Call us  Call Us: (408) 909 - 2873 Email: yogaksemausa@gmail.com

20445 Prospect Rd Suite # 1, San Jose, CA, 95129

Fall Kids Yoga Workshop: South and East Bay Locations

Ages 7-13 yrs
(Yoga & Lifestyle Intervention for Vision Improvement/Asthma/Allergies/Stress Management in children)

Starting on Sept 12th 2016 at two locations

  • SUNNYVALE
  • FREMONT 

INFORMATION SESSIONS:

  • YBKidsClass10FREMONT AUGUST 29th SATURDAY 4-6 PM (Tulip After School 3555 Beacon Ave,  Fremont) 
  • SUNNYVALE AUGUST 30th  SUNDAY 4-6 PM (Yogaksema – Yoga Bharati, 20445 Prospect Rd, Suite # 1, San Jose, 95129)

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Fremont Workshop Details: 

Starting September 12th to December 2nd 2016. For workshop participants both classes are mandatory.

Sundays starting September 12th 3.30 pm to 4.30 pm

Wednesdays starting September 16th 7 pm to 8 pm

Venue: Tulip After School, 3555 Beacon Ave, Fremont, CA

Fees: $395 (for 2 classes/week, 24 in person sessions and 12 virtual sessions)

Registration and Payment is required to reserve a spot..

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Sunnyvale Workshop Details: 

Starting September 12th to December 3rd 2015

Offered – Three Classes per week, you can select at least 2 classes out of 3.

Saturdays September 12th onwards to 10.30 am to 11.30 am

Sundays September 13th onwards 3.30 pm to 4.30 pm

Thursdays September 17th onwards 6 pm to 7 pm

Venue: Yogaksema – Yoga Bharati center 20445 Prospect Rd Suite #1, San Jose.

Fees: $395 (for 2 classes/week, 24 in person sessions and 12 virtual sessions)

Fees for drop in or non-workshop children is $20/class plus $25 registration fees.

Registration and Payment is required to reserve a spot..

Call us at 408 341 YOGA for details! 

Did you know that 40% of all nerve fibers connected to the brain are linked to the retina? Hence brain is busy with processing visual information. Closing of the eyes not only relaxes the eyes, but the entire brain.Today’s kids are in stress due to overuse of visual aids like books, TV, iPAD, smart phones etc.

Yoga Bharati in collaboration with Yogaksema Stress and Lifestyle Center are bringing a special workshop for children to address their overall health and stress management to address modern lifestyle of overuse of eyesight and associated stress on the eyes and brain.

Statistics: Urgency of the cause
• According to Visionquest2020 > 5 million elementary school children have vision problems (US)
• Observations – One out of every 20 preschooler has vision problems (US)
• Time Magazine – 90% of the Asian schoolchildren (China, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore) are shortsighted

Causes for vision impairment 
• Heredity Disposition
• Too much of mental & visual focusing: Modern amenities, computer, iPads, iPhones and TV – Creating E-smog
• Packed schedules & mental stress
• More of indoor activities [@school & home] and less of outdoor activities in natural bright light
• No activities to induce mental relaxation-rest – healthy self-caring behavior

Goals (Scope of the class) 
1. Prevent and Manage non-birth related vision impairment issues in children
• Myopia (Short sightedness)
• Hyperopia (Long sightedness)
• Astigmatism
• Cross or Lazy Eyes
• To improve vision, memory and concentration
2. Improve symptoms of Allergy/Asthma through Stress management techniques
3. Improve lifestyle – Focus, concentration, relaxation & sleep
4. Promote Traditional therapies that have shown evidence of work

Read Institutional Report from past workshops with excellent results!

Institutional Report

A glimpse at Project Vision
Active Therapies: 

Yoga and eye exercise therapies for eyesight improvement
Passive Therapy Recommendations: 
• Ayurveda treatments
Recommendations on lifestyle changes such as:
• Diet recommendations
• Herbs
• Massage
• Functional foods
• Supplements

 

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Program Director: Savita Joshi 

Savita Joshi is a passionate yoga teacher and Director of Therapy services at Yoga Bharati with collaboration of Yogaksema, India. Savita has more than eight years of teaching experience. She holds a Bachelors degree in Engineering and Masters degree in Business Administration. She has completed training in Diploma in Yoga therapy and has spoken at various workshops, retreats and conferences. 

With her deep desire in healing children with vision challenges and asthma/allergies and passion in yoga therapy this program was designed, offered and run successfully for the past two years.