The swan is one of the most important symbolic creatures in all of yoga. It represents the breath and the connection of the finite to the Infinite. The symbolic swan can take us from our tiny individual self to our expansive higher Self.
While planning kids yoga classes for “Earth Day” the material I found had messages of doom and gloom. Help kids combat negativity with the practices of yoga and mindfulness.
At Young Yoga Masters, we’re heading into the Inclusive Yoga Kids Yoga Teacher training and preparing interesting supplies like ribbons, stickers and foam noodles. Whenever I see these fun props gathered in front of me, I’m reminded of the many ways to engage children with wise planning of activities and lesson plans. In the Inclusive […]
Protect Children Through Troubling Times Children are like sponges, absorbing the energy around them. Once they’ve internalized their environment they begin to reflect it back outward. They may not know why they feel afraid or even that what they are feeling is fear. It’s up to us adults to protect kids by creating a healthy […]
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 […]
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.