Teachable Moments: The Story of the Teacher and The Student

A Kids Yoga Teacher Training Yoga Story A student once asked a teacher, “How do I learn best?” Without hesitation, the teacher said to the student, “Teach!” So the student became a teacher.   The teacher then asked a student, “How do I teach you best?” Without hesitation, the student said to the teacher, “Learn!” To be an effective yoga teacher, learn as a student leans! Imagine you’re a parent wanting to teach your child about obstacles in life and

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Kids Yoga in Schools – Not My Favorite Location

This is Part Two of the Series on Creative Ways to Get Kids Yoga into Schools. How can kids yoga teachers bring yoga into schools?  Let’s talk!  Check out why its not my favorite location and what these teachers do to bring yoga into schools. Leave a comment to give your opinion, advice, or experience on teaching yoga in schools. For school teachers, take a look at Part One for ideas to bring yoga into the classroom. School is Not

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I Need Your Advice for Kids Yoga with Different Age Groups?

I’m working on a new quick reference chart (below) for teaching yoga to children of different age groups. I’m making the chart because so many new kids yoga teachers wonder about teaching specific ages, things like: “What age range should I choose for my studio classes or summer camps?” “Are games too juvenile for teens?” “What should I do with the energetic 4 year olds?” “At what age can children start to do yoga?” “What ages can I teach in

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A Bright Future for Kids Yoga and Kids Yoga Teachers

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The Future of Kids Yoga – So many children start yoga at a young age.  What does that mean for the future of kids yoga? We see it as good news for children and you, if you’re a kids yoga teacher.     Since the tidal wave of yoga began over 40 years ago in the west, yoga is more accessible than ever before. Yoga has established itself. Consider how many kids yoga teachers have taught toddlers who are now

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