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.
This is Part Two of the Series on Creative Ways to Get Kids Yoga into Schools. How can kids yoga teachers bring yoga into schools? Let’s talk! Check out why its not my favorite location and what these teachers do to bring yoga into schools. Leave a comment to give your opinion, advice, or experience… Read More →
Young Yoga Masters interviews Janet Williams, a certified primary/junior teacher and registered yoga instructor about yoga in the classroom. These 5 Tips give you the Who, What, When, Where, and Why of kids yoga. Janet joins the Young Yoga Masters Registered Children’s Yoga School faculty and will share more great tools for yoga in classrooms, studios, and beyond in the What I See, I Can Be Module
That Sweet Child Said What? Imagine a sunny weekday morning at 9:15 am. You’re in a school teaching a thirty minute yoga class to 23 children ages 2 – 6 years old. You’ve also got two other teachers in the room to assist during the class. About 15 minutes into the class everyone is doing… Read More →
Have you ever noticed how every problem is also an opportunity?
In this blog post I look at the problem of getting yoga into schools and getting ready to talk to 2,000 School Principals at the International Principals Convention in Toronto this month.
Tell Me What You Think! I’d love to get your feedback if you’ve ever talked to a school principal. Please share your experience by filling out this quick 4 question survey. You could help get more yoga into schools by sharing what you know. Thanks to everyone for your support.
Here are three effective resources to fuel anyone’s passion for bringing yoga into the classroom, lunchroom, or gymnasium. Know who to approach at the school: Depending on the atmosphere at your school you may want to approach from a few directions to get yoga into a school. This article, based on an interview I did… Read More →
How to Speak to Children in Yoga When teaching children yoga one of the best tools you can use is to speak to the soul of the student. I found this out in a class of older children, around 9 – 12 years old, the senior group in the daycare. Many of them were just… Read More →