Conscious Intention Setting for Teaching Yoga – Free Workbook

Yoga teachers look at time management to help follow through on their goals for 2017

Welcome to the first newsletter of 2017.  Today I have a free downloadable workbook that I’ll explain more about below. I also want to make sure you know about the Early Registration Special that runs to the end of the weekend on the next module of Kids Yoga Teacher Training.  The upcoming Themes and Dreams Certificate is a favourite because of all the songs, stories, meditations and philosophy for Kids.  If you are planning to get Certified as a Kids

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What You Need to Know About Physical Literacy for Kids Yoga

The world has achieved a lot when it comes to Literacy. According to UNESCO, the 2015 global literacy rate was around 86% among adults and 90% among youth. It’s impressive that the vast majority of people on earth can read. We value literacy. It’s considered a basic human right. But around the world there’s another troubling trend in physical health and obesity rates. Globally 13% of adults are obese. According to the World Health Organization the worldwide prevalence of obesity

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Kids’ Brains On Yoga

Psychologists, doctors and neuroscientists have discovered when children are not engaged with good learning activities, especially in their earliest years, brain development suffers. While adults might damage their brains by what they do, such as using drugs and intoxicants, kids’ brains can be damaged by what they don’t do. It turns out talking, moving, and playing are all vital activities that help develop kids’ brains.

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3 Simple Health Tips for Kids Yoga Teachers

Recently I’ve been feeling the excitement, perhaps the over-excitement, of life.  With so many things on the go  I got run down and decided to stop everything for awhile to get back to a healthy state.  My Mentor, Tulshi Sen, always said that when things get overwhelming it’s time to stop everything and re-connect with your hearts desire. These wise words have guided me through some intense times although when I first heard them I didn’t believe I could stop

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Kids are Eating a Wheelbarrow full of Sugar….

I just can’t resist passing on this TED talk with chef Jamie Oliver.  He became an inspiration for me after he did the TV series on changing the food served in school cafeterias (watch to around the 10 minute mark for Oliver’s rant on this topic). But one of the most jaw dropping part comes around the 11:30 mark where kids try to identify common vegetables – and get most of them wrong. And the wheelbarrow full of sugar is

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5 Benefits of Kids Yoga

Yoga is Playful and Helps Kids in So Many Ways Guest Post by Susan White (Note from Aruna:  This week I’ve been attending to some family matters as well as my yoga classes and Teacher Training so I hope you enjoy this guest post, which may be especially useful for those marketing their kids yoga classes. I’ll be back next week with some new stories and games.) This post is written by Susan White, she welcomes your comments at her

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Yoga means Fun, Health and Laughter for Kids

  Wanna hear a joke? Jokes are fun for kids and adults yoga – even when they are groaners. The point of joking? Don’t take life so seriously. In fact one of the best ways to feel Unity is to just have fun.   Laughing Yoga for Kids Whenever I want to have fun with the kids in yoga class we do Laughing Yoga. It is a great way to get everyone to have fun and relax and enjoy the

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