Yoga Learning Adventures (YLA) specializes in yoga for kids and professional development for educators. Today, teachers and students face more stress than ever — that’s why Angie Swearingian is on a mission to empower them with the self-regulation skills they need to thrive. After teaching in Peoria Public Schools for 17 years, Angie deeply understands the day-to-day struggles students and teachers confront. As a registered adult and children’s yoga instructor, Angie has taught secular, research-based yoga and mindfulness for eight years. In 2017, she utilized her unique insights and became a professional development provider for educators specializing in yoga and mindfulness techniques that help children meet Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) standards. As the owner of Yoga Learning Adventures and in her role as SEL Consultant with the Peoria Regional Office of Education, Angie teaches yoga to kids and trains teachers and students at schools across the Peoria area and beyond, in addition to providing a Yoga Alliance approved 95-hour Children's Teacher Training Program. She is also an iRest Level 1 Meditation Teacher.


  • Builds confidence & self-awareness
  • Improves focus & concentration
  • Increases academic engagement
  • Teaches self-regulation skills
  • Develops physical strength and balance​
  • Decreases anxiety & stress
  • Promotes positive relationships and behavior