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 the Inclusive Yoga Kids Yoga Teacher training and preparing interesting supplies like ribbons, stickers and foam noodles. Whenever I see these fun props gathered in front of me, I’m reminded of the many ways to engage children with wise planning of activities and lesson plans. In the Inclusive Yoga training you’ll learn to create Lesson Plan Case Studies to include children with special needs that may come to your classes. Here are three

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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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