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Labor Day Yoga Poses for Kids - acting out various occupations | Kids Yoga Stories

Back to School: Labor Day Yoga for Kids

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 movement and is dedicated to the […]

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Collection of year-round Seasonal Kids Yoga Lesson Plans and Coloring Pages | Kids Yoga Stories

Seasonal Kids Yoga Lesson Plans

Yoga for kids is a great way to celebrate the various seasons throughout the year.  Seasonal yoga gets children learning, moving, and having fun! The following kids yoga lesson plans are designed for children ages three to eight, but they could be adapted for younger or older children. Each session can be between fifteen to […]

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New Ocean Yoga Book [Press Release]

Kids Yoga Stories Announces Release of New Kids Color Yoga Book Maria Explores the Ocean to Quick Praise What’s better than a kid’s story that encourages them to be healthy, inquisitive, and happy? In her latest release from Kids Yoga Stories, the kids color yoga book Maria Explores the Ocean, author Giselle Shardlow celebrates those […]

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Award-Winning Rachel's Day in the Garden yoga book | Kids Yoga Stories

Kids Yoga Stories Wins Best Yoga Book in 2015 IPNE Awards [Press Release]

Author Giselle Shardlow Celebrates 2015 IPNE Awards Win with Best Yoga Book Rachel’s Day in the Garden Giselle Shardlow, increasingly well-known for her popular illustrated Kids Yoga Stories, recently celebrated one of her latest Rachel’s Day in the Garden tying for Book of the Year and winning the Children’s Book award at the 2015 Independent […]

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More Prenatal Yoga Poses to open your hips and shoulders, stretch your spine, and take your upside-down | Kids Yoga Stories

More Prenatal Yoga Poses

A few months ago, I wrote about my inspiring friend, Eliza, who practiced next to me in our regular yoga class until she was nine and a half months pregnant. In that post, I shared 5 Standing Prenatal Yoga Poses that are perfect for building strength and increasing dynamic energy during your pregnancy. Today, I’d […]

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Summer Yoga ideas | Kids Yoga Stories

Summer Yoga

Summer is here! After a cold, snowy winter, we are excited to finally be enjoying the outdoors. Our summer plans include kayaking at a local lake, swimming at our local pool, hanging out at our town beach, and running through the sprinkler in the backyard. My daughter is a water baby, so we take any […]

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Five pregnancy yoga poses | Kids Yoga Stories

Prenatal Yoga Poses

I distinctly remember this moment in yoga class when we were vigorously going through a series of sun salutes, and I, who was not pregnant at the time, felt exhausted. Then I thought of my friend next to me cruising through the sun salutes – at nine and a half months pregnant! Unfortunately, I had […]

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Animal Yoga Poses for Kids | Kids Yoga Stories

Yoga Animals for Kids

Are you looking for easy animal yoga poses for kids? Welcome back to our monthly theme project that focuses on a single breathing technique, yoga pose, and yoga book. I have also included a three-pose flow sequence, a Spanish-integration idea (thanks to Spanish Playground), and links to other theme resources. This simple plan gives you one […]

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Monthly Kids Yoga Themes | Kids Yoga Stories

Monthly Kids Yoga Themes

Are you looking for easy kids yoga themes? One of the challenges readers have shared over the years is how to add yoga into their curriculum, classes, or home life with ease and simplicity. There are tons of ways to integrate yoga, but adults with limited time (and that’s just about everyone these days) are […]

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Our collection of yoga books for kids ages three to eight | written by Giselle Shardlow of Kids Yoga Stories

Our Collection of Yoga Books for Kids

I was drawn to writing yoga books after taking yoga teacher training ten years ago. After almost a decade of teaching international primary school, I became interested in bringing the ancient philosophy of yoga into the classroom so that children everywhere could experience the benefits of yoga. I began by creating yoga stories that take […]

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Spring yoga theme ideas including breathing technique, yoga pose, and 3-yoga pose flow | Kids Yoga Stories

Spring Yoga

Are you looking for easy yoga ideas for kids? Welcome back to our monthly theme project that focuses on a single breathing technique, yoga pose, and yoga book. I have also included a three-pose flow sequence, a Spanish-integration idea (thanks to Spanish Playground), and links to other theme resources. This simple plan gives you one thing […]

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How to practice Flower Pose with kids | Kids Yoga Stories

How to practice Flower Pose

Welcome back our monthly Kids Love Yoga (#kidsloveyoga) pose challenge. Each month, we feature a new yoga pose you can practice with your children to promote a healthy lifestyle. Check out the collection of pictures below, where children demonstrate the focus pose. This month’s challenge is Flower Pose. Now that the snow is finally starting […]

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Love-themed easy yoga ideas | Kids Yoga Stories

LOVE Yoga

Kids Yoga Stories has partnered with Spanish Playground on a monthly theme project that focuses on a single breathing technique, yoga pose, and yoga book. It also includes a 3-pose flow sequence, a Spanish-integration idea, and links to other theme resources. This way, you have one thing to focus on each month so it’s easier to […]

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