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.
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 →
Are the schools losing the boys? In her TED talk Ali Carr-Chellman presents statistics indicating schools are encouraging girl culture with the result being boys don’t feel school is for them. This points to an opportunity for kids yoga teachers to bring boy friendly postures and activities to their classes.
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 →
In my city, Toronto (Canada), school teachers must guide kids on Character Development themes. Today’s theme is Integrity. Remember integers in math? They are whole numbers. Integrity comes from the same root meaning whole or complete. Sounds perfect for yoga and today’s post by Yoga In My School specialist, Donna Freeman. She gives Three Steps… Read More →