Great Games for a New Kids Yoga Class

Great Games for a New Kids Yoga Class

This question came in from a reader: Any advice on teaching yoga to a large group of kids, 21 to be exact, with ages ranging from pre-school to 5th grade? Any feedback is greatly appreciated! This is a great question because as a teacher there are a lot of challenges in a class like the one described. It’s a large group – 21 kids. But then on top of that you’ve got a huge age range. We’re talking pre-school ages

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Kids Yoga Game Explains Marketing Tip for Teachers

Kids Yoga Game Explains Marketing Tip for Teachers

  This is Your Brain Stressed Out Trying to Plan Everything In Your Head Try this Kids Yoga Game to experience the joy of planning how everything will works out in the end. The beginning of the game is your mind before you write down your plan and create your Vision. The end is your mind after – a beautiful complete circle. The Spaghetti Pot Game for Kids Yoga Can help build teamwork, cooperation and listening skills. Check out the

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One Question We All Ask

one question we all ask

Who am I? I’ve been encouraging everyone to do some market research before preparing your marketing plan, especially if you want to get more classes teaching kids yoga. If you have a good idea of WHO your customer is it will help you with your copy for your website and your posters. Market research is asking your customer: Who are You? What Happens When You Ask: Who am I? With kids, this question can get everyone’s attention and add some

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The Spaghetti Pot Game for Kids

the spaghetti game

Networking Game for Kids: Don’t Drop the Ball! I’ve been talking about the importance of networking for finding new kids classes. I know there are some of you who are already teaching classes or doing yoga with your kids at home. You may want to try this simple yoga game to help kids learn about networking and collaboration. One of my kids classes at the Bob Abate Community Centre took place in the same room as the Pilates class. It

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Yoga Freeze Dance

Tween Games for Yoga and Fun   Yoga Freeze Dance In this game when the music is playing everyone dances. When the music stops everyone freezes in a yoga pose. The girls added a twist to it that if you didn’t get into your yoga pose within 3 seconds you sat out on the mat. You had to wait till someone did your yoga pose before you could come back in. Some other rules to Yoga Freeze Dance: At the

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5 Sure-Fire Kids Yoga Exercises

Five Kids Favorites Simply put, there are some yoga poses that the kids ask for and some that they don’t. Surprisingly, a lot of the favorites are warm-up poses that get the circulation going after a long day of sitting at a desk. These are what I get the most requests for in yoga class: Washing Machine: This is a great Kundalini Yoga warm-up that kids love because it is active and fun! In easy pose put your hands on

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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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