Do You Believe in Yourself Enough?

Confidence For Kids Yoga Teachers Confidence is crucial for us as teachers, don’t you agree? On my blog, most of the questions I get from kids yoga teachers are from those not sure how to manage a class or certain situations in a kids yoga class. Often teachers resort to blaming the child and writing them off as “Un-teachable.” It’s not me, no one can teach them. For instance, this summer in one of my daycare classes, I had a

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Study Results: Top 10 Children’s Health Concerns 2009

The C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital through the University of Michigan, released the results of a study this month that listed the top ten concerns that US adults have for children – in order: Top 10 US Children’s Health Concerns 2009 Child Health Concern percent rated as “big problem” in 2009 Childhood Obesity 42% Drug Abuse 36% Smoking and Tobacco Use 32% Bullying 31% Internet Safety 31% Child Abuse and Neglect 29% Alcohol Abuse 26% Stress 26% Not enough opportunities for

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Child Development Resources for Kids (Contest)

Hello All, I’m getting ready for this weekend’s Kids Yoga Teacher Training Course. There are places available if you’d like to join us and I’ve extended the early registration deal. Plus, spring is one of the best times to visit Toronto, Canada, and the weather will be great. Here’s the info. So this week rather than an article I’ll point out a resource that I’ve found very helpful called: E-Beanstalk – Planting the Seeds that Help Children Grow Every Kids’

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DVD Giveaway Contest – Yoga For Everyone with Hemalayaa

Win a Free DVD Contest Yoga for Everyone – with Hemalayaa Dear Friends and Readers, We’ve been taking on some tough Kids Yoga Teaching questions so why not lighten the mood a bit! One of the best ways to teach kids or anyone else is by keeping up with your own yoga and meditation practice. Whether it’s taking a course to upgrade your skills or joining your community for an event – we’ve got to help ourselves if we want

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Sun Salutation – Many Versions for Kids Yoga

sun salutations for kids yoga

My First Yoga Book The sun salutation is a great warm-up. It warms up the spine, the muscles, hips and shoulders, brings flexibility, and helps to focus attention. Where Did You Learn to Salute? As I mentioned here in my last blog post, there are many reasons to introduce kids to the Sun Salutation. There are also many variations of Sun Salutations too. I recommend you do the one that you know and are comfortable with in your kids class.

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