The Truth About Offering Choices to Kids

Are You Building Kids Strengths with Choices? Here you are, teaching a class of children or perhaps with your own kids and you have a great idea. One of the kids is tired and refuses to do it. What do you do? Offering choices is one of the first things you learn about when working with children. In fact when we don’t offer choices it can quickly turn into the dreaded power struggle. If you’re wondering what this is, it

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5 Sure-Fire Kids Yoga Exercises

Five Kids Favorites Simply put, there are some yoga poses that the kids ask for and some that they don’t. Surprisingly, a lot of the favorites are warm-up poses that get the circulation going after a long day of sitting at a desk. These are what I get the most requests for in yoga class: Washing Machine: This is a great Kundalini Yoga warm-up that kids love because it is active and fun! In easy pose put your hands on

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Leadership for Children

How to Speak to Children in Yoga When teaching children yoga one of the best tools you can use is to speak to the soul of the student. I found this out in a class of older children, around 9 – 12 years old, the senior group in the daycare. Many of them were just a few months from being able to be on their own at home. It was a challenge to engage this age group in yoga. They

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Yoga means Fun, Health and Laughter for Kids

  Wanna hear a joke? Jokes are fun for kids and adults yoga – even when they are groaners. The point of joking? Don’t take life so seriously. In fact one of the best ways to feel Unity is to just have fun.   Laughing Yoga for Kids Whenever I want to have fun with the kids in yoga class we do Laughing Yoga. It is a great way to get everyone to have fun and relax and enjoy the

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