In today's article, Cassandra Troughton, a teaching assistant, shares her experience and tips to teach yoga to a large group of reluctant students. This question of how and what to teach came up repeatedly when we surveyed our Kids Yoga Stories community. We felt it was time to … [Read more...] about How (and What) to Teach Yoga to a Large Group of Reluctant Students
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Explore 5 Wonders of the World through Yoga Poses
Ah! I think Wonders of the World and my dreams come alive! When I was young, I always dreamt of seeing the world. I dreamt of Argentina and Tahiti, Australia and India. Coming from a very rural lower-middle-class family, seeing the world was not really on the cards, though. My … [Read more...] about Explore 5 Wonders of the World through Yoga Poses
Independence Day for Kids Yoga
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 … [Read more...] about Independence Day for Kids Yoga
Honor Juneteenth through Yoga Poses and Books
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 … [Read more...] about Honor Juneteenth through Yoga Poses and Books
Teaching Anatomy to Children in a Fun and Empowering Way
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
I LOVE YOU Yoga
“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
Baby Animals Yoga for Animal Lovers!
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!
Horse Yoga Poses for Kids – Giddyup!
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!
How to Build a Growth Mindset through Yoga Poses for Kids
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
Nocturnal Animals Yoga (+ Printable Poster)
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 for your Google Classroom
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
5 Tropical Island Yoga Poses for Kids
What comes to mind when you think of a vacation to a tropical island? Do you think of getting up early to watch the sunrise and feeling the ocean breeze?Or does jumping into the waters to surf or sail a boat tickle your fancy?Or might you love searching for crabs and shells on … [Read more...] about 5 Tropical Island Yoga Poses for Kids
Beach Yoga Poses for Kids (+ Printable Poster)
Try a trip to the beach through beach yoga poses for kids! Moving and playing together is great in any weather, but summer is especially enjoyable for beach yoga poses for kids. The sequence below will lead your family on a beach-inspired journey in your living room, backyard, … [Read more...] about Beach Yoga Poses for Kids (+ Printable Poster)
Fishing for Kids: Learn about Fishing with these Five Yoga Poses
Do you have memories of fishing when you were young? I remember fondly going camping with my dad when I was probably about twelve years old. After we pitched our tents, we went out on a canoe to catch fish. The point was not actually to catch fish, but to bob in the water and … [Read more...] about Fishing for Kids: Learn about Fishing with these Five Yoga Poses
How to Play with Yoga Cards for Kids (+ Printable Poster)
Learn, be active, and have fun! Yoga cards for kids provide an engaging and easy way to practice yoga poses, whether your child is a beginner or an expert yogi. Introduce one yoga pose at a time or put a few yoga poses together to create a meaningful story sequence. Make the … [Read more...] about How to Play with Yoga Cards for Kids (+ Printable Poster)