While planning kids yoga classes for “Earth Day” the material I found had messages of doom and gloom. Help kids combat negativity with the practices of yoga and mindfulness.
At Young Yoga Masters, we’re heading into a weekend of Inclusive Yoga Kids Yoga Teacher training and we’re preparing interesting supplies like bubbles, stickers and foam noodles. Whenever I see these fun props gathered in front of me, I’m reminded of the many ways we can engage children by planning activities and creating lesson plans… Read More →
My large experience in traveling the world and working is that we’re a lot much more alike than different at the heart. And sport is a great common denominator. – Dr. Frank Hayden A Revolution in Play Skills for Kids with Special Needs We become a wiser and kinder society when we try to understand… Read More →
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 →
Christmas present shopping can be hard when you are not quite sure what a person needs. So today’s blog is a gift list with a twist. It’s filled with cool things I think anyone bringing yoga to children would want. Since most of the people reading this newsletter teach children yoga in one way or… 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 →
Some schools and daycares are very enthusiastic about kids yoga. Others might be interested but need convincing. As kids yoga teachers it would be great to have a few scientifically supported reasons we could present to schools to convince them to add a yoga class for kids. What if we gathered a group of scientific researchers investigating the effects of exercise on kids’ brains and asked them to form a consensus on the benefits of exercise, what would they tell us?
Did you know there is a National Kids Yoga Conference? Today I’m back to blogging with a sneak preview of my Conference workshop: Advanced Business Planning for a Sustainable Kids Yoga Business and more information on this exclusive event with many of the world’s top kids yoga teachers. A friendly reminder that this year’s tickets… 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 →