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.
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 [...]
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.
A look at scientific research shows Exploring helps children develop healthy brains. These three exploring activities are fun for kids yoga classes and make brains better.
Psychologists, doctors and neuroscientists have discovered when children are not engaged with good learning activities, especially in their earliest years, brain development suffers. While adults might damage their brains by what they do, such as using drugs and intoxicants, kids’ brains can be damaged by what they don’t do. It turns out talking, moving, and playing are all vital activities that help develop kids’ brains.
Question from Reader in Denmark: Could you give me some good advice for teaching yoga to boys (age 13 – 15) on a European Football team? Aruna answers on the Young Yoga Masters blog today.
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 [...]