Lisa Flynn, E-RYT, RCYT
Lisa Flynn, E-RYT, RCYT, is the founder and CEO of ChildLight Yoga® and Yoga 4 Classrooms® and a nationally-recognized leader and trainer within the field of yoga and mindfulness for children. Her programs provide evidence-informed yoga and mindfulness education to children and youth, and professional development trainings for educators, counselors, yoga teachers and allied professionals who support the physical, cognitive, social and emotional well-being of children and youth. Lisa is the author of the Yoga 4 Classrooms Activity Card Deck (2011); Yoga for Children: 200+ Yoga Poses, Breathing Exercises, and Meditation for Healthier, Happier, More Resilient Children (2013); Yoga For Children – Yoga Cards: 50+ Yoga Poses and Mindfulness Activities for Healthier, More Resilient Kids (2018); contributor to Best Practices for Yoga in Schools (2015); and contributor/sponsor of the free Research Repository: Yoga, Mindfulness and Meditation for Children, Adolescents and in Schools (2016). She contributed to the first research study to use subjective and objective data to examine the acute and longitudinal effects of a school based yoga intervention published in the Journal of Evidence-Based Complementary & Alternative Medicine. Lisa’s work has been highlighted in media outlets such as Fox News, Education Week, Forbes, Yoga Journal, and Parents Magazine. Lisa currently supports a diverse group of school communities who are implementing yoga and mindfulness as a school wide initiative.
Financial: Lisa Flynn is the Founder/Director of Childlight Yoga® and Yoga 4 Classrooms®. She is an author for Adams Media and her work has been published in numerous journals/publications. Ms. Flynn receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Lisa Flynn is a member of the Yoga Alliance; International Association of Yoga Therapists; and International Association for School Yoga and Mindfulness.