Sarah Henderson personifies the Next Generation Yoga philosophy with her big heart, youthful spirit and fun, creative nature. She authors new NGY Lesson Plans and keeps us all up to date on the latest and greatest in the world of Kids Yoga as our social media guru. Her title of NGY Storyteller is truly well-earned! She also brings her passion for training others as Kids Yoga teachers as part of the NGY Trainer team.
Sarah began her professional life in disabilities services for kids and families, including Early Intervention programs and by pioneering integrative preschool experiences for kids with and without disabilities In 2010, she made what she thought was a career switch and became a yoga teacher. But soon she found herself in training to become a Kids Yoga teacher, then an adaptive and accessible yoga teacher.
Known for her imaginative teaching that bring stories and healthy living principles to life through yoga and mindfulness practices, Sarah is passionate about teaching kids of all ages and abilities to connect with themselves and others through movement and meditation.
Before joining NGY, Sarah developed Kids Yoga curriculum, trained hundreds of adults to teach Kids Yoga, and hosted successful Kids Yoga and Creativity summer camps in her hometown of Charlotte, NC. She loves watching possibility unfold in kids’ imaginations and how that shows up on the yoga mat.
When she isn’t teaching or practicing yoga, Sarah loves hiking with her husband and three kids, reading, writing creative non-fiction, and playing with her dog Hazel and three cats Punk, Olive, and Sticks.