Your Sunshine

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HELPING YOURSELF & OTHERS SHINE: The mission of your sunshine

“It cannot be overstated: based on our philosophy, each and every individual is truly unique—a frontier of the mind and heart that deserves dedicated care and education.” Our founder, Anastasia Martynova, explains how her own experiences growing up with disabilities (and learning to shine and overcome challenges) influenced the philosophy and mission of Your Sunshine!. 

We Provide Support And Love

It is our core mission to develop and deliver a curated collection of heart-centered programs customized to suit diverse personalities, original learning styles, and individual pacing. Our professionally designed programs are designed to stimulate various facets of the human brain while nurturing intuitive sensory responses to life’s challenges, thereby encouraging the development of the whole individual.

Our programs highlight and celebrate the core values of self-acceptance, self-love, and a deep appreciation of life. Every individual has a chance to follow their interests with self-enlightenment, forging and furthering their own uniqueness through instruction, experimentation, and sharing of original discovery with others. Learning is built around feeling, imagination, exploration, and play.

Yes1 ! We Are Here For You

Youthful, imaginative minds with alternative perspectives have always been the key drivers in innovation and progress in virtually all walks of life including science, art, medicine, literature, music, technology and more.

We are an organization devoted to maximizing the brain’s untapped potential and empowering children, youth and adults to actualize their dreams through attentive discovery of their talents, creativity, gifts, extraordinary abilities, and imagination, so that they may recognize and develop them to the fullest extent! Your Sunshine offers educational learning programs, therapeutic programs, workshops, trainings, and specific services, all within the secure framework of an unwaveringly nurturing environment where every individual participant is enabled to Unfold, Shine, and Thrive.

We Turn Limitations Into Possibilities

By emphasizing a potent mix of raw talent, lively creativity, and vivid imagination, we encourage each of our participants to learn how to make sound intuitive decisions from a young age and to respond to life with increased freedom.

Our goal is to help individuals to embrace confidence and to trust themselves by recognizing and overcoming emotional and physical barriers that may be limiting them, while transforming all life experiences into a continuous and positive process of discovery and development of their latent talents and extraordinary abilities.

From the blog

Your Sunshine Gets People Moving!!! Feb. 26

Here at Your Sunshine, we are always brainstorming events that will get the community involved while staying active and healthy. We think exercise is an important part of life because it boosts your immune system, enhances your mood, and can even produce a soothing and calming effect for some.

Your Sunshine Hosted Zumba GoGo for Over 400 Guests !!! Feb. 14

On January 6, Your Sunshine hosted a successful community event – the Zumba GoGo in Falls Church, Virginia. Even with the low temperature of 15 degrees, we had an amazing turn out of over 400 people!

A Year at Your Sunshine !!! (2017 Overview) Feb. 07

2017 was a successful and positive year here at Your Sunshine. Through all of our events and activities this year, our goal has stayed the same – to enrich the lives of children and youth with special needs.


“I met Ms. Martynova when she was the yoga instructor for my son’s adaptive yoga class. She is incredibly creative, accepting, and kind. You really feel that she champions your child and meets him on his terms. Your Sunshine sponsors all kind of events for special needs kids ranging from hikes, festivals, talent shows, and even a camp in Hawaii. I can’t say enough good things about Ms. Martynova and her crew."
"Your Sunshine serves as a function that parents and schools can miss when working with children with special needs. Rather than “shaping" the child, Your Sunshine's goal is to open them up to the light and spirit that is unique to each of them."
“Your Sunshine is a wonderful and compassionate organization that provides support to individuals with disabilities. It gives individuals with special needs a hope and let's them know they are not alone. This is a very special group of dedicated people who bring communities together with such joy."
“Ms. Martynova, a founder of Your Sunshine, works countless hours for the cause of bringing smiles and joy for children, youth, and the whole family. She is truly passionate to support individuals with disabilities to discover their talents and unique gifts. I hope this nonprofit will continue to grow and touch more lives in a positive way.”
“I'm the mother of a child with special needs and I am grateful for all services and programs they offer. But more importantly, I am thankful for encouragement and inspiration. I look forward to what they will accomplish in the future!”
“Your Sunshine is a great organization for families with special needs children. They offer programs that encourage creative growth and spiritual well being. Anastasia, the founder of the organization, is a supportive, caring, and friendly individual. She is very approachable and helpful to a parent in need. I recommend all parents with special needs children to join Your Sunshine for a “brighter future".
“We love supporting the group of volunteers and mission that this nonprofit has to offer! They are doing many programs and events including a talent show for individual with special needs, community events, educational programs, health and wellness classes, life skills trainings, and variety of day camps."
Remarkable organization devoted to helping our future generation! What a blessing this truly is! We thank you for your commitment, hard work, and keenness for all you do!”
“I am extremely impressed with the leadership, support and events the team has put together so far. As well as their vision for impacting the lives of individuals with disabilities!"
"Yoursunshine really encourages students be happy and accept the beautiful way they are; while strengthening them physically and cultivating inner peace."

Our Partners

As a nonprofit organization, Your Sunshine provides services to the members of our community where they live.  To do this Your Sunshine partners with:

  • Community organizations
  • Schools—private and public

Your Sunshine also receives support from socially engaged individuals, businesses, foundations, and community organizations.

If you or your organization might be interested in partnering with Your Sunshine please contact us.