What is Meditation? How to Explain it to Kids?

Why Meditation with Children? Do you meditate?  If you have a regular practice of meditation or if you have tried it a few times you may know how good you feel afterwards. Or you may find it excruciating!  You may find every second feels like five, and you want to open your eyes and check the clock or make sure the teacher hasn’t fallen asleep. Well the same is true for teaching children about meditation, some kids love it and

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3 Creative Yoga Ideas for a Classic Story

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A fundamental skill for a Kids Yoga teacher is the ability to come up with creative lesson plans that keep children interested.  A simple method from Young Yoga Master’s Kids Yoga Teacher Training is using stories that children already love and adding yoga to them. One such story was created by Claire Matthews, a recent Kids Yoga Teacher Graduate. Claire is already teaching in schools during a lunchtime yoga program that is so full it has to turn kids away. 

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Free Printable – Chakras for Children

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A Free Gift for You from Our Kids Yoga Teacher Training For many older folx, we learned to manage our emotions in our families or on our own, sometimes effectively and sometimes destructively. Now that we understand that emotional intelligence helps children succeed, social and emotional learning is taught in schools. The Young Yoga Masters Kids Yoga Training has a 4-hour Certificate called Chakras for Children.  In this module, we use the Chakras to explore Social and Emotional Learning concepts

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Confessions from the Kids Yoga Booth at the Toronto Yoga Show

The whirlwind in my life, better known as the Toronto Yoga Show has finally subsided.  The confessions, off hand remarks and jokes I heard at the booth are an important part of keeping my yoga business healthy.  Whether you teach kids classes, retreats, camps, or do any other ventures, it is always important to listen to your customers.  Just like you listen to your body when you do a yoga pose, you listen to others when you are planning a

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A Valentine Day Surprise In Kids Yoga Class

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Show You Care on Valentine’s Day. Last week I got a nice surprise from one of the kids at the end of yoga class that would be a great surprise for your kids for Valentine’s Day to truly show you care. First, a bit about last week’s surprise, which came on a day that should have been a snow day. 30 centimeters (about 12″) of snow kept falling and falling, making the roads and sidewalks super slippery.  Half the kids

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