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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Teaching Pre-Schoolers

Hopping for Joy Someone asked me in an e-mail about tips to teach young kids in daycare. I’ve been teaching in daycare for a number of years and it is a great place to have classes. The kids are already there – so you don’t have to do any registration. Also you have the support of the teachers who can help with classroom management. And it is a way to teach more daytime classes instead of weekends and evening. Plus,

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Getting the Jar Open

  How Beautiful is the Opening “We are containers of Love and our only purpose of life is to love and pour out love.” Tulshi Sen’s Morning Talk: A Story About the Jar of Love Occasionally a class can feel like a struggle. In retrospect, I see I’m like a jar closed tight that I can’t get open to enjoy the good stuff inside it. Nothing can penetrate. My favorite way to teach is to be open with the class.

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Sitting Under the Wish Fulfilling Tree

Ancient Secrets/Modern Terms With all the talk about The Secret, the Law of Attraction, Oprah’s book club and everything else, I’m reminded of an Ancient Story that my teacher told me that basically says the same thing. I tell it in my children’s yoga classes regularly. It’s the story of The Wish Fulfilling Tree which explains How to Guard the Self-Sabotaging Mind. In brief, the story tells of a poor farmer who sits under a tree for shade only to

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Oneness: Serious or Fun?

What is YOUR Inner Teacher Like? One of the reason’s I love teaching children yoga is to see the way kids understand the great notions we ponder in meditation, especially compared to adults.   For instance we’ll talk about the idea of Intuition – the inner teacher, the wisdom within. Both adults and children love this but when adults hear about it they get all profound and deep about connecting with their teacher inside, they take it really seriously.  

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