4 Keys to Teaching Literacy and Language with the Yoga Alphabet

Yog Literacy graphic Young Yoga Masters

When I introduce the Frog Yoga Alphabet resources to participants in the Yoga Literacy Certificate Kids Yoga Teacher Training, I emphasize that this can do so much more than help kids learn the alphabet. Why? Because letters make words, words make sentences, and sentences make stories. The foundation is letter learning but the yoga alphabet can take kids through all the stages of literacy. That’s why the Yoga Literacy Certificate is a cornerstone of the Kids Yoga Teacher Training. To

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Easy Breathing Activities for Kids Yoga

Picture a classroom full of young students, some eager to move and learn while others remain nervous or disinterested. A kids yoga teacher asks the kids to sit still and close their eyes, and when they are ready, the teacher reveals a bubble wand and soap. While this simple prop introduction may sound insignificant, it promotes a safe and engaging environment while teaching incredibly relevant lessons.

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5 Kids Yoga Activities to Enhance Your Camps this Summer

Kids Mandala Workshop Meditation and Yoga Presentation, kids hold up the mandalas they created with coloured ink and stampers

It’s summer!  Which means kids yoga camps and time to try fresh ideas that you just don’t have time to try in a regular class. I’m planning a summer camp right now.  It’s 18 hours of kids yoga over 5 days in our Kids Yoga Teacher – Summer Certification.  So going through my resources and picking my favorite activities.  This camp during the Kids Yoga Training is so much fun and adds a dimension to the training you only get

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Be Clear on What You Want in Kids Yoga Training

Before you invest in kids yoga training, do you know what you want to get out of it? This guest post is by Bekah Starr of Sproutin’ Yoga. She explains why she registered for our training this weekend even though she’s been teaching kids for five years. She also gives you two new classroom management tips and shares the challenges she still experiences as a teacher (and she’s not alone!).

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Teach Yoga Kids Love

A teacher is like a forklift, Yogi Bhajan said, you have to meet the students where they are at, and only then can you lift them up. “Meet Kids Where They’re At” is the first point of three in these videos to Teach Yoga Kids Love. Watch Janet Williams of Children’sYogaBooks.com and Aruna Kathy Humphrys of YoungYogaMasters.com give three tips, highlights from their presentation at the Yoga Show.

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Kids Yoga Lesson Plan: Responsibilty

Responsibility is the Character Development theme for the month of October in our School Board. Do your homework.  Look after your sister.  Be Responsible!  Kids can be so irresponsible when it comes to taking care of their stuff or taking the initiative to get something done.  This month’s theme of responsibility is a topic kids are familiar with. To some, responsibility feels like a burden and being irresponsible is a kind of guilty pleasure.  Others love taking on responsibility and

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