Peaceful Ninjas

Peaceful Ninjas is a global holistic peace education movement empowering youth to co-create world peace by fusing ancient and modern mindfulness practices.Peaceful Ninjas currently offers educational programs at a variety of schools, festivals, yoga studios and at-risk centers throughout Los Angeles. The Peaceful Ninjas are also spearheading mindfulness outreach at the LAPD’s Hollywood Police Activities League, After School All Stars LA, Watts Bears and was the only After School program in the Nation to be featured in the 2016 STEAM Journal for excellence in merging mindfulness 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 holistic nature based. They include:  

  • Mindfulness Ninja Yoga Light Saber and Staff Skills
  • Non Combative Martial Arts including Brazilian Capoeira and Qi Gong
  • Non-Violent Communication
  • Peace Missions and Quests
  • Nature Awareness and Stewardship
  • African Dance
  • Peace Sticks
  • Haka

These flow art practices encourage harmonious and experiential learning. Kids leave class feeling empowered, connected, inspired and peaceful.

Workshops & Presentations

  • Peaceful Ninjas Superpower Workshop

    60 min | Family Garden

    Come explore your Superpowers and journey with us on Adventurous Peace Missions with Peaceful Ninjas Founder Zachariah Fisher. This one of a kind workshop will draw from modalities of Qi Gong, Yoga, Haka, Monkey Chanting, Mindfulness, Capoeira, Tribal Body and Face Art and more. Zachariah's workshops are known for their high energy, experiential and collaborative play based learning style.

  • Sing the World Awake!

    90 min | Family Garden

    A music class and concert all in one - combining group singing, sacred sound, Indigenous elements, vibrational healing, Naam yoga and dance. Designed to awaken the Inner child, elevate the Soul & develop creative expression. It is for children of all ages, families and everyone who loves to sing! Join us and have FUN as we create sacred ceremony for the healing of our planet & ourselves - with the goal of increasing individual and collective self-worth; raising environmental awareness and activating our natural capacity to heal through vibration & music! All musicians and singer welcome! Bring your instruments!

  • Haka Men's Council for Boys and Fathers

    90 min | Trixsters’ Playground

    In honor of the powerful and sacred warrior chant of the Maori people of New Zealand, the Peaceful Ninjas will lead a Haka for boys and fathers in Ancestral Arts. The intention is to create a container for men and boys to express divine masculinity in a harmonious and cohesive way. The workshop will also include a council led by trained men's council leader Brett Fleisher. The Peaceful Ninja's Council of the Spiritual Warrior provides an opportunity to deepen the unique bond between father and son. By using indigenous practices to ignite the body and connect the heart, the council promotes healthy masculinity as a way of strengthening these sacred relationships.


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