Ananda Yoga Kids Camp

When:
July 11, 2016 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
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Where:
Ananda Dallas Meditation and Yoga Center
4901 Keller Springs Road #103
Addison, TX 75001
USA
Cost:
$175 for one child / $155 for siblings / $20 discount per child with preregistration by 6/28
Contact:
Maitri Smithhisler
972-248-9126

In this creative environment your children will learn the tools of meditation and yoga to help them stay connected to their innate joy and navigate the waters of our overstimulated and stressful culture.They will also joyfully experience their awakened creativity though interactive games, storytelling and theater, arts, music, and crafts.

All our activities are based on the Education for Life philosophy. For more info please visit  http://edforlife.org/

Cost for the whole week is $175 for one child and $155 for each sibling.

With preregistration by 6/28 cost is discounted $20 per child.

Parents can attend a free special Spiritual Parenting workshop, Tuesday night July 12th, 7-8:30PM

Daily Schedule for Camp
9:00 – 10:15 AM: Circletime together and Yoga
10:15 – 11:15 AM: Meditation and art with younger kids Story telling and theatre prep with older kids
11:15 – 11.45 AM: lunch
11:45 – 12:45 PM: Older kids meditation and art, Story telling and theatre prep with younger kids
12:45 – 1:45 PM: Theatre/music, yoga and silence all together
1:45 – 2:00 PM: Snack
*Kids need to provide their own snack and lunch

DarshanOffered by Ananda Dallas and Darshan Lotichius, EFL teacher from Ananda Assisi. Darshan is a founding member of the Living Wisdom School Assisi which he co-directed for three years. In 2013 Nitai Deranja, founder of Education for Life world wide, qualified him as an EFL teacher trainer.  Darshan integrates the EFL approach to child education in all his  activities with children, both as a teacher and a father. Darshan has conducted many summer camps at the Ananda Assisi community and is currently expanding his activities to Holland and America. He holds degrees in Italian and French literature and has studied music and violin at the Bari conservatory. He has been  an active practitioner of the meditation techniques since 1985.

In addition,

Darshan will have an excellent team of teachers assisting at the camp.

Among them are: Hugh Madrigal –meditation teacher, father and professional educator currently with the Plano public schools;   Linda Schoendienst -long time member of Ananda, meditation teacher and  software entrepreneur as well as Mom to Lia and Robby, ages 10 and 8.  Maitri Smithhisler – mom with 20 years experience teaching yoga and meditation to all ages. Family ministry coordinator for Ananda Dallas; Donna Vail – educator, life coach, homeschooling mother of 6 and founder of An Inspired Education and the Inner Circle, as well as the More for Mom Life Mastery Academy. http://DonnaVailInternational.com; Christina Vargas -ayurvedic practitioner and kids yoga teacher, mom of two wonderful children, http://www.simpleveda.com ; Alyssa Wolverton– recent graduate of UNT, the youngest member of our team but still a veteran summer camp coordinator with many teenage years of summer camp assistance under her belt and most of all, a real kid magnet!

Darshan Lotichius

About Darshan Lotichius

Jan Lotichius was born in Holland, in 1960. In 1985 he met Swami Kriyananda in Italy who gave him the spiritual name Darshan and since then, as a member of Ananda Sangha, the spiritual movement founded by Kriyananda, and as an active practitioner of the meditation techniques brought to the West by the great Master from India, Paramhansa Yogananda, Darshan has been experimenting with integrated ways of applying spirituality to every field of social life. In 1992 he founded the Ananda Rome center which he co-directed for several years. Darshan has graduated in Italian and French literature at the Amsterdam and Rome universities and in music and violin at the Bari conservatory. He is a creative writer and choir director. In the late eighties he read Kriyananda’s book Education for Life and since then he has tried to integrate this approach to child education in his many actitivities with children, both as a teacher and a father. Darshan is a founding member of the Living Wisdom School Assisi which he co-directed for three years. He has conducted many summer camps at the Ananda Assisi community and is currently expanding his activities to Holland and America.
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