Benefits of Yoga for Kids

Looking for the benefits of Yoga for Kids for a proposal, advertisement, or even to convince your own children?  These benefits just might convince someone that yoga for kids is a great choice. Benefits of Yoga for Kids   All Kids Can Do Yoga: One of the major benefits of yoga for kids is that you don’t have to be an athlete to do it.  In yoga, kids won’t stand in line waiting to be picked for a team,  and

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How the Olympics and Yoga Can Inspire Children to Believe

How the olympics and yoga can insprie Children to believe

“I Don’t Want to Play If I Get Out!” At the end of a kids’ yoga class I announced, “Now it’s time for a game.” To which one child responded, “Is it a game where people get out?  I don’t want to play if I get out.” Today’s blog post is about olympic spirit and the joy of playing. It includes important yoga philosophy that can help children, especially kids who have trouble with losing, understand why it really isn’t

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May You Be Blessed Like This

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! A quick message of Thanks Giving for those celebrating today and those who posses an attitude of gratitude everyday. May you be blessed with a quiet moment to reflect on the things that you are thankful for. Here are five things I’m thankful for: The enthusiastic three year old who answered my question, “What is Bliss?” by pointing to her foot and saying….

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A Teen Reports on his First Yoga Class

By: Sir Dr. Siegfried L. Explosion esq. the 9th of Blackburn (age 16)
*name withheld so I can make up a cool pseudonym* Earlier this evening, I tried something different. For the first time in my life, I attended a yoga class. Why might I try to exert myself physically, you might ask,

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Kids Yoga for Disabilities

First off, take a look at this fun video of two Canadians, Rick Mercer (comedian/host) and Rick Hanson (Man in Motion hero/educator) blowing away all ideas of what one can and cannot do when one has a disability: Pretty Amazing, Eh! This Friday marks the beginning of the Paralympic Games  in Vancouver.   It’s another event that shows how ABLE all people are.  The first Paralympics Games were held in 1976 in Sweden and this Paralympics has  five sports: alpine skiing

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