Inclusive Yoga – 3 Ways to Create an Inclusive Lesson Plan

a yoga superhero doing yoga cobra pose to help boys like yoga using images they enjoy

At Young Yoga Masters, we’re heading into a weekend of Inclusive Yoga Kids Yoga Teacher training and we’re preparing interesting supplies like bubbles, stickers and foam noodles. Whenever I see these fun props gathered in front of me, I’m reminded of the many ways we can engage children by planning activities and creating lesson plans all kids will enjoy. In the upcoming course, we’re going to create Case Studies of hypothetical children that may come to your kids yoga classes

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Earth Day and The Earth Element

Kids Yoga for Earth Day

Earth Day Kids Yoga Earth Day is April 22, but lets think of everyday to be earth day! In honour of Mother Earth I have three strange and unusual yoga things planned for yoga class today: Earth Yoga: We lie down on the floor and begin jumping all parts of the body like popcorn.  First we lie on our back, then do it again lying on our front.    Both are very grounding as all parts of the body are

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Sun Salutation for Kids – Saluting the Eternal Light Within Us

sun salutations saluting the eternal light within us

In previous posts we’ve looked at how to do the Sun Salutation with kids. In the next few post I want to talk about the meaning behind the Sun Salutation. Introducing these topics to kids can lead to an interesting discussion and you can find out what they think about it. Plus, looking at all levels of yoga, body, mind, and spirit, injects meaning into a ritual. The Sanskrit name for the Sun Salutation is actually Surya Namaskar. Surya means

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