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our classes help children age 0-7 to be bendy, giggly, clever and strong:
bendy - develops flexibility through yoga
giggly - enhances creativity with multi-sensory stories and original music
clever - aids development with early years curriculum links
strong - promotes wellbeing and relaxation
Lucy is an experienced early years teacher, Foundation Stage Leader as well as a fully qualified Children Inspired by Yoga teacher. With her background in early years and a mum of two young girls, Lucy feels passionately about the developments of the whole child through independent, creative provision. Lucy loves to use her experience to plan exciting and inspiring classes.
Christine runs all the Tatty Bumpkin classes in the Durham area – get in contact to find out what she can provide for you!
"I like it when we lie down and you put ducks on your tummies and sometimes when it’s a really good adventure you might get something else on your tummy like a crab. It makes me feel relaxed and when the duck goes up and down on my tummy I feel like I’m on a rainbow. It’s good for children because it’s yoga that is calm and relaxing and like when you do bee pose it’s like you’re calmer. I like the start when you lie down and you breathe and count slowly too. It helps you to control your body and to tell stories and I just really like it."
Year 1 child, age 5
"Tatty Bumpkin yoga is a highly enjoyable experience for pupils and staff alike. It's extremely flexible and professional which has made the whole process run smoothly. The children look forward to yoga each week and it is the first thing they tell their parents at pick up time on a yoga day. Not only has it provided fun but it has also given the children the opportunity to practice mindfulness."
Year 2 teacher