amazing way for kids to move and have fun while learning to build confidence, de-stress and relate better to themselves and others.

A qualified and experienced yoga teacher (2002, Saltspring Island, Canada) and “Cosmic Kid” graduate (UK), she works locally in community centres, kindergartens, playcentres and primary schools to help kids discover their inner yoga bud.

All you need is comfortable clothing, a towel or mat and an open heart!

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