Erin Bracco and Jamie Gale
...meet Erin and Jamie!
Erin Bracco is an Illinois Professional Educator and a Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher. She is the co-founder and Executive Director of Buddha Belly Kids Yoga. Previously, Erin was a kindergarten classroom teacher in the Berwyn South School District 100. Additionally, she developed and taught the Kindergarten Program at Bubbles Academy during the Pandemic. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in both Elementary Education and Special Education from Peabody College at Vanderbilt University. Erin has completed her 200hr teacher training at Zen Yoga Garage in Chicago, 95 hour kids teacher training and partner yoga certificate through Rainbow Yoga, and is a graduate of the 2020-2021 Mindful Teacher Certification Program. Erin is a consultant for schools implementing yoga and mindfulness programming and speaks at a variety of conferences each year. Her passion for child development is evident in her teaching style and curriculum. She thrives on helping little humans gain social-emotional learning strategies to explore and make sense of their world.
Jamie Gale lives in Madison, Wisconsin and began working in education nearly 20 years ago. Jamie is the Founder & Owner of little om BIG OM. She loves working with small yogis, moving, learning, and having fun on the yoga mat while exploring the power of the mind, the body and the breath. She holds her BA in Spanish and a Certificate in Business from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is certified to teach yoga to children through Karma Kids Yoga, Rainbow Kids Yoga, Yoga Education Institute, and YogAutism. Jamie completed her 200hr Teacher Training through Zen Yoga Garage and is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer. Jamie is the Co-Director of Creative Soul Camp, which provides unique opportunities for kids to explore their creativity, and is the Founder of BOSS MAMA, a professional and personal development group for business-owning moms. When she's not working with kids and families, Jamie can be found enjoying Madison with her three adventurous children, enjoying an audiobook or exploring hiking trails.