Are you looking for another Halloween yoga activity that’s educational and non-spooky?! If you have tried our other Halloween yoga ideas, but you are looking for something fresh and new, how about a Halloween yoga lesson inspired by creatures that are orange and black! There … [Read more...] about Halloween Yoga: Act Out Orange-and-Black Creatures
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Halloween is such a fun time of year for little ones—all the costumes, family get-togethers, treats, and celebrations! But the weather also changes, and sometimes it’s hard to get outside to get ample exercise and fresh air. If you’re looking for a fun and active … [Read more...] about Halloween Preschool Yoga: Learn Life Cycle of a Pumpkin through Movement
How can you celebrate Halloween in your classroom through movement? Try Halloween Chair Yoga! When my daughter started kindergarten, I was reminded of my teaching days when I was always looking for fun, thematic learning activities that involved movement. And with Halloween … [Read more...] about Halloween Yoga Class Ideas: 5 Chair Poses
It's Halloween time! We have been to the apple picking farm, pumpkin patch, and local fall festival. My daughter has been loving the pony rides and train rides. We even took a tour around a small village to look for decorated pumpkin people. Our book display is full of … [Read more...] about 10 Halloween Yoga Poses for Kids (+ Free Printable Poster)
Below is an excerpt from a post titled "5 Simple Ways to help Children Calm Angry Feelings with Yoga" that I wrote for Lemon Lime Adventures, a popular parenting resource created by a former teacher and parent to a child with sensory processing challenges. Follow the link below … [Read more...] about Yoga for Anger: Calm Anger with 5 Yoga Poses for Kids (Printable Poster)
A few months back, Kati told us a story about how her five-year-old son naturally gravitates to her when she’s practicing yoga. He climbs on her in different poses, and then they invent new names for the partner poses. As much as she loves her boys creating games around her … [Read more...] about Ninja Yoga Poses for Strength, Focus and Calm
Baby animals are so incredibly cute, right! We just recently bought a digital photo frame, and looking back over the years, there is one thing in common with the photos of my daughter. She is often holding baby animals—whether it’s a piglet, chick, kitten, or puppy. She loves … [Read more...] about Baby Animals Yoga for Animal Lovers!
Back to School in the northern hemisphere means welcoming the signs of fall. The days are getting shorter, the leaves are changing colors, and we all get ready for colder weather. Yoga poses were first created thousands of years ago by modeling the natural … [Read more...] about 10 Autumn Yoga Poses for Kids (+ Printable Poster)
As we settle into months of home learning, I thought it would be fun to share a few DIY yoga games that you could make at home or with your students via video. Parents often ask how to add physical activities that are creative and get the wiggles out, especially during … [Read more...] about DIY Yoga Games for Transition Times
I am absolutely terrified of horses! After being bucked off a horse when I was young, that was it! Since then, I have had an irrational fear of these huge, majestic animals. It has certainly caused my angst during my travels over the years! Luckily, my daughter does not … [Read more...] about Horse Yoga Poses for Kids – Giddyup!
Back to School also means a day off with family to honor the economic and social contributions of workers in our communities for Labor Day. The United States Department of Labor defines this special day as: "Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor … [Read more...] about Labor Day Yoga Poses for Kids: Inspired by Occupations
How do we successfully integrate yoga in schools? Teachers are hearing about the benefits of yoga in the classroom. Documentaries are being filmed showing the before-and-after transformation of classrooms since they have added yoga and mindfulness to their daily … [Read more...] about 16 Keys to a Successful School Yoga Program
Below is a list of basic chair yoga poses, which are ancient yoga poses that have been adapted to practice using a chair. These chair yoga poses could be used in your classroom, homeschool, or in a small space for transitions, movement breaks, or for introducing a new topic. The … [Read more...] about 40 Kid-Friendly Chair Yoga Poses
When I asked a group of kindergarten teachers which challenges in the classroom kept them up at night, here’s what they said: Their bodies need to move, and they have a hard time sitting still.Their engines are running high, and they have a hard time settling down.They are … [Read more...] about How to Get Started with Yoga in the Classroom (+Printable Poster)
Last week, my daughter and I were watching the gymnastics at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo. I was explaining to her why Simone Biles, one of the greatest athletes in the world, decided to pull out of the US team finals. She realized that her mental health was at risk. She … [Read more...] about What I Learned from the School Yoga Bootcamp (And Simone Biles)