Fantastic 15 Minute Bedtime Routine for Children or Adults

  Let’s face it, no matter what your age, there are times when it’s hard to fall asleep. Anxiety can cause disruption to our sleep patterns, like worry about the first day of school for instance. For students, parents, or teachers having an effective bedtime routine can  can make the difference between a bright and chipper morning or feeling like cranky old so-and-so.  So what do the yogis recommend for a serene slumber? First of all, it is always helpful

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A Challenging Classroom Management Situation – What Would You Do?

That Sweet Child Said What? Imagine a sunny weekday morning at 9:15 am. You’re in a school teaching a thirty minute yoga class to 23 children ages 2 – 6 years old.  You’ve also got two other teachers in the room to assist during the class. About 15 minutes into the class everyone is doing a forward bend when a three and a half year old calls out, “Miss Yoga! Look at Mary, she’s not doing the yoga pose.” It

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True Story Connects With Kids In Yoga

My family would recount this true Christmas Story about me for years. I was teased about it to the point where I never wanted to hear it again. So I laughed to myself when I decided to use it as a theme in yoga class with the kids this week. True stories can help you connect with kids and give you a theme for your yoga class. like this one where kids learn to calm themselves when they are over-excited.

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