EcoMotion Kids Classes

About Your Instructor


Melanie Johnson has been working with kids in preschool-12th grade for over 20 years, teaching dance, yoga, and creative movement. Her experience includes dance studios, theater groups, schools, summer camps, and after school programs. Melanie has also worked as a teacher’s aide in a kindergarten class and has supervised after-school daycares.


With a Bachelor’s in Dance from UC Santa Barbara, Melanie went on to become a certified in personal training with the National Academy of Sports Medicine. She then earned her yoga certifications with the White Lotus Foundation. Melanie has most recently become certified in health & nutrition with the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.


Melanie believes that childhood learning is most effective when in the format of creativity and play. She is passionate to teach children about nature, nutrition, and joy of movement.


Pre-K Class

(Ages 3-4)

Nature Play

Let’s move and groove into healthy minds and bodies! Through guided play and exploration, students will learn basic concepts of nature and nutrition.  This class will also incorporate children’s dance, yoga, and movement games. 


K-5th Grade Class 

(Ages 5-10)

Nature, Nutrition, and Health

Students will learn about different elements of nature, nutrition, and health. We will explore these subjects to gain more understanding of the importance of healthy eating and lifestyle, for both healthy bodies and a healthy planet. Each class will also incorporate yoga, movement games and/or fitness activities. 

This class is tailored to each grade level.


Sign up your group, pod, or circle of friends! 

Class size: 4-10 students (One grade level per group)

Pricing:     $150/student

Location:   Your back yard!


Host family will receive a 50% discount

To sign up or ask questions,

contact Melanie: