Please welcome K’Cee, a therapist and educator who is sharing an important article on the history of Juneteenth and how important this new federal holiday is to the African American people. She will also share ten yoga poses with matching intentions to reflect the principles that … [Read more...] about Honor Juneteenth through Yoga Poses and Books
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Today’s article has been written by Cassandra Troughton, a teacher’s assistant working in a special education classroom in Canada. We have heard from our community that they know the benefits of the yoga practice, but they have a lot of doubts about how to actually practice. … [Read more...] about Yoga for Beginners: Five Common Assumptions that Might be Holding You Back
Every day is Earth Day! Each year on April 22nd, people from around the world come together to celebrate the annual event, Earth Day, to discuss, learn, and take action on ways to protect our planet. A great way to honor this special day is through reading earth-friendly … [Read more...] about Earth Day Yoga
Please welcome Nancy from Your Yoga Flow to share some fun and easy ways to teach anatomy to kids. This article is a snippet from their one-hundred-hour Online Children’s Yoga Teacher Training, which I had the pleasure of taking and asked if they could share these ideas with our … [Read more...] about Teaching Anatomy to Children in a Fun and Empowering Way
Looking for fun activities to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day for Kids? Why not read some children’s books and act out this world-renowned Irish holiday through yoga exercises for kids! See below for a list of our five favorite St. Patrick’s Day books that we found in our local … [Read more...] about St. Patrick’s Day for Kids: Books and Yoga Poses (+ Printable Poster)
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
“Valentine’s Day is not about what you love,” Foxy explained. “It’s about who you love.”(Foxy in Love, by Emma Dodd) This post contains Amazon affiliate links. My daughter and I used this book, Foxy in Love, to talk about the meaning of Valentine’s Day. We talked about all … [Read more...] about I LOVE YOU Yoga
Our winter wonderland life here in New England has been a learning adventure! I love that the local libraries are stacked with winter-themed books, most of which were completely new to me. After gathering a bunch of books on Arctic animals, my daughter and I learned about the … [Read more...] about Arctic Animals 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!
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!
Happy Independence Day! We have been living in our adopted country of United States for over eleven years now and finally getting into the groove of the July 4th cookout. Given that my hubby is Australian, we love the idea of an all-day barbecue. I'd love to share some … [Read more...] about Independence Day for Kids Yoga
Below is an excerpt from a post titled “Growth Mindset Yoga Free Printable” that I wrote for Moments A Day, a popular parenting resource created by Chelsea Lee Smith, a mother and certified parent educator. Follow the link below to read the whole growth mindset yoga article and … [Read more...] about How to Build a Growth Mindset through Yoga Poses for Kids
Moving from the city to the suburbs was a huge lifestyle change for our family. We left the constant buzz of the city to live in a house surrounded by a peaceful forest. My daughter noticed right away how quiet the nights were living outside the big city. She also became … [Read more...] about Nocturnal Animals Yoga (+ Printable Poster)
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