The swan is one of the most important symbolic creatures in all of yoga. It represents the breath and the connection of the finite to the Infinite. The symbolic swan can take us from our tiny individual self to our expansive higher Self.
Welcome to the first newsletter of 2017. Today I have a free downloadable workbook that I’ll explain more about below. I also want to make sure you know about the Early Registration Special that runs to the end of the weekend on the next module of Kids Yoga Teacher Training. The upcoming Themes and Dreams… Read More →
These last two weeks have been very difficult for many yoga loving, open hearted and equality minded individuals. I was one of many, many, people who stayed up through the night into the wee hours of 2:00 am in utter disbelief of the United States 2016 election results. I kept asking myself, “Is this actually… Read More →
Olympics as a Theme for Kids Yoga Lessons With the Rio Summer Olympics well underway, we’ve updated old blog posts to help you incorporate the games as a theme in your classes. We hope you find these resources helpful when considering lesson plans, poses, and intentions for kids yoga. One World, One Dream: Olympic Yoga… Read More →
Picture a classroom full of young students, some eager to move and learn while others remain nervous or disinterested. A kids yoga teacher asks the kids to sit still and close their eyes, and when they are ready, the teacher reveals a bubble wand and soap. While this simple prop introduction may sound insignificant, it promotes a safe and engaging environment while teaching incredibly relevant lessons.
I have a new love in my life. I found her far away on a trip-of-a-lifetime during 8 weeks of travel. Her name is India and Wow! I’m head over heels! Going to India was easier than I ever imagined. Everything, even the public washrooms, were not the scary mess I was warned about. India… Read More →
300 Blog Posts About Kids Yoga! Welcome to the 300th blog post of Young Yoga Masters. I can’t believe I’ve made it! I started this blog in 2007, with an aim to put kids yoga on the map and legitimize what I was trying to promote. Yoga for children is everywhere now, but there was… Read More →
The Night Before Yoga… Twas the 31st of October When ghouls and goblins came out to play And kids of all ages Saw a unique pumpkin on display. “Hey look,” said one kid “A yoga pumpkin!” he’d shout The pumpkin was lit With five yoga poses cut out. “I know that pose,” said a child… Read More →