Coach Mikey-Mike's Zoo Yoga Posted on 5 Oct 15:47

Michael Paduano is active in promoting children’s’ health and fitness. His

expertise goes across the board, working with both adults and children in the

areas of yoga, Pilates, group exercise, team sports and other disciplines. He is an

International Sports Aerobics Gold Medalist; two-time NPC Mr. Fitness Emerald

Cup Champion; a fitness columnist and an active member of the National Youth

Sports Coaches Association. A passion close to his heart is working with children

with special needs, critical diseases and those who communicate using American

Sign Language. Mr. Paduano is also the creator and host of Healing Yoga and Mikey

Mike’s ZooYoga (available on DVD).

If you would like to contact Mr. Paduano, or to find out where he might be

appearing, then please visit his website at:


Benefits of Yoga for Kids - Children's Yoga Benefits Posted on 10 Jan 17:51

Zoo Yoga helps kids to:

  • Develop their body awareness
  • Learn how to use their bodies in a healthy and fun way
  • Manage stress through breathing, awareness, meditation and healthy movement geared for the interests of kids
  • Build concentration
  • Increase their confidence and positive self-image
  • Feel part of a healthy, non-competitive group
  • Have an exercise alternative, getting away from electronic devices