about us

Positivity and Movement for Busy Minds

Little Yogis is a mobile Yoga & Mindfulness program for kids in York Region (Richmond Hill, Markham, Vaughan, Stouffville) aged 2 - 13 years with the goal of improving physical, mental, and emotional health through our curriculum.

Little Yogis partners with schools, childcare centres, non-profit, and for-profit organizations to improve the health and wellness of our communities.

We are proud to be an approved external service provider for the York Catholic District School Board!

meet the owner

Monica Xu

Hi! I’m Monica. Let me tell you a little bit about my journey and how my passion has brought me here. I’m a mom of 2 young girls, and I can say wholeheartedly that a self reflection during motherhood has landed me right here. I have a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, and have worked over 10+ years in the demand planning industry. I started to practice yoga because I wanted to get some movement after sitting at a desk all day.

What started as a form of exercise and a time filler in my early 20’s has now evolved to a form of just ‘being’ - through breath, movement, and a state of mind. As I evolved personally through lived life experiences, I started to realize that the inner work and physical practice has transformed into a way of life. My journey to children’s yoga began when I started to wonder how I can add tools and techniques to empower and impact my children's world. I want to provide children with the lifelong tools in their mental toolbox and where they can make this a learned behaviour in a natural way. It could only brighten, benefit and enlighten their world, touch their hearts and minds because they truly are our future.

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