Zachariah's classes are known for their high energy, student driven curriculum and experiential teaching style. Starting his teaching career as the youngest PE coach in the LAUSD, he founded Camps which serviced over 1,500 kids in Los Angeles and offered activities including a wide variety of Sports, Martial Arts, Yoga and Drumming.
Zachariah has traveled extensively to South East Asia and India where he studied Eastern Philosophy, Martial Arts, Taoist Qi Gong and a variety of Yogic disciplines, which are now infused into the rhythm of the Peaceful Ninjas Platform. He has dedicated his life to empowering youth the world over and is fully committed to seeing that mission through as the Founder of Peaceful Ninjas.
Who we are: Peaceful Ninjas is a holistic peace education movement empowering youth to co-create world peace by merging ancient and modern mindfulness practices.
What we do: Peaceful Ninjas currently offers educational programs at a variety of Public, Private and Waldorf Schools, Festivals, Yoga Studios and At Risk Centers throughout Los Angeles. The Peaceful Ninjas are also spearheading the Mindfulness outreach at the LAPD's Hollywood Police Activities League, After School All Stars which services over 15,000 students and has been featured in the 2016 esteemed STEAM Journal for excellence in merging Education with the Arts.
:: Program Description ::
Peaceful Ninjas classes encourage kids to connect to their mind, body and spirit to become forces of positive change in the world. All activities are collaboration and holistically based. They include:
Light Saber and Staff Skills
Non Combative Martial Arts including Brazilian Capoeira and Qi Gong
Peace Missions, Quests and Council
Sound Healing, Toning and Drumming
Tribal Body and Face Paint
Peace sticks: A flow arts moving meditation invented by the Peaceful Ninjas
These flow art practices encourage harmonious