Teaching kids and teens yoga can be incredibly rewarding, but engaging students of different age groups can be quite challenging—as we’ve heard time and time again from our Kids Yoga Stories community. See below to watch the interview with Laura of Divine Light Yoga on creative … [Read more...] about 5 Relevant and Creative Ways to Engage Students in Yoga Class
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5 Zoo Yoga Poses for Kids (+ Printable Poster)
It’s no secret that young children love animals. And my daughter is no exception. My husband and I have been taking her to visit the zoo since she was only a couple of months old. Over time, she learned to act out the animals through zoo yoga poses for kids before she could speak … [Read more...] about 5 Zoo Yoga Poses for Kids (+ Printable Poster)
3 Tips for Using Music and Rhythm as Attention Getters in Class
Music as attention getter. It’s no secret that I’m obsessed with children’s picture books! But when it comes to music, I don’t have the same confidence and expertise for knowing how to deliver the best musical experience in the classroom or kids yoga class. And I know … [Read more...] about 3 Tips for Using Music and Rhythm as Attention Getters in Class
Summer Yoga Ideas for Kids (+ Printable Poster)
As my daughter’s school year comes to a close, I find myself thinking of ways to integrate yoga into our summer days together. Embracing all the facets of the yoga philosophy is important to me: including sitting silently, breathing together, teaching my daughter how to be a … [Read more...] about Summer Yoga Ideas for Kids (+ Printable Poster)
Robot Yoga Poses for Kids
This is Annabelle, Social Media Manager at Kids Yoga Stories. I’m excited to share with you about my son’s experience with robot yoga poses for kids! My son’s grandparents gifted him one of those monthly fun crates, and a few months ago, he received a fun robot kit. It could … [Read more...] about Robot Yoga Poses for Kids
Ninja Yoga Poses for Strength, Focus and Calm
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
Teach the Water Cycle in an Active, Engaging Way through Movement: Try Water Cycle Yoga!
Are you looking to teach your children about the water cycle in a fun and creative way? By adding yoga poses for kids to your science class, you’ll get students up and moving while learning something new. By engaging their bodies, minds, and spirits in this … [Read more...] about Teach the Water Cycle in an Active, Engaging Way through Movement: Try Water Cycle Yoga!
Pollinators for Kids: Learn about pollination through yoga poses for kids
A couple of years ago, our family went to explore a pollinators exhibit at our local botanical garden. One of the things that I love about being a parent (and when I was a teacher) is diving into learning about something that you might not have had the opportunity to unless you … [Read more...] about Pollinators for Kids: Learn about pollination through yoga poses for kids
Marketing Tips for Yoga Teachers: Marketing Tools to Grow your Kids Yoga Business
Inside: 5 marketing tips for yoga teachers Unlock the Power of Marketing Tools for Your Kids Yoga Business In one of our Kids Yoga Stories Ambassador calls, one of the participants asked, “What marketing tools are you using to get your kids yoga program out … [Read more...] about Marketing Tips for Yoga Teachers: Marketing Tools to Grow your Kids Yoga Business
Mother’s Day Yoga: Calming Partner Yoga Poses to Practice Together
My mom gave me the gift of yoga when I was a child growing up. And now I get to give my daughter the gift of yoga, too—this time, in the form of Mother’s Day yoga. Parenting is hard. But it’s worth it in those magical moments when we’re in tune with our children, all our … [Read more...] about Mother’s Day Yoga: Calming Partner Yoga Poses to Practice Together
Calling All Dog-Lovers: Try Dog Yoga!
Dog yoga below. Dogs are people’s best friends, right! My daughter was attacked by a dog when she was two, so she was terrified of dogs for years. If a dog was anywhere in sight, she would scream and jump up into my arms. It was heart-breaking for her to go through so much … [Read more...] about Calling All Dog-Lovers: Try Dog Yoga!
Have Fun with these 5 Pet Yoga Poses for Kids
Pets + yoga = a winning combo, right? For beginners to yoga, why not make their first yoga experiences fun and easy by acting out their favorite pets through yoga poses? Pet yoga! Yoga postures were invented thousands of years ago by yogis mimicking the flora and fauna in … [Read more...] about Have Fun with these 5 Pet Yoga Poses for Kids
Cinco de Mayo for Kids: Yoga Poses for Kids
Cinco de Mayo for Kids. Cinco de Mayo (SINK-oh DAY MY-OH) is the biggest Mexican holiday in the United States. It is a special day to honor and celebrate the Mexican heritage and culture. The 5th of May (“Cinco de Mayo” in Spanish) was the day in 1862 when the Mexican army won … [Read more...] about Cinco de Mayo for Kids: Yoga Poses for Kids
6 Picture Books About Kindness and Gratitude
“How do we add yoga to our curriculum without taking up any extra time?” We hear this question a lot from the teachers in our Kids Yoga Stories community who manage jam-packed schedules, while catering to the diverse needs of their students. One easy way to integrate … [Read more...] about 6 Picture Books About Kindness and Gratitude
[Yoga for Occupational Therapy] How to Integrate Yoga and Mindfulness into Your OT Sessions
Are you wondering how to successfully integrate yoga and mindfulness into your occupational therapy sessions (or any pediatric therapy session, for that matter), without having to completely transform your whole curriculum? Well, you’re not alone. We hear this question a lot … [Read more...] about [Yoga for Occupational Therapy] How to Integrate Yoga and Mindfulness into Your OT Sessions