Kids’ and Adult Yoga Classes


Summer Events 2022

Yoga in the Park. Summer. Tuesdays. Free.

Join us for yoga classes on the park lawn! We have both an adult-only yoga class (at noon) and Family Sing Song Yoga® (at 11 am)… all ages are welcome. No yoga experience is necessary. Please bring your own mat or towel. Classes may be canceled due to inclement weather. Cancelations will be posted on Zeeland Recreation’s social media pages.

  • Lawrence Street Park in Zeeland
  • Tuesdays, June 14 – Aug 23, 2022 (skips July 5)
  • Family Sing Song Yoga® at 11 am and Adult Yoga Class at noon
  • Bring a mat or towel (yoga block if you have one)
  • Water and sunscreen if you wish
  • Everyone is invited. And it’s FREE!
  • Instructors: Deb Weiss-Gelmi (June & August),  Mellissa Zoerhof (July)

Sing Song Yoga,® and Literacy Events

Sing Song Yoga Founder, Deb Weiss-Gelmi combines yoga, music, and literacy in this unique, engaging, fun-loving experience for kids and their adult loved ones. Our programming for libraries not only engages children with yoga but also makes books come alive by weaving yoga and song into the stories.

  • Norton Shores Library, Muskegon: June 13 at 2 pm
  • Georgetown Township Library, Jenison: June 21 at 2:30pm & June 30 at 10am
  • Howard Miller Library, Zeeland: June 29 at 10 am (Lawrence Street Park)
  • Ask your local library if they are offering this event this summer.
    • Bring your own mat or towel
    • Everyone is invited. And it’s FREE!

Zeeland Recreation Classes/Events 2021-2022

Parent/Child Sing Song Yoga® (ages 2-6)

This fast-paced, 30-minute, child-centered class is best suited for the youngest yogis and includes yoga poses, yoga-based activities, and songs to tie it all together. Parents and kids sign up for this class together.

Thursdays 9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Zeeland Recreation, Studio Room A

  • Sept 16, 23, 30, Oct. 7,14
  • Oct 28, Nov 4, 11, 18, Dec 2 (skips Thanksgiving)
  • Jan. 6, 13, 20, 27, Feb 3
  • Feb 24, March 3, 10, 17, 24
  • April 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12

Thursdays 5:45-6:15 p.m. in Cityside Performing Arts Room

  • Sept 16, 23, 30, Oct. 7,14
  • Jan. 6, 13, 20, 27, Feb 3
  • April 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12

Sing Song Yoga® Classic (ages 6-11)

This class is geared toward elementary-age kids and includes our traditional SSY poses, yoga activities, and songs. Whether you’ve never done yoga or have experienced different kinds, come try out this unique method.

Thursdays 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. in Cityside Performing Arts Room

  • Oct 28, Nov 4, 11, 18, Dec 2 (skips Thanksgiving)
  • Feb 24, March 3, 10, 17, 24

*parent discretion regarding the best class for each individual 6-year-old

Classical Yoga Level 1 (for adult beginners)

Instructor: Deb Weiss-Gelmi, CIYT (Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher)

This beginner yoga class for adults, taught in the Iyengar Method, focuses on alignment in basic standing, sitting, twisting, and forward bending poses, which are introduced with progressive instructions to help you develop your strength, stamina, balance, posture, and flexibility. For those new to yoga or new to this method. No experience is necessary. If you’re not sure between Level 1 and Level 2, try this class first and Deb (the instructor) can help you find which class best suits you at this time.

Thursdays 6:30-7:30 in Cityside Performing Arts Room

  • Sept 16, 2021 – May 2022
  • No class on Nov. 25, Dec. 23 and 30, and April 7

Classical Yoga Level 2 (experienced adult yogis)

Instructor: Deb Weiss-Gelmi, CIYT (Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher)

Classical Yoga for the more experienced yoga students taught in the Iyengar Method. Emphasis will be on increasing endurance and refining individual corrections. A wider variety of poses are studied more deeply and more complicated poses are introduced. Inversions are practiced regularly, as are backbends. Most students are encouraged to work with Deb in the Level 1 class before joining Level 2. Deb can help you find which class best suits you from there.

Thursdays 7:45-9:00 in Cityside Performing Arts Room

  • Sept 16, 2021 – May 2022
  • No class on Nov. 25, Dec. 23 and 30, and April 7

Gentle Yoga (for adult beginners)

Instructor: Deb Weiss-Gelmi, CIYT (Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher)

This gentle yoga class, taught in the Iyengar Method, focuses on alignment through basic and restorative yoga poses. Poses are introduced with progressive instructions to help you develop your strength, stamina, balance, posture, and flexibility. Poses are taught with modifications and props to accommodate students’ needs. For those new to yoga or those who prefer a slower-paced class. No experience is necessary.

Thursdays 10:00-11:00 am, Zeeland Recreation, Studio Room A

  • Sept 16, 2021 – May 2022
  • No class on Nov. 25, Dec. 23 and 30, and April 7

* Contact Zeeland Recreation to register and for any questions.


Yoga Studio Classes

Once-monthly weekend Sing Song Yoga® classes at The Yoga Studio in Grand Rapids:  

  • **Classes at the Yoga Studio will be posted as they become available**

1. Parent and Child Sing Song Yoga® ages 2-6, 10:15 am-10:45 am This class is geared toward the moving young yogi. We do some Sing Song Yoga poses as well as add in the movement and games best suited for the younger age.  Parents will join in with their young yogi to make for a full experience.

2. Sing Song Yoga® Classic ages 6-11, 11:00 am-11:45 am  This class will focus on the traditional Sing Song Yoga poses being taught through song, as well as other yoga-based activities.

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