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Research on Why Kids Yoga Improves School Performance

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Schools and daycare may need convincing about the benefits of yoga. The Copenhagen Consensus finds that exercise improves physical and scholastic performance.

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Olympic-Themed Kids Yoga

Olympic Themed Kids Yoga

Olympics as a Theme for Kids Yoga Lessons With the Rio Summer Olympics well underway, we’ve updated old blog posts to help you incorporate the games as a theme in your classes. We hope you find these resources helpful when considering lesson plans, poses, and intentions for kids yoga.   One World, One Dream: Olympic Yoga While yoga is not (yet) an Olympic sport, there are ways to tap into the excitement of the Olympics to enhance your kids yoga classes.

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Information Interviews: A Helpful Tool for Kids Yoga Teachers To Get New Classes

Want to teach kids yoga classes but not sure where to start? Every country, state, city and neighborhood is unique, so a great way to find out what will work where you live is through information interviews. What are Information Interviews? “Information interviews” or “informational interviews” are conversations in which an entrepreneur or aspiring employee contact an expert in the field they intend to enter to ask questions and gain valuable insight into their potential career path. While this type

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Levels of Certification for Kids Yoga Teachers – Who Gets What?

Different levels of certification for kids yoga teachers

What factors are important to you in choosing a yoga teacher training? With news of the ongoing advocacy work of Yoga Alliance to prevent Yoga Teaching from becoming legislated, it is not unreasonable to feel a little confused about what is actually required to teach yoga. At this year’s Yoga Show and Conference in Toronto, the most common question we were asked was: “What training do I need to become a Kids Yoga Teacher?”

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Free Earth Day Kids Yoga Lesson Plan and Coloring Page

Earth Day Kids Yoga Lesson Plan

Earth Day Lesson Plan for Kids Yoga Earth Day provides a great theme for kids yoga to show our love of the planet, yoga style. Here’s an Earth Day lesson plan and free coloring page for your consideration: Starting Your Lesson With an Opening Reflection Circle To begin your class set an intention and reflect on Earth Day.  Use the breathing ball (as shown in photo) as an analogy to teach awareness.  The breathing ball starts out small, but expands

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