THE ONLY STATE-LICENSED AFTERCARE FACILITY IN SANTA CLARITA TO OFFER PHYSICAL & BEHAVIORAL TRAINING!
Our mission is to lead children’s holistic and mindfulness education through physical and artistic expression. We want to initiate the next phase of humankind’s consciousness and empathy within our families, communities, and the world.
Our program is developed by UCLA Professor Edward Monaghan who specializes in kinesthetic learning as related to attentional states. Professor Monaghan has taught programs for LAUSD and Saugus Union School district in mindfulness and cognition for children and teachers.
with your kids in the afternoon and early evening?
You wonder how your kids are spending their free time while you’re finishing up your work day.
You want your child to make new friends and build healthy relationships.
Your child struggles with discipline and respect, and you want them to learn these core values.
BEING A PARENT IS NEVER EASY!
One of the biggest challenges of parenting is finding wholesome and fun activities for your kids to do after school. It’s especially important if you work and you know your kids will be unsupervised for several hours a day. You want to know where your kids are and what they’re doing – and you want them to be learning something and not just playing video games.
That’s where our after-school program comes in. Kids learn about martial arts, including the core tenets of respect, discipline, and perseverance, in a fun and social setting.
YOUR CHILD WILL GROW EVERY DAY AT EKATA TRAINING CENTER!
Our After-School program helps kids in so many ways. It teaches them to respect themselves and others, and to persist when they have a goal in mind. It emphasizes the mind-body connection and helps children to discipline themselves without being reminded.
4 Primary Domains
Kid’s learn to self-control and self-discipline and how to motivate themselves from within.
Kids learn to pay attention and process information through mindfulness, games and physical activities.
We specialize in administering an emergent curriculum that teaches kids how to manage emotions and communication with peers as opportunities for growth arise naturally in the classroom and through guided activities.
Our martial arts program teaches coordination and foundational exercise designed specifically for pediatric and teen populations. We teach kids the value of regular exercise and excellent nutrition.
WORKOUT INSTEAD OF SITTING ON THE COUCH
One of the most challenging things about being a parent these days is finding a way to tear your kids away from computers and video games and get them moving.
Our After-School program gives kids a physical outlet after a long day at school – and teaches them the value of fitness in a fun setting.
A SAFE, POSITIVE PLACE TO SPEND AFTER-SCHOOL
Do your kids come home to an empty house after school because you’re at work? Instead of having them there by themselves, our After-School program gives them a fun and educational alternative.
When your kids are with us, they’re learning useful skills and spending time with other kids. You can rest easy knowing that they’re safe and sound.
MAKE NEW FRIENDS & HAVE FUN
Sometimes, kids struggle to make new friends. It can be hard to find others with common interests or to have the time to socialize at school.
Our After-School program is a social setting, a place where kids can share experiences while learning something new. Many of the kids who attend our programs end up being close friends.
LEARN RESPECT, DISCIPLINE, AND PERSISTENCE
Some after-school programs simply offer parents a place to send their kids without any other benefits. Ours is different.
Kids who study martial arts learn respect for themselves and others, discipline in the pursuit of goals, and the rewards of hard work – lessons that carry over to home, school, and beyond.
Our program is structured and gives kids the opportunity to learn about the martial arts in a fun and social setting. We teach them core values like respect, self-control, and discipline while giving them the opportunity to make new friends.
Yes. We teach the core tenets of martial arts including respect and discipline. Everybody in our martial arts school learns to respect and be respected and kids take that lesson home with them.
Yes. Our After-School program includes martial arts instruction and gives kids an opportunity to get physical, build muscle mass, and learn the value of physical fitness.
Yes. The values we teach include discipline, persistence, and focus. Kids who struggle in school often need some help learning to focus and stick to difficult tasks, and we can help them learn the value of doing so.
Yes. Kids in our program come from multiple schools and often end up making friends with kids they never would have met otherwise.
Kids improve their balance and build core strength by learning martial arts.
Learning martial arts helps kids learn to focus and remember what they are told.
Kids of all ages comes to our After-School program and receive age-appropriate instruction.
Regular martial arts workouts like the ones in our program help kids lose weight and feel better about themselves.