Get Kids Active with Donkey Kicks

Donkey Kicks are a Kid’s Favorite Thanks to everyone who has been sending in questions! Here’s part one of a question that came in from a yogi in Toronto who’s just starting teaching kids: I was teaching an age 7 – 12 age group at a daycare and I had this one boy (who will never engage with me — have taught him 3 times now), who ended up sitting on his mat the whole time through the entire class.

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Kids and Relaxation – a Trouble Shooting Guide

Kids Yoga Encourages Children to Discover the Art of Relaxation Here’s the second part of the a letter I received asking about the sometimes difficult part of a kids yoga class: relaxation with kids. Dear Aruna, After completing my yoga therapy course I stayed in Bangalore for a couple of days and I went to teach kids yoga at my friends daughters kindergarten. 4-5 year olds, we did a “yoga safari” letting the kids imagine what animals we ran into.

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Times for Kids Yoga Classes

Build a Pyramid: One Yoga Activity for a Long Class Aruna Teaching a School-age Class The times for yoga classes is one of the most common questions I get asked about kids yoga. Recently asked by Anna, another yogini in Singapore: Dear Aruna, After completing my yoga therapy course I stayed in Bangalore for a couple of days and I went to teach kids yoga at my friends daughters kindergarten. 4-5 year olds, we did a “yoga safari” letting the

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How to Start to Teach Kids Yoga – Part 2

Keeping Kids Attention in Yoga Class CONFESSIONS OF A NEWBIE KIDS’ YOGA TEACHERIn my last post, Ling from Singapore asked about how to get started teaching kids yoga. This account of her first class really gives a clear picture of what it can be like to teach real kids, as opposed to adults pretending to be kids in a training course. Here are the ups and downs of her very first yoga class. Thanks to Ling for her honesty and

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How to Start to Teach Kids Yoga – Part 1

Teaching One of My First Yoga Birthday Parties This question came to the Teaching Kids Yoga blog from a yoga teacher in Singapore who is new to teaching kids yoga . In this post I answer her question with advice for a “newbie to teaching kids yoga.” In the next post you’ll hear Ling’s account of her first yoga class. Thanks to Ling for her honesty and courage in her desire to be a powerful teacher of yoga for kids.

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