Meet the District’s youngest yoga instructor

Natalie Tomlin, special to

WASHINGTON – It was a typical Thursday evening when D.C. yoga instructor Mike Graglia greeted his Flow Yoga 4 class at the 14th Street Yoga District studio. As he walked to the front of the room, one student caught his eye.

Among the crowd of adults waiting for class to begin was 9-year-old D.C. native Ivan Nolia.

“I walked in and saw this kid, and I was like, ‘That’s not going to work,'”Graglia says. “Then someone stopped me and said,