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Organization Mission:

Kids Yoga United is a non-profit organization. 

Our mission is to provide a safe, non-competitive community empowering  educators and children to create a calm, healthy mind and body through yoga, mindfulness, and self-care.  Kids Yoga United commits to working with children regardless of ability and circumstance.

Organization Vision: Partnering with schools and educators, KYU will use yoga and mindfulness to help unlock a child’s ability to navigate life providing skills that maximize resilience, build a sense of personal power and promote self-awareness.

KYU goals:

Through yoga, mindfulness and breathing activities students and educators will learn skills to: 

  • Help to focus their attention

  • Self-regulate emotions

  • Self-reflection

  • Relationship building

  • Kindness

  • Resilience

  • Self-care


“We love Kids Yoga with Jessica! My kids have attended her summer camps and special classes for many years. Her patience and knowledge has truly connected with all of my children. My girls love to show me their poses and how to take deep breaths. Jessica has a unique ability to connect with kids of all ages through the peaceful practice of yoga.”

- Alison S., St. Louis


The founder of Kids Yoga United, Jessica, has a doctorate degree in Audiology and holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology with backgrounds in childhood development and education. As an audiologist, she worked with children from birth through the teen years in diagnosing and treating hearing problems. She began practicing yoga in 2005 and was quickly drawn to the benefits she gained both physically and mentally. In 2013, she became a certified yoga teacher and now teaches yoga to all ages. With three young children at home, she has directly seen the benefits of teaching yoga to children. She completed Yoga to Grow training in 2015. By combining her educational and yoga background, she provides a balanced practice for children to help them open their hearts to live a life of love and kindness.

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