OUR STORY 

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Once upon a time, there was a little girl who loved storytelling. She would get lost in her imaginary worlds and enjoyed telling stories about objects, people, and events that she encountered in her surroundings. That little girl was me.

 

Hi, my name is Yasmin Afrazeh; a mostly grown adult who still believes that she is breathing magic into life, with her stories, art and creative projects. I am a certified Kundalini Yoga instructor, a Radiant Child trained Children’s Yoga teacher, and a Therapeutic Art Life Coach. I am the founder of “House of Lila.”

 

 “House of Lila” was born with a vision of providing a safe, happy, expressive and nurturing environment for children. A space where children learn mindfulness and mindset skills through kundalini yoga and mindful movements, expressive arts, story time, and lots of love. 

 

I have found that it is my calling to help the next generation in a very celebratory, exciting, and joyful process. I believe that children are naturally radiant, aware, and full of innocent wisdom. The deeper purpose of my work is to help them preserve their natural wisdom and radiance; or if the events in their lives have dulled the light, help them regain their inherent state of being.

Our approach in House of Lila values the human spirit and the development of the whole child – physical, social, and emotional. Children learn tools to balance their emotions, calm nerves, and develop a sense of self from a young age. Kids will learn to incorporate the principles of yoga into their lives forever. Through awareness, arts, love, and a tin of laughter, we help them maintain or recover their innate connection to who they truly are.

Children come into life as joyful beings–let’s keep them that way.

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“ This is what brings me
the greatest joy-

To be a champion
for the child’s spirit,

A guardian of their simple yet profound perspective,

A fierce worrier
for their natural right

To live in safety, innocence, joy.​

This is why I do this work.”

 Lana Reed