Show You Care on Valentine’s Day. Last week I got a nice surprise from one of the kids at the end of yoga class that would be a great surprise for your kids for Valentine’s Day to truly show you care. First, a bit about last week’s surprise, which came on a day that should [...]
I Don’t Want to Play If I Get Out! At the end of a kids’ yoga class I announced, “Now it’s time for a game.” To which one child responded, “Is it a game where people get out? I don’t want to play if I get out.” Today’s blog post is about Olympic Spirit and [...]
Pajama Day is a great way to break out of your routine and use the silliness to incorporate teaching moments into your lesson plan. It is a perfect tie in for bedtime yoga. Here are three of my favorites bedtime yoga activities:
One of my favorite pieces of spiritual advice came from Yogi Bhajan who said, “Be the forklift.” These three words can help solve some of the challenges of teaching kids yoga. Here is an example of a children’s yoga class plan that puts this advice to good use.
Here are 9 Ways The Hunger Games can Make Yoga with Tweens and Teens Fun. Use the trends kids already love to get kids doing more yoga!
My family would recount this true Christmas Story about me for years. I was teased about it to the point where I never wanted to hear it again. So I laughed to myself when I decided to use it as a theme in yoga class with the kids this week. True stories can help you connect with kids and give you a theme for your yoga class. like this one where kids learn to calm themselves when they are over-excited.
For me, being a teacher is a lot like climbing the Himalayas. There are many peaks and valleys on the path. I had a choice to make, either go forward or go back, but I couldn’t live in the valley.
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 [...]
These 5 Tips about Yoga in Schools come from talking with Principals from all over the world at the International Principals Conference.
Here in Toronto, Canada there is an “Extreme Heat Advisory” today. The kids were tired after each exercise, a bunch of chilren kept saying they didn’t want to do yoga. When I asked them why, they said, “We’re tired.” in that monotone drawn out way that kids do.
This calls for a change of plans. Here are 5 Ways to Beat the Heat in Kids Yoga Class.