Parents’ Morning Out (ages 6-11)

Drop off your child for a fun and educational morning at LEAF! This special program will include adventures in yoga, nature, and art for ages 6-11 at the LEAF Education Center!  (adult accompaniment is not required)!

The program features a 60 minute Yoga with Abi class. Following the yoga class and a healthy snack break, LEAF’s Program Manager Catherine Toews will lead a hands-on nature education lesson, outdoor experience (weather permitting) and take-home art projects! The program will be held on Saturday, November 11 from 9AM – Noon. 

Instructor Bios:

Abi Pooler  of Yoga with Abi was born in Maine where she spent most of her life before relocating to Erie. she has studied yoga for over thirteen years and is a RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) yoga instructor. She is also KAY (Kidding Around Yoga) Children’s Yoga certified. She has been teaching for four years and loves bringing yoga to the masses. Her “come as you are” motto allows all ages, all walks of life, and all levels to come together to practice. She takes the philosophy and science of yoga to each class and teaches the student to incorporate it into everyday life. Her classes for children share the principles of yoga with growing minds to help shape peaceful and mindful human beings.

LEAF’s Program Manager Catherine Toews received her Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honors) from the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada. She has been fortunate to spend over fifteen years working and volunteering in community spaces, facilitating art and science programs for children and families. Catherine’s teaching style encourages discovery and exploration, allowing plenty of space for experimentation and play. She loves observing and sharing the outdoors with children and using nature as inspiration for hands-on creative projects. Her approach to teaching grows directly out of her own art practice which is focused on drawing but includes a background in sculpture, painting, and graphic design. She has exhibited her artwork in solo and group shows in Pennsylvania, British Columbia, Manitoba, and Ontario.


Date & Time: Saturday, November 11 from 9AM – Noon

Cost: $25 per child. $20 for Plus-Household / Grandparent members. A healthy snack will be provided. All supplies are included, but participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat.

Location: LEAF Education Center, 1501 W 6th St, Erie, PA 16505

Register online. Space is limited. 

NOTE: Adult accompaniment not required. Children are asked to dress for the weather and bring their own yoga mat.  A portion of the program will be held outdoors, rain or shine (alternate indoor activities will be scheduled in the event of inclement weather).


If you would prefer to register by phone or e-mail please call (814)453-5323 or email