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 […]
Schools and daycare may need convincing about the benefits of yoga. The Copenhagen Consensus finds that exercise improves physical and scholastic performance.
When I was a kid I loved watching the Justice League, the caped crusaders who banded together to fight evil. It was exciting to see all that power in one room. Many years later, one of my first yoga students owned a very popular restaurant in downtown Toronto. She came in one day talking about […]
A look at scientific research shows Exploring helps children develop healthy brains. These three exploring activities are fun for kids yoga classes and make brains better.
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.
According to the brand new childrens yoga standards introduced by Yoga Alliance in the USA 95 hours of kids yoga training is now required. Do you agree or disagree, or do you even care since its not a government regulation anyway? What kind of training works?