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.
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 →
Summer is here! Why not make it a summer to remember by joining us at one or two of these fun-filled events that will inspire you for the year ahead! As it turns out – all Early Registration deadlines for our upcoming Kids Yoga Teacher Certification as well as the National Kids Yoga Conference are… Read More →
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?”
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.