Amani is a yoga teacher to children, teens and adults. She founded Project Yogi in 2015 and decided to make it a not-for-profit organisation in 2016 in order to reach more children and families in need. Amani is a certified Egyptian Yoga instructor and has also trained with Youth Mindfulness, Teen Yoga UK and Kidding Around Yoga to gain more knowledge of teaching Yoga and Mindfulness to children and teenagers.
Amani has over 7 years of experience working with young people in education, as a mentor and as a tutor. It was her personal experience of yoga that drove her to become certified to teach adults and young people. She decided to set up Project Yogi to help teach young people the principles and practice of yoga and mindfulness, assisting them in combating some of the obstacles they may face on a daily basis.
4.00-4.45pm Kids Yoga (4-7 years) £8 drop-in/£35 for block of 5 classes
These yoga classes are a creative outlet, combining yoga, movement, mindfulness, fun and arts & crafts. Helping to improve physical fitness and developing social skills. Children will be introduced to postures, yoga games, breathing techniques, strength building techniques, partner yoga, relaxation and guided meditations. These methods allow children to learn about their environment and manage their emotions, while helping build on their social skills and their self-esteem.