From time to time, we beam down some Guests from Space!
Artists, teachers, experts in fields relating to children’s wellbeing, nutrition, movement, creativity or positive living, come share their informative, inspiring & intergalactic skills with our little yogis.
Check out some of the stellar beings that visited us in recent years!
SAL SIMPSON, KOMBUCHA BREWER
We welcomed Sal Simpson from Lyttel Ninja Kombucha! Sal teached the children about the natural wonder of Wild Green Smoothies! Sal is passionate about the power of superfoods and the effect our digestive system has on a positive mindset and our overall sense of wellbeing. Our little yogis embarked a yummy adventure where they had fun learning about and helping to prepare delicious & nutritious creations (Christchurch. June 2017).
KIRSTY PRIESTLEY, ROCK CLIMBING YOGI
Ashtanga yoga teacher and rock climber, the extraordinaire Kirsty Priestley, visited us to introduce our little yogis to a deep relaxation experience called ‘Yoga Nidra’. This ancient practice enable the kids to learn how to fully rest their whole bodies and minds, and plant positive seeds for future self-care (Christchurch. April 2016).
BIBI MABER, VEGAN CHEF
We welcomed passionate wholefood lover BIBI MABER as our ‘Guest from Space’! Bibi is a Children’s Plant-based Culinary Instructor & VeggieFun Programme Leader. For the final part of our imagination yoga adventure, Bibi sparked our taste buds by teaching us how to make delicious, nutritious superfood smoothies. Encouraging our young to create the right kind of snacks (Christchurch. November 2016).
FRANCESCA MOUNTFORT, CELLIST
We invited the exceptional cellist, Francesca Mountfort, the Nervous Doll, to be our Guest from Space for our yoga adventure at the True North Arts Festival in Melbourne. Her ethereal strings provided the perfect backdrop for our cosmic adventure, especially our deep space relaxation! (Melbourne. April 2015).
EVA COLLINS, ARTIST
We were graced with the wonderful puppeteering skills of Eva Collins & Jane Shelton who brought Siouxie’s space friend Pinky Ponglebottom to life! This whimsical pig did an especially epic version of Frozen’s “Let it Go”! (Melbourne. December 2014).
ADAM ATOM, PROFESSIONAL DANCER/OKIDO TEACHER
We were lucky to have Adam Forbes (ADAM ATOM) to be our Guest from Space. Adam is an accomplished Contemporary Dancer, Shiatsu Practitioner & Okido Yoga Instructor. Adam’s calm presence was very grounding for us all, and he very kindly shared with us his collection of beautiful, exotic oriental instruments. He also introduced us to ‘Atomic Exercise’, wonderful stretches for the whole body (Melbourne. July 2014).
WE NEED YOU!
If you… yes YOU! or someone you know would like to be a GUEST FROM SPACE (that means share a skill/knowledge that will enlighten, uplift, empower or bring joy to our little eco-warriors lives) just let us know! There are many ways for our extended community to become part of the iY adventure, in a small, medium or big way.
We are pretty open to ideas. Drop us a line!