Young Yoga Masters will be attending and presenting at the Kids Yoga Conference in Washington DC this September. I talked to Aruna about why she attends, and she shared these five reasons why she makes the trip to DC: Professional and Business Development: As a yoga teacher who has made kids yoga their profession,… Read More →
What factors are important to you in choosing a yoga teacher training? With news of the ongoing advocacy work of Yoga Alliance to prevent Yoga Teaching from becoming legislated, it is not unreasonable to feel a little confused about what is actually required to teach yoga. At this year’s Yoga Show and Conference in Toronto, the most common question we were asked was: “What training do I need to become a Kids Yoga Teacher?”
Earth Day Lesson Plan for Kids Yoga Earth Day provides a great theme for kids yoga to show our love of the planet, yoga style. Here’s an Earth Day lesson plan and free coloring page for your consideration: Starting Your Lesson With an Opening Reflection Circle To begin your class set an intention and reflect… Read More →
The reality of entrepreneurship for yoga teachers is often more complicated than one may assume, and it is easy to feel discouraged when you look around at others who appear to be making it look easy. It is difficult to get your footing, and supplementing your income can be a good way to get started. This motivation, combined with a positive and open attitude can allow you to focus on what you love without worrying as much about …
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 →
There is always “that one child.” All the children run exuberantly across the field, all but one. Alone in the field, perhaps just standing there, looking at the sky, the clouds, or perhaps even running the opposite way from the others. All of us teachers of children, many of us parents, have most likely had that child in our…
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 →