“Oh, look, it’s the new moon,” said my dad. “It’s not new. I’ve seen it before,” replied my niece. This was a sweet interaction my dad had with my niece when she was a toddler, years ago—and such a lovely reminder of the innocence of young children when they experience … [Read more...] about Phases of the Moon Yoga
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Yoga storytime videos all ready for your Google Classroom! Whether your class is learning via virtual classroom, a hybrid, or in person this coming school year, one thing we all share is the desire for children to continue their love of reading. The benefit of yoga books, … [Read more...] about Yoga Storytime Videos for your Google Classroom
Have you been curious about chakras and wondered if you could teach children about them? Maybe you’ve heard that understanding about chakras can help children learn about their social and emotional selves on a deeper level. The yoga poses below, which are coupled with positive … [Read more...] about Chakras for Kids: Learn about their Emotions through Yoga Poses for Kids
Yes, yoga is for everyone! We asked our readers to tell us about their super kids and what makes them unique. Our goal was to highlight that yoga is for everyone, no matter how different we may seem. We sent out an email to our Kids Yoga Stories community last summer, … [Read more...] about Yoga for Everyone: Meet a Special Group of Yogis
As the holiday season creeps closer, my mind is busy with not only travel plans and holiday preparations, but also ways that I can help my daughter and me to stay relatively calm and peaceful during these crazy (but fun) months. Today, I wanted to share with you an incredibly … [Read more...] about Calm Down Yoga Poses for Kids (+ Printable Poster)
“See you in Africa on a camel,” was what I wrote in my high school graduation book. I’ve wanted to visit Africa my whole life, and I desperately hope to one day take my husband and daughter on an African safari. In the meantime, I have to live vicariously through my friends … [Read more...] about 5 African Safari Animals Yoga Poses for Kids
Teaching yoga to toddlers may seem like a daunting task, but it is a truly wonderful experience to share with your little ones. I’ve created a simple guide to creating a yoga-friendly environment with your family so you can feel confident in teaching fun and easy yoga poses to … [Read more...] about How to Get Started Teaching Yoga to Toddlers
Do you ever stop to ask yourself, “Why do I teach yoga to kids?” It’s a great question to reflect upon. Often, there is that one moment we’re trying to capture or go back to. That magic moment where you truly see the joy in a child’s eyes when they finally get themselves into … [Read more...] about What is a magic yoga moment? And how do I experience one?
You love working with children. You love yoga. So, naturally you love teaching kids yoga, right? Our community is always asking for tips of how to teach kids yoga. Today, I would love to share my philosophy by detailing four steps to teaching to children, which are based on my … [Read more...] about How to Teach Kids Yoga (+ Printable Poster)
Thank you so much for helping to make 2017 so rewarding for everyone at Kids Yoga Stories! Last year, sales and traffic to the website both grew by 150%, and we gave away more than 60 free yoga books. Our yoga products have been sold into 50 countries worldwide and 50 states … [Read more...] about Kids Yoga Stories 2017 Year in Review
Join our 30 Day Meditation Challenge by downloading the printable poster below. Back in September, 2014, my husband and I finally stopped procrastinating and began our practice of sitting silently for fifteen minutes every morning. After years of talking about meditating, … [Read more...] about 30 Day Meditation Challenge. New Year. New Goal.
Kids Yoga Stories Announces New Feelings Yoga Book: The Grateful Giraffe Kids Yoga Stories and author Giselle Shardlow are thrilled to announce the official release of their newest yoga book for kids, The Grateful Giraffe. Join the six Kids Yoga Stories kids from around the … [Read more...] about New Feelings Yoga Book: The Grateful Giraffe [Press Release]
Kids Yoga Stories Celebrates Yoga Book “Katie’s Karate Class” Winning a Prestigious Family Choice Award Kids Yoga Stories is an exciting Boston-based company working strongly to encourage kids to explore yoga in a fun and carefree way, through a series of kids yoga books. Most … [Read more...] about Katie’s Karate Class Wins Family Choice Award [Press Release]
TRISH’S FALL PHOTOGRAPHY named 2016 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards Finalist Kids Yoga Stories is pleased to announce that Trish’s Fall Photography has been recognized as a finalist in the 19th Annual Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards. As part of their mission to … [Read more...] about Fall Yoga Book Named 2016 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards Finalist [Press Release]
Today, I would love to share with you ten stories from our Kids Yoga Stories community that demonstrate the benefits of yoga for kids. Scroll to the bottom of the post for a chance to win 10 yoga books for kids! Last year, we sent out a newsletter asking if anyone was … [Read more...] about The Benefits of Yoga for Kids: 10 People Share Their Stories