This is an excerpt from a post that was written for my friends at The Inspired Treehouse, a website written by a team of pediatric occupational and physical therapists. Lauren and Claire are passionate about sharing playful activities that promote development and wellness. They … [Read more...] about Jungle Animal Yoga for Kids
sophia's jungle adventure
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 … [Read more...] about Earth Yoga
There is an amazing new e-bundle up at my affiliate partner Mindful Nurturing. This bundle is entirely play-oriented and contains 10 quality e-resources for kids ages 1 to 12, plus 3 phenomenal bonuses. There's a little something for everyone: coloring pages, a yoga story book, … [Read more...] about Mindful Play eBundle Sale
Today is the first Anniversary (see below for more information) for the Multicultural Kid Blogs, a group of bloggers from around the world passionate about raising global citizens. A great way to celebrate a birthday party with children, you ask?! Why, kids yoga, of course! … [Read more...] about Rainforest Kids Yoga Birthday Party
Last month at Kids Yoga Stories, I focused on Ahimsa (~Kindness). Ahimsa is one of the behavioral disciplines (Yamas) along the path of yoga. Ahimsa can be translated as "Non-Violence", or Kindness to ourselves, others, and the environment. Practice Ahimsa - 15 ways that you … [Read more...] about The Practice of Ahimsa: 15 Acts of Kindness
Sophia’s Jungle Adventure was based on my own travels to Costa Rica. I spent a day hiking to the waterfalls near Volcano Arenal. In the jungle yoga story, Sophia and her family act out what they see and hear on their own hike. As they follow along with Sophia, readers fly like a … [Read more...] about Jungle Yoga Book Ideas
This month's focus at Kids Yoga Stories is on Latin America. I've been posting volcano pictures, books ideas, travel blogs, recommended guidebooks, and the like on my Kids Yoga Stories Facebook Page. Of course, I had to make a list of cool rainforest books - with fond memories … [Read more...] about 6 Rainforest Books for Children
I was flattered to be interviewed by Lane Kennedy, the co-leader of the San Francisco Mompreneurs group and featured as the June Mompreneur. Check out the interview below and see how I started the creative process to bring the Kids Yoga Stories alive. I can't emphasize … [Read more...] about How did Kids Yoga Stories get started?
I am excited to announce my first published book Sophia's Jungle Adventure, a story about Sophia and her family as they journey through a Costa Rican jungle. It is a kids yoga sequence (for ages four to eight) woven around a story and includes a List of Kids Yoga Poses and a … [Read more...] about What is One Way to get Children into Action?
With gushing passion and enthusiasm, I'm thrilled to announce that 2 of the Kids Yoga Stories are almost ready for publishing. It has been a phenomenal 4 months of illustrations, feedback and editing. We are very close! Thank you to everyone who has joined in on the journey. … [Read more...] about Welcome to Kids Yoga Stories