Medical study – Yoga Helps Some Kids with ADHD

This week I’m taking a sixty hour Yoga Teacher Training called Vitality and Stress, learning all different aspects and qualities of stress. My favorite so far has been examining our “stress monster” personality. Sounds like something that could work in kids yoga – don’t you think? Here’s an intersting article and video on how yoga helps relieve stress, balance cortisol levels, and create a better state of mental health. About half way through you’ll find this: “A German study found that yoga was

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Announcing: Kid Yoga Teacher Training Dates

Avoid the common mistakes of teaching kids’ yoga: Young Yoga Masters Certificate Program:  Kids Yoga Teacher Training Announcing the next Kids Yoga Teacher Training Dates This Kids Yoga Teaching Training course gets you ready to teach kids yoga and avoid the problems that new teachers experience.  With a tested six week kids yoga curriculum filled with yoga and activities that kids love. You will also discover additional poses, games, meditations, and songs to build the skills and confidence to design

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Teaching Kids Yoga – New and Improved

New! My new Website (click image to see it) Teaching Kids Yoga is moving from Blogger to a new website: www.YoungYogaMasters.com For several weeks I’ll be posting on both blogs while I figure out what I can do to keep some of the ranking I’ve build up for two years blogging on Blogger. Then I’ll switch over all posting to the new site. I invite you to check it out and continue to read and comment on my new site.

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Get Started Teaching Yoga for Kids

Let the Games Begin! Practice Teaching in the Teacher Training Course One great thing about teaching the teacher training course is there is time for questions and answers. And I’m not the only one answering! I have ten plus years experience, but you’re also tapping into a the group’s experience. For instance this course had lots of yoga teachers from different styles (Moksha, Hatha, Anusara, Flow, Ashtanga, Iyengar, Kundalini, Hot) plus other teachers, therapists for kids, parents and grandparents. The

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How to Teach Kids Yoga

Kids Yoga Teacher Trainers September 2009 A lot of people find my blog because they’re asking “How to teach Kids Yoga.” It’s what most of the people in my teacher training courses want to know and it is an important query. The query reminds me of a saying about teaching that was emphasized when I became a yoga teacher, If you want to learn something, read it. If you want to know something, write it. If you want to MASTER

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Teaching Yoga Your Way

“Leadership begins in Toddler-hood!” – Tulshi Sen, author of Ancient Secrets of Success for Today’s World I have a confession to make. In my first attempt to teach other adults about kids yoga, about seven years ago, I basically compiled a bunch of kids yoga ideas that I learned from other people’s books, DVD’s, and workshops. I took things from the daycare that I worked in too. These things definitely worked with kids. The classes were fun and the training

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One Creative Way to Stir the Imagination

Join the Fun: Adults with Tickets are Welcome to Ride After 10 years running my own yoga business and teaching kids yoga, I have discovered a powerful way of keeping creativity flowing. I use it when I develop a new curriculum or write a blog post. Without stirring my imagination I can’t get excited about my business. Creativity and Imagination are essential for a successful business and also for my own happiness and satisfaction with life. Yet, sometimes we feel

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Study Results: Top 10 Children’s Health Concerns 2009

The C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital through the University of Michigan, released the results of a study this month that listed the top ten concerns that US adults have for children – in order: Top 10 US Children’s Health Concerns 2009 Child Health Concern percent rated as “big problem” in 2009 Childhood Obesity 42% Drug Abuse 36% Smoking and Tobacco Use 32% Bullying 31% Internet Safety 31% Child Abuse and Neglect 29% Alcohol Abuse 26% Stress 26% Not enough opportunities for

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Does Every Teacher Need a Teacher?

Complimentary Tele-Seminar Tonight – Call In to Hear My Mentor This post if for anyone reading out there, always hearing me talk about the courses happening in Toronto, wanting something you can do from your country or city. I’m excited to tell you about the tele-class tonight with my Mentor Tulshi Sen. The great thing is you can just call in and listen to see if you like it, no travelling, you can even wear your pyjamas if you want!

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