About Art, Movement, and Life Skills Academy
Yoga Lola Studios has a sister organization soley dedicated to supporting development in youth, pre-teens, and teenagers. Our sister organization is named Art, Movement, and Life Skills Academy and exclusively serves youth ages 7-16 years old in our enrichment programs that complement after-school/homeschool programs. Classes are currently held on Wednesday and Friday afternoons from 5:00pm-8:30 pm and are offered in semester format. Students can join one or both class times. Each class includes:
- Art classes which allow youth to get in touch with themselves, and their emotions, through expressive art. Rachael Maly, LPC-R/ATR-P* is a certified Art Therapist and has taught in both public and private elementary schools over the last 19 years.
- Movement classes allow youth to build strength and agility through the practice of various movement types, including yoga, free-style dance, working with light weights, and many other exercise-type programs. Dr. Lola Scarborough is a 500-hr Certified Yoga Teacher with 24 years of teaching yoga, physical exercise, and movement. She is the co-owner of Yoga Lola Studios.
- Life Skills classes allow youth to develop everything from better communication styles to managing money and understanding proper nutrition. Dr. Lola Scarborough is a certified life coach and has been working in this capacity with youth for 24 years. Rachael Maly ,LPC-R/ATR-P*, is a certified Art Therapist, and has worked with youth in this capacity for many years. Life Coaching is co-taught by Rachael Maly and Lola Scarborough.
- We also offer one-on-one or small group coaching, yoga, fitness and nutrition sessions, and art therapy sessions for people of all ages. Please contact us for more information.
The Academy's founders, Dr. Lola Scarborough and Rachael Maly LPC-I/ATR-P*, have long been involved in community work and work with children, teens, and young adults. Our courses include:
- creative components,
- cognitive components,
- self-improvement components,
- decision-making components,
- positive body image and physical strength components,
- anxiety-coping components, and
- social skills training components.
Check Us Out
All our information is detailed on our website at https://www.amlsacademy.com. You can reach us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 832-849-8934. Our program works well as an afterschool and/or as a supplement to a homeschooling program. We look forward to hearing from you.
*Rachael is a licensed professional counselor currently completing her requirements for her ATR and continues to be supervised by Deborah Lindeen, LPC-BC, AR-S until she finishes. Rachael will complete all requirements for licensure by the end of 2020.