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.
It’s summer! Which means kids yoga camps and time to try fresh ideas that you just don’t have time to try in a regular class. I’m planning a summer camp right now. It’s 18 hours of kids yoga over 5 days in our Kids Yoga Teacher – Summer Certification. So going through my resources and… Read More →
Free Kids Yoga Activities for Halloween Young Yoga Masters is celebrating this October with free treats! Our Four Year Blog-iversary passed and Halloween is just around the corner. To thank you for staying connected we’ve got a free treat and Halloween fun for you and the children celebrating with you. Lets make this Halloween a… Read More →
Before you invest in kids yoga training, do you know what you want to get out of it? This guest post is by Bekah Starr of Sproutin’ Yoga. She explains why she registered for our training this weekend even though she’s been teaching kids for five years. She also gives you two new classroom management tips and shares the challenges she still experiences as a teacher (and she’s not alone!).
A teacher is like a forklift, Yogi Bhajan said, you have to meet the students where they are at, and only then can you lift them up. “Meet Kids Where They’re At” is the first point of three in these videos to Teach Yoga Kids Love. Watch Janet Williams of Children’sYogaBooks.com and Aruna Kathy Humphrys of YoungYogaMasters.com give three tips, highlights from their presentation at the Yoga Show.
Responsibility is the Character Development theme for the month of October in our School Board. Do your homework. Look after your sister. Be Responsible! Kids can be so irresponsible when it comes to taking care of their stuff or taking the initiative to get something done. This month’s theme of responsibility is a topic kids… Read More →
Respect is the Character Development theme for the month of September in our School Board. Respect means thoughtfulness, consideration, honor, admiration, regard, esteem. All these words show what happens when there is respect. But with kids you need to give them more than words, you need to give them an experience of Respect for them… Read More →
Worry is imagining all the things that can go wrong. Its like creating a personalized haunted house in your head. Worry is illusions, smoke and mirrors, things that haven’t actually happened for real. This game helps us learn to laugh at the tricks of the mind and put the mind in it’s rightful place.