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.
Christmas present shopping can be hard when you are not quite sure what a person needs. So today’s blog is a gift list with a twist. It’s filled with cool things I think anyone bringing yoga to children would want. Since most of the people reading this newsletter teach children yoga in one way or… Read More →
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 →
Over the years I’ve seen many yoga teachers get burnt out, and I’ve come close to throwing in the towel myself. All the reasons that motivate you to become a teacher get consumed by all the hours it takes to run a business and a life. But it doesn’t have to be that way because…
Children’s yoga has the power to transform lives. Today, I’m sharing a video I made because I was inspired by the theme of “Transformation through Yoga” and how deeply yoga touches the lives of all, big and small. I suspect your life has been transformed through yoga in a very powerful way too. In the… Read More →
Animals Do Yoga… and So Do I book by Angela Faith Miller, illustrated by Susie McColgan US $12 softcover, $18 hardcover This book review comes with thanks to the author, Angela Miller of AnimalsDoYoga.com. She sent me two complimentary copies. One I used in my kids yoga classes to see how it worked with real… Read More →
A couple years ago I wrote about how I accidentally swore in a Kids Yoga Class. In my defense, it wasn’t a swear word when I was a kid! But this post about Yoga Music got me thinking about another word that has become TABOO in many kids yoga classes. The word? The word is: … Read More →
I just can’t resist passing on this TED talk with chef Jamie Oliver. He became an inspiration for me after he did the TV series on changing the food served in school cafeterias (watch to around the 10 minute mark for Oliver’s rant on this topic). But one of the most jaw dropping part comes… Read More →