Introducing Yoga 4 Classrooms New Ownership!

Today, we come with exciting news to share with you— ownership of Yoga 4 Classrooms has transitioned to a new, passionate leader, Sarah Kirk!

After years of dedication and hard work, Lisa Flynn, the founder of Yoga 4 Classrooms, has decided to pass on the torch to Sarah Kirk, who brings a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to lead our beloved organization into the future.

A Heartfelt Farewell to Lisa Flynn

For nearly two decades, Lisa Flynn’s unwavering commitment and pioneering spirit have been at the heart of Yoga 4 Classrooms’ success. Her vision to integrate mindful moments into educational settings has transformed the lives of countless students, educators, and caregivers. Through her tireless efforts, Yoga 4 Classrooms has grown into a globally recognized program, positively impacting classrooms and schools around the world.

Lisa’s compassionate leadership and innovative approach have been an inspiration to us all. Her dedication to promoting well-being and social and emotional learning in educational environments has left an indelible mark on the hearts of many. Although Lisa is stepping back from the day-to-day operations, her legacy will forever resonate in the work we continue to do at Yoga 4 Classrooms.

Introducing Sarah Kirk, Our New Owner and CEO

We are thrilled to welcome Sarah Kirk as the new owner and CEO of Yoga 4 Classrooms. Sarah’s passion for mindfulness, her extensive background in working with children and adolescents, and her dedication to mental health, trauma-informed schools, and social and emotional learning align perfectly with the vision and mission of Yoga 4 Classrooms.

As a National Board Certified Counselor, Sarah has spent over a decade implementing yoga and mindfulness practices in the classroom, empowering students, educators, and caregivers to lead more peaceful and balanced lives. Her achievements as Oklahoma’s School Counselor of the Year, a National Finalist for School Counselor of the Year, and her leadership role on the Board of Directors of the American School Counselor Association further exemplify her ability to effect positive change in the field of education.

Sarah’s expertise and forward-thinking approach make her the ideal person to carry forward Yoga 4 Classrooms’ legacy of fostering well-being, focus, and emotional regulation in schools worldwide. With her leadership, we are confident that Yoga 4 Classrooms will continue to grow and flourish, creating a brighter future for generations to come.

Continuing the Journey Together

As we embark on this new chapter with Sarah at the helm, we want to express our deepest gratitude to each and every one of you who has supported Yoga 4 Classrooms throughout the years. Your dedication to promoting mindfulness and social and emotional learning in schools has been instrumental in making our mission a reality.

We are excited about the future and look forward to continuing our journey together, empowering educators, students, and caregivers to engage in a mindful and compassionate educational environment where the entire school community can thrive.

Thank you for being a part of our incredible community. We are honored to have you by our side as we continue to make a positive impact in the lives of children and schools worldwide.


With love and gratitude,

The Yoga 4 Classrooms Team

Sarah Kirk, Owner & CEO

Lisa Flynn, Founder & Consultant

Lisa Stevens, Accounting & Operations Manager


(Pictured here: Lisa Stevens, Lisa Flynn, & Sarah Kirk at a recent transition retreat in Maine)