“My biggest dream for my community is that each young person gets a comfortable and safe space where they can really get to know who they are and what they want to make out of their lives” – Sikelelwa Waka,

Approximately 3200 children in Cape Town Townships receive regular yoga classes with the Earthchild Yoga Project, a non-profit organization based in Kayelitsha and Lavendar Hill, offering complimentary education to under-resourced schools. Through the practice of yoga and meditation, these young children are encouraged to connect with themselves as well as grow into conscious, confident and responsible children.

The Earthchild Project has identified the need for these children to have a space that is quiet and safe. They have teamed up with The Shala Cape Town Yoga School to build a Yoga Shala in the form of a environmentally-friendly classroom, which will empower these children to inspire dreaming and visioning

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