C3 Grant Recipients: Boys and Girls Clubs of Carlsbad (Kids Yoga)



In January 2014 Carlsbad Causes for Community hosted a Fairy Tale Ball Fundraiser.
With such wonderful support and numerous donations during that event, we were able to raise enough money to sponsor C3’s first grant:

                                      Three Months of Kids Yoga granted to Boys Girls ClubLogoWithLocal2


During the last three months (March-May), the Boys and Girls Clubs of Carlsbad rounded up groups of various kids and escorted them to our yoga co-op every Wednesday afternoon for a 60 minute yoga session lead by Raechal Levin.

Children ages 6-12 years of age experienced the benefits of yoga through breathing, stretching and concentration.  Learning basic poses like Downward Facing Dog (Adho Mukha Svanasana), Cobra (Bhujangasana), and Warrior I (Virabhadrasana I) encourages confidence in physical and mental self.

Carlsbad Village Yoga Co-op offers kids yoga for all ages: Mommy & Me (6 weeks-2 years), Little Yogis Kids Yoga (Ages 2-6), and Kids Yoga (Ages 6-12).  Please refer to our website www.carlsbadvillageyoga.com for specific class dates and times!



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Scavenger Hunts in Carlsbad Village!!



Carlsbad Village Yoga Co-op is not only a yoga studio offering diverse yoga classes and workshops, but is also community space for wellness, fun, and fitness.

Our love of community eventually grew into Carlsbad Causes for Community, a team of local businesses and Carlsbad residents who collaborate to raise money for various community causes by organizing and implementing events and projects that serve the community. C3 focuses on providing social, athletic, recreational, and wellness services and activities for those who live, work, and play in the city of Carlsbad.

With a grant from the City of Carlsbad, Carlsbad Causes for Community and FrogQuest are partnering up to bring you two fun ways to get to know Carlsbad Village!  Whether you’re a local or a visitor from a neighboring city, these Scavenger Hunts will be an exciting way to explore and learn about the Village!

SavengerHuntLogo_V4The Friday night Scavenger Hunt on May 30, 2014 will be A Crawl through the Village, featuring bars and restaurants, photo quests, and hidden item challenges worth extra points! Participants will meet at Hennessey’s at 6:30pm to get their clues and prizes will be awarded at 9:30pm. This hunt is oriented towards anyone 21+ who likes the nightlife in the Village.

SavengerHuntLogo_V4The Saturday afternoon Scavenger Hunt on May 31, 2014 will be a Tour of the Village and will be an exciting way to learn about newand existing businesses and recent City funded Village improvements. Participants will meet at C3 Headquarters located within the Carlsbad Village Yoga Co-op just south of Hennessey’s at 1:30pm and prizes will be awarded at 5pm. This hunt is open to all ages and will include family and wacky options to make this educational, fun, and also full of optional costumes and hidden gem challenges.

Both Scavenger Hunts will serve to be educational, fun, and even wacky and daring as participants compete to capture interactive photo quests on their smartphones and to find hidden treasures throughout the Village! Costumes are optional in these unique scavenger hunts and include quests such as mummifying a teammate with toilet paper in front of landmarks or involving your entire team in a conga line as you acquaint yourself with the Village. Teams earning the highest total points will win “Visit the Village” gift packages from various Village merchants. First place winners of each hunt will win $500 packages, while 2nd and 3rd place runner-ups will each win $250 packages!

Spaces are limited and pre-registration is required!  $25/person per day to play or $40 for both days!  Kids 10 & under are FREE (not applicable to the Friday event).

Purchase your tickets today at www.CarlsbadCauses.org

Come Play With Us!



Release Your Inner Child!!


As an adult, the daily grind can be cumbersome and stressful, it’s important to take a break from the seriousness and just have FUN!  Sure, yoga is great for stress relief and finding calm in this hectic world, but explore that fun factor and experience YOGA PLAY!

Here are Carlsbad Village Yoga Co-op we decided to elaborate on the “FUN” aspect of adult yoga and take it just a step further!

In May we launched a new program called YOGA PLAY! During this 60 minute class, tap into your inner child as Raechel guides through a fun and light-hearted yoga routine.  Have you ever pretended to be a superhero or played games during your yoga practice?  Well,  here is the perfect opportunity to act silly and laugh at yourself!

Come PLAY with us every Thursday evening at 7:30pm! 
Check out our online schedule at http://www.carlsbadvillageyoga.com

Reachal Levin: YOGA PLAY instructor
Reachal Levin: YOGA PLAY instructor